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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: 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: 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.

 

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.

 

Unplugged: Time to mark your calendars for big spring shows

19 Apr 2017

It’s time to get out your music calendars. Spring is a busy season in Savannah, and there are shows coming up in the next few weeks that some of you do not want to miss.

 

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: Selections include an even older ‘1984,’ Hitchcock and more

30 Mar 2017

The reliably fantastic and always surprising Black Maria Film Festival is making its annual Savannah stop on yet another nationwide tour of venues.

 

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: 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.

 

Unplugged: Strong lineups this week at El-Rocko, Sentient Bean

17 Jan 2017

Birdperson’s high-energy, New Wave-influenced rock seems a great fit for the party atmosphere at El-Rocko, and that show kicks off a busy weekend that takes the band to Atlanta and Myrtle Beach.

 

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: Upcoming closure of Muse Arts Warehouse a blow to Savannah’s indie arts scene

14 Dec 2016

Muse Art Warehouse’s shuttering in just a few short months will be a very heavy blow to the local indie cinema scene in this town.

 

Film Scene: Week brings horror premiere, birthday salute and neo-noir

30 Nov 2016

Welcome back, dear readers. I hope your Thanksgiving holiday was free from any and all unnecessary family drama and strife.

 

Film Scene: Savannah gets exclusive screening of critically acclaimed ‘American Honey'

20 Oct 2016
For those of you keeping score at home, please be aware that another worthwhile, left-of-mainstream foreign feature film has unexpectedly made its way into one of our local multiplexes without any sort of advance notice — let alone publicity.
 

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: The Beatles, Werner Herzog, Japanese horror and more on display this week

29 Sep 2016

Ron Howard’s acclaimed rock music documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years” has been playing for the past week at the Cine Grand on Eisenhower Drive.

 

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.

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