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Too Hot Outside? Stream These Movies Instead

Hope Madden Hope Madden Too Hot Outside? Stream These Movies Instead

When you’re afraid to go outside and it’s too hot, anyway, it’s nice to have a good excuse to lollygag on the couch. Lucky for us, there are some very fine movie options to take in this sweltering, contaminated weekend. Thank you, Hollywood. The Old Guard Streaming on Netflix. by Hope Madden Let’s start with […]

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True Stories Top the Watch List

Hope Madden Hope Madden True Stories Top the Watch List

There’s a lot of nonfiction worth looking into in new streaming films this week, from documentaries to true war stories. Alien encounters (if you want to believe) are a little weaker, but if you’re looking for a familiar riff on the old exorcism classic, we might have a more make believe winner. The Outpost Streaming […]

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Award-Winning Shorts Series Comes to Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Award-Winning Shorts Series Comes to Gateway

“A roller coaster of imagination and possibility,” is what ShortsTV is calling its program of animated shorts—the first in a series of short film compilations being screened virtually via cinema websites across the country. Here in CBUS, you can watch their One Small Step beginning this weekend via Gateway Film Center’s virtual screening room. Every […]

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Juneteenth Drama, Pride Docs, Bad Hollywood

Hope Madden Hope Madden Juneteenth Drama, Pride Docs, Bad Hollywood

Dude, so many movies come out this week! A few are really great! A couple really blow! It is a minefield out there, but we are here to keep you safe and on the path to enjoyable movie viewing. You’re welcome. Miss Juneteenth by Rachel Willis When Turquoise (Nicole Beharie of TV’s Sleepy Hollow) enters […]

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Studio 35 & Grandview Theaters Open Friday

Hope Madden Hope Madden Studio 35 & Grandview Theaters Open Friday

It is official—Ohio movie theaters can reopen right now. Any time. But will they? There’s plenty in the way of that. First of all, there’s the lack of movies. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet isn’t coming to save us until July 17. Mulan won’t kick anybody’s ass for another week after that. Everything else is basically already […]

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Great Movies to Watch Past Curfew

Hope Madden Hope Madden Great Movies to Watch Past Curfew

Whether it’s the weather, the virus, or the curfew that’s keeping you indoors this weekend, at least there are a lot of very decent viewing options. You can start with a quick tutorial on how we got to this moment in our cultural history. Then, you can sift through a bunch of fine new digital […]

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Old Guy Charms on Web Series

Hope Madden Hope Madden Old Guy Charms on Web Series

For 20 years, Roger V. Burton played an old guy. From sitcoms to commercials to skits on late night talk shows, Burton found consistent work in Hollywood—although he came to wonder whether that was entirely a good thing. Burton’s daughter, local filmmaker Gabrielle C. Burton (Kings, Queens and In-Betweens), along with her siblings that make […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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