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Fried Chicken Goes Hollywood

Now that the Oscar nominees have been announced, and the ceremony is little more than a month away, the really serious deliberations begin: What should you serve at your party? This year we’re giving dainty little bites a pass, and handing the statuette to over-the-top Southern fare served by Atlantan-turned-Beverly Hills-resident, Alex Hitz .

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Houston Cinema Arts Festival Kicks Off Today

Women filmmakers, Lone Star directors, and Robert Redford are among those honored at the 2012 Houston Cinema Arts Festival, an annual event that features films by and about visual, performing, and literary artists. This year’s roster kicks off with Love, Marilyn from director Liz Garbus and ends on November 11 with Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel.

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Reese Witherspoon names baby Tennessee. Our bets for where he’ll go.

The halls of Southern Living are all a flutter over the fantastic, oh-so-Southern moniker Reese Witherspoon has bestowed on her newborn son: Tennessee. That’s right, Tennessee James Toth (his father is Hollywood producer and Reese’s husband James Toth) arrived earlier this afternoon and will bear the name of his mother’s home state.

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Southern Film Premiere: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild—this year’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner—debuts in theatres (with limited release) tomorrow, June 27. Filmed in the Louisiana bayou by New Orleans-based filmmaker, Benh Zeitlin, the film stars Quvenzhané Wallis from Houma, Louisiana as Hushpuppy, and Dwight Henry (of the famed Buttermilk Drop Bakery and Café in New Orleans) as her father, Wink. In the film, […]

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