Just Like Us screening set for Tursday, April 26

April 24, 2012

Our friends at the Little Rock Film Festival advise: The Little Rock Film Festival and Argenta Arts Foundation are presenting a screening of the documentary feature film, Just Like Us, April 26th at 7p.m. at the Argenta Community Theater as …

Levi Agee on the latest episode of Game of Thrones

April 24, 2012

Tribeca sketch book

April 23, 2012

Up on Cripple Creek

April 22, 2012


April 22, 2012

Just got off a plane and I’ll have more of these tomorrow, but here’s the first in a series of images from the ongoing Tribeca Film Festival.

Death of a Superhero, Tribeca you can watch now

April 21, 2012

… probably the most entertaining movie you’ll ever see about a kid dying of cancer.

Sean Ackerman talks about his film The Diary of Preston Plummer

April 20, 2012

If you’ve seen this morning’s MovieStyle section in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette you probably understand why this conversation with Diary of Preston Plummer writer-director Sean Ackerman didn’t make it into the newspaper. We had eight film reviews. And finite space. Still …

Chimpanzee news!!!: Dan Lybarger on the DisneyNature film

April 20, 2012

Chimpanzee Grade: 83 Cast: Tim Allen (Narrator) The chimpanzees: Oscar, Freddy, Isha, Scar, Grandpa Director: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield Rated: G Running time: 78 minutes By Dan Lybarger for the Democrat-Gazette It’s hard to resist a pair of big brown …

Blues for Levon Helm

April 18, 2012

The Band was an uncommon institution in that it had three distinctive yet complementary vocal colors — Manuel’s indigo of broken hurt, Danko’s maroon melancholy and the earth-toned uplift of Helm, whose instrument was as homely and human as original sin, yet grazed by grace.

In Darkness: Agnieszka Holland’s remarkable moral tale

April 17, 2012

Money note: In Darkness opened last Friday in Little Rock, but I didn’t get the screener in time to write my own review. It opens in Northwest Arkansas this Friday, and this review will run in that edition of our …