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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas in Theaters

The holiday onslaught is here! It’s not the greatest pre-Christmas haul we’ve seen, but it is far from the worst. Here’s a quick what’s-what. Aquaman by Matt Weiner A movie that brings together Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman, Julie Andrews and Dolph Lundgren is inevitably going to have a lot going on. That’s certainly the case […]

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Oscar Contenders Hit Columbus Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Oscar Contenders Hit Columbus Theaters

It’s Oscar flurry weekend. By next week, awards hopefuls will duke it out for box office dollars with superheroes and big budget whatnot. But this weekend, it’s mostly the hopefuls (and likely winners!) spilling across Columbus screens. Roma by George Wolf & Hope Madden Thank you, Netflix, for financing and distributing Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece, Roma. […]

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The Top 30 Films of 2018

Hope Madden Hope Madden The Top 30 Films of 2018

Who said 2018 was a weak year in movies? We did not. In fact, 2018 offered such a bounty, we had a hard time cutting down our list of the year’s best. So we didn’t! Thanks to Rachel Willis, Matt Weiner, Brandon Thomas, Christie Robb and Cat McAlpine for working with us this year to […]

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Quiet Weekend of Indies in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Quiet Weekend of Indies in Theaters

It’s a surprisingly quiet week in theaters. I guess Hollywood wanted to give you the chance to catch up on the films with Golden Globe noms. (To that end, Glenn Close’s The Wife has been re-released and can be caught on CBUS screens this weekend.) Beyond that, it’s leftover city — or you can feast […]

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Bad Horror, Brilliant Indies In Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Bad Horror, Brilliant Indies In Theaters

Remember all those movies that came out last weekend? Pickings are slimmer this week, but the indies in town are so great that you should make the effort. The Possession of Hannah Grace by Hope Madden Do you ever watch a movie and wonder how it got that elusive green light? I just did. The […]

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Thanksgiving Movie Weekend – Now Gluten Free!

Hope Madden Hope Madden Thanksgiving Movie Weekend – Now Gluten Free!

Who’s ready to glut themselves on turkey, mashed potatoes, montages, action choreography, Oscar hopefuls and pumpkin pie? Bring on the holiday onslaught! Creed II by George Wolf In the history of elephants and rooms, Creed II earns a special mention for its spit take-worthy moment when a boxing commentator finally deadpans,”It’s all a bit Shakespearean, isn’t […]

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Holiday Blockbusters and Oscar Grabs Start Hitting Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Holiday Blockbusters and Oscar Grabs Start Hitting Theaters

Here they come! Holiday blockbusters and Oscar hopefuls — people, it is time. It’s been kind of, almost, squeak-a-few-in-here-and-there time for a few weeks, but with Thanksgiving only days away, we can expect some big guns for the next few weeks. Blockbuster-wise, it’s the sequel to the middling-at-best Harry Potter cash grab. Oscar hopefuls, though? […]

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