Criterion Close-Up 28: Slacker (1991)

Mark and Aaron are joined by Cole & Ericca from the Magic Lantern Podcast. They are Austin, TX residents and shed a lot of insight into this landmark independent film, Richard Linklater and his involvement in the Austin Film Society. They also talk about how the film reflects the city of Austin, and how much the place has changed in the years since.

Special Guest: Cole and Ericca from Magic Lantern Podcast. You can find them on Twitter and Facebook.

Show notes:


0:00 – Intro & Welcome Cole & Ericca. 2:55 – Cole & Ericca’s Criterion Connections. 6:10 – Fat Girl delay 8:00 – Schedule Update 10:55 – Short Takes (Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, Wim Wenders Retrospective, Me and Orson Welles, Anomalisa) 24:25 – Slacker

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