Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Angelina Jolie is back as Maleficent in Disney’s sequel, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. There are a few exceptions, but usually no sequel is better than the original film. Mistress of Evil does try to rival the first installment – they almost pull off a PG-rated Game of Thrones motif, and it’s fun, but the movie fails to be… Continue reading Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

October Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Spider-Man offshoot Venom, with Tom Hardy in the title role, opens in theaters on Oct. 5… The inevitable young-black-guy-shot-by-white-cop drama The Hate U Give opens on Oct. 5… First Man, with Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, lands in theaters on Oct. 12… Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween opens on Oct. 12… Filmed in the Savannah area,… Continue reading October Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

March GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Galveston, starring Elle Fanning, will have its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 10th. No word yet on when or if the Savannah-filmed thriller will get a proper release… Love, Simon – which filmed in Atlanta under the title of the book on which it’s based, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda – is… Continue reading March GA-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Galveston: Savannah Becomes You

Galveston, an action/crime/drama/thriller feature film, will shoot at least part of its story not in the titular Texas town but in Savannah. Ben Foster and Elle Fanning (pictured) star in the tale of a cancer-stricken New Orleans hitman, assisted by a teenage hooker and her little sister, racing to escape being offed by his boss.… Continue reading Galveston: Savannah Becomes You

Live by Night

Every city had one spring up. Think Harlem down south, or Sweet Auburn only seedier and more crime ridden. Ybor City in Tampa was the location where Irish, Italian and Cuban outlaws struggled for dominance over the rum trade. Author Dennis Lehane set his novel there and director/screenwriter Ben Affleck has attempted to pay homage to those… Continue reading Live by Night