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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Calling it Quits

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Calling it Quits

After 146 years, the owners of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have decided to end the production of “The Greatest Show on Earth”. A release issued by the company yesterday citied increased costs and declining ticket sales as the main reasons to cease the production of their shows. Last May, the organization […]

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Five New Films Worth Seeing in January

Hope Madden Hope Madden Five New Films Worth Seeing in January

So many movies this weekend! Scorsese’s latest, Ben Affleck’s period gangster flick, Isabelle Huppert’s provocative, Golden Globe winning Elle and Mark Wahlberg’s take on the Boston Marathon bombings – and other ones, too! There are a couple horror films you can check out, a family flick or two, and an intriguing directorial debut called Hunter […]

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Nintendo Switch Details Revealed

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Nintendo Switch Details Revealed

Last night, Nintendo revealed all the details of its highly-anticipated console, the Nintendo Switch. For those who aren’t aware, the Nintendo switch is a hybrid console handheld device that allows consumers to take the console out of a special dock, to be able to take their games on the go, with a portable 720p screen […]

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TV Review: Negatives Outweigh the Positives in “The OA”

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Negatives Outweigh the Positives in “The OA”

Netflix quietly released The OA in mid-December, and if you haven’t watched the show yet, read carefully. This review covers all eight episodes. The series was impressively created by friends and frequent collaborators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij. If you’ve seen any of their previous projects like Sound of My Voice, you might have a […]

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Magnani Retrospective Comes to the Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Magnani Retrospective Comes to the Wexner Center

An icon of Italian cinema – an Oscar winner who worked with most of her time’s greatest directors – gets a retrospective beginning Thursday at the Wexner Center for the Arts. What’s so special about Anna Magnani? “Her performances are often raw, unbridled…like something is always simmering inside of her ready to burst out,” says […]

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Central Ohio Film Critics Announce Top 10 Films of 2016

Hope Madden Hope Madden Central Ohio Film Critics Announce Top 10 Films of 2016

A movie that puts a smile on your face for two solid hours made enough Columbus-area film critics happy to honor it with five awards on Thursday. La La Land was the Central Ohio Film Critics Association big winner, claiming top honors for picture, director (Damien Chazelle), cinematography (Linus Sandgren), film editing (Tom Cross) and […]

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Film Review: Hidden Figures

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Review: Hidden Figures

January at the movies…sigh. It’s that time of year when the studios start sweeping out their closets of the films that were not Oscar contenders or holiday blockbuster candidates – so it’s time for another Underworld. But there is hope. Here in Ohio, a lot of the big awards head-turners – films that saw limited […]

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