Tanner Smith’s Verdict: Foot Soldier

November 22, 2012

For the record, my review. Foot Soldier Trailer from Jon Bryant Crawford on Vimeo. By Tanner Smith Oh boy… how am I going to talk my way through this one? To tell the honest truth, it’s hard for me to …

Levi Agee’s Rapture Us production diary

November 22, 2012

Our man Levi is making a film. No word yet on our featured cameo. By Levi Agee Auteur EXT. Cemetery Day 1- It’s Saturday morning at 5am and I’m sleeping in our spare bedroom on the floor, soon to be …

veDBT: “The Thankgiving Filter”

November 22, 2012

OnFilm online:Paris vu par Hollywood

November 20, 2012

PARIS — One of our rules of travel is that you don’t spend precious moments of vacation standing in line. And so it took us a couple of attempts to make it inside the Paris vu par Hollywood (Paris seen …

How Bond keeps killing it

November 20, 2012

By Steven Zeitchik in the Los Angeles Times To no one’s surprise, Skyfall has cleaned up at the U.S. box office. The Daniel Craig-led James Bond picture had the highest domestic opening in the franchise’s history and put itself in …

Piers Marchant on The Sessions:

November 20, 2012

Note from the monkey: While I was in Paris, The Sessions opened in Little Rock. We didn’t get Piers Marchant’s review into the newspaper, so the blog benefits. I’ve seen the film myself and concur with Pier’s take. I couldn’t …

Doomsaying

November 19, 2012

Tanner Smith’s Verdict: Allison Hogue’s Hitchhiker

November 17, 2012

Hitchhiker :: A Short Film by Allison Hogue from Allison Hogue on Vimeo. By Tanner Smith OK, we all know the story. An innocent person drives on an empty road in the middle of the night when along comes a …

Pennsylvania merchant finds rare Robert Johnson record

November 17, 2012

PITTSBURGH (Associated Press) — A record store owner has found what he calls “the holy grail of 78s” in a box of old albums he picked up for $50. Jerry Weber said he discovered a copy of the second song …

Tanner Smith’s Verdict (flashback edition): Leon Tidwell’s The Conversation

November 17, 2012

Filmmaker/critic Tanner Smith sent us some takes on somne shoirts that screened during the 2011 KLittle Rock Film Festival. Why not? By Tanner Smith The Conversation features the chronicles of a blind hit man, although he constantly reminds the reporter …