Filmmakers, Start Your Engines For 54

​A sign of a thriving film community is the presence of a multitude of festivals, each with a different purpose. It seems that every year there is a new and exciting festival waiting to showcase Chattanooga talent.

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The Man Behind The Martyr

“Selma” is a film that was undoubtedly challenging to make. How do you make a film about a cultural touchstone, a figure both legendary and mythical, a martyr for a distinctly American cause ... more »

Jan 22, 2015 10:37 AM Reviews

A Moving Tribute to A Man Who Loved The Movies

I write because of Roger Ebert. He isn’t why I love movies. I loved them long before I read his column. But he is the reason I write. I discovered him as almost everyone did, though the Siskel and Ebert television show. more »

Jan 15, 2015 9:23 AM Reviews

On The Trail of Self Discovery

A new year often reminds us of what we are not. Many times we start the year with false hopes only to end it with rumination on missed opportunity. more »

Jan 7, 2015 5:15 PM Reviews

Sing Out, Cinderella

"Into the Woods” is undoubtedly the best musical playing in theaters right now. It’s interesting that I can write that sentence, as I can’t remember any time in the previous five years in which there was ... more »

Dec 31, 2014 4:27 PM Reviews

Yelling “Fire” In A Crowded Theater?

Americans take our entertainment seriously. When “The Interview” was first announced, I rolled my eyes and sighed. I knew that it would dominate the news cycle for a while—cable news would endlessly debate the reactions ... more »

Dec 24, 2014 11:25 AM Reviews

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