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 […]
Table of Contents
- Neaux Reel Idea (Special Edition): Django Unchained and Blowing Up the Oppressors
- Sex in the Big Easy: Electric Sex, a Shocking Experience
- The Shark Lady: An Interview with Misty Talley
- “…Has No Shadows”: An interview with Travis Bird of Shotgun Cinema
- Essence Festival 2019: Beyond The Music
- The Royal Street Grocery – The Second Chapter
- EVICTED: New Orleans’ Most Affordable Neighborhoods Are Pushing Residents Out
- Mon Cher Honey: Helping Local Bees a Jar of Honey at a Time
There is still something of a taboo surrounding wands. They have yet to go mainstream.
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 […]
The 2019 Annual Essence Festival continues its track of expansion in audience, scope, and influence – both on social and economic levels. Last years event brought in well over 500,000 attendees and $280 million in city revenue. The four-day event incorporates more of Louisiana’s black and minority-owned businesses via initiatives created by Essence’s new black […]
I was an employee of the Royal Street Grocery when The Times-Picayune published a memorial piece on my then boss (Robert Buras) and his father, who had initially opened the store. However, there is very much a story worth telling of the surprisingly long time during which Robert neglected his law career in honor of […]
From January 2015 to June 2018, an estimated 24,000 residents were displaced due to court-ordered evictions. One in four black households.
Mon Cher Honey: Local Honey that helps rebuild the bee population!