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Genies, Supervillains, Shadows and Smart Girls Gettin’ Nutty in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Genies, Supervillains, Shadows and Smart Girls Gettin’ Nutty in Theaters

Aladdin by George Wolf Stepping in for Robin Williams as the Genie in Aladdin was always going to be a thankless task, but while everyone was busy debating the casting of Will Smith, the director’s chair went largely unnoticed. Could Guy Ritchie, who’s evolved from rough and tumble British crime capers (Snatch) to both big […]

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So You’ve Seen Endgame. Now What?

George Wolf George Wolf So You’ve Seen Endgame. Now What?

Studios figured the Marvel capper would still be raking in the dough this weekend, so there are no sure fire blockbusters being released. Instead, for a rainy couple of days, you’ll find a smattering of smaller films opening all over town. Some of them are pretty great. Some of them are definitely not. We’ll walk […]

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Spoiler-Free Endgame Review + Some Other Movies!

George Wolf George Wolf Spoiler-Free Endgame Review + Some Other Movies!

There are several brave souls testing the market for moviegoers uninterested in the saga conclusion threatening to make the rest of us ugly cry in public. So, options! For everybody else, a fine capper indeed. Avengers: Endgame by Hope Madden and George Wolf “How many of you have never been to space before?” There is […]

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Surprisingly Good to Startlingly Bad—This Week’s Movies Have It All

George Wolf George Wolf Surprisingly Good to Startlingly Bad—This Week’s Movies Have It All

What do we have for you this week? Sequels, reboots, reworkings of classics, fan fiction, and one really stellar and genuinely original film open this weekend. Not all of them are bad, but only one is really good. Missing Link by George Wolf Like its titular character, Missing Link is a bit of a mixed […]

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Dumbo to Beach Bum and Everything In Between in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Dumbo to Beach Bum and Everything In Between in Theaters

Weird mix of stuff in theaters this weekend. Disney’s big reboot or a riveting true story of terrorism and heroism? Matthew McConaughey getting high with Snoop Dogg and Jimmy Buffett or an Icelandic vigilante with a string quartet in tow? Let’s dig in. Dumbo by Hope Madden and George Wolf There was something so terrifyingly […]

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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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