Midtown Art Cinema is one of about three theaters in Atlanta that plays independent films and those with small releases — stuff like “The Wrestler” or “Che” or “Pan’s Labyrinth.” It’s also part of Landmark Theatres, a national, corporatized chain of similar cinemas. Continue reading ‘REVIEW: Midtown Art Cinema’
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is hosting its second fundraiser at which you pay $20 to see the 1988 drama “Gorillas in the Mist” about gorillas… chilling out in mist. (It’s a pretty good title, though.) Sigourney Weaver will also be there representing all the endangered primates and whatnot. Continue reading ‘Watch ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ with Sigourney Weaver, wishing it was ‘Alien’… or ‘Copycat’’
Part of a continuous series of classic film reviews from some of the most eloquent, hilarious film critics from yesterday and today.
I am jealous of Andrew Sarris, the dean of American film criticism. Some of you may have read his stuff over the last few decades in The Village Voice and most recently in The New York Observer (until the Observer decided it didn’t have enough money to pay him). But the man has got a pretty insane advantage of every critic out there. Continue reading ‘CLASSIC REVIEW: The work of Stanley Kubrick’
Published October 1, 2009
Tags: Abigail Breslin, Adventureland, Annie Potts, Atlanta, Dawn of the Dead, Decatur, Edgar Wright, Emma Stone, Georgia, Ghostbusters, Jesse Eisenberg, Ruben Fleischer, Shaun of the Dead, Superbad, The Squid and the Whale, Woody Harrelson, Zombieland
I can say I had fun watching “Zombieland.” At the end of the day, I can say that. Most people will. That much is assured for a movie that is equal parts “Superbad” and “Dawn of the Dead” and manages to competently merge both subgenres, tropes and all. Continue reading ‘REVIEW: ‘Zombieland’’