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Jonathan Majors and Michael B. Jordan talk about Atlanta-filmed Creed III
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.
The Atlanta History Center premieres a new documentary on the history of Stone Mountain
The new 32-minute original documentary, produced by the Atlanta History Center under its new Atlanta History Center Originals banner, premiered Wednesday night at AHC and illustrates the history of the world’s largest confederate monument by tracking the timeline of its birth.
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.
Amazon’s I Want You Back is a classic, feel-good rom-com with Atlanta as a centerpiece
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.
Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre ends drive-in screenings, but fond memories of the pandemic pivot remain
As we slowly win back some of the hallmarks of normalcy we were forced for so long to do without, we must also bid goodbye to the quirky innovations that took their place. The Plaza Theatre's drive-in service is one of those.
Georgia’s Film and TV crew unions prepare to strike
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.
Where Loki, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and WandaVision filmed near Atlanta
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.
The animal wrangler: Jamie Stimach on why raccoons make great costars
"Never work with kids or animals." I hear it every day. That’s why we have wranglers.
From Black Panther to Malcom X, Ruth E. Carter’s costumes on display at SCAD FASH
Longtime costume designer Ruth E. Carter’s over 30 year history in film is documented in the engaging SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film exhibition “Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design” open through September 12, 2021.
Out on Film launches a “virtual theater” for this year’s LGBTQ+ film festival
Now an independent entity, Out on Film is one of the nation’s oldest LGBTQ+ festivals, one of the 10 largest of its kind in the U.S., and one of only three Oscar-qualifying LGBTQ+ fests.