Walter “Robby” Robinson on Spotlight

November 30, 2015

For what it’s worth, here’s Krampus explained

November 30, 2015

Trumbo: “a gray fish in murky water”

November 26, 2015

Trumbo 86 Cast: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K., John Goodman, Elle Fanning Director: Jay Roach Rating: R, for language including some sexual references Running time: 124 minutes By PIERS MARCHANT for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and blood,dirt & …

Dave Rawlings Machine performing live in the KEXP studio, October 24, 2015

November 24, 2015

The Danish Girl first trailer

November 20, 2015

All right, I’ll admit things have been getting away from me lately. But now the book is finished, our email is back up and I’m returning to the blog. Here’s the first trailer for Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl, which …

Los Straitjackets, “Linus and Lucy”

November 13, 2015

Karen Martin’s Home Movies column

November 13, 2015

   Trainwreck,  directed by Judd Apatow  (R, 125 minutes)  Female audiences tend to love Trainwreck because it’s full of girly insider behavior. Which tends to make male viewers somewhat uncomfortable, and makes women look knowingly at each other and snort …

November 11

November 11, 2015

November 11, in addition to being Veteran’s/Armistice Day, was my late father-in-law Yanko’s birthday. November 11 from Philip Martin on Vimeo. November 11 (for Jack and Yanko) My father was a soldier. He still has his soldier’s ways. He was …

“In Arkansas Territory”: John Deering show at Cantrell Gallery

November 4, 2015

John is a friend, and a kind of mentor. He’s also a genuinely great artist.There will be an Opening Night Reception on Friday, November 6, 6-8:00. The show will continue through December 24. Regular gallery hours are Monday – Saturday, …

No Catcher in the Rye for Girls

November 3, 2015

By Karen Martin for blood, dirt & angels Alexander Skarsgard is best known for his role as sexy VIking vampire Eric Northman in the absolutely ridiculous HBO series True Blood. In The Diary of a Teenage Girl, he makes an …