Checking in from the Savannah Film Festival

October 30, 2014

By Karen Martin for blood, dirt & angels How do you keep a downtown vibrant, populated, attractive and livable? Easy. Weave an innovative, respected and sought-after system of higher education throughout the fiber of the city. Savannah is a perfect …

Joe Henry, “Sunday Morning Coming Down”

October 30, 2014

Screenplay: Dan Lybarger interviews Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy

October 24, 2014

Actual cannibal “Shia LaBeouf” by Rob Cantor

October 23, 2014

An acoustic version of “Gastonia”

October 21, 2014

Technical difficulties

October 19, 2014

Not with the site itself, but with the five-year-old Mac Book Pro where most of the material that goes up here is produced. I hope to resume posting with more frequency soon … until then enjoy this: Chase from Philip …

A baseball jam: “The Tools of Ignorance”

October 16, 2014

Post by Philip Martin. This is kind of a test to see if these Facebook repostings work.

Los Angeles Plays Itself, but do films get it right?

October 15, 2014

By Christopher Hawthorne in the Los Angeles Times   After years as an influential but rarely screen cult classic, Thom Andersen’s 2003 documentary, Los Angeles Plays Itself, will finally be released on DVD this week. Andersen, a professor of film …

Karen Martin’s Home Movies: A Million Ways to Die in the West, Obvious Child ,A Coffee in Berlin , Third Person

October 11, 2014

By Karen Martin for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and blood, dirt & angels    A Million Ways to Die in the West,    directed by Seth MacFarlane   (R, 116 minutes)   Much of  A Million Ways to Die in the West  is very, …

Lyle Lovett’s Tiny Desk Concert

October 10, 2014