Arts Express: Patricia Arquette Talks Boyhood


Boyhood: A conversation with Patricia Arquette. The actress talks about her starring role in this Richard Linklater dramatic feature, and the very differently conceived twelve year evolving indie, in contrast to the formulaic fluff of Hollywood. Also, why she was emotionally torn about giving this intense labor of love project to the world.

The World Film Beat: Professor Dennis Broe on location in Paris for Arts Express, with his first in a series, One Week In Another Town – catching ‘cinema on the sly, a trek through the back alleys of Paris cinema.’ And how other parts of the world beyond Hollywood, specifically France, see movies differently.


Arts Express Book Corner: Singing While Black. Cary Ginell discusses his only biography in existence of the late Jim Crow era jazz legend, Billy Eckstine – Mr. B: The Music And Life Of Billy Eckstine. And how racism played a part in diminishing his importance, and which he fought throughout his life. Matthew Barnes reports.

Bound By Flesh: Actress turned filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis explores in her documentary, the tragic lives of the Hilton Sisters, Daisy and Violet. Conjoined twins who from birth a century ago, were put on display and exploited financially as so-called freaks in the heyday of carnival sideshows.

Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.