Movie-house maverick

Independent theater owner Matt Smith has been doing things his way since he was a teen

Posted: August 12, 2014 at 2:25 a.m.

Matt Smith, an Arkansas champion of independent cinema, says he likes movies like The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and Casablanca: “Those are stainless-steel motion pictures that have infl uenced so much. Really, was there a bad Humphrey Bogart movie? Key Largo, it’s basically one room, right? And he held you.”

"I want to be a white trash millionaire."

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