One HEAT Minute: Episode #135 - JAKE WILSON (AUTHOR & FILM CRITIC - THE AGE/FAIRFAX MEDIA + THE AUSTRALIAN BOOK REVIEW)
ONE HEAT MINUTE is the podcast examining Michael Mann's 1995 L.A crime epic HEAT minute by minute. It's the 135th minute (2:14:00 -2:15:00) - host Blake Howard joins the author of "Mad Dog Morgan" and film critic for The Age/Fairfax Media Jake Wilson. Blake and Jake discuss that a lot happens in just four shots; we compare theories about why Eady changes her mind about Neil; and forgive well-crafted melodrama.
Bio via MIFF:
Jake Wilson is a freelance writer on film and other topics. Born in London, he grew up in Melbourne and studied cinema at La Trobe University, where he was an editor of the student newspaper Rabelais. Formerly a co-editor at Senses of Cinema and Melbourne correspondent for Urban Cinefile, he has been writing for The Age since 2006 and is currently a national film reviewer for Fairfax Media. Other print and online publications he has contributed to include Australian Book Review, RealTime, Metro, Kill Your Darlings and Bright Lights Film Journal. In 2012 he won an Australian Film Critics Association Award for Best Writing on Non-Australian Film for an essay on Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer. His book Mad Dog Morgan, a critical study of the film of the same name, was published in 2015 as part of the Australian Screen Classics series from Currency Press. He has served on festival juries in Montreal and Busan and has worked as a public speaker and a film curator.
Outlet/s: Fairfax Media, Australian Book Review