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Film Scene: Week’s screenings bring both classic and new animation

21 Jun 2017

If you live in the greater Savannah area and have not yet availed yourself of a trip out to Tybee Island’s beautifully restored single-screen movie house, there’s no time like the present.


Film Scene: Get classic horror, kids’ choice and more in Savannah, Tybee, beyond

14 Jun 2017

How many different alternative cinema events can we pack into just one installment of Film Scene, you may ask? 


Film Scene: Marilyn Monroe, ‘Dirty Dozen’ and plenty of kids’ flicks to choose from this week

07 Jun 2017

Well, it’s finally started to get hot out there, folks. Savannah hot. Hot enough to fry an egg on a battalion of palmetto bugs.


Film Scene: Kids’ classics top the lineup in Savannah, Tybee and beyond

31 May 2017

There are so many specialty cinema events taking place in the greater Savannah area over the next seven days that it’s somewhat hard to fathom. 


Film Scene: Week’s screenings include favorite classics, modern surprises

24 May 2017

This week’s batch of what we here at Film Scene call “alternative cinema” fare includes two movies that will sound quite familiar to anyone out there who read last week’s column, for two distinctly different reasons.


Film Scene: Make plans for anime, TED Talks, ‘Frozen’ and much more

26 Apr 2017

Greetings, adventurous film lovers, and welcome to another week’s worth of area alternative cinema previews.


Film Scene: Specialty screenings include Grateful Dead concert movie, cult flicks, anime and more

12 Apr 2017

Looking ahead to the next seven days or so, there’s a surfeit of noteworthy features for adventurous viewers in our area to choose from.


Film Scene: Stay busy with ‘Godfather’ on Tybee, Hitchcock and more

06 Apr 2017

There are, quite simply, too many specialty screenings going on this week to delve very deeply into any of them — but here’s a bird’s eye view of what’s being offered.


Film Scene: Movie romance gets both classic and twisted for Valentine’s Day

07 Feb 2017

If you’re looking for some cinematic diversions that are out of the ordinary, the next seven days afford several worthwhile options scattered throughout the greater Savannah area.


Film Scene: Plan for many great indie, obscure screenings in the new year

28 Dec 2016

This column marks the final Film Scene of 2016, and it’s not entirely surprising there are few notable alternative cinema events taking place in the greater Savannah area over the next seven days.


Film Scene: Screenings include ‘Saving Private Ryan’ to follow up Veterans Day

09 Nov 2016

Over the past several weeks, you may have noticed more than a few mentions of local film organization CinemaSavannah’s exclusive area engagement of “Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World."


Film Scene: Check out a double dose of films made in Savannah, Tybee

06 Oct 2016
Well, folks, the big news for local film lovers this week must surely be the long-awaited lineup and schedule announcement for the 2016 Savannah Film Festival. 

Film Scene: Make plans for ‘Close Encounters,’ Claudette Colbert and 48 Hour Film Project

21 Jul 2016

I daresay there have been more multi-installment series of alternative feature film screenings in our area over the course of 2016 than in any year since I moved to Savannah three decades ago.


Film Scene: Get nostalgic with ‘American Graffiti,’ ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and more

14 Jul 2016

Greetings, movie lovers. I hope you’ve been taking advantage of this recent stifling heat and humidity, and are using that as an excuse to hang out more often in darkened cinemas.


Film Scene: Kurt Russell classics, new festival and more fill your week

07 Jul 2016

Both Friday and Saturday nights, the Lucas tips its hat to the one and only Kurt Russell with two relative gems of gonzo, 1980s exploitation flicks.


Film Scene: Classic screenings include ‘A Place in the Sun,’ Elvis duo

23 Jun 2016

Heading into the weekend, there will be two very different Hollywood classics shown downtown on June 24.


Film Scene: Bogie and Bacall light up the big screen in ‘The Big Sleep’

16 Jun 2016

Anyone who appreciates bold, thought-provoking filmmaking should run, not walk, directly to the Regal Cinemas to catch Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ perplexing, disturbing triumph “The Lobster” before its unexpected local run ends.


Film Scene: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Zootopia,’ ‘LEGO Movie’ on tap for summer family schedule

09 Jun 2016

Two of the area’s recently reopened historic cinemas have launched series geared toward providing an inexpensive entertainment option during the hottest (and most fetid) months of our year here in the Coastal Empire.


Film Scene: Tybee Post, Mars theaters gear up for family-friendly summer flicks

02 Jun 2016

Here at Film Scene, we’d like to assist our readers in dealing proactively with the unfortunate attributes of the warm weather months in this neck of the woods.


Tribute celebrates the Allman Brothers Band in concert at Mars Theatre

01 Jun 2016

Springfield’s Mars Theatre will present Tribute, a celebration of the Allman Brothers Band, on June 4.