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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.


Review: ‘John Wick’ delivers non-stop action

22 Oct 2014

In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves’ “Matrix” stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David Leitch on “John Wick,” a visceral revenge thriller that marks a confident, muscular action debut.


Film Scene: Festival isn’t the only movie game in town

22 Oct 2014

Anyone who’s even mildly interested in the art of cinema is doubtlessly dealing with a pretty bad case of the nervous jitters (or a pretty good case, depending on one’s perspective) right about now, as the 2014 installment of the week-long Savannah Film Festival is right around the corner.


2014 Savannah Film Festival offers new events, familiar favorites

22 Oct 2014

The 2014 Savannah Film Festival will expand its main mission — education — this year, but there will be plenty of sparkle and stardust to go around.


Renee Zellweger pulls out of Savannah Film Festival, but fans have some surprises on the way

17 Oct 2014

Citing scheduling conflicts, Academy Award-winning actress Renee Zellweger has informed the Savannah College of Art and Design that she will not attend the 2014 Savannah Film Festival.


Review: Edgy ‘Dear White People’ has memorable cast

16 Oct 2014

A cheeky provocation wrapped in a zingy punchline, Justin Simien’s “Dear White People” recalls other memorably promising debuts — by filmmakers named Spike, for instance, whether Lee or Jonze.


Review: Michael Keaton soars in bracing ‘Birdman’

16 Oct 2014

When we first see Michael Keaton in “Birdman,” Alejandro G. Inarritu’s bracingly inventive and accomplished new film about fame, relevance, self-worth and lots of other intense stuff, he’s sitting in his white undies, in the middle of a dressing room.


Review: ‘Book of Life’ celebrates death

16 Oct 2014

It’s not surprising that a companion art book to the new animated film directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro has already been released.


Review: ‘Fury’ a barrage of heavy-handedness

16 Oct 2014

The relentless barrage of heavy-handedness in David Ayer’s World War II tank drama “Fury” begins immediately.


Film Scene: Halloween Movie Madness hits the Lucas

15 Oct 2014

In a spur-of-the-moment decision, our friends at the Lucas Theatre have decided to screen 1939’s Civil War epic “Gone with the Wind” at 7 p.m. Nov. 28.


VHS archaeologists of Found Footage Festival headed to Savannah

15 Oct 2014

In the burgeoning era of amateur video in the 1970s-1990s, the VHS reigned supreme.


Review: Blood on the jazz drums in ‘Whiplash’

10 Oct 2014

If you’ve ever sat in a jazz club or concert and thought the band was just riffing the night away with nary a care in the world, “Whiplash” should whip that feeling out of you faster than a really up-tempo drum solo.


Review: Downey and Duvall battle in ‘The Judge’

10 Oct 2014

Just put Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall in a room together and you’ll have a movie, a truism that “The Judge” does its damnedest to disprove.


Review: ‘Alexander’ a snappy, benign comedy

10 Oct 2014

Given its premise, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” could have been a lot more horrible and no good than it is.


Film Scene: Explore this grab bag of movie options

08 Oct 2014

Michael Jordan and his creative partner Dan Kurtz will unveil their latest effort, “Pirates of Savannah and Beyond,” at (fittingly enough) downtown’s iconic Pirates’ House Restaurant.


Review: Chucky needn’t worry about ‘Annabelle’

03 Oct 2014

Inanimate objects are deployed to endless would-be scary effect in “Annabelle,” and it’s not just the supremely creepy doll that is its star.


Review: ‘Men, Women & Children’ doesn’t click

03 Oct 2014

If ever there was a movie that needed a window to be opened, a blast of fresh air to be let in, it’s Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women & Children.”


Review: Moving story, simply told, in ‘Good Lie’

03 Oct 2014

The movie poster for “The Good Lie” features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film’s star — not in the essential sense.