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Columbus Black International Film Festival Transcendent in 5th Year

Hope Madden Hope Madden Columbus Black International Film Festival Transcendent in 5th Year

Transcend is the theme for the fifth Columbus Black International Film Festival. Festival programmer Cristyn Allen-Steward sees that theme playing out in a number of ways. Structurally, it applies to the way she is approaching the medium of film in terms of her programming. “This year I focused a lot on trying to expand how […]

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Very August in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Very August in Theaters

As August goes, this week’s movies are not so bad. You’ll find a couple that are really worth your time, a couple that are pretty middling. No true blockbusters on the roster this week, but next week looks promising! The Night House In theaters by George Wolf The Night House rests on a trusted horror foundation that’s […]

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Singing, Intrigue, More Singing at the Movies

George Wolf George Wolf Singing, Intrigue, More Singing at the Movies

How comfortable are you in movie theaters? Because Jennifer Hudson sounds amazing and Respect might be worth seeing now. Not ready yet? A couple of excellent home viewing choices take the sting out of staying home, too. Here’s the full rundown. Respect In theaters by George Wolf As cliched and formulaic as music biopics can […]

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Strong Movie Weekend

George Wolf George Wolf Strong Movie Weekend

What a great batch of movies! Honestly, except for one stinker, you cannot go wrong with your weekend choices, big screen or small. Here’s some help in deciding. The Suicide Squad In theaters and on HBO Max by Hope Madden What, did you think Amanda Waller (Viola Davis, glorious goddess that you know she is) […]

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Big Weekend for Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Big Weekend for Movies

Theme park rides, Arthurian legends, and a ripped-from-the-headlines kind of thriller—that doesn’t sound like that interesting a weekend in movies. But it is. And if these major releases don’t draw your fancy, there’s a host of worthwhile indies in theaters and on the small screen we’d like to point you toward.  The Green Knight In […]

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Hammer Time at Gateway Film Center

George Wolf George Wolf Hammer Time at Gateway Film Center

If you’re finally ready to donate those old parachute pants you never wear, stop. August is Hammer time. For the entire month, Gateway Film Center will feature Horrors of Hammer, a retrospective of iconic British genre studio Hammer Films. The Film Center will present 12 carefully chosen titles, with select entries screening on 35mm film. […]

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Old and New, Good and Bad in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Old and New, Good and Bad in Theaters

Well, this week’s big releases are middling, but man there are some great indies out there this week if you know where to look. Luckily, we have that intel for you. Here’s the skinny. Old In theaters by George Wolf The last 20 some odd years have been somewhat odd for M. Night Shyamalan. There […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!