Posts Tagged ‘Louder Than a Bomb’

Interviewed: Louder Than a Bomb Director Jon Siskel

In this week's issue of the Washington City Paper, film critic Tricia Olszewski found herself charmed by Louder Than a Bomb, a documentary about a high-school poetry slam competition of the same name. Directors Jon Siskel and Greg Jacobs spent two years following the contest, which pits teenagers across Chicago in rhyming showdowns. The film tracks [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: FunkTV, Submarine, Cigarette

Marcus J. Moore leads this week's arts section with his profile of Regi Allen, a senior editor at Discovery Channel who's looking to start FunkTV, the first urban alternative television network, which hopes will be a home to forgotten Blaxploitation films, independent music, and an original program he calls Fried Chicken Cinema. In theater: Bob [...]