The unkindest cut: how a hatchet-man critic made his own $7,000 movie and put it all on his credit card

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Hyperion, 1995 - Performing Arts - 310 pages
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Following in the maverick mold of Quentin Tarentino, Spike Lee, and Richard Rodriguez, Joe Queenan becomes an auteur and, in the process, funnier than ever, as he tries to master the art of writing, directing, scoring, casting, and marketing a movie--all by himself.

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Review: The Unkindest Cut: How a Hatchet-Man Critic Made His Own $7000 Movie and Put It All On His Credit Card

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A great book on the realities of making a real movie. I find myself shooting very low quality videos and now I don't feel too bad - at least I don't go into debt shooting my no budget movies. I liked ... Read full review

Review: The Unkindest Cut: How a Hatchet-Man Critic Made His Own $7000 Movie and Put It All On His Credit Card

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

Ed Wood was famous for low budget films. El Mariarchi was made on a very small budget and became a big hit. Joe Queenan wonders just how cheaply he could make a feature film, all costs are pared to a ... Read full review

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The Pride and the Pity
21
Our Crap Is Twenty Times Better than Their Crap
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Copyright

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Joe Queenan is the bestselling author of "True Believers "and "Balsamic Dreams." He is a contributing writer at "Men's Health," a columnist for "Smart Money," and writes regularly for "The New York Times," He lives in Tarrytown, New York.

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