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Film Scene: ‘The Florida Project’ comes to Savannah for one screening only

14 Feb 2018

If you have not availed yourself of the opportunity to see the full run of “Harry Potter” films once more (or, for many readers, the very first time) on the big screen as they were intended to be enjoyed, there is still time to catch the final three installments at the historic Lucas Theatre.


Film Scene: Docs offer new perspective on Met Opera, Women’s March, Ferguson riots

10 Jan 2018

Whether you’re in the mood for something light or something almost incomprehensibly heavy, our area’s alternative cinema offerings for this upcoming week likely have at least one option that will appeal to you.


Film Scene: Silent epic ‘Metropolis’ makes a rare Savannah screening

03 Jan 2018

The last time pioneering German Expressionist filmmaker Fritz Lang’s jaw-droppingly stunning sci-fi allegory “Metropolis” was screened publicly in our city was in January 2011.


Film Scene: Christmas classics, fantasy fare, scary gremlins fill everyone’s movie wish list

20 Dec 2017

A big thanks to those Film Scene readers who came out last Sunday for “Tangerine,” the second installment of The Look Back, a new queer cinema series.


Film Scene: Holiday classics, animation, ‘Nutcracker’ on Savannah big screens

13 Dec 2017

It is winter in Savannah (for whatever that’s worth), and that means holiday-themed films and cinematic presentations abound.


Film Scene: Options range from just-opened stage play to 50th anniversary of a cinema classic

06 Dec 2017

The Lucas Theatre offers the latest in its series of National Theatre Live broadcasts of top-shelf British stage plays. This time around, it’s “Young Marx,” the just-opened play about the early life of Karl Marx.


Film Scene: From rom-coms to horror, something for everyone at the movies

18 Oct 2017

I’m thrilled to announce that a few weeks from now on Nov. 10, the Lucas plays host to a major fundraising event for the newly rebooted Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah.


Film Scene: ‘Columbus,’ Broadway HD events and more fill up week in film

11 Oct 2017

Keep an eye on future Film Scene columns for advance news of several more interesting and unexpected features on tap for the Lucas’ huge screen in the upcoming months. 


Film Scene: Psychotronic Film Society honors indie horror pioneer Romero

04 Oct 2017

Looking ahead to the next seven days of alternative cinema events, there’s plenty of wonderful screenings on display for locals and visitors alike.


RESCHEDULED: David Gilmour, Avett Brothers concert movies coming up

06 Sep 2017

Greetings, fellow film lovers. We have quite a week in store for us here in the greater Savannah area, with all manner of specialty screenings taking place — including the return of CinemaSavannah and the launch of yet another new themed series at the historic Lucas Theatre.


Film Scene: ‘Alien’ trio, ‘Doctor Who’ and more light up big screens

23 Aug 2017

Since heavy cloud cover prevented most everyone near Savannah from witnessing even the tiniest amount of the solar eclipse, I can only assume loyal Film Scene readers still have 100 percent of their retinas intact.


Film Scene: Outlaws, anime, and Stamos highlight a week of rare screenings

10 Aug 2017

Looking for some air-conditioned, big-screen entertainment that’s a bit out of the ordinary? Pick up on one or more of these specialty screenings taking place around the greater Savannah area over the next seven days.


Film Scene: Revamped Lucas Theatre programming features variety

03 Aug 2017

Ever since SCAD unexpectedly assumed control of the day-to-day programming and operations of downtown’s beloved, historic and architecturally significant Lucas Theatre a few months back, I am pleased to say there has been a notable and impressive uptick in the frequency and variety of cinematic presentations on the giant screen.


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: 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: ‘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: 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.