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New in Theaters: Keanu, Green Room & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Keanu, Green Room & More

Loads of fun and wafts of mediocrity fill Columbus movie theaters this weekend. Key and Peele make a successful leap to the big screen, while an indie darling changes genres – hooray! There’s not a lot else, to be honest, but one good comedy and one good horror movie should get most people through the […]

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Comedy Film Festival Returns to Studio 35

Hope Madden Hope Madden Comedy Film Festival Returns to Studio 35

The second annual Studio 35 Cinema Comedy Film Festival kicks off this Friday, April 29, running all weekend and showcasing unseen comedy shorts and features. Festival programmer Tim Baldwin says he’d long wanted to do a film festival at Studio 35 “I always thought I could do one, and Eric Brembeck, owner of Studio 35, […]

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New in Theaters: The Huntsman: Winter’s War & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: The Huntsman: Winter’s War & More

Well, the world lost yet another of its most fascinating, versatile, enduring, talented cool cats this week. To help you cope, you can check out Gateway Film Center’s free screening of Purple Rain Monday night. Sadly, aside from one or two indie gems, there’s not a lot new in the cinemas this weekend to take […]

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New in Theaters: The Jungle Book, Everybody Wants Some, Criminal & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: The Jungle Book, Everybody Wants Some, Criminal & More

It’s another banner week for movie goers, as a big ticket family film rewards longtime fans and makes new ones, and one of the best American indie filmmakers returns to the screen. There are also indie dramas and horrors as well as to choose from, so basically there’s something for everybody in CBUS this weekend. […]

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Everybody Wants Some!! Stars Chat with Columbus Underground

Hope Madden Hope Madden Everybody Wants Some!! Stars Chat with Columbus Underground

Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!! – the “spiritual sequel” to his 1993 coming of age classic Dazed and Confused – opens in Columbus this weekend. Three of its stars – Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, and Will Brittain – spent less than 24 hours in CBUS last month in support of the film. They did get […]

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New in Theaters: Midnight Special, The Boss, Darling & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Midnight Special, The Boss, Darling & More

More solid documentaries, a couple of indie horrors, a first person action extravaganza, and the return of one of the most talented American filmmakers working today mark a pretty great week to go to the movies in CBUS. Midnight Special You should know as little as possible going into Midnight Special because writer/director Jeff Nichols […]

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New In Theaters: I Saw the Light, Krisha, Baskin & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New In Theaters: I Saw the Light, Krisha, Baskin & More

So much great stuff to catch at the movies this weekend, though not much of it is mainstream. Doc Week returns with plenty of opportunity for you to feed your nonfiction jones, while some magnificent indies and freaky new horror make their debuts as well. I Saw the Light The reliably talented Tom Hiddleston lost […]

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