• Written by: Bill Graham If all you knew of Scott Haze was the character he portrays in Child of God, you'd be pardoned for thinking the man was … [Continue Reading]

    DIFF 2014 Filmmaker Interview: Actor Scott Haze on his role in ‘Child of God’ and acting in general
  • Review by: Bill Graham There are moments of pure awe during Under the Skin that left me with the impression that what Jonathan Glazer had achieved … [Continue Reading]

    Film Review: ‘Under the Skin’ – there is a hyper-sexual tilt to this alien-invader flick
  • Review by: Bill Graham Children are a fascinating subject matter because their youth make the absurd seem ordinary. We expect them to not … [Continue Reading]

    DIFF 2014 Film Review: ‘Hellion’ is flawlessly performed
  • Roundtable interview by: Gordon K. Smith In 1970, a bizarre, X-rated surrealist western from Mexico entitled EL TOPO became the first midnight … [Continue Reading]

    Filmmaker Interview: ‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ with documentary producer Frank Pavich
  • Review by: Mut Asheru Here’s another worthwhile indie film to catch at the 2014 Dallas International Film Festival or anywhere else if you should … [Continue Reading]

    2014 DIFF Film Review: ‘Copenhagen’ – Directed by Mark Raso is watch worthy
  • Written by: Mut Asheru The answer is yes. This is a good film. “1982” is writer-director Tommy Oliver’s debut. There aren’t any fancy camera angles … [Continue Reading]

    DIFF 2014 Film Review: ’1982′ Starring Hill Harper is obviously written and acted with Love but is that enough to make it a good film?
  • By: Mut Asheru FLUTTER, directed by Eric Hueber, is getting ready to make its world premiere in the Texas Competition category at the 2014 Dallas … [Continue Reading]

    Film Review: “Flutter” – 1 of Our DIFF 2014 ‘Big Hit’ Predictions
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DIFF 2014 Filmmaker Interview: Actor Scott Haze on his role in ‘Child of God’ and acting in general

Written by: Bill Graham If all you knew of Scott Haze was the character he portrays in Child of God, you’d be pardoned for thinking the man was unruly and partially psychotic. However, the Haze I found greeting me in the hotel lobby of the Park Cities Holiday Inn was charming and jovial. One of […]

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DIFF 2014 Film Review: ‘Dom Hemingway’ – Jude Law has never been better

Review by: Bill Graham Jude Law has never been better than in Dom Hemingway, the latest film from director Richard Shepard. He plays a brutish, egotistical, foul-mouthed safe cracker that has just served 12 years in a London prison and is looking to get his reward for keeping his mouth shut. How he managed that […]

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Music Maker Interview: Rapper Fiend on his new moniker ‘International Jones’ and performing with a live band

Written by: Breeze Jackson Artists born in New Orleans have a breadth of musical education that someone who isn’t from there might find hard to understand. Your earliest memories are colored by music and the characters who produce it. The discipline, hard work, and fun that is involved with its creation has seasoned all your memories. […]

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New eBook “A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE!” Writted by Film Artist Mark Ericsson from “Noah” and Upcoming “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Releases Exclusively on Amazon Kindle Select Today

NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The fascinating new eBook created by a blockbuster feature film veteran, A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE!, releases on Kindle Select today. If you’re a fan of blockbusters, a fan of superhero films, a fan of visual effects or simply a fan of movies in general, you may quite enjoy this book and […]

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Film Review: ‘Under the Skin’ – there is a hyper-sexual tilt to this alien-invader flick

Review by: Bill Graham There are moments of pure awe during Under the Skin that left me with the impression that what Jonathan Glazer had achieved was more than I would be able to take in on a single viewing. Again and again, whether through visuals or the sonic bombardment of tones, music, and voices, […]

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DIFF 2014 Film Review: ‘Child of God’ – This is a film that will not make many friends

Review by: Bill Graham Child of God is down and dirty, raw, and unlike any film I’ve seen before. There are few films I’ve ever second guessed sitting down to. But when I watched a secret screening last year of Child of God the thought went through my head that I might have to create […]

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2014 DIFF Film Review: ‘We Are the Best’

Review by: Bill Graham Punk rock and youth usually go hand in hand. They’re searching for meaning and punk provides them an outlet to rebel against the norm and boring. In We Are The Best, it’s the mid 80s in Sweden and Bobo and Klara are best friends in 7th grade. They spend time rebelling […]

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2014 DIFF Film Review: ‘We Gotta Get Out of this Place’ – Richly performed by newcomers, up and comers, and old staples

Review by: Bill Graham Growing up in a small town can put a lot of pressure on you. As much as we want our friends and family to be uplifted, a small town can often feel like a relentless undercurrent trying to pull us down. Having the opportunity to leave or get out, it’s enough […]

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DIFF 2014 Film Review: ‘Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter’ is a film you don’t often see anymore

Review by: Bill Graham There’s a wondrous mystery to Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter that persists throughout. With just a few opening minutes of the fantastic, you are drawn in and hurled through an extraordinary journey. Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi) is a serious-minded girl that is so insular she runs from friendships. You see, she’s on the […]