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Spend Your Weekend With Denzel, Pratt and a Bunch of Storks

Hope Madden Hope Madden Spend Your Weekend With Denzel, Pratt and a Bunch of Storks

Denzel dons a black hat and a righteous cause with six of his ne’er do well buds in Antoine Fuqua’s rompy Western remake – good luck getting that song out of your head, by the way. If magnificence and math are not your bag, Gateway’s screening a fascinating take on the serial killer with London […]

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Grandview Theater Hosting Comic Rory Scovel

Hope Madden Hope Madden Grandview Theater Hosting Comic Rory Scovel

Grandview’s newest movie theater and bar may become Grandview’s newest comedy club, if all goes well. Stand-up comic Rory Scovel will appear at the Grandview Theater & Drafthouse’s first such live event on Saturday, September 24 at 9pm. The theater’s Charlie Pulliam is pretty geeked about it. “He’s a really funny dude,” he says. “When […]

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Witches, Babies and Geezers – Oh My!

Hope Madden Hope Madden Witches, Babies and Geezers – Oh My!

Witches and babies and mean old men – oh my! Halloween prep begins with a string of indie and studio horrors this weekend, and the return of Bridget Jones. Blair Witch Buried now under so many years of bad found footage movies and viral marketing gimmicks, it’s easy to forget that in 1999, The Blair […]

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T.hanks, Tom Hanks

Hope Madden Hope Madden T.hanks, Tom Hanks

Saving the day – the movie going weekend, anyway – is American treasure Tom Hanks. This is why it’s so hard not to like Tom Hanks. But if you are that one person, well, Gateway’s Doc Week rolls on and a smattering of indies sneak into theaters over the weekend. By next week, horror films […]

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Yoga + Documentary Film Event at Strongwater

Hope Madden Hope Madden Yoga + Documentary Film Event at Strongwater

Young professionals and networking – yes. Cocktails? Sure. Yoga – maybe. Alzheimer’s research and prevention? Actually, yes. In fact, our local Alzheimer’s Association Junior Committee has managed to wrap all these items up in one event – a screening of their short film Elephants in the Room at Strongwater Food & Spirits (401 W. Town […]

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Romantic Weepers Versus Doc Week

Hope Madden Hope Madden Romantic Weepers Versus Doc Week

September arrives with the first OSU home game, some gorgeous weather, and a smattering of mediocre to poor options in theaters – unless you want a weepy romance. If that’s the case, you are in luck. For the rest of us – weep not. It’s Doc Week at Gateway Film Center! The Light Between Oceans […]

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Adult Swim Programming, South Drive-In Screen

Hope Madden Hope Madden Adult Swim Programming, South Drive-In Screen

Let’s be honest, once school starts, the summer’s over – no one cares what other measure you use. But, Adult Swim is coming to turn your tears into lemonade with their free drive-in experience. This Thursday, September 1, South Drive-in Theater (2050 South High Street) will host the event. What shows will they bring? Will […]

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