I fell asleep once, and my guest to the screening fell asleep twice. I checked my watch three times, and many audience members got up to use the restroom, and some simply did not return.
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This year Macon Film Festival and Bronze Lens Film Festival brought amazing programming to their audiences via Don’t Be Nice, a documentary about the 2016 Bowery Slam Poetry team from New York.
Support the Girls played at SXSW, the Macon Film Festival and opens at Midtown Art Cinema this weekend.
The Spy Who Dumped Me opened Friday August 3rd, and it will probably close soon. The movie leaves a lot to be desired.
Let’s go back to the 90s; it was a simpler time in many regards, and the setting for The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Desiree Akhavan and Cecilia Frugiuele adapted the Emily M. Danforth novel into the 2018 Grand Jury Prize winner at the Sundance.
By Cameron McAllister I first met Marisa Ginger Tontaveetong while working for the Atlanta Film Society in 2014. She was a Programming Associate at the time and I was Marketing Manager. By the time the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival took place, Ginger had completed and submitted an animated short film (along with Tamarind King, Shir Wen Sun and Yu Ueda), “Starlight,” that went on to win the ATLFF Animated Jury Prize. Winning that prize—just one of several that the film picked up—allowed the team to be longlisted for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Ginger has gone on to…
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony is about a woman scorned, but it leaves the audience scorned. Tyler Perry has written and directed many films and plays about angry women, and Acrimony is no different.
Music is universal and personal at the same time, and the filmmakers behind Itzhak do a good job of showing the personal and universal through the life of the living legend Itzhak Perlman.
Down and Yonder is a Georgia-grown independent film. It is slow like the southern drawl in a small town, and mildly charming. The opening sequence is put together quite well from a technical standpoint, but unfortunately the rest of the film doesn’t hold up to the same level.
Love, Simon is the first major teen movie about a gay teen. It’s directed by the guy who created Dawson’s Creek, produced by the same people who make The Fault in Our Stars and adapted by This Is Us writers.