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Little Women

January 23, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane The story of Little Women is over 150 years old at this point, so it might stand to reason the story could be thought of as outdated or inapplicable to today’s more […]

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1917

January 16, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane World War I is a subject begging to be explored on film. It is full of interesting perspectives to explore, and film, as a medium, has been historically well suited to telling […]

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Cats

January 9, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Cats, directed by Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper, is based on one of the longest-running Broadway musicals of all time and yet, it is a complete cinematic disaster. There are multiple visual […]

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Brad’s top 10 films of 2019

January 2, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Midsommar (Ari Aster) Shot in almost direct opposition to modern horror sensibilities, Ari Aster’s second feature film is brightly lit and shot in a robust and beautiful color palette that is a […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life

December 27, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Originally released in 1946, Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life is a holiday staple in houses across America and is widely celebrated as a classic. However, this was not always the case; […]

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I Lost My Body

December 20, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane The ways in which we interact with the world around us is central in the first-time feature film director, Jérémy Clapin’s I Lost My Body. Day in and day out we are […]

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First Taste of SoIndy event supports local businesses

December 12, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

It is no secret that the best way to support local businesses is to shop them. On Friday, Dec. 13, the first Taste of SoIndy event will support this concept by allowing local restaurants and food vendors to provide a variety of samples to neighbors and visitors of Garfield Park. The event will take place in the Garfield Park Arts Center at 2432 Conservatory Dr. from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Food will be provided by businesses in area neighborhoods that make up the SoIndy community organization. This year’s event features Don Juan Taqueria, Jailbird, Pull Up Grill, Shelby Street Saloon, UIndy Dining, King Gyros, Wing Street at Pizza Hut, Books and Brews, Community Health Network, Walmart Neighborhood Market Bakery and Normal Coffee. Foods served will include samples of wings, rib tips, gyro meat, chili, beef manhattan, macaroni and cheese, elote corn, Mexican cheesecake, sandwiches, cookies and coffee. Guests will enjoy an evening of tastings, conversation, music and chances to win gift cards. The Garfield Brewery will also be on hand to provide craft beer and local wine. General admission tickets for the event are $25 per person and include one drink ticket and samples from each of the vendors. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available for $50 per person which will allow guests early entry at 6 p.m. All proceeds from Taste of SoIndy benefit the South Indy Quality of Life Plan whose mission is to foster community engagement on the near Southside. SoIndy is comprised of the eight area neighborhoods of Bean Creek, Garfield Park, University Heights, Carson Heights, Meridian Raymond, South Village, Northwest Perry and Rosedale Hills. SoIndy residents and stakeholders have been implementing the South Indy Quality of Life Plan for almost three years and fundraising events such as the Taste will help the organization to continue its work in 2020. All those who live, work, or play in the SoIndy neighborhoods are welcome to attend what should be a fun winter’s evening. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com. More information is available by checking the event Facebook page or searching Taste of SoIndy or going to SoIndy.org.    

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Marriage Story

December 12, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Intimacy with another person is one of the most human experiences one can be a part of, and it is intimacy that is at the center of writer-director Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story. […]