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My second piece for Oscilloscope’s Musings is up. Following my November 2016 long-read on film adaptations of Wuthering Heights, I return to the site to explore another obsession: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans. I wrote in excessive length about the film in 2011-2012 on this site (click here to read all seven pieces).

For my piece at Musings, I spoke with the film’s screenwriter William Finkelstein to discuss the film’s anarchic┬ácollision of Nic Cage scenery-chewing, Herzog’s mystical tangents, and Finkelstein’s police procedural storytelling. It’s an article long in the making. You can read it here.

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