Desperate Acts of Magic Website:
“A magician competes in an international magic contest where he goes head-to-head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with.”
Click through for our chat with the Co-Directors Joe Tyler Gold and Tammy Caplan.
Posted in Comedy, Film, Funny, Interview |
Tagged Canon 7d, Desperate Acts of Magic, Joe Tyler Gold, John Getz, Magic, Magicians, Tammy Caplan, TUGG, Valerie Dillman |
“Ryan Thomas Becker has been nominated for “Best Instrumentalist”, “Best Group” (RTB2), “Best Male Vocal”, “Best Solo Performer”, and “Best Blues Act” (RTB2) by the Dallas Observer, and can be seen about town playing in RTB2, Ryan Thomas Becker & Last Joke, and Hares on the Mountain. Friendly, neighborhood Dallas singer-songwriter Madison King’s brand of rock lurks in a darkened alley, barely holding its rockabilly impulses in check…”
The full Patio Sessions schedule is
here and click thru for the rest of our Must-See’s for May 2013.
Posted in Books, Comedy, Dallas, DIFF 2012, DIFF 2013, Film |
Tagged Air Review, Alien, Arts & Letters Live, Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Dallas Museum of Art, Deepak Chopra, Epic, Fela!, Friday Night Salon, Gotham Chopra, Great Gatsby, Jack White, Jesse Eisenberg, John Benjamin Hickey, Kon-Tiki, Life Of Pi, Madison King, May, Morgan Freeman, MUD, Nasher Sculpture Center, Now You See Me, Old School, Oral Fixation, Patio Sessions, Ryan Thomas Becker, Star Trek, Star Trek: Into The Darkness, Texas Bound, Texas Frightmare Weekend 2013 |
The Bounceback, along with short SLASH, were real highlights from DIFF 2013. Here is our chat with Director Bryan Poyser and Writer Steven Walters
Posted in Comedy, Dallas, DIFF 2013, Film, Funny, Interview, SXSW |
Tagged Alamo Drafthouse, Ashley Bell, Austin, Bryan Poyser, Clay Liford, DIFF 2013, Don Swaynos, Farah White, Justin Arnold, Kim LeBlanc, Megan Gilbride, Michael Stahl-David, PJ Raval, Sara Paxton, Selig Film News, Slash, Steven Walters, SXSW, Texas, The Bounceback, Tim League, Trace Sheehan, Zach Cregger |
From The Bad
“A comedic webseries following the trials and tribulations of the world’s most unsuccessful and delusional garage rock band, The Bad.”.
Click thru for our chat with Blair Rowan and Chris Gardner and also the 1st episode in the web series!
Posted in Comedy, Dallas, Interview, Web Series |
Tagged Blair Rowan, Blood On The Highway, Chris Gardner, Comedy Web Series, Deva George, Dicks, Eastbound & Down, Farah White, Girls, Knives, Lena Dunham, The Bad |
Citizen Twain himself just completed his run here in Dallas and it was a funny thoughtful and yet utterly brazen one man show. Val was kind enough to venture to the Dallas International Film Festival awards show to give a STAR Award to William Friedkin. A big closing moment for the festival and it inspired us to make a look back piece. Click thru for a breakdown of the award winners from DIFF 2013 as well as our Top 5 Films, Interviews and Moments from the festival.
Posted in Comedy, Dallas, DIFF 2013, Film, Interview |
Tagged 42, A Teacher, Black Metal, Bryan Poyser, Calvin Lee Reeder, Chasing Shakespeare, Citizen Twain, Clay Liford, Danny Glover, DIFF 2013, Drug Wars, Exorcist, Family Day, Farah White, Gabriel Basso, God Loves Uganda, Good Night, Good Ol' Freda, Hannah Fidell, Head over Heels, Jackie Robinson, Jacob Lofland, Jeff Nichols, Jeremy Scahill, Klyde Warren Park, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Matthew McConaughey, MUD, Nate Rubin, Pit Stop, Rising From The Ashes, Roger Ross Williams, Sharon Robinson, Sherry Lansing, Slash, Steven Walters, The Beatles, The Bounceback, The Crash Reel, The Crow Collection of Asian Art, The Dirties, The First Hope, The Kings of Summer, Tomlinson Hill, TXU Energy, Tye Sheridan, Val Kilmer, William Friedkin, Yen Tan |
Click through for DIFF 2013 opening night/weekend pictures, interviews and reviews.
Posted in Books, Comedy, Dallas, DIFF 2013, Film, Funny, Interview |
Tagged Benjamin Fuqua, Bounty Killer, Bryan Poyser, Buck Wild, Calvin Lee Reeder, Chris Walker, Christian Pitre, Clay Liford, Deepa Meeta, DIFF 2013, Dirty Wars, Doug Mankoff, Ed Harris, Eric Hueber, Farah White, Harry Potter, Hutch, Jacob Lofland, January Jones, Jason Isaac's, Jeff Nichols, Jeremi Mattern, Jeremy Scahill, Kon-Tiki, Lee Papert, Logan & Noah Miller, LOOK Cinemas, Marc Menchaca, Matthew McConaughey, Megan Gilbride, Midnight's Children, MUD, Nate Rubin, Pit Stop, Reese Witherspoon, Richard C. Jones, Rick Rowley, Robert Longstreet, Salman Rushdie, Sam Shepard, San Antonio, Sanitarium, Sarah Paulson, Selig Film News, Slash, Stacker, Stephen Root, Steven Walters, Sweetwater, The Bounceback, The Rambler, This Is Where We Live, Thor Heyerdahl, Trace Sheehan, Tye Sheridan, Yen Tan, Zombies |
Either you’ll think this is Genius or you’ll hate it with a passion. So should ya or shouldn’t ya see it?
Posted in Comedy, Film, SXSW, Trailers |
Tagged Ashley Benson, Cliff Martinez, Ginger and Rosa, Gucci Mane, Harmony Korine, James Franco, Lore, Rachel Korine, RiFF RAFF, Selena Gomez, Skrillex, Spring Breakers, Stoker, Vanessa Hudgens |
From Sake-Bomb website:
“A sarcastic and self-deprecating Asian-American must take his naive Japanese cousin on a road trip along the California coast to find his ex-girlfriend.”
Click thru for our interview with the Director Junya Sakino and his stars in the film Eugene Kim and Gaku Hamada.
Posted in Comedy, Film, Funny, Interview, SXSW |
Tagged Asian American, Austin, California Coast, Driskill Hotel, Eugene Kim, Gaku Hamada, Japanese, Jeff Mizushima, Junya Sakino, Marlane Barnes, Road Trip, Sake, Sake-Bomb, Sam K. Yano, SXSW Film Festival 2013, Texas |
From DSM Website:
“MARY POPPINS is bringing its own brand of Broadway magic to theaters across the country, which has the Daily News calling it a “Roof-Raising, Toe-Tapping, High-Flying Extravaganza!” This spectacular hit has astonished over seven million people worldwide with its pure Broadway magic. With four productions currently running on three continents, MARY POPPINS is one of the biggest stage musical successes in recent years to come out of London and New York. ”
Click thru for our chat with Bird Woman/Miss Andrews – Karen Murphy.
Posted in Comedy, Dallas, Dallas Summer Musicals, Interview, Musicals |
Tagged Angela Lansbury, Bird Woman, Dallas Summer Musicals, George Stiles, Karen Murphy, Mary Poppins, Miss Andrews, Music Hall at Fair Park, Step In Time |
From Vimeo Description:
“When their big break falls through, a ragtag performance group with a political message struggles to find their audience—and the motivating force behind their work.”
Click thru for my chat with Writer/Director Dayna Hanson and Producer Mel Eslyn at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Tx.
Posted in Comedy, Film, Funny, Interview, SXSW |
Tagged Austin, Benjamin Kasulke, Dayna Hanson, Driskill Hotel, Improvement Club, Lynn Shelton, Mel Eslyn, Puget Sound, Seattle, SXSW, SXSW Film Festival 2013 |