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Bunches of Fine Movie Options

Hope Madden Hope Madden Bunches of Fine Movie Options

Theaters and streaming services are still vying for our attention. Don’t you just feel drunk on power right now? A couple of excellent Ohio-grown options this week, several films to leave you sleepless, and generally just a pretty solid week all around. The Devil All the Time Playing theatrically at Gateway Film Center. Streaming on […]

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Spoiler-Free Tenet Review

Hope Madden Hope Madden Spoiler-Free Tenet Review

Is it Labor Day? No? So why is the biggest film of 2020 opening on a random Monday in August? Because Christopher Nolan cares not for your concept of time!   Tenet by Hope Madden and George Wolf A not-at-all funny thing happened to the movie calendar this year. And now, instead of kicking off the […]

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Big Screen or Small, Movies for Everyone

Hope Madden Hope Madden Big Screen or Small, Movies for Everyone

Wait, there are superheroes on the big screen? My God, it almost feels like pre-apocalypse summer, doesn’t it? Does it even matter if the movie’s any good? Sure it does, and if you don’t feel like superheroes or you aren’t quite sure how safe it is to return to the multiplex, fear not. An absolutely […]

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Gateway Film Center Reopening Soon

Hope Madden Hope Madden Gateway Film Center Reopening Soon

It’s been five long months, but Gateway Film Center is the next Columbus movie theater to turn on the projectors and pop some corn. The film center reopens Monday, August 31, with limited screenings, cashless ticketing, and extra large plans for Tenet. “I am not a patient person,” says Chris Hamel, GFC president and programmer […]

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Columbus Black International Film Festival Goes Virtual

Hope Madden Hope Madden Columbus Black International Film Festival Goes Virtual

One of many adjustments 2020 has required affects film festivals. Even though theaters across Columbus are now beginning to screen films to live audiences, the pandemic has made the planning and execution of large festivals all but impossible. It’s a wild new world, isn’t it? Not to Cristyn Steward. She’s a veteran, having navigated these […]

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Rock Doc Has Local Ties

Hope Madden Hope Madden Rock Doc Has Local Ties

JJ Kramer was 4-years-old when he became chairman of the most dangerous rock magazine in America—not that he remembers that, or much of anything about his father, Creem Magazine publisher Barry Kramer. That was part of the allure of making the documentary Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, which screens right now via the […]

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Back to the Theater or Couch Comfort? Live Movies and Streaming Options

Hope Madden Hope Madden Back to the Theater or Couch Comfort? Live Movies and Streaming Options

What are you up for? A little Cold War creature feature in a real, live theater? Studio 35 has you covered! A doc or two that support beloved local cinemas? Drexel, Wexner Center and Gateway Film Center are plugged in! Docs, middling drama or bad horror from the comfort of your own home? Yep, yep, […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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