Win this poster!

September 29, 2013

I wrote about this today in my Critical Mass column. Now you can win it. Spineless Classics is a British company (with an American website) that specializes in posters that consist of literary classic printed in their entirety, using fully …

Don Jon: Joseph Golden-Rabbit’s cheerful fap flick

September 27, 2013

Don Jon Grade:86 Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Glenne Headly, Brie Larson Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Rating: R,for strong graphic sexual material and dialogue throughout, nudity, language and some drug use Running Time: 90 minutes By Dan …

In a World : “unfocused and erratic, but with an undeniable charm”

September 26, 2013

In a World Grade: 87 Cast: Lake Bell, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Michaela Watkins, Demetri Martin, Fred Melamed, Tig Notaro, Nick Offerman, Geena Davis, Eva Longoria Director: Lake Bell Rating: R, for language and sexual references Running time: 93 minutes …

Ozark Foothills FilmFest accepting Submissions for 13th Annual Festival

September 26, 2013

A public service announcement. From our friends in Batesville. Here’s their release: The Ozark Foothills FilmFest is currently accepting submissions for the 13th annual festival, set for April 2-6, 2014 at several venues in Batesville, Arkansas. The festival is non-competitive; …

Levi Agee’s Screengems: the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival

September 26, 2013

Festival season in Arkansas is in full swing. In addition to the Offshoot Film Festival in Fayetteville fast approaching, the Hot Springs Horror Film Festival is this week and Hot Springs Documentary Film Festivalis only weeks away. Another notable festival …

Metallica Through the Never : “a veritable turducken of fantasy film, stage spectacle and crushing sonic aggression”

September 26, 2013

Metallica Through the Never Grade: 87 Cast: Metallica, Dane DeHaan Director: Nimrod Antel Rating: R, for some violent content and language Running time: 94 minutes By Colin Covert for the Minneapolis Star Tribune Who says a movie has to make …

Recent works: The Night Squirrel and Paris Raises a Concern

September 25, 2013

Here’s a couple of things I’ve done recently. The Night Squirrel (After Kushmaul) is a mixed media homage to a painter I admire (you can see his original at Gallery 26 in Little Rock’s Hillcrest neighborhood); while Paris Raises a …

Canseco film at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

September 24, 2013

We don’t break news often on this blog, but we’re doing it today. Just got confirmation that Jose Canseco: The Truth Hurts will premiere at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. Those of you who follow this blog and my …

Nirvana Live And Loud: The Movement That Grunge Built

September 23, 2013

By Van Toffler for MTV The truth is, I didn’t know how pivotal a musical era the Nirvana/ Pearl Jam/ Temple of the Dog movement was while I was in the midst of it. Hip-hop was so loud and connected …

Sunday Morning Country Cover: “I Fought the Law”

September 22, 2013

I fought the law with my plus one.