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Film Review: The World’s End

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: The World’s End

Edgar Wright’s The World’s End is the final chapter in his Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy which also includes Shaun the Dead and Hot Fuzz. Each film pays homage to a different film genre; Shaun of the Dead honored zombie films while Hot Fuzz was a send-up of 80s and 90s action films. His latest film […]

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Film Review: Kick-Ass 2

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: Kick-Ass 2

2010’s Kick-Ass surprised both audiences and critics with its vulgarity, violence and dark comedic sensibilities. The film was heralded as being a departure from the normal comic book formula and its relative success only increased with the release of the disappointingly mundane Iron Man 2 the following month. Three years later Kick-Ass’ influence on comic […]

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Film Review: The Wolverine

 Nicholas Herum

2000’s X-Men wasn’t the first Marvel property to be turned into a successful film but it did pave the way for comic book properties to become one of the hottest commodities in Hollywood. Its sequel, X2 was an even larger success, both critically and financially, than the original. After that however things started to go […]

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Cinevent 45: A Celebration of Classic Film and Memorabilia

 Nicholas Herum Cinevent 45: A Celebration of Classic Film and Memorabilia

This Memorial Day weekend Columbus will again host a unique film related event that many Columbus residents have probably never heard of called Cinevent. Returning for an amazing 45th year Cinevent is a four day celebration of film that includes classic film screenings, dealer tables and a full auction at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and […]

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Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Ten years ago Star Trek was in the final stages of a long, debilitating fight with old age. Stagnancy had robbed the once great franchise of its life and by 2005 Star Trek was gone from theaters and TV for the first time in nearly twenty-five years. Star Trek was dead- just as dead as […]

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Gahanna’s Cinemark Movies 16 Gets a Facelift

 Nicholas Herum Gahanna’s Cinemark Movies 16 Gets a Facelift

Gahanna’s Cinemark Movies 16 located in the Stoneridge Shopping Center at the corner of Morse Road and North Hamilton Road is in the final stages of a long overdue makeover. Since opening in the fall of 1995, Movies 16 hasn’t changed much. Perhaps due to so many Columbus theaters upgrading their amenities and décor in […]

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Film Review: Iron Man 3

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: Iron Man 3

On top of being a huge hit 2008’s Iron Man solidified Robert Downy Jr.’s comeback by making him a full-fledged superstar again plus got the ball rolling on what would become the Avengers franchise. Since then an underwhelming Iron Man 2 has been released in addition to Thor, Captain America and The Avengers. Armed with […]

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