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New in Theaters: Deadpool, How to Be Single, Southbound & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Deadpool, How to Be Single, Southbound & More

Action heroes, horror movies, rom-coms, and documentaries – this weekend offers it all for frigid moviegoers and Valentines alike. And the surprise is that most of it is actually pretty great – which means 2016 is off to a promising start. Deadpool R-rated super hero movies are few and far between, but there are some […]

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Binge-Worthy Rivette Film Comes to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Binge-Worthy Rivette Film Comes to the Wex

“I’ve been waiting for this for decades.” Yes, Chris Stults, Assistant Film/Video Curator at the Wexner Center for the Arts, is very excited about their upcoming screening of Out 1, a 13-hour film from 1971 directed by French New Wave renegade Jacques Rivette. So, what’s the big deal? “You’ll see to a lot of people […]

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New in Theaters: Hail, Caesar!, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Hail, Caesar!, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies & More

Just as the winter weather abandons us for weirdly sunny days, the seasonal slog at the cinema has lightened up as well. Oscar nominees, Coen brothers, and reconsidered classics are all worth a look this weekend. There’s also a new Nicholas Sparks movie, which is exactly what you think it will be. Hail, Caesar   […]

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New In Theaters: The Finest Hours, Jeruzalem, & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New In Theaters: The Finest Hours, Jeruzalem, & More

Studios continue to shovel out those films that didn’t have the draw to make it during awards season or the holiday box office prime time, so things will be hit or miss until the spring. Still, you can catch the full slate of Oscar nominated shorts, which you should definitely make a point to do. […]

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New in Theaters: Anomalisa, Dirty Grandpa, Boy and the World & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Anomalisa, Dirty Grandpa, Boy and the World & More

It’s a banner week for animation in Columbus, with two Oscar nominees in the category finally opening locally. And, Robert DeNiro talks dirty… really dirty. Anomalisa   Charlie Kaufman’s first animated film is a wondrous feature, utilizing a powerful subtlety to explore the challenge and the mystery of human connection. Customer service specialist Michael Stone […]

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Local Filmmaker Nabs Festival Selections with Hockey Short

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Filmmaker Nabs Festival Selections with Hockey Short

“I want to be one of the people who’s helping Columbus establish itself as a great place to make films.” So says local filmmaker Steph Greegor, one of the many who believe in making movies in Columbus. She credits the skills and knowledge she collected at her two previous gigs for giving her the tools […]

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Wexner Center Showcases Black Independent Film

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wexner Center Showcases Black Independent Film

The Wexner Center for the Arts explores the impact and artistry of America’s pioneering black filmmakers with their new series Witness: Black Independent Film. From the earliest Spike Lee joint to the film that inspired his 2014 vampire fable, from underseen shorts to rediscovered breakthroughs, from religion to poverty, addiction to family, documentary to exploitation, […]

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