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Chance Willie // Contributing Writer Americana artists aren’t the big draw for most Bonnaroo fans, but the genre does have its admirers at the festival, as proven by the mid-morning crowd Saturday for a screening of “Heartworn Highways Revisited.” The movie pays homage to the artists of this growing style of musical storytelling through the …

By Ross Wilson//Staff Writer Amy Schumer has enjoyed great success making fun of her complicated sex life and her figure that’s, well, more ordinary than a magazine model’s. In her stand-up routine and her Comedy Central show, Inside Amy Schumer, she constantly pokes fun at herself. Now, she’s taking on the multiplexes, in a Judd …

Tom Hardy as Max in Mad Max: Fury Road. The film was the fourth film in the Mad Max series and the first to not feature Mel Gibson in the titular role. (Warner Bros. / FILE)

There’s this idea that the kind of movies that come out during the summer are big, brash, loud and we really shouldn’t expect much else out of them. Of course I can’t argue with that. There are some movies that simply don’t put their energy into the kind of stuff that wins Oscars or Palme …

By Sara Snoddy // Contributing Writer Avengers: Age of Ultron is a self-aware and rather dark chapter in the ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe. This highly anticipated sequel to the 2012 mega-hit The Avengers, has already blown box office records with the second-highest opening weekend of all-time, behind its predecessor. Based on the Marvel Comics characters by Stan Lee …

The 2015 Nashville Film Festival began Thursday night with a red carpet event at the Regal Green Hills Cinema. Notable attendees included actor and comedian Nick Kroll and Nashville filmmaker Motke Dapp. The festival will continue through to April 25, presenting more than 280 films including documentaries, feature lengths and short films. For a detailed schedule, …

In the Freddy, Jason and Michael Myers-populated suburbs of horror history, teenagers who have sex leave themselves open to danger in the form of a murderous lunatic. It Follows, the sophomore effort by writer/director David Robert Mitchell, pays almost slavish tribute to John Carpenter’s Halloween and slasher films of the 80s while leaving this moralistic baggage …