About Peter Tonguette
Peter Tonguette is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Sight & Sound, Film Comment and Cineaste. He can be reached at tonguetteauthor2@aol.com.

Finding Moments of Humanity: The Instinctual Editing Style of John F. Burnett

September 1, 2012

Midway through George Cukor’s Rich and Famous (1981), there is a scene that, all by itself, encapsulates the witty banter that was the director’s signature. The heroine of the film, a celebrated writer played by Jacqueline Bisset, is in her room at the Algonquin Hotel, ostensibly to be interviewed by a young Rolling Stone journalist (Hart Bochner). […]

Wise Reprise

January 1, 2006

Robert Wise’s memories were remarkably precise and full of stories about editing ‘Citizen Kane’. […]

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