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"Screenshot" with Mark Kermode, Ellen E Jones, and Mark Gatiss - 1st April 2022

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Greetings, Ghostwatchers! It was a complete fluke yesterday when somebody presented me a copy of the Weekend TV listings magazine that just happened to feature an interesting spotlight mentioning a hoax-centric episode of Screenshot, a BBC Radio 4 series hosted by Mark Kermode and Ellen E Jones, which aired April 1st (harumph, harumph) at 19:15. It must be said, I have been a fan of Kermode's astute analysis and reviews since my Film Studies college years, around which time I gleefullly discovered, Alien Evolution (dir. Andrew Abbott, Russell Leven, 2001), Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature (dir. Andrew Abbott, 2001), On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' (dir. Andrew Abbott, 2000), and of course, The Fear of God: 25 Years of ''The Exorcist' ' (dir. Nick Freand Jones, 1998). I can freely admit that Alien Evolution made such a big impact on me, personally, that I count it among the more significant inspirations in making Behind the Curtains. I aspired to the sta