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Fright Club Brings Underseen Horror to Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Fright Club Brings Underseen Horror to Gateway

Columbus’s Gateway Film Center has long been the horror hub of the city. The center works an abundance of the genre programming into their overall scheme of events, including five years of Nightmares on High – the longest running festival of new horror in the country – as well as Nightmares from the Crypt, which […]

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Best Films of 2015 So Far

Hope Madden Hope Madden Best Films of 2015 So Far

Believe it or not, 2015 is officially half over. It’s been a pretty big half, though – July through December has its work cut out for it if it hopes to stand up. While historical Supreme Court rulings and heartbreaking tragedies are the items we will remember the longest, there were also some great movies […]

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Free Drive-In Movies Come to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Free Drive-In Movies Come to the Wex

What’s more fun in the summer than a drive-in movie? How about a free one? The Wexner Center for the Arts once again brings 35mm prints to Wexner Center Plaza (15th Ave. and High Street) for free, open-air screenings beginning at dusk (generally around 9pm). According to Chris Stults, co-curator for the Film/Video department at […]

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Columbus Film Summit Seeks Sustainable Industry

Hope Madden Hope Madden Columbus Film Summit Seeks Sustainable Industry

Yesterday in Franklinton, a full house of film buffs greeted Mayor Mike Coleman and members of Film Columbus, the Greater Columbus Arts Council, educators, filmmakers, politicians, vendors and other stake holders, who gathered for the inaugural Columbus Film Summit. John Daugherty, newly instituted Executive Director of Film Columbus, and Chris Hamel, president of both Gateway […]

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Film Review: The Nightmare

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Review: The Nightmare

An effective scary movie is one that haunts your dreams long after the credits roll. It’s that kind of impact most horror buffs are seeking, but even the most ardent genre fan will hope out loud that Rodney Ascher’s new documentary The Nightmare doesn’t follow them to sleep. His film explores sleep paralysis. It’s a […]

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Nightmares on High Street Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Hope Madden Hope Madden Nightmares on High Street Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Who’d have thought that five years of dismemberment, demonic possessions and inappropriate suturing could fly by so quickly? Nightmares on High Street, Gateway Film Center’s weekly celebration of horror, marks its 5th anniversary on June 4th and the theater will celebrate with $5 tickets to perhaps the most notorious trilogy in film, The Human Centipede. […]

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Film Appreciation Classes Come to Gateway This Summer

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Appreciation Classes Come to Gateway This Summer

Ever wanted to take a film class? Debate the merits of a cinema classic with likeminded movie buffs? Explore the world of film criticism with your own less-pretentious insights?? You are in luck! Gateway Film Center is making its first such foray into film education with Film’s Cool. Meeting every Wednesday in June and covering […]

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