Camp Chair Cinema features movies under the stars in Renaissance Park

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Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Camp Chair Cinema features outdoor documentaries in Renaissance Park. The next event is Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. It is a free event that is open to the public, produced by Outdoor Chattanooga in collaboration with Lookout Wild Film Festival and River Rocks. There will be a screening of […]

Student directs “Serial Killer Groupies” film

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Krause shows off her movie poster of "Serial Killer Groupies: a Love Story"

Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Why love a person convicted of committing gruesome murders and become the object of ridicule and disgust? Joy Krause, a senior from Rhode Island, had the same question and many more when in a documentary film class four years ago. She sought to answer her questions in her own documentary: […]

Wilderness Outdoor Theater in North Georgia offers drive-in movie experience

Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Wilderness Outdoor Movie Theater brings the classic drive-in movie theater experience to the Chattanooga area. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the theater opens its gates at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7, but debit and credit cards are not accepted. The theater has two screens. The cost covers both movies […]

Center Park presents Saturday movie nights

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Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn., – River City Company will show free movies for all ages at Center Park, 728 Market St., for the last three Saturdays in September.“Enjoying a free movie underneath the stars with friends, family and other Chattanoogans is a great way to spend a Saturday night downtown,” Paige Southard, program manager for […]

CAB features movie nights on the lawn

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Three students watch “The Amazing Spiderman 2” in the UC at a rained out movie night on the lawn.

Amber Wilson Pack your blanket, lawn chairs and a picnic this Thursday, Sept. 4 for Movie Night on the Lawn. The movie starts at 8 p.m. at Chamberlain Pavilion. Students will learn the true meaning behind the phrase, “Love thy neighbor” in the feature presentation of “Neighbors,” starring Zac Efron and Seth Rogan. During her […]

Critics Corner: Guardians Worth the Attention

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After hearing Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” starring Chris Pratt, had the highest August opening ever, I was skeptical of the praise it had been receiving. Critics were giving praise to the movie and my friends, both in person and online, were asking me to see it. When I saw the trailers for the film, […]

White-washing becomes Biblical

Cameron Morgan, Chattanooga, Tenn. — During spring break I had the opportunity to see “Son of God.” While I am not particularly religious, I thought the film was well done, and I am sure it will be a classic among the slew of religious movies coming out this spring. Without this religious vantage, I was able […]

Critic’s Corner: “Dallas Buyer’s Club”

Joakim Roth, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Alright, alright, alright. It is the year of Matthew McConaughey. Let’s be honest, the prolific Texas heartthrob has come quite a ways since the 2000’s rom coms (“Fool’s Gold,” “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” among others). Starring in “Dallas Buyer’s Club,” McConaughey reinforces that pretty boy comebacks-á la Justin Timberlake- can and […]

Critic’s Corner: Inside Llewyn Davis

Joakim Roth, Chattanooga, Tenn. – “If it was never new, and never gets old, then it’s a folk song.” Inside Llewyn Davis starts off with a folk song and ends with a folk song. In it’s entirety, the movie is one big folk song. The Coen brothers know exactly what it takes to strum together […]

Critics Corner: Her

Joakim Roth, Chattanooga, Tenn. – “Sometimes I think I have felt everything I’m ever gonna feel. And from here on out, I’m not gonna feel anything new. Just lesser versions of what I’ve already felt.” These are the words that Theodore Twombly, played by a brilliant Joaquin Phoenix, whispers heartfelt to his new computer’s operating system Samantha, […]