Paula has worked as a journalist/producer for outlets such as CBS Radio, ABC Radio, and a film and theater reviewer for the Detroit Metro Times. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area working as a freelance journalist, website writer and documentary filmmaker.
Writes in: Art & Architecture, Books & CDs, Destinations, Etc, Features, and Film.
The theme of “unlikely friendships” in a film may be over used and sometimes used ineffectively, but for Sweet Bean it’s appropriate, effective and welcome.
Sweet Bean is a delicious red bean paste, the heart of the dorayaki pancakes ...
Art & ArchitectureNew York,
Despite the potential cold and snow that New York can be in the winter, it’s worth going for all to see and do. Not least of which is the current Picasso exhibit at the MoMA- “Picasso ...
I’ve never described a film as rustic, but for the film, it’s appropriate. “The Wonders” is also simple, unflattering and straightforward, yet interesting and compelling. It is a story about a family of beekeepers who live in the ...
Although 2014 wasn’t a stand-out year for movies, especially in light of recent past years, what was good, was very good. More than likely the categories of Best Movie and Best Director will split. For that I am torn. Will ...
Some of the best times to be had in Napa and Sonoma are during the winter months of “low season.” Wine country travel in Northern California can be wonderful in the winter for those coming from ...
A story of unlikely friendships doesn’t get any more quirky than in the hands of filmmaker Wes Anderson and in the form of his latest project, "The Grand Budapest Hotel." In it, viewers get to explore the world of ...
A relatively quick and easy drive from the San Francisco Bay Area is Carmel, a quintessential charming California town, with definite hints of affluence. Although Carmel is sleepy in comparison to nearby Monterey and the Bay Area, it still has ...
Directed by PJ HoganStarring: Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Gibney, Liev SchrieberRun Time: 116 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Rated
Director PJ Hogan delivers his latest film, "Mental", with the same off-beat yet thoroughly entertaining sensibilities that he ...
Daniel Day-Lewis portraying the president in Spielberg's "Lincoln"
Directed by Steven SpielbergWritten by Tony KushnerStarring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, David StrathairnLanguage: EnglishRun Time: 120 minRating: Rated PG-13
Fresh on the heels of what seemed like a ...
Gillian Anderson as the sister in Ursula Meier's film
Sister (L'enfant d'en haut)
Director: Ursula MeierWriters: Ursula Meier, Antoine JaccoudStarring: Kacey Mottet Klein, Lea Seydoux, Gillian AndersonLanguage: French with English subtitlesRun Time: 97 min
French-Swiss director Ursula Meier drew ...