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Review: A pugilist parable of transformation in ‘Southpaw’

23 Jul 2015

If you’ve ever wondered what might have happened to Job if he had a strong left hook, “Southpaw” may be the film for you.

 

Review: Disappointing ‘Pixels’ falls apart before it begins

23 Jul 2015

The most believable element in “Pixels” is that alien video-game creatures could attack our planet.

 

Review: ‘Paper Towns' is modest, middle-of-the-road teen drama

23 Jul 2015

Based on an earlier teen fave novel by “The Fault in Our Stars” author John Green, “Paper Towns” is a mild coming-of-ager about dawning awareness and life lessons learned among a small group of Florida high school seniors.

 

Film Scene: ‘Mr. Holmes’ comes to Savannah screen

22 Jul 2015

Folks who read this column with some degree of regularity likely know by now that on Wednesday nights, The Sentient Bean turns into an informal screening room, courtesy of the Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah.

 

Review: Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ is smaller but still not fun-size

16 Jul 2015

If ever there was a sworn devotee — a chanting, face-painted worshiper — of the Big, it is Marvel.

 

Review: Woody Allen’s latest is a meditation on meaning and murder

16 Jul 2015

Woody Allen has always been interested in man’s search for meaning in life — a search he clearly sees as futile.

 

Film Scene: Celebrate Bond, Brynner with weekend films

14 Jul 2015

For the past several weeks, downtown’s historic Lucas Theatre has been celebrating British author Ian Fleming’s iconic secret agent character James Bond. 

 

Review: ‘Self/less,’ immortal and it feels so dumb

08 Jul 2015

“Self/less,” if you couldn’t tell from the preposterous title, is a deeply silly movie that takes itself very, very seriously.

 

Review: A prequel for the pipsqueaks called ‘Minions’

08 Jul 2015

Sidekicks rarely shine when thrust into the spotlight, but what about a few hundred of them?

 

Review: ‘Tangerine’ a vital peek into unseen Los Angeles street lives

08 Jul 2015

Caitlyn Jenner and her glamorous Vanity Fair cover brought unprecedented visibility to transgender women. 

 

Film Scene: ‘Badlands’ demands to be seen on big screen

08 Jul 2015

Film Scene readers who’ve attended one or more of the Lucas Theatre’s “Summer of Bond” screenings over the past few weeks have likely enjoyed themselves immensely.

 

Review: Arnold (but little else) is back in ‘Terminator’

02 Jul 2015

Thirty-one years and counting, and the Terminators keep rolling off the assembly line like new iPhones, upgraded with shape-shifting abilities, rebooted Sarah Conner assassination levels and, one presumes, better selfie cameras.

 

Review: Celebrity is the villain in Winehouse doc ‘Amy’

02 Jul 2015

Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary “Amy” is a slow, tragic zoom out. 

 

VIDEO: Savannah is huge in 'Magic Mike XXL'

01 Jul 2015

While we knew many scenes for the newly released “Magic Mike XXL” were filmed in Savannah, we didn’t how much of Savannah would actually appear on the big screen. Until now.

 

Extras get royal treatment for 'Magic Mike XXL'

01 Jul 2015

About 500 extras from “Magic Mike XXL” came out for the local red carpet premiere at Royal Cinemas and IMAX in Pooler.

 

Film Scene: Special screening benefits Charleston families

01 Jul 2015

This Thursday, July 2, the Cinema Circle one-ups a refreshingly fun selection with its very own follow-up: Cameron’s 1991 sequel, “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” aka “T2.”

 

Review: Lotsa grinding, little plot in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

30 Jun 2015

There’s an early scene in “Magic Mike XXL” that hints at what this much ballyhooed sequel woulda, coulda, shoulda been.

 

Review: ‘Max’ a classic tale of a kid, his dog and those gun smugglers

25 Jun 2015

It’s officially summer. What better time for a heartwarming caper movie about a troubled but noble Texas teen, his troubled but noble dog and those crazy mean gun smugglers they tangle with?

 

Film Scene: Follow up Bond flick with a Midnight Movie

24 Jun 2015

Those looking for something outside the confines of standard area multiplexes, take heed: There’s plenty of options on silver screens big and bigger around town over the next seven days.

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