'Tis clearly the season for exceedingly attractive young adults in mortal peril.
In Lynn Donihe’s house, special occasions are celebrated with food. So when 7th grade began for her youngest this week, she asked him what he’d like as a celebratory dinner. He requested French dip sandwiches with blueberry crumble for dessert, a recipe that Lynn’s mother used to make for her when she was a child.
“It’s hard to be an outlaw, who ain’t wanted anymore,” laments a stoic Billy Joe Shaver on the opening track and de-facto centerpiece of the 75-year-old singer/songwriter’s wryly titled new album “Long In the Tooth.”
Alvar, who cites a background in primarily secular art, has taken famous biblical themes and given them a surrealist, ethereal look.
If traditional filmmaking is akin to a marathon, then the project clearly is a sprint. It’s an idea that guarantees stress, if not full-blown hearts of darkness, as teams of intrepid moviemakers hit city streets throughout the world to write, shoot and edit their flick in the span of one weekend.