Tag: the South

To Kill A Mockingbird and Horror

“Even if we were to discount the element of Southern small town prejudice and the ugly courtroom trial that occupies the film’s center, this adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Harper Lee is just plain spooky… and it is my feeling that it has bestowed upon […]

RIP, Andy Griffith

Actor and comedian Andy Griffith has died.  Boston.com has an overview of his career.  The Hollywood Reporter has memorials from Jim Nabors and Ron Howard. And here is a Griffith stand-up bit from 1953 with images drawn by George Woodbridge.

Odienator Sizes Up Uncle Remus

Odienator answers two pressing questions in his piece about Song of the South:  “1. Should Disney release this movie on DVD in America? Absolutely. 2. Is Song of the South as racist as its rep indicates? Well…keep reading. (You didn’t think I’d just give you my goodies without […]