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Craft Beer and Short Films Come Together at Suds & Cinema Fest

Hope Madden Hope Madden Craft Beer and Short Films Come Together at Suds & Cinema Fest

For a lot of us, movies and beer are a magical pairing. Filmmaker Nic White wants to share that magic through the CinemaSlice Suds & Cinema Film Festival. White and his Cinema Slice team bring the program of short and micro-short films to Grove City’s HopYard 62 on Saturday, March 9, from 8-10 p.m. What […]

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Fearless Oscar Predictions

Hope Madden Hope Madden Fearless Oscar Predictions

When it comes to predicting the Academy Awards, it’s best not to be too sentimental. Which individual groups—like the Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild, Producers Guild— possesses a lot of voters who are also Academy voters? Start there and hope that things like Netflix bias and studio budgets play less of a role than you […]

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Dragons, Divas, Cold and Chaos in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Dragons, Divas, Cold and Chaos in Theaters

It’s Oscar weekend, and the fun thing is that there is a brand new contender for next year’s Academy Awards on the big screen this weekend. In fact, for a quiet week at the multiplex, there’s a nice crop of flicks to see. How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World by George Wolf I […]

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Celebrate Film Restoration with the Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Celebrate Film Restoration with the Wexner Center

For the fifth consecutive year, the Wexner Center for the Arts celebrates the art and artistry of film restoration with its Cinema Revival festival. The program offers moviegoers the chance to see beautifully restored films — groundbreaking classics, blockbusters and underseen gems — while digging into the process that protects these treasures for viewers of […]

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Horror 101 Comes to Gateway Film Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Horror 101 Comes to Gateway Film Center

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and you know what that means: horror movies. No, you say? Well, Gateway Film Center aims to change your tune. Thursday, February 14 kicks off their new program Horror 101 with a big Valentine’s party and the tortured romance of Candyman (1992). According to Gateway’s president and programmer Chris Hamel, […]

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John Waters Brings Transgressive Art to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden John Waters Brings Transgressive Art to the Wex

If you think John Waters’ drive to celebrate filth and confront the status quo could be contained within cinema, the Wexner Center for the Arts has a treat for you. John Waters: Indecent Exposure — an exhibition of more than 160 photographs, sculptures, sound works and moving image pieces — opens at the Wex on Feb. […]

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Comedy Duos and Feminist Docs in CBUS Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Comedy Duos and Feminist Docs in CBUS Theaters

It’s a light week in cinemas as a lot of theaters bring back new Oscar nominations. Indeed, Gateway is screening 10-time nominee Roma in 70mm. Still, there are a couple of new flicks worth checking out. Stan & Ollie Wouldn’t it be nutty to peek behind the curtain of one of cinema’s most famous pairs […]

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