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.
I often find myself pondering on the state of moviegoing in New Orleans. We have some great programming (sometimes overlooked) but there’s always more to do. We have great venues, but not nearly enough (though they’re pretty wonderful). This is Hollywood South supposedly, and yet our film watching and appreciation culture could use some additional […]
Could Child’s Play be that rare instance of an 80s remake that gets things right? Yes, it could be.
Somehow, the meaning of Toy Story 4 is in itself as it stands now. And that’s as a truly excellent bookend to an arc started over twenty years ago.
I don’t think it’s fair to Fast Color to call it a “superhero” film. Not that the genre as a whole or even in part is derogatory, mind you, but in the case of this independent film, such a label almost diminishes its accomplishments to superficial points. Again, not that the genre is wholly superficial […]
Seeking “to hear voices from all members of the LGBT Community and allies,” at the end of June the Louisiana LGBT Film Festival will launch on June 28.
All through the movie, there’s this ho-hum calmness and stillness when discussing and investigating the escalating zombie incidents. It’s dry humor.
For all of recorded human history, women have mostly gotten the rotten end of the apple – not to make a reference to Adam & Eve, of course. In the Cypress made movie Pause, a middle-aged wife stuck in a painfully tedious, routine heavy, and unloved arranged marriage begins to imagine and yearn for personal […]
Luke & Jo digs in with surprising revelations and beautifully rendered bouts with faith.
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