Chattanooga Now - Movies

Local filmmaker's movie is in two Chattanooga theaters Thursday

Published Nov. 28 2018

Chattanooga filmmaker Morgan Capps' first feature film, "Meow Wolf: Origin Story," will make its Chattanooga debut Thursday, Nov. 29, at...

The 'Polar Express 3D' is pulling into Imax Theater

Published Nov. 20 2018

"Polar Express 3D" has been shown on the six-story screen at the Tennessee Aquarium Imax Theater for more than a...

Film Review: A commanding turn from Viola Davis in 'Widows'

Published Nov. 20 2018

When you think of the wives and girlfriends of criminals and mobsters in cinema and television, what or who comes...


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Film Review: 'Creed II' goes more than the distance. It's a KO

Published Nov. 20 2018

The weight of legacy hangs heavily over "Creed II."

Film review: The new 'Grinch' film will only make you flinch [trailer]

Published Nov. 14 2018

Every Who down in Whoville gets a new Grinch this season. Why, you may ask? The idea defies reason. Does...

Film Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' won't rock you, but Malek will

Published Oct. 31 2018

Where does a preening, pansexual rock god get his powers? The Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" traces his sonorous majesty...

Film Review: 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms' falls flat

Published Oct. 31 2018

So Disney has gone ahead and made a Christmas movie from "The Nutcracker."

Film review: 40 years later, 'Halloween' slashes again [trailer]

Published Oct. 24 2018

With hollow eyes and sagging cheeks, the flabby white mask of Michael Myers is horror's great blank slate.

Film review: Chazelle's 'First Man' is at once intimate and grand [trailer]

Published Oct. 24 2018

Nearly a half-century has passed since the majestic moment when Neil Armstrong stepped carefully onto the lunar landscape, left foot...

Film review: A timely story of addiction in 'Beautiful Boy' [trailer]

Published Oct. 24 2018

Relapse is part of recovery. That's what one doctor in "Beautiful Boy" tells David Sheff (Steve Carell), the distraught father...

Film Review: McCarthy's talent shines in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' [trailer]

Published Oct. 24 2018

The early 1990s New York of Marielle Heller's "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" isn't so long ago but it already...

Mind Coffee: Good lines from films and TV

Published Oct. 24 2018

"Cops get all squirrelly when they find a demon baby in your trunk."

Film review: 'Wildlife' shows a family in crisis, beautifully [trailer]

Published Oct. 24 2018

It's fall of 1960 in Montana when we meet the Brinson family in "Wildlife," a carefully considered and deeply moving...

Film review: 'The Hate U Give' should be seen by everyone [trailer]

Published Oct. 24 2018

"The Hate U Give" begins with a scene at the family dinner table where a father is giving his young...

Film review: 'A Star Is Born' is dizzyingly wonderful [trailer]

Published Oct. 10 2018

It's hard not to go into "A Star Is Born " without a lot of prejudgments.

Film review: In 'Bad Times at the El Royale,' a motel's mysteries [trailer]

Published Oct. 10 2018

Drew Goddard, the screenwriter-turned-director whose feature debut was the meta-horror film "A Cabin in the Woods," has laid another movie...

Film review: 'Venom,' with Tom Hardy, is a manic muddle [trailer]

Published Oct. 10 2018

"Venom," starring Tom Hardy as a TV investigative journalist whose body is invaded by an alien organism, is a destabilizing...

Film review: Redford is wry, charming in his (maybe?) swan song [trailer]

Published Oct. 10 2018

If you're going to pick someone to play a man who moves through the world with grace, style and a...

Disney princesses returning to the big screen

Published Sep. 19 2018

Whether you missed them the first time around or would like to relive the magic again on the big screen,...

Film review: 'House With a Clock in its Walls' is a real time suck [trailer]

Published Sep. 19 2018

The 10-year-old hero at the center of the film "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" likes to look...

Film review: In 'A Simple Favor,' a vlogging mom with secrets [trailer]

Published Sep. 19 2018

What evil lurks behind the mommy vlogger with an "oopsie jar"?


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Film review: 'The Predator' outstays its welcome on Earth [trailer]

Published Sep. 19 2018

Predators are personal for Shane Black. He was hacked apart by one of the fearsome alien hunters in the first...

Film review: In 'The Nun,' what evil lurks beneath a habit [trailer]

Published Sep. 12 2018

As frightening as the "The Nun" is, it doesn't hold a candle to today's real-life horrors in the Catholic Church.