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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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Patio Upgrades Planned for Pins Mechanical Company

Walker Evans Walker Evans Patio Upgrades Planned for Pins Mechanical Company

Pins Mechanical Company hasn’t even opened yet, and it’s already getting some upgrades. The new duckpin-bowling-and-pinball-bar is swapping out a small parking lot to add a second patio, and will bring a healthy dose of new Downtown greenery along with it. “We kept going back on forth on what to do with that corner at Fourth […]

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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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Hard Knocks Brings SWAT-Level Laser Tag to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hard Knocks Brings SWAT-Level Laser Tag to Columbus

When you hear the words “laser tag”, most people think about 80s-era plastic toys and black-lit rooms in the back of a bowling alley or Chuck E Cheese. Joe Wheeler — the founder of Hard Knocks — wants you to think instead about a realistic combat simulator designed for the modern age. “People often refer to […]

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Video Game Review: Firewatch

Alyssa Davis Alyssa Davis Video Game Review: Firewatch

Firewatch is a first person mystery game, developed by Campo Santo and published by Panic. You play as Henry, who has just taken a job as a fire lookout in Wyoming in 1989. The first part of the story cuts between Henry’s past and the events that led him to taking the job. These flashback […]

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Too Long:Didn’t Play — The Uncharted Trilogy

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Too Long:Didn’t Play — The Uncharted Trilogy

With Uncharted 4 coming out earlier this week, now is a great time to revisit the path that brought us to our favorite Thief’s End. So I recently went back and played through the original Uncharted trilogy (sorry Golden Abyss fans) so that you won’t have to! (Note: You should still totally play the original […]

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