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Spoiler-free “Us” Review Plus Movies for Scaredy Cats

George Wolf George Wolf Spoiler-free “Us” Review Plus Movies for Scaredy Cats

This is the weekend for filmmakers, as theaters are full of great films made with passion by talented writer/directors whose work you should see. All of it. Including these gems. Us by Hope Madden and George Wolf Jordan Peele loves horror movies. How cool is that? It’s evident from the strangely terrifying opening moments of […]

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Artist Laura Parnes Brings Hybrid Rock Doc to Wex

George Wolf George Wolf Artist Laura Parnes Brings Hybrid Rock Doc to Wex

Thursday won’t be Laura Parnes’s first visit to the Wexner Center for the Arts, and she’s excited about that. “I had a film/video residency there, and it was wonderful. I’m very impressed,” she said. Parnes, a New York-based artist and filmmaker, brings her “hybrid” music documentary Tour Without End to the Wex for a screening and Q&A […]

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Can Any New Movie Unseat Captain Marvel?

George Wolf George Wolf Can Any New Movie Unseat Captain Marvel?

Damn, a lot of movies come out this week. Is any one of them strong enough to take over the coveted #1 slot at the box office? Oh, hell no. Not a single chance of it. The national releases are poor to middling in quality, although there are some really worthwhile indie gems for you […]

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No Spoiler Captain Marvel and More in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf No Spoiler Captain Marvel and More in Theaters

Blockbuster season kicks off early this year with a very solid new super friend. An absolutely brilliant peek into our past, creepy Irish horror (just in time for St. Paddy!), and an entirely forgettable story about trying not to remember stuff round out the options. Captain Marvel by Hope Madden and George Wolf We had […]

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Death and a Funeral in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Death and a Funeral in Theaters

‘Twas the week before Captain Marvel…That’s right. Movie season kicks off next week, so we can be glad for that. And if you are already a Madea fan, or if you are in the mood for a weirdly unhinged Isabella Huppert (who isn’t?), there are some ways to bide your time before next weekend. A […]

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Cyborgs, Death Days and Romance Blooms at the Movies

George Wolf George Wolf Cyborgs, Death Days and Romance Blooms at the Movies

Weird Valentine’s weekend at the multiplex. We have slasher sequels and Young Adult dystopias, mainly, although we do have a RomCom that wants you to be OK loving RomComs. Not into it? Can we interest you in some bare knuckle brawling? Alita: Battle Angel by Hope Madden Cyberpunk comes to the big screen in the […]

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Legos and Liam, Moms and Mind Reading in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Legos and Liam, Moms and Mind Reading in Theaters

A pretty mediocre week in new releases, honestly, although a couple of films offer enough charm and/or weirdness to entertain. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part by Hope Madden Everything is not awesome. Don’t tell Emmet (Chris Pratt), though. Try as he might (mainly to please the ever-brooding Lucy/Wildstyle [Elizabeth Banks]), he can’t seem […]

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