Plato’s Couch – NEAR DARK references

The following resources are cited in the Plato’s Couch podcast episode on Near Dark (Listen HERE):   Benson-Allott, Caetlin (2010). Undoing Violence: Politics, Genre, and Duration in Kathryn Bigelow’s Cinema, Film Quarterly, 64(2), pp. 33-43 Bigelow, Kathryn (Director). (1987). Near Dark, USA: F/M Entertainment Braudy, Leo (2010), Near Dark: An Appreciation
 Film Quarterly, 64(2), pp. […]

Plato’s Couch – NEAR DARK (1987)

Kathryn Bigelow’s Near Dark (1987) is the subject of the first episode of Plato’s Couch. Here I explore issues of genre, gender, violence and the film’s production history.