Missing Link

Writer/director Chris Butler’s new stop-motion animation movie is visually dazzling. From a technical (and even a casual) perspective it’s a tight/fun watch from beginning to end. It’s also (well, for an animated feature at least) quite star-studded: Zoe Saldana, Timothy Olyphant, Hugh Jackman, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, and Zach Galifianakis (as the lead, Mr. Link)… Continue reading Missing Link

November Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

Nobody’s Fool, which filmed in Atlanta as The List, hits theaters on Nov. 2. Tyler Perry wrote, produced and directed, while Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter and Whoopi Goldberg star… The Front Runner, with Hugh Jackman as Gary Hart, gets a limited release on Nov. 6, expanding on Nov. 16 and then a wide release on… Continue reading November Georgia-Filmed Release/Premiere Dates

November GA Film/TV Quick Cuts

NASHVILLE - "You're Lookin' At Country" - It's country music's biggest night of the year at the 48th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville. Up for a total of 11 awards between them, Rayna and Luke's evening begins with an unfortunate hitch when Rayna stumbles upon Luke's pre-nuptial agreement documents, causing for some friction between them. Later, Avery's parents are in town for the show as Avery is nominated for a CMA Award. What should be a lovely reunion takes a turn when Avery introduces them to Juliette. Meanwhile, Gunnar and Zoey's relationship is tested and Deacon and Scarlett watch the awards from home, on "Nashville," WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Mark Levine) ERIC CLOSE

After shooting scenes in Marietta, Conley and elsewhere locally, Dumplin’ has wrapped… Marvel’s Black Panther was back shooting additional scenes (or doing reshoots) during the second half of October… Come Sunday and Game Night are back in Atlanta doing a few days of reshoots… Ant-Man and the Wasp took to Savannah to shoot some scenes… Continue reading November GA Film/TV Quick Cuts

September GA Film/TV Quick Cuts

A buttload of new cast members have been added to Jason Reitman’s The Front Runner, starring Hugh Jackman as Senator Gary Hart. Sara Paxton (TNT’s Murder in the First, pictured) will play Donna Rice, J.K. Simmons is tapped to play Hart’s campaign manager Bill Dixon and Vera Farmiga will star as Hart’s wife Lee. Others… Continue reading September GA Film/TV Quick Cuts

The Front Runner En Route to Georgia

Director Jason Reitman (Juno) has been in Atlanta recently scouting locations for the feature film The Front Runner, a political drama about Colorado golden boy Gary Hart’s failed bid to win the 1988 Democrat presidential nomination after the press slaughtered him with allegations that he was screwing Donna Rice, a former girlfriend of Don Henley. Hugh Jackman… Continue reading The Front Runner En Route to Georgia

X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse is far and away the lynchpin for the franchise. Its immediate predecessor, Days of Future Past, was more focused on getting its muddled timeline back on track, and thus bridging the two trilogies by recasting a “school for gifted youngsters” with more age-appropriate actors. In all fairness, the original three films… Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse

Prisoners

In director Denis Villeneuve’s suspense thriller Prisoners, everyone is guilty of something. When two little girls go missing on Thanksgiving, a frantic search turns up a suspect whose RV was seen parked in the middle class neighborhood. Taken into custody only to be released without being charged, it sets in motion a kidnapping film that… Continue reading Prisoners