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Trailer Roundup: Lethal Weapon, The Mick, Star Trek, Popstar, 24 & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trailer Roundup: Lethal Weapon, The Mick, Star Trek, Popstar, 24 & More

This past week we saw a flood of second trailers for previously announced films as we officially start the summer blockbuster season while FOX unleashed their own flood of tv trailers to start hyping their fall lineup, which seems so far away. As always, our “Trailer Roundup” series provides a sampling of what’s coming soon each […]

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Fundraiser for TV Show on Local Filmmakers at Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Fundraiser for TV Show on Local Filmmakers at Gateway

“Filmmaking has become the new garage band.” So says Peter John Ross, co-creator of WOSU-TV series Framelines, a program focused on Ohio filmmaking. “Now that anyone with a cell phone can shoot and edit videos with titles and music, you can see that there’s this burgeoning filmmaking movement that didn’t exist before.” Ross and co-creator […]

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New in Theaters: Neighbors 2, The Nice Guys, Belladonna of Sadness & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Neighbors 2, The Nice Guys, Belladonna of Sadness & More

A road trip to the boozy Seventies awaits CBUS in theaters this weekend – a time when people smoked in cars they were driving drunk without seatbelts. Chaos! But if you’re up for it, a couple of great time machine options await, as well as some Angry Birds and a surprisingly feminist comedy about the […]

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Wex Brings in Julie Dash and Restored Daughters of the Dust

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Brings in Julie Dash and Restored Daughters of the Dust

Filmmaker Julie Dash’s groundbreaking 1991 feature debut Daughters of the Dust gets the spotlight this weekend at the Wexner Center for the Arts. Dash and Melissa Harris-Perry will drop in Friday night for an introduction to the 2K DCP restoration of the film, as well as a Q&A following the screening. Daughters of the Dust, […]

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Trailer Roundup: Assassin’s Creed, Queen of Katwe & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trailer Roundup: Assassin’s Creed, Queen of Katwe & More

Lots of new trailers released this past week for upcoming video games, films and tv shows!  Our “Trailer Roundup” series provides a sampling of what’s coming soon each week for our pop-culture and multimedia-savvy readers. Here’s the latest and greatest: The Accountant Ben Affleck does his best Rainman impression for The Accountant — a story […]

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New in Theaters: High-Rise, The Darkness, Viva & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: High-Rise, The Darkness, Viva & More

A mixed bag at the cinema this weekend includes a weak Jodi Foster/George Clooney/Julia Roberts comeuppance fantasy and a weaker Kevin Bacon horror, but there are some shiny indie gems to pan for. Next weekend promises a bit of Hollywood for everyone, but this weekend you’d be better off at the art houses. High-Rise Set […]

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New Outdoor Movie Series Arrives Downtown This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Outdoor Movie Series Arrives Downtown This Summer

Outdoor movies are incredibly popular in Central Ohio. Last year, Columbus Underground tallied up over 80 individual outdoor movie screenings (this year’s updated list is coming soon!) and now you’ll be able to add seven more with a new series launching soon. Nightlight614 is being launched in June by Patrick Cline, a Columbus-native who moved […]

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