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Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2013: Best Feature Blood Brother

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2013: Best Feature Blood Brother

Blood Brother won Best Feature Film at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival last night.  I viewed this film with our film media writer and correspondent Ann Bodle-Nash.  Both of us left the movie teary-eyed, considering life and the part we play in it, and Ann “pining” for India.  The story is poignant, funny, and […]

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2013, Where Reality Plays Itself.

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2013, Where Reality Plays Itself.

Sergeant Dan Edwards, Andy Smetanka Big Sky Update Wednesday, Feb 27th update: I’m home and seguing into routines. I keep thinking about certain films. That quirky Love at a Certain Age keeps calling me. I’m including a trailer here for all of you. Watch for this film! Beg for it! Cross your fingers that Gil […]

Argo the Film vs Reality

Argo the Film vs Reality

©Ann Bodle-Nash Update: Congratulations: Oscar for Best Film: Argo. Argo, the acclaimed Ben Affleck directed film, is back in theatres across the nation. It has received  numerous awards—at the Golden Globes and Oscars for example. Most American viewers rave, and those who were living and remember the actual time period might well wonder, is this […]

Beasts of the Southern Wild: Oscar Worthy? YES

Beasts of the Southern Wild: Oscar Worthy? YES

Indie film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, did not make the Golden Globe cut.  Many wonder will this film be considered Oscar worthy?  YES. On Thursday some big nominations came in for the low-budget film Beasts of the Southern Wild: best picture, actress for now 9-year-old  Quvenzhané Wallis, director for Benh Zeitlin and adapted screenplay. […]

Two Top Indie Films of 2012

Two Top Indie Films of 2012

 Two Top Indie Films of 2012: 1.  “Moonrise Kingdom” is coming-of-age, mid-life crisis indie film heart-warmer.  Leaving the chapel scene is picturesque of The Graduate and toward the end there is a Hitchcock feel.  With a knock out cast;  Edward Norton is a Khaki Scout troop leader. Bill Murray and Frances McDormand portray 1960’s  double […]

 A World Premier of Witches, The Musical

A World Premier of Witches, The Musical

  A new musical is brewing in the Northwest. Witches, the brainchild of Conrad Askland, premiered recently at the classic Lincoln Theatre in downtown Mt. Vernon, WA. Based on historical accounts of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials of 1692, Askland has crafted, and is still tweaking his original book, score and lyrics. I recently interviewed […]

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