Ross Hunter

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    When the Burtons and Brando and Malcolm McDowell Blew Through Town

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 21, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 25 Hype! Hype! Hooray! by Arthur Bell A heat wave blew into town last week. So did Merle Oberon, Malcolm McDowell, the Burtons, Ron O'Neal, Alice Cooper, Marlon Brando, withered endives, chopped liver fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Norman Mailer Keeps Trying this Moviemaking Thing

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 23, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 38 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Norman Mailer's "MAIDSTONE" is being exhibited these days at the Whitney Museum, and "exhibited" is perhaps an apter term for the enterprise than "shown" or "released ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Bring Back the (Early) 60s! "Mad Men" Fervor Grows

    amNY's Urbanite does a nice rundown of 60s-New York-specific references in the most recent episode of "Mad Men." Among the details Urbanite lists: mention of the BMT (no one says that, or IRT or IND either, when referring to subway lines anymore, though they apparently did when Hair was on Broadwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2008

    You Tube Treasure: Lost Scene From Lost Horizon!

    "I never miss a Liv Ullman musical," Bette Midler immortally quipped about the bizarre 1973 remake of Lost Horizon, which also starred Oscar types like Peter Finch, Charles Boyer, John Gielgud, and Sally Kellerman all either singing or sync-ing with a unifying sense of charmlessness. Thanks to a sur ... More >>

  • Theater

    April 23, 2002
  • Columns

    July 18, 2000