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Local Filmmakers Win Grant to Collaborate

George Wolf George Wolf Local Filmmakers Win Grant to Collaborate

A story of two bumbling armed robbers grabbed the top prize at the Gateway Film Center’s Show Us Your Shorts 2019 finals. The winning short films from the past 11 monthly competitions were screened Saturday at the Gateway before an audience of filmmakers, friends, fans and judges, and Anthony Codispoti’s The Baker Brothers emerged as […]

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Godzilla, Rocketmen and Monster Moms in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Godzilla, Rocketmen and Monster Moms in Theaters

Flashes, explosions, loud noises — Godzilla may not deliver the goods, but Elton John seems to be able. Here’s a look at your kaiju and non-kaiju fare on screens this week. Godzilla: King of the Monsters by Hope Madden and George Wolf Must we destroy everything that challenges us, or is humanity’s only salvation an […]

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This Summer’s Guide to Movies to Watch Under the Stars

Anne Evans Anne Evans This Summer’s Guide to Movies to Watch Under the Stars

It’s summertime again and that means the outdoor movie schedule is getting started. This summer has a great range of family friendly movies, movies perfect for date nights, movies to go watch with a group of friends, and more. The Topiary Park celebrates the 25th anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption. The Gateway is also showing […]

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Genies, Supervillains, Shadows and Smart Girls Gettin’ Nutty in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Genies, Supervillains, Shadows and Smart Girls Gettin’ Nutty in Theaters

Aladdin by George Wolf Stepping in for Robin Williams as the Genie in Aladdin was always going to be a thankless task, but while everyone was busy debating the casting of Will Smith, the director’s chair went largely unnoticed. Could Guy Ritchie, who’s evolved from rough and tumble British crime capers (Snatch) to both big […]

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Canine Crusaders Unseating Avengers?

Hope Madden Hope Madden Canine Crusaders Unseating Avengers?

For the first time since its release, Endgame may get bumped to runner up at the box office. Can John Wick take them down? He does have some skills. John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum by Hope Madden John F. Wick. You have to tip your hat to a filmmaker who understands his strengths and […]

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Geriatric Cheerleaders, Satanic Temples, and Other Weirdness in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Geriatric Cheerleaders, Satanic Temples, and Other Weirdness in Theaters

Man, there are a lot of movies opening this weekend. None really has a shot at unseating Endgame for the top spot, although Keanu and his dog might be eyeballing that seat for next week. In the meantime, though, studios and indies alike are taking a chance at capturing your imagination. Mostly they fail, but […]

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Summer Movie Series Opens in June With 50 Cents Admission Days

Anne Evans Anne Evans Summer Movie Series Opens in June With 50 Cents Admission Days

In celebration of CAPA’s 50th anniversary, this year’s Summer Movie Series will open with admission for 50 cents during opening weekend, June 14 through June 16, 2019. Additional special partnerships include Library Card day for the Cartoon Capers program on Saturday, July 27. Anyone showing a Columbus Metropolitan Library card (or any other card from […]

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