Piers Marchant at Sundance Day Four

January 27, 2020

Sundance 2020: Day 4 Number of Films: 5Best Film of the Day: Bloody Noses, Empty Pockets Promising Young Woman: It would certainly make sense that the world would be ready (and awaiting) a revenge thriller in the #metoo era. Unfortunately, this peculiar mish-mash …

Piers Marchant at Sundance Day Three

January 26, 2020

Sundance 2020: Day 3 Number of Films: 3Best Film of the Day: The Dissident Shirley: Josephine Decker’s much lauded Madeline’s Madeline was one of the films at 2018 Sundance where I most disagreed with many of the other esteemed critics with whom I was staying. …

Piers Marchant at Sundance Day Two

January 25, 2020

Sundance 2020: Day 2 Number of Films: 5Best Film of the Day: Never Rarely Sometimes Always Zola: Back in 2015, a Twitter user named @zola began a long, outrageous thread concerning a wild road trip she had been on with a woman she …

Piers Marchant at Sundance Day One

January 24, 2020

Sundance 2020: Day 1 Number of Films: 1Best Film of the Day: Crip Camp Crip Camp: The beauty of a good summer camp experience is the way it conflates everyone’s individual outside experience. Suddenly, you don’t have your home, your family, your friends …

Piers Marchant’s Sundance Preview

January 22, 2020

By PIERS MARCHANT for blood, dirt & angels and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Earlier in the month, as I frantically made my selections for the limited public tickets Sundance generously makes available for the press, I was struck by just how …

Someplace Far From Tulsa

January 17, 2020

Levon and Robbie

January 17, 2020

Urban Shocker

December 30, 2019

Something for the Pain

December 18, 2019

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November 26, 2019

By PAUL BOWEN blood, dirt & angels Sports Editor Emeritus I have a nice house.  It was built around 1920.  3 bedrooms, 2 full baths.  We live on the downward slope of a big hill that overlooks the Arkansas River.  …