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HBO Documentary and Star Come to COSI

Hope Madden Hope Madden HBO Documentary and Star Come to COSI

Katrina Gilbert has had quite a year: she got engaged, moved, and started working full time toward her degree, all while touring the country in support of the award winning HBO documentary Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert. Gilbert heads to COSI (333 W. Broad St.) on Tuesday, April 28 to […]

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Studio 35 Hosting Comedy Film Festival

Hope Madden Hope Madden Studio 35 Hosting Comedy Film Festival

They have all the best beers, they have a devoted throng of moviegoers, they have a variety of independent and mainstream programming, they have fun art in their bar – hell, they have an Avengers pinball game. Is there anything Studio 35 Cinema & Drafthouse doesn’t have? If you said “a film festival,” well, they […]

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Doc Week Returns to Gateway Film Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Doc Week Returns to Gateway Film Center

This Friday, April 17, Gateway Film Center launches the spring edition of Doc Week, the country’s only weeklong celebration of documentaries. The series of 21 films rotates between the 17th and 23rd, with films that cover the gamut from politics to science, music to history, food to fashion. Gateway president and Doc Week programmer Chris […]

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April Fools Day: John Travolta Relocating to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans April Fools Day: John Travolta Relocating to Columbus

While filming his new movie “I Am Wrath” in locations around town over the past several weeks, movie star John Travolta appears to have fallen in love with the City of Columbus. An anonymous local realtor divulged this morning that the actor has just completed the paperwork to purchase a new home in German Village, […]

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Film Review: It Follows

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Review: It Follows

David Robert Mitchell invites you to the best American horror film in more than a decade. It Follows is a coming of age tale that mines a primal terror. Moments after a sexual encounter with a new boyfriend, Jay discovers that she is cursed. He has passed on some kind of entity – a demonic […]

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Columbus Wants to Attract More Film Production to Region

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Wants to Attract More Film Production to Region

John Travolta sightings over the past week have sparked a renewed public interest in local film production, but the effort to attract Hollywood (and non-Hollywood) projects to the city have been an ongoing effort for several years. The Greater Columbus Film Commission has been tasked with this specific project, and with a new board, more focused […]

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32nd SciFi Marathon Invades Drexel Theatre This Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden 32nd SciFi Marathon Invades Drexel Theatre This Weekend

It has been 32 years since Bruce Bartoo launched the first 24 hour Science Fiction marathon at the Drexel theatre, and the annual fantasy fest is still going strong. Bartoo and partner in crime Joe Neff invite you to spend this weekend with them and other likeminded cinefiles, celebrating the badass ladies of SciFi with […]

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