Lauren Analla

Lauren Analla – deadCenter 2016 Interview

A couple of weeks back, GoodTrash Media tackled the deadCenter 2016 film festival and closed out our coverage with a roundtable interview with the cast and crew of the Oklahoma Feature award winner Electric Nostalgia. It was a really great chat that brought interesting insight of the culture the producers created on the set. Unfortunately […]

Electric Nostalgia Cast & Crew Roundtable

Last weekend the low key piece of sci-fi genre Electric Nostalgia sold out two showings at the deadCenter Film Festival and took home the award for Best Oklahoma Film. If you’ve been keeping up with the GoodTrash Media website, you’ll know we’ve been extensively following the project  over the last few months. After finally catching […]

The Superlative Light: A Documentary of the Future

 Folks, the future is now. During deadCenter 2016, I was given the opportunity to take cinema outside of the norm. The short documentary The Superlative Light had its world premiere at SXSW and headed northbound to have its Oklahoma premiere at deadCenter film festival. What makes The Superlative Light unique is that it blends four different concepts to […]

Heartland and The Female Voice

One of the major highlights of my time covering the deadCenter Film Festival this year was seeing Heartland and talking with the creative team including screenwriter/actress Velinda Godfrey and director, Maura Anderson.  Just seeing the trailer and having this interview got me very excited to see the film and it did not disappoint! Watch out dear reader, this is […]

Carol Littleton

Carol Littleton: Oklahoma Native, Living Legend

How do you describe a film editor whose career spans decades? Who has worked with the biggest names in the industry? Interviewing Carol Littleton for GoodTrash Media was a complete honor, and I am thankful for the staff at deadCenter for honoring her service in the film industry by inviting her to the festival. I sat […]

Black Mountain Poets

Black Mountain Poets is an improvisational comedy, that will delight some, though it is not my cup of tea. What can I say? I walked out on this one folks. The premise is fairly clear. A couple down on-their-luck friends steal the car that belongs to the poets, The Wilding Sisters. The sisters are on […]

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou is one of the most important figures in twentieth century American literature and of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s. In the new documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise we get one of the most complete pictures of her life yet to be told in cinema. This film if nothing else […]

deadCenter 2016: It’s All About the Shorts

deadCenter 2016 has an admirable line-up of feature films this year, but the real fun and experimentation is happening in the shorts. The festival has no less than 10 different Short Film categories which means if you’re in attendance and you have caught at least one shorts program, you’re doing it wrong.  We caught up […]

deadCenter 2016

deadCenter 2016: Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of deadCenter 2016 really kicked the festivities into high gear with loads of meet and greets, filmmaker panels, and of course, movies! The whole GoodTrash deadCenter team gather around a small table with special guests Devon Green from the Okie Geek podcast and *award winning* producer of Electric Nostalgia, Zachary Burns. Alexandra brings […]

Heartland dcFF16 Interview

The deadCenter 2016 Film Festival has a plethora of options to explore and one subject of interest this year has been LGBTQ representation in Oklahoma. Whether it’s through a documentary like An Act of Love or the satirical comedy of Oh Brother! the subject seems to be heavy on the mind of Oklahoma produced films. One […]