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.
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.
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