Occasionally poignant and often delightfully goofy, the film features Asante Blackk as Adam Campbell, a sensitive introverted high school artist who documents the before and after alien times in melancholy paintings that hang on his family’s living room wall. Those paintings, and a big chunk of the film’s creative vision, come courtesy of Atlanta-based artist William Downs, who worked closely with director Cory Finley to bring Landscape With Invisible Hand’s unique look and feel to life.
For his directorial debut, it would have been easy for Michael B. Jordan to give audiences another run-of-the-mill entry in the hit 47-year-old Rocky film franchise. But between rounds in the ring—with help from screenwriters Keenan Coogler and Zach Baylin and story from Ryan Coogler—Jordan crafts a film about toxic masculinity, the challenges Black men face in communicating their emotions about past trauma, the lasting impact of childhood friendships, and the importance of forgiveness.
Q&A: Till director Chinonye Chukwu on the importance of remembering Emmett Till’s story and his mother’s fight
Till—a heartbreaking biopic about Emmett Till's mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, played by Atlanta-native Danielle Deadwyler—opens in select cities (including Atlanta) on October 14 and nationwide on October 28. Here, director Chinonye Chukwu discusses Deadwyler’s powerful performance and why the story of Emmett Till remains sadly relevant today.
For as many movies that film in Atlanta, few actually set their stories in the city. But director Jason Orley’s new Amazon Original rom-com, I Want You Back, puts the city at the forefront, as stars Charlie Day and Jenny Slate try to win back their exes.
Streaming media is booming, and production crews are working harder than ever. But they say the gains of the digital-entertainment age aren’t being fairly distributed.
All three Marvel streaming hits filmed at least partially in metro Atlanta. The filming locations included some easily-recognizable landmarks, such as the downtown Marriott Marquis, Krog Street Tunnel, and Peachtree Center.
While Abrams is easily this year's most surprising nominee with a Georgia connection, she is far from the only one—several Atlanta-filmed shows and actors with Atlanta ties earned nominations for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards.
The P-Valley showrunner talks about a typical outing to Atlanta's strip clubs, using theater as a vehicle for change, P-Valley’s success, and what Ryan Murphy's directing program taught her about making television.
Watchmen, HBO's incredibly timely hit mini-series, deserves a lot of Emmys. Now, it officially has a chance to take home a bucket of them.
HBO will offer all nine episodes of the critically acclaimed Atlanta-filmed series—which focuses heavily on themes of systemic racism, particularly in the police system—for free this weekend on its website.