Rodney Ascher

Rodney Ascher is the director/editor of the film Room 237, a documentary exploring the signs, symbols, meanings, and metaphors five very different people have discovered within Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. He is currently working on the documentary The Nightmare and a chapter of the second installment of the anthology film The ABCs of Death 2. Mr. Ascher lives in Los Angeles, California, with his talented wife, their clever son, and a beautiful cat. You can visit his official site here. (Photo by Joseph Cultice.)

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Talks

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember George A. Romero

By Filmmakers | July 17, 2017

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember George A. Romero

Lloyd Kaufman, Darren Lynn Bousman, Larry Fessenden, Rodney Ascher, Emily Hagins and more remember the much-loved father of the zombie movie.

Election 2016: Filmmakers Get Out the Vote!

By Filmmakers | November 8, 2016

Election 2016: Filmmakers Get Out the Vote!

A look at the efforts of film directors, producers and composers as they volunteer in battleground states for the 2016 Presidential Election.

“It Got One Star, for the Cat”: Filmmakers Choose More of Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

By Filmmakers | March 30, 2016

“It Got One Star, for the Cat”: Filmmakers Choose More of Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

It's no fun to read a major critic tear down your vision, but it's sometimes a different matter when the writer is a trolling internet commenter...

Filmmakers Rodney Ascher and Lloyd Kaufman Talk Cannes Film Festival Stories

By Filmmakers | May 23, 2015

Filmmakers Rodney Ascher and Lloyd Kaufman Talk Cannes Film Festival Stories

As the French Riviera's great festival finishes, our final two Cannes alumni recall their experiences braving the craziness of the Croisette.

Rodney Ascher (Room 237) Talks Roberts Gannaway’s Planes: Fire & Rescue

By Rodney Ascher | July 21, 2014

Rodney Ascher (Room 237) Talks Roberts Gannaway’s Planes: Fire & Rescue

“Why do the planes not need people to fly them?” asked my four-year-old son as we watched Planes: Fire & Rescue...