Articles – Profiles

  • D. Russell

    Spanking The Monkey is the debut feature film of first-time director David O. Russell, a man who has put some wicked backspin...

  • John Dahl

    In the 60’s, French film critics began seeing patterns in some of the (mostly low-budget) American dramas made post WWII. Seen as...

  • Steady as He Goes

    When it’s released, the low-budget Seattle feature House of the Rising, currently in post production, will break new ground by being the...

  • Marty and Me

    I had a chance to sit down with Dan Algrant when he was in Seattle a couple of weeks ago to talk...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...