All posts by Kelly Hughes

  • Intravenous Video

    By definition (my own), Intravenous Video causes a physical change in the viewer, whether real or perceived. By this definition I would include any film...

  • Scraping Bottom

    Evil priests. Lascivious nuns. Mischievous monkeys in a graveyard. What genius dwells in the minds of low-budget moviemakers. What quirky flourishes of inspiration. What splendid...

  • Portrait of the Screenwriter as a Young Man

    I met George Wing through his girlfriend, who was working an unglamorous day job with me at a discount brokerage. He was (and still is)...

  • Posing at the Posies

    Chances are you live  in Seattle, so you know what moshing is. I knew, too- sort of. Moshing, I discovered, is a kinder, gentler slam...

  • High on Hollywood

    When I talked to Steve Wright recently he was negotiating a deal for a used helicopter from New Mexico. "How much do one of these...

  • Video Masturbation

    No, I’m not talking about the kind of self-abuse induced by Debbie Does Dallas. But video masturbation is an Old Testament-style waste as sinful as...

  • Sweet Little Films

    It’s hard for Zola Mumford to watch Hollywood movies. She says there’s very little in them that a young, woman of color can relate to....

  • Video Is Not Slumming

    If you’re going to read this column, we must first verify your qualifications. How many of these items apply to you? 1. You own a...