Chattanooga Now - Movies

Film review: Not even Dwayne Johnson can rescue 'Baywatch' [trailer]

Published May. 25 2017

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has so much charisma it can be seen from space. His charisma should be considered a...

Film review: Bryan Cranston shines in moody, escapist 'Wakefield' [video]

Published May. 18 2017

Have you ever fantasized about one day walking away from your well-ordered life? Just ditching work and the humdrum routine...

Watch movies under the stars in Chickamauga

Published May. 11 2017

The city of Chickamauga, Ga., will launch a monthly series of free outdoor movies beginning Friday, May 12, in Holland-Watson...


Film review: 'Alien: Covenant' is a return to gut-busting horror

Published May. 11 2017

Ah, the siren song of John Denver. Who among us can resist it? Certainly, not the crew of the Covenant,...

Film review: Sniper flick 'The Wall' shoots itself in the foot [trailer]

Published May. 11 2017

Not long into the film "The Wall," two U.S. soldiers find themselves pinned down by sniper fire in a remote...

Cine-Rama Palace Picture House opens with 'Colossal' [videos]

Published Apr. 27 2017

Cine-Rama Palace Picture House opens to the public on Friday, April 28, establishing itself as Chattanooga's only independent cinema.

Film review: 'Guardians' returns and it's better than the first [trailer]

Published Apr. 27 2017

In James Gunn's sequel to his swashbuckling space Western, the Guardians of the Galaxy do their version of "The Empire...

City Beat: Young actor with Chattanooga roots starring in new movie

Published Apr. 20 2017

"Wild Man," the independently produced comedy, will be shown this weekend at the Nashville Film Festival and it stars George...

Mind Coffee: Will Starz shoot new miniseries at Rock City?

Published Apr. 20 2017

In 2001, "American Gods" won the Hugo and Nebula awards as the best science-fiction novel of the year, as well...

Film review: When the bullets fly, 'Free Fire' comes to a crawl [trailer]

Published Apr. 20 2017

The shootout, often a ballet, is a battle royale in Ben Wheatley's "Free Fire."

Film review: 'The Lost City of Z' is a mesmerizing adventure [trailer]

Published Apr. 19 2017

Modest and majestic at once, the films of James Gray patiently burrow their way into the souls of their characters...

Film Review: F. Gary Gray speeds outta 'Compton' and into 'Fast 8'

Published Apr. 13 2017

Life hasn't slowed down for director F. Gary Gray in a while.


Chattanooga Film Festival screening more than 100 films [video]

Published Apr. 6 2017

It's been 30 years since "The Monster Squad" premiered in movie theaters and while it did not do well on...

Mind Coffee: 'Logan' is grim, raunchy, bloody ... and quite good [trailer]

Published Mar. 30 2017

The last time I saw Charles Xavier, he was being blown into his individual atoms. Literally.

Film review: 'The Zookeeper's Wife' tells a riveting true story [trailer]

Published Mar. 30 2017

In German-occupied Poland during the darkest days of World War II, a zookeeper and his wife managed to save the...

Film review: 'Life' is a mediocre science-fiction thriller [trailer]

Published Mar. 23 2017

In Daniel Espinosa's "Life," an international space station orbiting the Earth intercepts an automated capsule returning from Mars with samples:...

Jewish Film Series marks 10th year in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 16 2017

The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga will open its 10th annual Jewish Film Series with "The Women's Balcony," the first...

Film review: Malick gets some life back in 'Song to Song' [trailer]

Published Mar. 15 2017

As filmmakers obsessed with his early work continue to ape his style, Terrence Malick has ventured beyond, reaching into territory...

Film review: 'T2 Trainspotting' a nostalgic trip toward adulthood [trailer]

Published Mar. 15 2017

Nostalgia can be tricky, casting a rose-colored glow on memories that may not deserve it.

Film review: In 'Skull Island,' Kong gets drafted into Vietnam [trailer]

Published Mar. 8 2017

Not since Marlon Brando in 'Apocalypse Now' murmured of 'the horror' has such a brooding beast lurked deep within a...

Film review: Kristen Stewart, otherworldly in 'Personal Shopper' [trailer]

Published Mar. 8 2017

Director Olivier Assayas's bizarre but transfixing 'Personal Shopper' is not something that lends itself to a simple description.


Film review: A 'Beauty and the Beast' with a new dimension [trailer]

Published Mar. 8 2017

The Disney 'live-action' remakes, of which the new 'Beauty and the Beast' is but one in an assembly line, are...

Mind Coffee: Horror shows at the Oscars through the years

Published Mar. 2 2017

And the winner of Best Picture is: 'La La Land.'