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Summer in cinema city

Coming soon to a theater near you

Posted: May 11, 2014 at 3:11 a.m.

He’s back to wreak havoc as Hollywood revives that reptilian monster, Godzilla.

The cult of summer is an American invention, dependent upon school-days nostalgia and our peculiar belief that the season ought to offer a reprieve from any sort of intellectual or physical effort. Nobody wants to do anything hard in the summer; we want to read junk novels and watch junk movies in air-conditioned comfort.

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Cinematic Nonfiction is new genre at festival

Award-winning filmmaker and writer Robert Greene of Beacon, N.Y., is helming the Little Rock Film Festival’s new Cinematic Nonfiction event.

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Safe and found

Louie Short (left) was huddled next to his large gun safe when his Mayflower home was struck by the April 27 tornado. The safe, which weighed more than 800 pounds, was ripped from the concrete slab and flung 80 yards into Lake Conway. Short’s sons, professional bass angler Kevin Short (center) and Conway detective David Short, helped recover it.

Louie Short was alive, but he wasn't happy. Read »