Chattanooga Now - Movies

'America's Musical Journey' debuts at Imax 3D Theater

Published Jun. 20 2018

From blues, jazz and country to funk, rap and rock and roll, the United States is as much a patchwork...

British organist performs free concert, accompanies silent film at Memorial Auditorium

Published Jun. 20 2018

A free concert full of patriotism, American music and military salute is set for Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m....

Film Review: 'Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances [trailer]

Published Jun. 20 2018

Here's the good news: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" is more fun than "Jurassic World."

Film Review: Family fun and insight in sprightly 'Incredibles 2'

Published Jun. 13 2018

"The Incredibles" writer/director Brad Bird has said that his characters' powers are all born of stereotypes. Dad is strong, mom...

Film review: The hype is justified for horror hit 'Hereditary'

Published Jun. 8 2018

In Ari Aster's intensely nightmarish feature-film debut "Hereditary," when Annie (Toni Collette), an artist and mother of two teenagers, sneaks...

City Beat: Local film crew producing new works

Published May. 16 2018

Local filmmaker Geoff James reached out a couple weeks ago to give me an update on three projects he's working...

Film review: A scoundrel is born in Star Wars spinoff 'Solo' [trailer]

Published May. 16 2018

If there's one takeaway from "Solo: A Star Wars Story," it's that our favorite scoundrel had been through a lot...

Film review: Gabrielle Union fights for her family in 'Breaking In' [trailer]

Published May. 16 2018

There is one perfect moment in "Breaking In " that one goes to see a movie like "Breaking In" for...

Film review: Melissa McCarthy can't save flat 'Life of the Party'

Published May. 14 2018

Do laundry. Clean the fish tank. Re-grout the bathroom. What do these things have in common? They are much better...

Special screenings of 'Black Panther 3D' at Imax

Published May. 2 2018

This year's blockbuster, "Black Panther," arrives Friday, May 4, on the only screen in Chattanooga massive enough to accommodate action...

Restaurant Review: Pizzeria Cortile fills void in Red Bank eateries

Published May. 2 2018

For me, pizza usually means a quick dinner delivered to my home or fast food I pick up after work....

Hops & Opera at Barking Legs

Published Apr. 25 2018

There will be plenty of suds and singing on tap when the men of Voci Virili host Hops & Opera...

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

Published Apr. 23 2018

It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A...

Film review: Johnson survives the rubble that is 'Rampage' [trailer]

Published Apr. 18 2018

Usually paired with smaller companions like Kevin Hart or Moana, Dwayne Johnson is for once the diminutive one in "Rampage,"...

Mind Coffee: Catching up between one TV season and the next

Published Apr. 11 2018

It says something about a TV show when it requires a complete second look at the previous season before its...

Film review: Krasinski's 'A Quiet Place' is intoxicatingly creepy [trailer]

Published Apr. 6 2018

Let's start with a popcorn warning. If you're bringing your usual tub of multiplex popcorn into "A Quiet Place," just...

Film review: "Pacific Rim Uprising' is cheer-at-the-screen fun [trailer]

Published Mar. 28 2018

At the end of the monsters-versus-robots flick "Pacific Rim," a breach at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean is closed,...

Mind Coffee: The cold touch of horror is not a bad thing

Published Mar. 28 2018

Seems like every time you turn around these days, a new horror-based show is hitting the television screen.

Film review: With Vikander leading, 'Tomb Raider' isn't half bad [trailer]

Published Mar. 21 2018

In "Tomb Raider," which has elements of "Indiana Jones," "Batman" and even "Tron: Legacy," but with an angsty young woman...

Film review: In reboot for Netflix, 'Benji' is still a good boy

Published Mar. 19 2018

It's been a mere 14 years since the last "Benji" movie. But in dog years, that's an eternity.

'The Wild Around You' is a backyard safari in 3D

Published Mar. 14 2018

With eyes glued to phones, computers and TV screens, people often fail to look up and appreciate Mother Nature's beauty...

Film review: Disney's 'A Wrinkle in Time' is a cluttered, dizzying jumble [trailer]

Published Mar. 14 2018

Go ahead, pick your favorite young, villain-vanquishing fantasy heroine. Meg Murry probably came first.

Palace Picture House presents 'Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood' documentary

Published Mar. 7 2018

Did you grow up watching "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood" on WTCI?