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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: ‘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: 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: 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: Week brings crazily impressive lineup of alternative screenings

26 Jan 2017

The variety of notable programming choices is outstanding, and I heartily encourage all readers to seek out at least one motion picture to attend between now and Feb. 1. 


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: 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. 


Fabulous Equinox Orchestra to host CD/DVD release party to celebrate success and Savannah

31 Aug 2016
It doesn’t get much more fabulous than this. On Sept. 3 at Trustees Theater, the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will present a CD/DVD release show. 

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.


1964 The Tribute takes audiences back to the early Beatles

21 Jun 2016

He signs autographs “Mark for John” because he is Mark Benson, except when he’s not. When on stage for 1964 The Tribute, he’s John Lennon, and has been for 32 years. 


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: Orson Welles trifecta, charity screenings and ‘American Alfred Hitchcock’

21 Apr 2016

Last Saturday’s screening of the Orson Welles rarity “Chimes at Midnight” at Muse Arts Warehouse could be viewed as a sort of unofficial fourth film in the SCAD Cinema Circle’s forthcoming three-feature salute to that most celebrated of filmic legends.


Gov’t Mule will reminisce with huge music catalogue in Savannah

13 Apr 2016

Warren Haynes is no stranger to the Southern rock music scene, gaining notoriety early in his career as a guitarist for acts like The Dicky Betts Band and David Allen Coe


Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival adds 3D movies to 13th annual event

27 Jan 2016

Living as we do in such close proximity to the beach, it’s far too easy for many in the Savannah area to take the ocean — and the beauty, inspiration and yes, even the prosperity which it provides — for granted.


Film Scene: ‘Beat The Devil’ reunites Bogart, Lorre and Huston

17 Dec 2015

Mention “The Maltese Falcon” to most anyone with even a passing interest in old-school Hollywood movies and you’ll likely get a nod of recognition at the very least.


The Motown Experience returns to Savannah with Christmas concert to make you dance

23 Nov 2015

Start off the Christmas season with what is arguably the best music ever written, performed and recorded.


Grace Potter brings new album to Trustees Theater

04 Nov 2015

I caught Grace Potter at a good time. “I’ve had two coffees and it’s a beautiful day,” she said during our recent phone conversation. 


Film Scene: ‘Mr. Holmes’ comes to Savannah screen

22 Jul 2015

Folks who read this column with some degree of regularity likely know by now that on Wednesday nights, The Sentient Bean turns into an informal screening room, courtesy of the Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah.