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Film Scene: Anniversary screenings, Audrey Hepburn on the island and more

17 May 2017

Those of you whose schedules may not have allowed you to catch the recent one-day-only big-screen revival of visionary French filmmaker Luc Besson’s over-the-top sci-fi-comedy mashup “The Fifth Element” are in luck.

 

Film Scene: ‘Princess Mononoke,’ ‘Fifth Element’ anniversary and more must-see events

10 May 2017

What a treat it was to see the original 1995 anime classic “Ghost in the Shell” on the big screen of downtown’s Trustees Theater last week, courtesy of SCAD Cinema Circle.

 

Banff Mountain Film Fest brings action and adventure to Savannah

18 Apr 2017

If you relish the opportunity to see and experience locations and sensations far from the norm, then the 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival has your name written all over it.

 

Annual Gray’s Reef Film Fest continues fight for healthy oceans

31 Jan 2017

This year marks the 14th annual installment of this family-oriented showcase of stunning, oceanographic filmmaking.

 

Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah brings stories from around the globe

11 Jan 2017

There’s an undeniable power in visualizing faraway places and lifestyles that are different from your own. 

 

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.

 

Review: A superhero CPA in Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant'

13 Oct 2016
The bean counter cometh. In Gavin O’Connor’s “The Accountant,” starring Ben Affleck, the paper-pushing CPA — roughly the exact opposite of Schwarzenegger or Stallone — gets his shot at action hero stardom.
 

Cine Grand in Savannah offering free movies after Hurricane Matthew

12 Oct 2016

Cine Grand Eisenhower 6 at 1100 Eisenhower Drive is offering free movie tickets through Oct. 13 as Savannah recovers from Hurricane Matthew.

 

Film Scene: Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah unearths comedy, new wave gems

08 Sep 2016

In last week’s column, I wrote about the unexpected passing of the legendary actor, author and film director Gene Wilder, who charmed viewers the world over through his wonderful star turns in such 1970s and 1980s.

 

Big River Film Fest brings features, documentaries, student films and more to Savannah

06 Jul 2016

You may not be aware that there’s a brand-new film festival in town — and it takes place this weekend at (mostly) the Savannah Civic Center.

 

Review: Documentary turns Disney-loving autistic man into a star

30 Jun 2016

Owen Suskind had largely retreated into silence in the years after his autism began to manifest, around age 3. Three painfully mute years later, and after countless rapt hours spent watching Disney animated movies, a word broke through.

 

Gray’s Reef, Tybee Post Theater team up for ocean-themed film series

28 Jun 2016

The world’s oceans are, without a doubt, the key to the continued existence of life as we know it on this big blue marble we call Earth.

 

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.

 

Film Scene: Hitchcock tribute, locally filmed classic and a look ahead

05 May 2016

Allow me to offer a few advance notices of upcoming specialty screenings from the Psychotronic Film Society that may be of great interest to adventurous movie (and music) lovers.

 

Film Scene: Lucas honors Prince, Meryl Streep; Tybee offers tear-jerker ‘Steel Magnolias’

27 Apr 2016

Those who missed last week's "The Lady From Shanghai" still have two chances to catch a classic Orson Welles feature at Trustees Theater. 

 

Film Scene: Mountain films, foreign gems, Shakespeare and vampires highlight week

14 Apr 2016

April 15 marks the fifth year in a row that the Broughton Street branch of Southeastern clothing and outdoor gear retailer Half-Moon Outfitters has brought the celebrated Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to our distinctly mountain-challenged city.

 

Eat It and Like It: Starland Cafe caters to Hollywood A-listers in Savannah

22 Mar 2016

It’s before 8 a.m. on East 41st Street in Savannah’s Victorian District. There really isn’t a whole lot going on. The neighborhood is beginning to bubble, though. 

 

Mountainfilm on Tour brings specially selected lineup to Savannah

14 Jan 2016

For decades, most folks in the U.S. have likely thought of mediocre canned beer when they hear the phrase “head for the mountains.”

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