"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.
Bob Scoggin, 50, the Department of Arkansas Heritage archeologist whose job it was to review the work of agencies, including DAH and the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, for possible impacts on historic properties, resigned from the agency on Monday. Multiple sources say Scoggin, whom they describe as an "exemplary" employee who the week before had completed an archeological project on DAH property, was told he would be fired if he did not resign.
Reforms promised by the Division of Children and Family Services are "absolutely necessary," the president of DCFS's independent consultant told a legislative committee this morning. But they still may not be enough to control the state's alarming growth in foster care cases.
Fake news is a new phenomenon in the world of politics and policy, but hokey economic scholarship has been around as long as Form 1040 and is about as reliable as the news hoaxes that enlivened the presidential campaign.