the Southerner Online

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness is a new hit documentary on Netflix starring private zoo owner Joe Exotic.

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness

May 15, 2020

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, the new Netflix sensation, has surpassed anyone’s preconceived notions of what a documentary could be. Just...

The 2016 film

10 sports movies to watch during social distancing

May 6, 2020

It’s been over 50 days since most sports ended, and boredom is starting to reach unprecedented levels. I can’t speak for everyone, but the lack of s...

Classic novels have made their way onto the big screen, appealing to high schoolers in a new way.

High school kills classic novels; movies revive them

February 3, 2020

Classic novels have been ruined by high schools to the point where students just don’t want to read them anymore. Students analyze great books to the point th...

The poster for the 2011 movie

‘The Help’ holds to high reviews

January 17, 2019

Combining compassion with brutal reality, "The Help" follows the lives of African American women working as the maids of rich white families in the 1960s a...

Movie posters advertising the Grady film 'Partners' lined the Grady halls on the week leading up to the shows.

‘Partners’ fills screen with new perspective

October 20, 2018

"Partners" was intriguing from the first frame. It opened with Moonglow Tanner (Haley Henderson) standing in a hallway alone and the lighting dramati...

Pertinent for all to see `The Hate U Give’

October 18, 2018

It’s the side of the story so many choose to ignore. It's the side of the story that is plagued with stereotypes. It’s the side of the story that is f...

I'M COMING OUT: Shot at Gray, this scene shows Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) navigating the hallway with his friends, portrayed by (from left), Jorge Lendenborg Jr., Alexandra Shipp, and Katherine Langford

‘Love Simon’ offers a teen perspective on coming out

April 12, 2018

When does one come out as heterosexual? That’s one of the questions the new film “Love, Simon” asks viewers to consider after showing a montage ...

Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum in

The Greatest Showman: A magical tale of triumph

January 25, 2018

A moving film that highlights individuality as well as failures and triumphs, “The Greatest Showman” is an upbeat story set to enjoyable music leaving...

An upbeat website for a downtown school
Movie Review