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A cappella (Italian for "in the manner of the chapel") music is specifically group or solo singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way.
A Dozen Tough Jobs is a novella by Howard Waldrop which retells the Twelve Labors of Hercules in the Depression-era American South.
The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.
The term American folk music encompasses numerous music genres, variously known as traditional music, traditional folk music, contemporary folk music, or roots music.
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), founded in 1919, is an educational, cultural, and professional organization.
"Angel Band" is an American gospel music song.
Lester Joseph Gillis (December 6, 1908 – November 27, 1934), known by the alias George Nelson, better known as Baby Face Nelson, was an American bank robber in the 1930s.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
In cinematography, bipacking, or a bipack, is the process of loading two reels of film into a camera, so that they both pass through the camera gate together.
Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes periods of depression and periods of abnormally elevated mood.
Bleach bypass, also known as skip bleach or silver retention, is an optical effect which entails either the partial or complete skipping of the bleaching function during the processing of a color film.
Blood Simple is a 1984 American neo-noir crime film written, edited, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music named after Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys 1939-96, and furthered by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, or who simply admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe's group created, and carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres (Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, Dawg Music etc.). Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
Canton is a city in Madison County, Mississippi, United States.
Charles Edward Durning (February 28, 1923 – December 24, 2012) was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television shows and plays.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Chicken Run is a 2000 stop motion animated comedy film produced by the British studio Aardman Animations.
Chris Sharp (born 1973 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States) is an American singer and musician who participated in the Grammy Award-winning soundtrack of O Brother, Where Art Thou.
Chris Thomas King (born Durwood Christopher Thomas, October 14, 1962) is an American New Orleans, Louisiana-based blues musician and actor.
A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.
Cinesite (also known as Cinesite Studios and Cinesite VFX) is a visual effects and feature animation studio which opened for business in 1991, initially offering services in visual effects for film and television.
Classica et Mediaevalia, Danish Journal of Philology and History, is a peer-reviewed open access academic journal of philology and history published annually by Museum Tusculanum Press.
Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse CoenState of Minnesota.
Color correction by using color gels, or filters, is a process used in stage lighting, photography, television, cinematography, and other disciplines, the intention of which is to alter the overall color of the light; typically the light color is measured on a scale known as color temperature, as well as along a green–magenta axis orthogonal to the color temperature axis.
Color grading is the process of altering and enhancing the color of a motion picture, video image, or still image electronically, photo-chemically or digitally.
Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor.
Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
The Country Music Association Awards, also known as the CMA Awards or CMAs, are presented to country music artists and broadcasters to recognize outstanding achievement in the country music industry.
Crime cinema, in the broadest sense, is a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre.
Daniel John "Dan" Tyminski (born June 20, 1967) is an American bluegrass composer, vocalist, and instrumentalist.
Daniel von Bargen (June 5, 1950 – March 1, 2015) was an American film, stage and television actor.
Delta blues is one of the earliest-known styles of blues music.
Richard Daniel (Dick) Burnett (October 8, 1883 – January 23, 1977) was an American folk musician and songwriter from Kentucky.
Digital intermediate (typically abbreviated to DI) is a motion picture finishing process which classically involves digitizing a motion picture and manipulating the color and other image characteristics.
A dirge is a somber song or lament expressing mourning or grief, such as would be appropriate for performance at a funeral.
Down from the Mountain is a 2000 documentary and concert film featuring a live performance by country and traditional music artists who participated in the Grammy-winning soundtrack recording for the Joel and Ethan Coen film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? The concert, held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on May 24, 2000, was a benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Dubbing, mixing or re-recording is a post-production process used in filmmaking and video production in which additional or supplementary recordings are "mixed" with original production sound to create the finished soundtrack.
Earl Eugene Scruggs (January 6, 1924 – March 28, 2012) was an American musician noted for popularizing a three-finger banjo picking style, now called "Scruggs style", that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music.
Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Erik Darling (September 25, 1933 – August 3, 2008) was an American songwriter and a folk music artist.
Flixster was an American social movie site for discovering new movies, learning about movies, and meeting others with similar tastes in movies.
Florence is a city in Florence County, South Carolina, United States.
The Foggy Mountain Boys were an American bluegrass band.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Frank Collison (born February 14, 1950) is an American actor known to television audiences as the hapless telegrapher Horace Bing in the series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and businessman.
Gillian Howard Welch (born October 2, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
The Governor of Texas is the head of the executive branch of Texas's government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales, chart position, or critical reception." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to quality country music collaborations for artists who do not normally perform together.
Grand Wizard was the title given to the head of the Reconstruction-era Ku Klux Klan which existed from 1865 to 1869.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
A handcar (also known as a pump trolley, pump car, jigger, Kalamazoo, velocipede, or draisine) is a railroad car powered by its passengers, or by people pushing the car from behind.
Harley Lee Allen (January 23, 1956March 30, 2011) was an American bluegrass and country singer and songwriter.
Holly Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an American actress and producer.
Homer (Ὅμηρος, Hómēros) is the name ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek literature.
Hot Country Songs is a chart published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine in the United States.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
Howard Waldrop (born September 15, 1946, in Houston, Mississippi) is a science fiction author who works primarily in short fiction.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
"In the Jailhouse Now" is an American novelty blues song originally found in vaudeville performances from the early 20th century,, p. 131 usually credited to Jimmie Rodgers.
James Houston Davis (September 11, 1899 – November 5, 2000) was an American singer and songwriter of both sacred and popular songs, as well as a politician and former governor of Louisiana.
John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor and comedian.
John Cowan Hartford (December 30, 1937 – June 4, 2001) was an American folk, country, and bluegrass composer and musician known for his mastery of the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his witty lyrics, unique vocal style, and extensive knowledge of Mississippi River lore.
John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an Italian-American character actor, writer and filmmaker known for his roles in the films Do the Right Thing (1989), Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), Quiz Show (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and four entries in the ''Transformers'' film series, most recently ''The Last Knight'' (2017).
The Eastman Kodak Company (referred to simply as Kodak) is an American technology company that produces imaging products with its historic basis on photography.
The Kossoy Sisters are identical twin sisters (Irene Saletan and Ellen Christenson) who performed American folk and old time music.
The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different points in time in the history of the United States.
Lee Weaver (born April 10, 1930) is an American film and television actor.
Lester Raymond Flatt (June 19, 1914 – May 11, 1979) was an American bluegrass guitarist and mandolinist, best known for his collaboration with banjo picker Earl Scruggs in The Foggy Mountain Boys (popularly known as "Flatt and Scruggs").
The Light Crust Doughboys is an American Western swing band from Texas organized in 1931 by the Burrus Mill and Elevator Company in Saginaw, Texas.
Lip sync (short for lip synchronization) is a technical term for matching a speaking or singing person's lip movements with prerecorded sung or spoken vocals that listeners hear, either through the sound reinforcement system in a live performance or via television, computer, cinema speakers, or generally anything with audio output in other cases.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
The Louisville and Nashville Railroad, commonly called the L&N, was a Class I railroad that operated freight and passenger services in the southeast United States.
The maître d'hôtel (French 'master of the house'), head waiter, host, waiter captain or maître d manages the public part, or "front of the house", of a formal restaurant.
"Man of Constant Sorrow" (also known as "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow") is a traditional American folk song first published by Dick Burnett, a partially blind fiddler from Kentucky.
In Greek mythology, Menelaus (Μενέλαος, Menelaos, from μένος "vigor, rage, power" and λαός "people," "wrath of the people") was a king of Mycenaean (pre-Dorian) Sparta, the husband of Helen of Troy, and the son of Atreus and Aerope.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael Badalucco (born December 20, 1954) is an American actor, best known for his role as lawyer Jimmy Berlutti on the ABC legal drama television series The Practice.
Michel Ciment (born 26 May 1938 in Paris) is a French film critic and the editor of the cinema magazine Positif.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
The Nashville Bluegrass Band is an American bluegrass music ensemble founded in 1984.
Nicholas Wulstan Park, CBE (born 6 December 1958) is a director, writer and animator, best known as the creator of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep.
Odysseus (Ὀδυσσεύς, Ὀδυσεύς, Ὀdysseús), also known by the Latin variant Ulysses (Ulixēs), is a legendary Greek king of Ithaca and the hero of Homer's epic poem the Odyssey.
The Odyssey (Ὀδύσσεια Odýsseia, in Classical Attic) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer.
Old-time music is a genre of North American folk music.
Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.
In Homer's Odyssey, Penelope (Πηνελόπεια, Pēnelópeia, or Πηνελόπη, Pēnelópē) is the wife of Odysseus, who is known for her fidelity to Odysseus while he was absent, despite having many suitors.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
In photography, toning is a method of changing the color of black-and-white photographs.
Piggly Wiggly is an American supermarket chain operating in the Southern and Midwestern regions of the United States, run by Piggly Wiggly, LLC, an affiliate of C&S Wholesale Grocers.
A boss, in politics, is a person who controls a unit of a political party, although he/she may not hold political office.
Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials or their network contacts for illegitimate private gain.
Polyphemus (Πολύφημος Polyphēmos) is the giant son of Poseidon and Thoosa in Greek mythology, one of the Cyclopes described in Homer's Odyssey.
In politics, populism refers to a range of approaches which emphasise the role of "the people" and often juxtapose this group against "the elite".
Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth.
Preston Sturges (born Edmund Preston Biden; August 29, 1898 – August 6, 1959) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and film director.
Primitive Baptists – also known as Hard Shell Baptists or Old School Baptists – are conservative Baptists adhering to a degree of Calvinist beliefs that coalesced out of the controversy among Baptists in the early 19th century over the appropriateness of mission boards, tract societies, and temperance societies.
Ralph Edmund Stanley (February 25, 1927 – June 23, 2016), also known as Dr.
Raymond Wilkes "Ray" McKinnon (born November 15, 1957) is an American actor, screenwriter, film director and producer.
Reason is an American libertarian monthly magazine published by the Reason Foundation.
A reform movement is a type of social movement that aims to bring a social or political system closer to the community's ideal.
Riding the rail (also called being "run out of town on a rail") was a punishment most prevalent in the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries in which an offender was made to straddle a fence rail held on the shoulders of two or more bearers.
Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician.
Roger Alexander Deakins, (born May 24, 1949) is an English cinematographer best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.
Sepia is a reddish-brown color, named after the rich brown pigment derived from the ink sac of the common cuttlefish Sepia.
In Greek mythology, the Sirens (Greek singular: Σειρήν Seirēn; Greek plural: Σειρῆνες Seirēnes) were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and singing voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Spirit DataCine is a telecine and/or a motion picture film scanner.
Spirituals (or Negro spirituals) are generally Christian songs that were created by African Americans.
Stephen Root (born November 17, 1951) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor.
The suitors of Penelope (also known as the Proci) are one of the main subjects of Homer's Odyssey.
Sullivan's Travels is a 1941 American comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges.
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett III (born January 14, 1948) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) refers to the agency in the state of Texas that assists the people of Texas to effectively use information, archival resources, public records and library materials to improve their lives, the lives of their families, and their communities.
The Battle of Barrington was an intense and deadly gunfight between federal agents and notorious Great Depression Era gangster, Baby Face Nelson, that took place on November 27, 1934 in the town of Barrington, outside Chicago, Illinois.
The Fairfield Four is an American gospel group that has existed for over 90 years, starting as a trio in the Fairfield Baptist Church, Nashville, Tennessee, in 1921.
Timothy Blake Nelson (born May 11, 1964) is an American actor, writer and director.
In Greek mythology, Tiresias (Τειρεσίας, Teiresias) was a blind prophet of Apollo in Thebes, famous for clairvoyance and for being transformed into a woman for seven years.
Tommy Johnson (January 1896 – November 1, 1956) was an American Delta blues musician who recorded in the late 1920s and was known for his eerie falsetto voice and intricate guitar playing.
Tradition Records was an American record label from 1955 to 1966 that specialized in folk music.
Tricia Cooke is an American film editor who is married to director Ethan Coen.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The University of North Carolina Press (or UNC Press), founded in 1922, is a university press that is part of the University of North Carolina.
The University of Texas Press (or UT Press) is a university press that is part of the University of Texas at Austin.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Wilbert Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel (March 11, 1890May 11, 1969) was an American conservative Democratic Party politician from Texas, who came to prominence by hosting a popular radio program.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (originally established as Buena Vista Film Distribution Company, Inc., Buena Vista Distribution Company, Inc. and Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.) is an American film distributor owned by The Walt Disney Company.
Wayne Duvall (born May 29, 1958) is an American actor.
Working Title Films Limited is a British film and television production company, owned by Universal Studios.
Yazoo City is a U.S. city in Yazoo County, Mississippi.
"You Are My Sunshine" is a popular song written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell and first recorded in 1939.
Zeus (Ζεύς, Zeús) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who rules as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.
The 53rd Cannes Film Festival started on 14 May and ran until 25 May 2000.
The 73rd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored films of 2000 and took place on March 25, 2001, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.
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