Bill Arceneaux is a local New Orleans independent film critic & writer, who has written for publications from Big Easy Magazine to Film Threat to Occupy to The Hammond Daily Star. He’s a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association and is Rotten Tomatoes approved. One of his favorite Louisiana-made movies is the under-seen WUSA.
'Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets' is the kind of film that has such a great sense of what feels reel and what is real. You almost could reach into the screen and grab a smoke, as it beats 3D every day of the week and then some.
This year, the New Orleans Film Festival is streaming online, giving viewers worldwide the opportunity to enjoy the very best of Hollywood South. Bill Arceneaux's first four picks in the Bayou Brief's series on the Best of the Fest.