Scott Hutcheson had no idea he'd made a terrible mistake when he changed his Facebook status to "in a relationship" without consulting his then-girlfriend.
Hutcheson, a local filmmaker and graphic designer, recently went through a divorce and emerged on the other side like Rip Van Winkle -- the dat ... More >>
Broke*: A Film About Music is a new documentary about the State of the Music Industry, following in particular the success and failures of musicians Reva Williams and Will Gray. But it deals with the challenges faced by musicians in a dying market in global, ambitious terms and features interviews w ... More >>
Today's comment comes from a post on City of Haterz, a new documentary exploring the question: Are St. Louis' blacks keeping each other down?Commenter "Dyarborough" has seen the film and believes it has a lot to teach. S/he writes:
Missouri History MuseumThose of you interested in local urban development and socioeconomic history might know of the upcoming Pruitt-Igoe reunion party, which celebrates (for better or for worse) the once-heralded north-city housing development that opened in 1954 to meet the public housing ... More >>
You know you wanna see what happens to the dancing lesbians in Fishnet. Tonight's the night! St. Louis' lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film festival, Stella Artois QFest kicks off at the Hi-Pointe Theatre. The festival, in its fourth year, celebrates the experiences of queer folks around ... More >>
On Sunday, Motörhead is playing at Pop's with Valient Thorr and Clutch. The show isn't sold out yet. In this week's paper, D.X. Ferris spoke with Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski, the co-directors of a new documentary on Lemmy, titled Lemmy: 49% Motherfucker, 51% Son of a Bitch. That interview is here ... More >>
The movie Do It Again.The annual St. Louis International Film Festival (that's SLIFF for short) began last night and runs through November 21. As it does every year, SLIFF features a generous selection of music-related documentaries. Here's the rundown. For the RFT's full coverage of the film ... More >>
Bernard Ente/jimmyvivino.comThe man himself playing with Felix Cabrera in 2007.Watchers of late-night television knew Jimmy Vivino as the guitarist for the Tonight Show band during Conan O'Brien's short-lived stint as host. Before that, Vivino was part of the Max Weinberg 7 on Late Night with ... More >>
artmoney.orgart money by Elisabeth Maria Hansson WejsflogFrom its independent movie theater/DVD shop/cafe, the Ragtag, to its annual True/False Film Fest, Columbia, Missouri, is a college town known for supporting art-house cinema, especially documentaries.
Nathan Truesdell, a Columbia res ... More >>
A new documentary about the Doors -- titled: When You're Strange: A Film About the Doors -- is out now in select theaters. Narrated by Johnny Depp, the film doesn't yet have a St. Louis opening date. However, original members Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek -- seriously, that's how they're billed -- ... More >>
In the late '90s and early '00s, Chad Elvins ran Lepers TV, the local-access show which filmed tons and tons of St. Louis concerts. (Some of the national bands they filmed: Deftones, Far, Helmet, Clutch, Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Incubus, System of a Down, Man-or-Astroman, Jesus Lizard, Queens of t ... More >>