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Neo-noir is more Spaghetti Western than southern-fried Tarantino
"...shadow of confusion, of disorganization. That's the story of Arkansas, a hard-boiled noir where the end is written in..."

May 8, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Hills of Arkansas
The Meat Purveyors
" a cloth-muffled voice exclaimed, "My band Joan of Arkansas is playing tomorrow night. Come see us." Down, then,..."

March 6, 1998 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

UT/Arkansas State Preview
"...Sure, Texas will buzz saw Arkansas State this weekend. No doubt about it. The game..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Thelma & Louise
" and running – from somewhere near “Deep Shit,” Arkansas (as they describe it) to the end of the..."

May 24, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Beats Hogs, Dreams of OU
" So here we are. Texas stomps former arch-rival Arkansas 52-10 and in the process discovers a potent defense..."

Sept. 29, 2008 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

The Needle and the Damage Done
Meth Storm: Arkansas USA lays it down on both sides of the law
"...Craig Renaud, co-director (with brother Brent) of Meth Storm: Arkansas USA, an affecting documentary chronicling a troubled Arkansas family..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

West of Memphis
Eighteen years of wrongful imprisonment and four documentaries still don't put to rest the trials of the West Memphis Three.
"...Natalie Maines for defamation); and third, the state of Arkansas, depicted here as both backward and craven, allowing the..."

March 15, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Billy Bob Thornton plays an Arkansas husband who attempts to redeem himself after critically injuring his wife and killing their son in a car accident four years earlier.
"...oddly pitched but wholly memorable drama set in the Arkansas Ozarks. Dare I suggest that when three of a..."

April 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders of Robin Hood Hills
"...a short distance from the interstate in West Memphis, Arkansas. Not finding any immediate culprits, the community suspected satanic..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

One False Move
"...the destinies of four people converge in a small Arkansas town in One False Move is nothing short of..."

Aug. 14, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Reading The Riot Act With Devon Parks
Arkansas filmmaker on the lessons of no-resource cinema
"...scene in the equally unlikely locale of small town Arkansas. To do it, he learned the lesson that every..."

Jan. 18, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Derrick Sims is The Perfect Host
Filmmaker talks Southern Gothic before world premiere tonight
"...take the Southern Gothic out of the filmmaker, as Arkansas to New Zealand transplant Derrick Sims proves with his..."

Aug. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Lee Isaac Chung Recalls Growing Up in the Fields of Minari
New family drama speaks to a different kind of immigration story
"...Isaac Chung's semiautobiographical story of growing up in rural Arkansas as a Korean immigrant, accuracy is everything - even..."

Feb. 12, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The saga of a college football underdog
"...whose dream is to play for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Does he get that dream? You better believe..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

In Soggy Affair, Aggies Best Razorbacks
Texas A&M rolls with convincing win over Arkansas
"...The Texas A&M Aggies defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks 45-33 in a game that ended up being..."

Sept. 30, 2013 Sports Post by Rod Machen

Your Feets Too Big: Book Signing & Screening at the Lucky Lizard
Lyle Blackburn signs his new book on the Beast of Boggy Creek
"...canoodling deep in the heart of the East Texas/West Arkansas piney green woods. Maybe knocking Docs, even. And then,..."

April 27, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Vote Pot!
"...ballots in favor of drug-law reform. Specifically, voters in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, and South Dakota will weigh..."

Nov. 7, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Browning Version
"...with a new motto for his home state of Arkansas, proposed the inspired “Not As Bad As You Might..."

Dec. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Jeff Mccord

Never Leave Nevada
"...moved to Nevada from her mixed-up half-Jewish home in Arkansas and now deals blackjack at a casino. What drives..."

June 14, 1991 Movie Review by Marie Mahoney

Mess With Da Bull, You Get the Horns
"...mascot began his two-game suspension with tonight's game against Arkansas. Yesterday, Da Bull was forced to face the indignity..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Sports Post by Dave Mann

Day Trips
"...The sights of central Arkansas are uniquely beautiful. photograph by Gerald E. McCleod..."

July 30, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Hunter Killer
Cold War flashbacks as Gerard Butler takes on the Russkies
"...Joe Glass (Butler) and the crew of the USS Arkansas are sent to investigate. There they discover something shocking:..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Aggies on Autopilot
The future of A&M Football
"...head as I watched Texas A&M's 58-10 win over Arkansas at Kyle Field in College Station...."

Oct. 2, 2012 Sports Post by Emily Bevan

'The NFL Beat': Ryan Mallett Learning From the Best
The 'Chronicle' catches up with a former Texas high school star
"...considered transferring to were Texas A&M, Tennessee, UCLA, and Arkansas. Nearly every day for the second year in a..."

Aug. 15, 2012 Sports Post by Mike Loyko

Brothers in Arms
Jeff Nichols' Southern Gothic family saga, 'Shotgun Stories'
"...tale of revenge served hot as the summer in Arkansas. Shot in anamorphic 35mm and starring veteran stage actor..."

June 27, 2008 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

The Hunting of the President
This Friend-of-Bill doc recounts the hard-right campaign to cut short the Clinton presidency.
"...embarrassed to be questioned about their shameless trafficking in Arkansas tall tales, were also no-shows. The film doesn’t have..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Michael King

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin City Limits Festival
Zilker Park, Friday, September 26, 2008
" – some of them might even be from Arkansas, but don’t assume they are just because they’re standing..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

The AggreGAYtor: August 22
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Fayetteville, Arkansas has become the most LGBTQ-inclusive city in said state...."

Aug. 22, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

UT Volleyball Star Hannah Allison
A normal superhuman
"...setter for UT's women's volleyball team, Allison is an Arkansas girl who came to Texas for love. And no,..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Sports Post by Carly Yansak

Luv Doc Recommends: First Friday Frolic
Club de Ville, Friday, January 7, 2011
"...happening. The good news is that it's mostly in Arkansas, and Arkansas is always scary and crazy. Then again,..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

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