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September 2011: Hollywood South

FEATURES
Hollywood of the South
Explaining Georgia's bustling film scene, from Gone with the Wind's premiere at Loew's to The Blind Side. ONLINE:
>> A look at the big picture
>> A timeline of film and television in Georgia
>> GALLERY: Films from throughout the years
>> Get it all with the digital edition, including a chart on how the Three Stooges supported the local economy, close-ups on crew members, and a look at the power players behind the scenes
 

MORE IN THE MAGAZINE
A chart on how the Three Stooges gang spent money on locals · Close-ups on crew members · Write-ups of the power players behind the scenes · Tips on how to be an extra · A look at African American filmmakers · How to host a film crew · Primer Mundo's cigars · Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial · The Vibrator Play at Synchronicity · Escorpion's creative drinks · MAE Couture's parachute pants · Different ways to style an outfit around a blazer · Closet organization · Johns Creek's My Room Rocks
Zombies Are So Hot Right Now
Why is the best new show on television filmed here? Simple. Atlanta is the zombie capital of the world.
By Justin Heckert
 
Mad About Madea
Director and writer Tyler Perry has built and empire. So why can't he catch a break?
By Valerie Boyd
 
Mountain Men
In an oral history that includes James Dickey’s never-before-published correspondence, star Burt Reynolds and director John Boorman join more than a dozen others (including the creepy banjo player) in recalling the making of a movie that would forever change how the world sees Georgia.
By Charles Bethea
 
FOOD & DINING
Review Viande Rouge
Culinary Character Indie dining spots
Recipe Kamal Grant's Coca-Cola chicken
>> EXTENDED VERSION of Susan Puckett's Home Plates column
>> GALLERY: Step-by-step shots of the making of the recipe

LIFE & STYLE
Fashion Bold hues and retro shapes
>> GALLERY: Looks from our fall fashion feature
Style Honesty bracelets
Home Darwin Crawford, an urban lumberjack
>> GALLERY: Before and after photos of Crawford's work
Travel Waycross
Culture Growing up Muslim after 9/11
History The Atlanta Music Festival hopes to raise its profile
Sports Mizuno clubs
>> GALLERY: A look behind the scenes at the Mizuno factory

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Best Bets Music Midtown returns, Herndon's centennial, Japan Fest
Art Flux's Louis Corrigan discusses his philanthropy
>> GALLERY: Pictures from Flux 2010 and the org's other projects
Music Gregg Allman's second chance

COLUMNS
Hollis Gillespie Moving! (Across the street, but still)
Rich Eldredge An interview with Jane Fonda
>> EXTENDED VERSION
Deborah Geering Jams by Fairywood Thicket
Flash Back Rapid transit pipe dreams
Editor's Note Thoughts on the film industry's domino effect on the local economy