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Talking Movies: The Lincoln of Yore

In 1975, Henry Fonda gave a retrospective interview to the BBC about his career up to that point. When asked about his reaction to being suggested for the title role in John Ford’s 1939 film Young Mr. Lincoln, he said that his initial response was simply fear. Playing Lincoln, Fonda suggested, was “like playing God.” […]

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Correction: No Joan Rivers movie this month

Correction to the “Now Playing” section in Talking Movies, LV121 (the current issue): The Bijou has some great films showing in November, but Joan Rivers: a Piece of Work is not one of them. This listing was found and mistakenly lifted from on an outdated website for a past film series. Apologies for the confusion. […]

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Beauty is Embarassing Review and Interview

Let me tell you a little story. Like all good stories, it is about me. My editor, in his sweet, trusting foolishness, asked me to write a review of a documentary called Beauty is Embarrassing (dir. Neil Berkeley, playing at the Bijou on Nov. 9), stating that since it was for the Little Village online […]

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Talking Movies: The War Room & The Alps

It took 190 years of American political history and all the creative capabilities of the 1980 Reagan campaign to distill, finally, the fundamental question facing every American electorate: Are you really better off than you were four years ago? If yes, vote for the incumbent; if no, throw the bum out. We are seeing shades […]

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Talking Movies: Landlocked Film Festival: Oct 25-28

Since its inception in 2007, Landlocked, Iowa City’s film festival, has taken place in late August.  This year it runs from Oct. 25-28th.  Hopefully, it will lure more students, who ought to appreciate not only the admission fee (it’s free!) but also the crazy variety of films: animation, docs, features, music videos, shorts and spirited […]

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LVTV | Zoe Boekbinder on Little Village Live! // 8/22/2012

  ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————-   ——————————-  LITTLE VILLAGE LIVE ——————————– –     8.22.2012    –     Zoe Boekbinder      =====     “Paralyzing”   “Antarctica”   “Sister Scarecrow”   “Salt Water”   ===== |Zoe Boekbinder http://www.facebook.com/ZoeBoekbinderMusic/ — |Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/LittleVillageLive — |Public Space One @ http://publicspaceone.com/ |KRUI @ http://krui.fm/ […]

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LVTV | William Danger Ford + Christy Brown-Kwaiser on Little Village Live! // 7/25/2012

——————————–  LITTLE VILLAGE LIVE ——————————– –     7.25.2012    –     William Danger Ford     Christy Brown-Kwaiser     ===== William Danger Ford (1/2)   (2/2)   ===   Christy Brown-Kwaiser – “What’s So Silly About Mary”   Christy Brown-Kwaiser   ===== |William Danger Ford {http://soundcloud.com/williamdangerford} |Christy Brown-Kwaiser {http://soundcloud.com/christy-brown-kwaiser} — Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/LittleVillageLive — Public […]

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