Budd Wilkins is a writer, film critic and instructor. He is a Staff Critic for Slant Magazine, and his work has appeared in the seventh issue of Acidemic Journal of Film and Media. Mr. Wilkins was born and raised in Hollywood, Florida. He attended Penn State for several years before moving to North Carolina in 1994, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Religious Studies and a Master’s in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Film Studies from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His primary focus is film history, film literacy and criticism, with the goal of bringing obscure, foreign and films that are labeled “difficult” to the attention of film aficionados of all kinds. Other interests and focus of critique include comparative religion, black humor, 19th century European literature, horror and graphic novels.
Mr Wilkins lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with his wife, Tina.
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