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Bookworm: 'Butler' serves up juicy bits of history

...before thought possible: he voted for a black president.In his foreword to The Butler, the story that begat the movie, director Lee Daniels says his movie's title character is "fictionalized."The real Allen lived nearly a stones' throw from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-08-15/bookworm-butler-serves-juicy-bits-h
Ramblin' Rhodes: Vivien Leigh enjoyed brief stay in Augusta

...Christmas gift this week 72 years ago in having an unplanned visit by movie stars Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier and movie director Alfred Hitchcock.The visit took place exactly one year after Leigh made movie history with her Oscar-winning portrayal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-12/ramblin-rhodes-vivien
Evans High grad dances to the top

...renowned choreographer Doriana Sanchez and a cha-cha number created by Jason Gilkison. One of the show's judges, movie director Adam Shankman, compared her with the previous season's winner, Jeanine Mason, during the results show. The other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/15/met_559574.shtml
Metro | Evans High School
Gorgeous 'Wild Things' roars to the screen

...Wild Things Are," the book, is just 339 words long. But in turning it into "Where the Wild Things Are," the movie, director Spike Jonze has expanded the basic story with a breathtaking visual scheme and stirring emotional impact. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/15/mov_551897.shtml
Movies
Medal recipients have poignant stories to tell

...Hanks receives the Medal of Honor from President Lyndon Johnson is the actual footage from his award ceremony. The movie director had placed Tom Hanks' face on Sammy's body. 2. When asked why he didn't stay in his foxhole after he had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/23/op_501193.shtml
Opinion columns
New on DVD

...unrated cut accompanied by cast interviews and behind-the-scenes material that can be accessed while watching the movie. Director Neil Marshall and some of the cast provide commentary on the unrated version. COST: DVD, $29.98; Blu-ray...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/24/mov_466782.shtml
Movies
Don't slight socialized medicine

...film. Most reviewers are praising the movie, some don't - mainly for the wrong reasons. Mr. Moore is a gifted movie director who knows how to make an impact on those moral issues that are affecting the country, and with a remarkable ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/12/op_139361.shtml
Opinion columns
A clear cut

...seeing a 12-year-old raped on screen completely overshadows any artistic merit the movie might have. The best movie directors do masterful jobs of filming powerful scenes without having to resort to graphic depictions. Take one of Dakota's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/23/edi_113579.shtml
Editorials
Stuff to do

...Harvest Food Bank; (706) 724-9641. BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot is 68. Movie director Martin Scorsese, 64; Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels, 62. Actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, 48...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/17/liv_104757.shtml
Life & style
Stuff to do

...a stub will gain admission to The Soul Bar and a free drink after the concert. BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Movie director Roman Polanski is 73. Actor Robert Redford is 69. Singer Johnny Preston is 67. Actor Christopher Jones is 65...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/18/ent_92889.shtml
Things to Do