Iceland: They eat horses, don’t they?

May 11, 2014

Now nearly halfway through their driving trip that will circumnavigate Iceland, Jack and Marcia Schnedler are seeing more horses than they can ever remember anywhere else. That’s the focus of this report from Blood Dirt & Angels’ peripatetic correspondent. By …

Mama Tried

May 11, 2014

Happy Mother’s Day

May 11, 2014

This is my mom’s present.

Screengems on the internets: Levi Agee returns with a Tara Sheffer interview

May 9, 2014

By Levi Agee for blood, dirt & angels Tara Sheffer has a film — 13 Pieces of the Universe — playing in the Made in Arkansas program of the Little Rock Film Festival this upcoming week May 12-18. After seeing …

Steven Knight on Locke

May 9, 2014

Locke director Steven Knight talks about logistics and surmounting the cinematic problems inherent in shooting a movie entirely in an SUV. Locke, which is one of my favorite movies of 2014, should be opening in Arkansas before the end of …

Iceland: Home of James Bond and volcanic activity

May 9, 2014

Here’s another dispatch from Iceland by blood, dirt & angels’ de facto foreign correspondent, Jack Schnedler. He and wife Marcia, retired newspaper editors loping toward their 71st birthdays next month, are spending much of May doing a leisurely circumnavigation of …

Another shot from Tribeca: Filmakers talk about adaptation and creation

May 7, 2014

By Karen Martin for blood, dirt & angels NEW YORK — To paraphrase Bill Cosby, filmmakers say the darndest things. At least they did during “Adaptation and Creation,” a forum held during the recent Tribeca Film Festival that explored the …

Putumayo World Music presents Australia

May 7, 2014

Australia by Putumayo World Music On sale May 27. Check track five.

Actress: Robert Greene and Brandy Burre talk about the deep, dark truthful mirror

May 7, 2014

By Dan Lybarger for blood, dirt & angels Brandy Burre is probably best known for playing Theresa D’Agostino in 15 episodes of the acclaimed HBO series The Wire. Now she’s starring in Robert Greene’s Actress, a performance film — nominally …

Happy birthday, Paris & Dublin

May 5, 2014

(And Audi too — though we really have no idea when her birthday might be.) For a rabbit Terrier sisters caught the scent; 
flushed the rabbit from the deck.
 In calm horror we watched as he went
 across the yard …