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Hallelujah – Good Movie Season has Come

Hope Madden Hope Madden Hallelujah – Good Movie Season has Come

Oh glorious day! There are so many great movies hitting CBUS screens this weekend, it’s like holiday magic. Whether you’re in the mood for a raunchy Christmas flick, some gorgeously pulpy noir, a bit of colorful feminist horror, a Beltway badass or one film guaranteed to be remembered come Oscar season, you will have your […]

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Cure for the Holiday Glut Found in Indie Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Cure for the Holiday Glut Found in Indie Theaters

Oh so many movies came out last week! But the Hollywood glut has made way for some weekend-after fasting, with precious little worth seeing in the multiplex. Thank goodness for our abundance of independent theaters – those wonderful little worlds where you will find the films worth catching this weekend. Christine There’s a moment in […]

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America’s Greatest Films Come to The Drexel

Hope Madden Hope Madden America’s Greatest Films Come to The Drexel

The Drexel Theatre starts its New Year’s resolution early. Richard Stoff, Chairman of Friends of the Drexel — the nonprofit organization behind the historic Bexley cinema – just wants to say thanks. After years of renovations – from roof to restrooms, seating to digital sound and more – the Drexel Theatre wants to thank all […]

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5 New Movies to Watch in the Theater on Thanksgiving Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden 5 New Movies to Watch in the Theater on Thanksgiving Weekend

The holiday movie season has officially arrived – just in time for you to waddle, full-bellied, into a darkened theater to free yourself from family! Family adventures, very-not-family comedies, and a couple of flicks with Old Hollywood glamour join the ranks of the holiday blockbuster hopefuls. Which one sounds tasty? Moana Set generations ago in […]

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Reviews: The Edge of Seventeen, Fantastic Beasts & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden Reviews: The Edge of Seventeen, Fantastic Beasts & More

You can almost smell that turkey cooking — or is that the scent of holiday blockbusters? Because sometimes those stink too, and they can make you sleepy. This weekend though, JK Rowling whets your seasonal appetite with a tangential tale of tales from the Potter universe. Not digging the whole sorcery vibe? First time filmmaker […]

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Local Award-Winning Filmmaker Credits Experience Over a Degree

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Award-Winning Filmmaker Credits Experience Over a Degree

Award-bedecked local filmmaker Jason Tostevin, Vice President of Communications and Marketing at the Gateway Film Center, credits film festivals, will and effort for his creative successes. Since his start in 2009, Tostevin has directed seven shorts, including the multi-award winning I Owe You (2013), A Way Out (2015) and this year’s celebrated horror comedy, Born Again. […]

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Beauty to Behold in Theaters this Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden Beauty to Behold in Theaters this Weekend

Who needs a hug? Maybe Game 7 didn’t go your way, or perhaps it was November 8 that did you in. Or maybe your favorite songwriter of all time just died. It’s been a shit month. But the good news is that Hollywood is finally ready to embrace you with excellence. From big budget aliens […]

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