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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: 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: Go back to the disco with ‘Saturday Night Fever’ anniversary screening

03 May 2017

In the mood for a new, first-run progressive political documentary? Like to help fund the protection of our natural environment? Enjoy supporting Savannah’s locally based, independent arts and culture venues?

 

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: ‘The Graduate’ 50th anniversary and more highlight week in cinema

19 Apr 2017

There are a great many people who eagerly await each week’s issue of Do, and either receive it along with their regular Thursday copy of the Savannah Morning News or grab one from a nearby box or rack each Thursday morning.

 

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: Options include Flannery O’Connor doc, live opera, short film fest and more

23 Mar 2017

I am pleased to say that last week’s presentation of “Fences” looked and sounded great in the Tybee Post Theater’s intimate space.

 

Film Scene: Catch these unique screenings while you can

01 Mar 2017

I must admit, I don’t pay that much attention to the Academy Awards anymore. 

 

Film Scene: ‘Streetcar,’ Met Opera and more light up the big screens this week

22 Feb 2017

On Feb. 23, the lovely and intimate Tybee Post Theater presents a one-show-only screening of controversial director Elia Kazan’s adored 1951 drama “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

 

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: Festivals, arthouse thrills and a Girls Night Out on the agenda

18 Jan 2017

Those of you who could not view esteemed British filmmaker Nicolas Roeg’s arthouse classic “The Man Who Fell to Earth” last week missed a truly impressive and resoundingly potent motion picture experience.

 

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: Lucas screens Christmas classics for charity

07 Dec 2016

Allow me to impress upon you just how cool it is that the Tybee Post Theater is screening the infamously steamy 1981 neo-noir “Body Heat” on Dec. 8.

 

Psychotronic Film Society offers local premiere of Savannah-filmed ‘SiREN’

29 Nov 2016

When director Gregg Bishop first read the script for “SiREN,” it occurred to him that Savannah might make an ideal setting for the tale of dark and evil forces.

 

Film Scene: Horror, music and sci-fi films all coming up in Savannah

22 Nov 2016

Well, folks, it looks like the people, organizations and venues broadly responsible for providing most of the noteworthy alternative cinema events in our neck of the woods have started binging on tryptophan a little early this year. 

 

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: ‘Seven Samurai’ schedule change, plus Spanish films, cheesy grindhouse and classic weepers

22 Sep 2016

A couple of hours before this week’s column went to press, I learned that showing of “Seven Samurai” will still take place at Trustees Theater — only it will be next Thursday night, Sept. 29. 

 

Film Scene: Savannah offers landmark epic ‘Seven Samurai,’ film fests and more

15 Sep 2016

So, this is one of those glorious weeks when I find myself getting just a wee bit giddy while writing this column.

 

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.

 

Film Scene: Remembering Gene Wilder and Kevin McCarthy, plus a look at upcoming film fests

01 Sep 2016

Just as I was writing this week’s Film Scene, word came down the wire that the great and idiosyncratic actor, screenwriter, author and motion picture director Gene Wilder had passed away at the age of 83.

 

Film Scene: Tybee Post, PFS salute late, great Ingrid Bergman

25 Aug 2016

The next few days afford movie lovers not one, but two unique opportunities to witness the late, great Bergman’s inimitable cinematic majesty as it was meant to be observed — on the big screen. 

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