Still, something about a haunted house battle between a kid armed with flashlights and a being of darkness is appealing.
It’s a brave thing, to be in front of a camera. The idea of the device adding weight is only as true in the eye of the beholder, as are anxiety and vulnerability. As a performer, you have the audience in mind, sure, but also those on the set: the director, the crew, the other […]
When the big budget adaptation of Stephen King’s classic horror tome It came out a few years ago, some were taken aback by the box office success, which lead to the film becoming the highest grossing horror of all time. If you consider It to be horror at all. Judging entirely by the movie itself, […]
It’s been several years since I first heard of a particularly interesting episode of Morgus the Magnificent. In this outing, the good Doctor and his quiet assistant Chopsley are seated at The Prytania Theater, enjoying their movie The Wacky World of Doctor Morgus. They spend the runtime commenting on the escapades, which include quite the finale […]
Big Easy Magazine, the online home for progressive New Orleans, worked with So It Goes Productions to launch its first major commercial, “Who Speaks for New Orleans?” Since launching early this week, the ad has garnered more than 7,000 page views on Big Easy Magazine’s Facebook alone. In the aftermath of the Times-Picayune/Advocate/Gambit merger, New […]
The idea that Louisiana is home to the first American climate change refugees is incredibly sad and somewhat poignant.
Those early weeks, when the oil kept spewing and the pundits kept getting things wrong, were some trying moments.
“Arceneaux” is a detective series that reflects on the changes New Orleans has gone through while staying true to the people who are experiencing them.
With Quentin Tarantino’s latest and 9th feature film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, releasing later this month, I thought this might be a good time to revisit a portion of his locally shot Southern epic, Django Unchained. For years, the finale of this movie about an ex-slave in the days before the Civil War […]
From Zombie Shark to Mississippi River Shark to Santa Jaws, local filmmaker Misty Talley has carved out a most specific niche in horror and camp storytelling.
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