Masta Killa’s no-show saved by Fort Knox, Dug Boogie, YDB and more (Photo by Chad Radford)
That smiling young face you’re looking at is none other than Young Dirty Bastard (Boy Jones), an ATL local and heir to the throne of the inimitable Ol’ Dirty Bastard. He, along with a crew of fellow locals (4ize, Marq Spekt, Dug Boogie, Fort Knox) saved the day by holding down the stage til last call after Masta Killa’s (no-)show at 529 Tuesday night.
If there’s two things we love here at CL, it’s a crew of hometown heroes, and products of ODB procreating. We’re feeling pretty warm and fuzzy right now.
With its bizarre but confident blend of deadpan humor and nightmarish shocks, John Dies at the End deserves a midnight-movie following, says critic Curt Holman. Currently film cults tend to surround fascinating failures - your Birdemics, your Troll 2s - but John Dies at the End succeeds as an authentic oddity with enough inventive set pieces and dorm-room philosophy to compensate for its low budget.
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The finalists of the Short Cuts Film Contest screened to a packed audience Monday night at the Plaza Theatre. Our critics awarded Nathan Honnold’s “Getting Old” top honors, for which the filmmakers will receive $250 and the chance to screen their short at the Atlanta FIlm Festival.
Maybe you agree with Honnold’s vision of Atlanta? Maybe you disagree? Check out this gallery of all the short-film finalists and vote for your favorite before Fri., March 8 at 6 p.m. The reader’s pick will take home the same prizes as our critic’s pick.