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Michael Thomas

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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Sunday Slashers and the Palace Theater, along with the Do Ya Hear We? Chattanooga Punk Fest are proud to present Hear To Be Heard: The Story of the Slits, this Sunday at 2 p.m. at The Palace Theater on Georgia Ave. The all-female punk band The ... Read more

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Fifty years ago this week, three brave astronauts took the first steps to the stars as they boarded the Apollo 11 spacecraft and headed to their historic landing on the Moon. And while we will all remember the names of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin ... Read more

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For fans of classic films, the ongoing film series hosted by the Heritage House Arts & Civic Center is a must add to your film viewing calendar. This Monday, they are screening a fully restored version of the very first Best Picture winner, 1927’s... Read more

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The Tivoli Theatre opened as a movie picture palace in 1921, so it’s only fitting that nearly 100 years later the Tivoli Theatre Foundation continues with the Bobby Stone Film Series in the historic venue. The new lineup, embracing classic films ... Read more

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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde. Aside from being eminently quotable, Oscar Wilde’s legacy is vital both in terms of his rapier wit as well as his martyrdom. As part of LGBTQ History Month, the Heritage House Arts ... Read more

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We happen to be big fans of astrologer Rob Brezsny, who has been gracing the pages of The Pulse for many years now. Rob is an incredibly talented and creative writer and one of our most popular contributors, even with people who don’t believe in ... Read more

The List

When one talks about the “greatest actors of their generation”, Tom Hanks is a name that often ascends high on the roster of our current crop of film stars. And for good reason. One only has to list a few of his film roles to justify his inclusion... Read more

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The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D theater has been showcasing some of the best nature films since it first opened its doors back in 1996. And this week, they hit another cinematic homerun with the debut of Great Barrier Reef 3D, which captures the ... Read more

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Like many here in Chattanooga, we at The Pulse are big fans of anime. And one of the most intriguing new films is Yutaka Uemura’s Saga of Tanya the Evil—The Movie. The film is based on the popular Japanese television series Yojo Senki: Saga of ... Read more

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One of the longest running film series in Chattanooga is the annual Jewish Film Series, assembled and presented by the Jewish Cultural Center on North Terrace. Five Jewish-themed, award-winning films produced in Israel and Argentina will be shown ... Read more

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With box office records falling around the world in the past week as Avengers: Endgame cements its place in history as one of the most successful movies of all time, it’s a good time take a look back to when superhero films really took root in ... Read more

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The Sunday Slashers return to The Palace Theater this, well, Sunday at 6 p.m. to present the untold story of Stiv Bators—the charismatic singer with the Dead Boys who was the original embodiment of the self-destructive punk frontman. He went on ... Read more

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RiffTrax’s Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett (of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame) are back in cinemas this spring to celebrate the 10th anniversary of RiffTrax Live with an all-new riff on a B-movie classic. Read more

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Come out for a special evening in support of freshwater science and conservation as the Tennessee Aquarium premieres the Hidden Rivers of Southern Appalachia documentary. This spectacular new film, shot across Southern Appalachia, celebrates the ... Read more

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One of the quiet(er) gems for seeing live music in town is Charles and Myrtle’s Coffeehouse on McBrien Road inside Christ Unity Church. Nearly every Saturday, they bring in some of the most intriguing regional and national acts and present them ... Read more

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I have two cats named Scout and Boo Radley. So to say I’m a fan of Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” would be a bit of an understatement. The novel won Lee a well-deserved Pulitzer Prize and has touched millions of readers with ... 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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