December Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

After premiering at the American Film Institute Fest last month, The Banker with Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson was to have a limited theatrical run beginning Dec. 6 before going to digital streaming Jan 31 on Apple TV+. That all changed on Nov. 20, a day prior to a gala screening of the movie… Continue reading December Georgia Film/TV Quick Cuts

Sci-Fi Film Ghost Draft Approaching Atlanta

Chris Pratt, who sent far-left lunatics into an absurd tizzy in mid-July by wearing a “Don’t Tread on Me” T-shirt, is about to send them into another blind rage (it’s so easy to do) when he comes back to the terrible state of Georgia in September to film a sci-fi movie currently titled Ghost Draft.… Continue reading Sci-Fi Film Ghost Draft Approaching Atlanta

Avengers: Endgame

Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: ENDGAME..L to R: Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner), War Machine/James Rhodey (Don Cheadle), Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Nebula (Karen Gillan), Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Ant-Man/Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019

Okay, so first off, [spoiler!], but then [spoiler!] happens, totally throwing a curve ball into all the [spoiler!], but it’s fine, take a breath, since [spoiler!] all of a sudden [spoiler!] and [spoiler] and [spoiler!][spoiler!](holy shit!)[spoiler!], but not for long, since [spoiler!] comes back, and [spoiler!] disappears and [spoiler!] beats the tar outta [spoiler!] just… Continue reading Avengers: Endgame

The Kid

The Kid is not actor Vincent D’Onofrio’s (Full Metal Jacket) directorial debut. That distinction goes to 2010’s forgotten about/poorly reviewed Don’t Go in the Woods, which I actually really enjoyed. That horror/thriller flick about a band of musicians that go into the woods to “get inspired” to write some new material but end up getting… Continue reading The Kid

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

With an all-star cast featuring Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett (as Batman), Tiffany Haddish, Allison Brie, Nick Offerman, Maya Rudolf, Will Ferrell, Charlie Day, Will Forte, Jonah Hill (as Green Lantern), Channing Tatum (as Superman), and Jason Momoa (as Aquaman), The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is the ultimate (meta) self-aware crowd pleaser… Continue reading The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

A dinosaur wrangler (John Schneider) and a gullible former park employee (Lindsay Lohan) return to the wrecked Jurassic World amusement empire because they aren’t smart enough to listen to a wise character actor who was probably paid millions for just one day on the set. They’re joined by a computer nerd (Sammy Petrillo) and a quirky veterinarian… Continue reading Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Avengers: Infinity War

First off, Captain America’s cell number has a 678 area code. So I guess that’s pretty cool. That’s about the only new thing of interest we learn about any of our beloved superheroes in the long-awaited Avengers: Infinity War. Otherwise, it’s two hours and 40 minutes of galaxy-spanning mayhem and physics-defying battle sequences, regularly peppered… Continue reading Avengers: Infinity War

April GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

The Leisure Seeker, with Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland, has opened in Atlanta exclusively at the Tara. It filmed around the metro area in 2016… Formerly called The Pact while shooting in Atlanta, the Universal Pictures comedy Blockers opens in theaters April 6th… Dwayne Johnson’s video game adaptation Rampage, filmed in Atlanta and Chicago, hits… Continue reading April GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

With sweeping, panoramic upshots of a raging battle in progress, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is such a work of art immersed in its source that it becomes something more than just a sequel, with improved technical debris bridging the dust of 1960s Marvel comics to a cinematic life of its own stature. Its… Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Following a local premiere at the Fox on April 30th for area cast, crew and assorted industry peeps, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will open in theaters on May 5th… The locally filmed indie comedy Folk Hero & Funny Guy opens May 12th at the Plaza Theatre… Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The… Continue reading May GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Passengers

Don’t know about you but I miss the Joan Baez songs, but hey, there is a Bob Dylan song in its place! That isn’t all that confusing once you recognize that this sci-fail film centers around a lonely mechanic and his lovable “Roomba” bots who build an arboretum onboard a spacecraft, recalling Silent Running, a 1972… Continue reading Passengers

December 2016 GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Office Christmas Party, the comedy starring Jason Bateman, Kate McKinnon and Jennifer Aniston, hits theaters on Friday, Dec. 9th…The Founder, the story of Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) and the rise of McDonald’s, opens on Dec. 16th… Solace, the long-gestating thriller starring Anthony Hopkins and Colin Farrell, will get a very limited theatrical release by Lionsgate… Continue reading December 2016 GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

The Magnificent Seven

As a remake of the 1954 Kurosawa film Seven Samurai, director John Sturgis’ The Magnificent Seven from 1960 remains the go-to film for initiating the Western genre novice due to its bursting visual palette that defines the breathtaking scope of the Old West, its Elmer Bernstein score that became a cigarette trademark and its basic… Continue reading The Magnificent Seven