Daniel Clarkson Fisher is an essay filmmaker whose work has been featured by The AV Club, No Film School, io9, Film School Rejects, Boing Boing, Films for Action, Movies.com, Filmscalpel, and Vimeo Staff Picks. His writing has appeared in outlets that include AlterNet,
Bright Lights Film Journal, Nonfics,
Diabolique, and Culture Matters. He has also commented on news stories and other topics for CNN, E! Entertainment Television, and Fandor.
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Category Archives: Writing
I’ve got a new article, my first for the genre magazine Diabolique, up now at their website. Entitled “‘Just Wait’: On the 35th Anniversary of John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)”, it argues that the classic 1980s horror film is “the best exemplar … Continue reading
I’ve got a new article, my first for Bright Lights Film Journal, at their website. It is entitled “The Problem of Access: Weiner (2016) and the Limitations of the Fly-on-the-Wall Documentary”. In it, I observe that “the response to Weiner shows … Continue reading
I’ve got an interview with Thom Powers over at Nonfics. Thom, who has been called a “kingmaker for documentaries” by the New York Times, is host of the podcast Pure Nonfiction, documentary programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Artistic Director … Continue reading