Updating The Bear Necessities of Jungle Life

1967’s The Jungle Book has long been one of my favorite Disney films, second only to Sleeping Beauty for lack of a fire-breathing dragon. What it lacks in evil green fire, it more than makes up for with a particular ...

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The promise of eternal life has long been a selling point of most major religions. Be it the Christian idea of paradise in the everlasting presence of God, the promise of 72 virgins in certain Muslim ... more »

Apr 20, 2016 12:03 PM Reviews

One major benefit of the Chattanooga Film Festival is the inclusion of little-known quality films that can be found in the lineup. Each year, there are an assortment of strange, beautiful experiences that remind ... more »

Apr 13, 2016 2:02 PM Reviews

There is a certain pattern to most biopics about popular musicians. From Buddy Holly to Ray Charles, from Johnny Cash to Easy E and Ice Cube, they all start with humble roots. We see the musicians ... more »

Apr 6, 2016 11:56 AM Reviews

There will likely never be a fully satisfying portrayal of Batman. The character has been around for 77 years and written in a multitude of ways, changing subtly through each incarnation. There are consistent elements to the story ... more »

Mar 30, 2016 12:23 PM Reviews

We’ve been waiting all this time to see what’s beyond the wall, and I’ll tell you plain and simple what’s beyond it: two hours of cut scenes with little explanation, a frustratingly hardheaded protagonist, puddles of ... more »

Mar 23, 2016 10:45 AM Reviews

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