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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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There’s a Movie for Everybody This Week

Hope Madden Hope Madden There’s a Movie for Everybody This Week

Whether you’re up for the best DC flick in years — and one you can share with your kids, even! — or a scare, or a history lesson (or two, or three), you will find something to watch in the plethora of new movies available in theaters this week. Here’s a quick run down. Shazam! […]

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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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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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