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Film Scene: See a classic in Savannah's old-time movie palace

25 Nov 2014

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the initial theatrical release of director Victor Fleming’s legendary romantic drama “Gone with the Wind.”

 

Review: Revolution gathering in ‘Mockingjay’

20 Nov 2014

All is not well in Panem. At the conclusion of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the force-field shattering arrow of Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) left the society in turmoil.

 

Film Scene: ‘Revolution,’ ‘Chaos’ add to Gregory Peck weekend

19 Nov 2014

There is certainly no shortage of talking heads to be found on TV and radio espousing their own beliefs about the current state of political affairs.

 

Review: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ lives up to its title

13 Nov 2014

Comedy is all about timing. The dimwitted Lloyd (Jim Carrey) reminds the audience of that simple fact minutes into “Dumb and Dumber To” and the sentiment echoes throughout the disappointing return.

 

Review: Trio of top actors shines in ‘Foxcatcher’

13 Nov 2014

You may already know the story of the Schultz brothers, Dave and Mark, both gold-medal Olympic wrestlers, and their stormy relationship with their wrestling-obsessed benefactor, John DuPont.

 

Review: Stewart displays sure hand in ‘Rosewater’

13 Nov 2014

You can take the man away from the humor. But you clearly can’t always take the humor from the man.

 

Review: ‘Homesman' reverses the Western’s course

13 Nov 2014

“There’s been some trouble about the women hereabouts,” says John Lithgow’s plains preacher in Tommy Lee Jones’ “The Homesman.”

 

Film Scene: Documentary may convince you to bag the plastic

12 Nov 2014

Many of you who have been following the local alternative cinema scene for a good while should fondly recall the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers.

 

Here are this week's new Netflix releases

07 Nov 2014

Avail 11/6

Doug Benson: Doug Dynasty (2014) –Netflix Original

 

Review: A brilliant Eddie Redmayne portrays Stephen Hawking in ‘Theory of Everything’

06 Nov 2014

The famed British physicist Stephen Hawking has never had small ideas or small ambitions, least of all his audacious youthful quest to find a “theory of everything” — one that would explain the entire universe in one simple equation.

 

Review: Disney does Marvel in ‘Big Hero 6’

06 Nov 2014

As the Disney-Marvel mash-up “Big Hero 6” moves toward its big-action finale, the images will look strikingly familiar. A supervillain wreaks havoc. A portal to another dimension looms. A showdown goes airborne over a metropolis.

 

Film Scene: Savannah Film Festival closes another standout year

05 Nov 2014

Now that the 2014 Savannah Film Festival has finally come to a close, I can safely say that (to my taste, at least) it boasted one of the more unique and enjoyable schedules of features and shorts in the recent history of this beloved local annual institution.

 

WWII veteran Frank Moore to attend screening of documentary ‘Mending the Line’

05 Nov 2014

It’s not every day that one has the opportunity to interview someone who fought against Hitler’s forces during the Invasion of Normandy.

 

Review: Jake Gyllenhaal tightly coiled and creepy in ‘Nightcrawler’

31 Oct 2014

The most frightening thing about Jake Gyllenhaal in “Nightcrawler” — even more than those sallow, sunken cheeks, those googly eyes and that unkempt hair tied into a greasy bun — is his smile.

 

Review: ‘Language’ explores a relationship in 3-D

31 Oct 2014

Written, directed and edited by Jean-Luc Godard, the fragmented French drama “Goodbye to Language 3-D” explores a relationship’s dynamics through three-dimension technology.

 

Review: ‘Sleep’ a decidedly average psych thriller

31 Oct 2014

Again teamed with Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman stars as an amnesia victim whose brain resets back to 13 years ago after each night’s slumber in the decidedly average psychological thriller “Before I Go to Sleep.”

 

Review: ‘Interstellar’ a sublime cosmic knockout

31 Oct 2014

Since his breakthrough with the backward-running “Memento,” Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time.

 

'Billy Bates' to screen in Savannah

31 Oct 2014

Producer Julie Pacino and director Jennifer DeLia will bring their feature film "Billy Bates" to Savannah on Nov. 4.

 

Glen Campbell documentary added to Savannah Film Fest lineup

29 Oct 2014

The Savannah College of Art and Design has announced the documentary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” has been added to the 2014 Savannah Film Festival’s Docs to Watch series.

 

Film Scene: Festival rolls on with free Halloween screening of ‘Nosferatu’

29 Oct 2014

Well, the 2014 Savannah Film Festival keeps on rolling, with scores of interesting and otherwise unavailable features and shorts on tap through its closing Nov. 1.

 

Matt Bomer honored with Savannah Film Festival award

27 Oct 2014

Exceptional actor, humor and intelligence were just a few of the words used by Savannah College of Art and Design performing arts professor Andra Reeve-Rabb to describe actor Matt Bomer.

 

VIDEO: Norman Reedus returns to Savannah film fest, dishes on new roles and his terrifying video game

26 Oct 2014

When “The Walking Dead” star Norman Reedus blurts out he’s working on a new Adult Swim cartoon called “Deep Frito,” I want to believe him.

 

Review: Shailene Woodley gets lost in a blizzard

22 Oct 2014

By now, there should be no question in anyone’s mind that Shailene Woodley is an actress on a rapid-fire journey to stardom.

 

Review: A twist on the man-child romp in ‘Laggies’

22 Oct 2014

Lynn Shelton is a curious, Pacific Northwest-bred hybrid of high-concept and low production value.

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