"All the Birds Have Flown South" was directed by Little Rock's Miles and Joshua Miller, whose short film "Pillow" won a lot of plaudits several years back. North Little Rock native Joey Lauren Adams stars along with Paul Sparks, who had small roles in Jeff Nichols' "Mud" and "Midnight Special" and bigger ones on "Boardwalk Empire," "House of Cards" and "The Girlfriend Experience."
There's a filmsplosion in Arkansas. Cameras and other equipment are relatively cheap and everyone's got a story to tell. This one, set in Central Arkansas and featuring a lot of White Countians (woot, woot!), seems to be about teen angst and mystery. Possibly of the supernatural variety?
Huixia Lu's long, long-in-the-making profile of professional malcontent/Ho-Hum co-founder/quote machine 2006 campaign for governor is finally ready to be seen. It's called "Independent for Governor: An Idealist's Grueling Run," and it debuts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 at Reynolds Performance Hall at UCA.
Hank III does an acoustic version of his grandfather's "Alone and Forsaken," with a metal montage in the background in the second trailer for "Slow Southern Steel," the underground metal documentary Rwake's CT has been working on for a couple years now.
Sen. Tom Cotton, cordial to a fault, appeared before a capacity crowd at the 2,200 seat Pat Walker Performing Arts Center at Springdale High tonight to a mixed chorus of clapping and boos. Other than polite applause when he introduced his mom and dad and a still moment as he led the crowd in a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance — his night didn't get much better from there.