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In honor of Black History Month, Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Color Purple” returns to the big screen to celebrate its 35th anniversary. From 1909 to 1949, Celie (Whoopi Goldberg in her ... Read more

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The Backlot Film Series at The Heritage House continues their classic film series with a rare dramatic film from Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. 1941's classic Penny Serenade depicts the struggles of a loving couple who must overcome numerous ... Read more

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The imagery of a banked track with fishnet clad female warriors on eight wheels is as outdated as the term ‘girl’ when referring to a young woman. Over the past decade, the sport of roller derby has evolved and worked diligently to be taken more ... Read more

, Between The Bridges

In February 1945, hundreds of America’s highly skilled and educated women, many from the Southeast, shipped out to Europe for the opportunity of a lifetime. The U.S. Army’s 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was the only all-female, all-... Read more

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If you know anything about music, you’ve probably heard the song “Summertime” at least 200 times in your life. But how many are familiar with the opera from which it comes? Ira and George Gershwin’s great American opera classic Porgy and Bess ... Read more

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It’s the 10th anniversary of Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema and in this new production, leading perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of the classical repertoire, offering the public the opportunity to discover again this iconic ballet ... Read more

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One of the classic film styles since the dawn of sound cinema has been the musical. Taking the popular stage and vaudeville musicals of the early 20th century and bringing them to the big screen has delighted audiences for nearly a century. Read more

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The holidays are over, the days are shorter, the weather is colder. Yep, it’s winter time. So while you’re bundling up and longing for the long gone days of summer, here are few winter facts to keep your friends and co-workers entertained. Read more

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Four Jewish-themed, award-winning documentary films produced in the United States and Israel will be shown on five consecutive Wednesday evenings at 7:15 p.m. beginning next Wednesday at the Jewish Cultural Center on North Terrace. Read more

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Chattanooga has seen a number of new music festivals plant roots in the city, while some of our longer running festivals have seen changes. And one of the longest running Christian music festivals continues to grow. After much success at their ... Read more

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After travelling through space and time, the TARDIS is returning to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-day-only appearance. This Sunday at 2 p.m. at AMC Chattanooga 18, Whovians can gather together with sonic screwdrivers in hand to see ... Read more

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ScreenJunkies is one of my favorite YouTube channels. They love film and post a steady stream of pop-culture parodies, original series, and thoughtful commentaries including “Honest Trailers”, “Power Levels”, and “Movie Fights”. Read more

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It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone. Read more

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Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, and whether you’re driving or flying, we’ve got some interesting facts and figures for you to share with folks and impress them with your mastery of all things trivial. Read more

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Happy birthday, Marine Corps! We, The Marines, a stirring IMAX film, will take you on an action-filled adventure into the rigorous experience of becoming a Marine and serving as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D ... Read more

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“It’s astounding. Time is fleeting. Madness takes its toll.” From the first time Riff-Raff uttered those words on screen in 1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has been part of the national consciousness. Several generations of film goers have ... Read more

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It’s that time of the year when a hint of Fall is in the air, though this year, Mother Nature seems to be wanting to keep the thermostat set a bit higher than normal. And one of the very first signs of the approaching change of seasons is when ... Read more

Between The Bridges

There are many ways film can bring people together. And one of the most effective ways has been through documentaries. Think of how documentary filmmaker Michael Moore brought attention to issues such as school shootings, how Morgan Spurlock ... Read more

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There was a period in the 1950’s when a new wave of Italian filmmakers challenged the Hollywood studio system that dominated much of the film world, introducing edgy, avant-garde films that pushed the boundaries of what was considered “acceptable”... Read more

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One of the mainstays of American cinema through most of the mid-20th century was the extravagant movie musical. And while there are a few musicals on the cineplex these days—the recent Elton John biopic Rocket Man, for example—it’s been a while ... Read more

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What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word “grindsploitation”? If you’re like me, you think of campy low-budget horror filmmaking with a decidedly dark comedic twist and as much over-the-top imagery as the film budget will allow. Read more

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With August now upon us and school getting back into session next week (!!), it may feel like the summer is almost over. But it’s not for the movie-loving folks at the Chattanooga Film Festival. Earlier this week, they kicked off their Summer ... Read more

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Director John Waters, Baltimore’s “Prince of Puke”, has a well-earned reputation for putting some of the strangest—and most distasteful—images ever seen on screen. And now the folks behind the Sunday Slashers film series present a ... Read more

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Opera is a funny thing. Opera is an art form that either sinks into your soul and wraps around your heart or simply leaves you unmoved and unsure what all the fuss is about. If you are new to opera, or simply willing to try something new and find ... Read more

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For years, Chattanooga film lovers didn’t have a lot of options beyond a few local theaters showing the latest Hollywood offering for a few weeks or so. But like so many other things that have improved culturally in our fair city, movie lovers ... Read more

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