All posts by Paula Hunt

  • Ross McElwee’s March

    Ross McElwee had been making his own brand of independent films for a number of years when Sherman’s March established him as a name in...

  • Sex and Politics: Mixed Reviews

    Sex and Politics Two new books explore pre-code Hollywood reviewed by Paula Hunt Pre-code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930-1934 by Thomas...

  • Hail Preston Sturges

    "Directing was easy for me," Preston Sturges noted in his autobiography, Preston Sturges on Preston Sturges, "because I was a writer-director and did all my...

  • Rebel Director John Boorman

    Boorman became fascinated with Martin Cahill after reading Paul Williams’ book, The General: Godfather of Crime. During his 20-year career, Cahill organized one of the...

  • Review: Ed Wood Have Been Proud

    Tim Burton, who gave the horror genre a “Leave it to Beaver” twist with Frankenweenie, made Paul Reubens a role model in Pee Wee’s Big...

  • Pay Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

    The Phantom Empire by Geoffrey O’Brien W W. Norton & Co., New York, 1993 $20.00 "Instead of visions modern people see movies, which wear off...

  • Extreme Projectionist

    Dennis Nyback is EMPHATIC when he states that the Pike St. Cinema is not located in the Pike Place Market. Such a location might lead...

  • McElwee’s March – Part 2

    Part 1 Ross McElwee spoke with Paula Hunt recently at the Vancouver film festival. Part One of this interview ran in our December issue. MM:...

  • That’s a Wrap

    Screenplay writing was by far the most popular subject among the participants. Judging from interviews and questions posed by audience members, there was a wide...

  • Ross McElwee’s March

    Ross McElwee had been making his own brand of independent films for a number of years when Sherman’s March established him as a name in...