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Sequels, Reboots, Blues and Trains at the Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Sequels, Reboots, Blues and Trains at the Movies

Sequels and reboots giving you the blues? Well, you have something in common with this weekend’s releases – sequels (to Trainspotting), reboots (Power Rangers and CHiPs) and the blues (2 Trains Runnin’). Plus, trains. There are also some intriguing horror flicks screening at Gateway, and another doc on Scientology that proves the religion is just […]

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Body Snatching! Heads Exploding! Time Travel! The SciFi Marathon Returns!

Hope Madden Hope Madden Body Snatching! Heads Exploding! Time Travel! The SciFi Marathon Returns!

How best to shake off that St. Patrick’s Day partying? Maybe 24 straight hours of SciFi? That’s just good common sense. Luckily, the Drexel Theatre has your hangover cure, as the 30th annual Science Fiction Marathon takes the place from noon Saturday, March 18 to noon-ish Sunday, March 19. How SciFi is it? Last year […]

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Headed to the Movies This Weekend? Be Our Guest!

Hope Madden Hope Madden Headed to the Movies This Weekend? Be Our Guest!

There’s this new reboot out – Beauty and the Beast. Have you heard of it? So there’s that. The Wex also has a dreamlike new French film, writer James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) teams up with director Greg McLean (Wolf Creek) for some office space mayhem. And if you missed Kong, you can catch […]

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Return of the King and Early Summer Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Return of the King and Early Summer Movies

Is it summer already? Hollywood seems to think so. With Kong’s release, we have back to back blockbuster weekends – and it’s not even St. Pat’s. But if bombast and big budgets aren’t your thing, you can check out an excellent cat documentary (seriously), another Oscar-nominated bit of animation, or a handful of other new […]

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Logan and Columbus Drag Performers – This Weekend’s Movies Have it All

Hope Madden Hope Madden Logan and Columbus Drag Performers – This Weekend’s Movies Have it All

Summer’s blockbusters come earlier and earlier! Next weekend, Kong returns, but today you can catch a different fearsome beast. The latest X-Men flick gets an R-rating and a spare, gritty feel. It’s a nice change of pace, but if you’re looking for something more glittery and closer to home (literally), you can check out a […]

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Oscar Picks 2017: What Will Win, and What Should Win

Hope Madden Hope Madden Oscar Picks 2017: What Will Win, and What Should Win

Oscar cometh, and with him the possibility of drawing attention to some of the best films a lot of people didn’t see last year. By all means, check out Hell or High Water and Moonlight. Watch Natalie Portman’s brilliant turn in Jackie, or Viola Davis’s blistering performance in Fences. And for the love of God, […]

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3 Great Movies to Catch This Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden 3 Great Movies to Catch This Weekend

So much reason to go to the movies this weekend. Whether you’re looking for Oscar nominees, which can be found city wide thanks to this weekend’s broadcast, or you want a little horror fun, now is the time to take it in. Get Out You want to know the fears and anxieties at work in […]

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