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Give Thanks for Great Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Give Thanks for Great Movies

Who says you have to spend all that free time talking with your family? Filmmakers have colluded to ensure that you can, instead, spend quality family time in the dark watching delightful movies. Will they spark controversy? They will! But that doesn’t change the fact that all of this week’s options are great. Be grateful! […]

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Good Neighbors, Frozen Sisters in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Good Neighbors, Frozen Sisters in Theaters

Tom Hanks makes yet another play for Oscar this week. Bring tissues. Meanwhile, if the sequel is just a little less memorable than than the original, can we hope the songs get played a little less often?  Lots of choices this week. Here are the best bets: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood by Hope […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Oscar in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Oscar in Theaters

Oscar hopefuls crowd movie screens across Columbus. The season is upon us and there is much worthy of your attention this weekend. Let us help you choose. The Irishman by Hope Madden and George Wolf In 1973, Martin Scorsese gave us Mean Streets, the tale of a fledgeling gangster contemplating the rungs that could lead […]

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Gateway Screens Films from Sundance Indigenous Institute Fellows

Hope Madden Hope Madden Gateway Screens Films from Sundance Indigenous Institute Fellows

November is National Native American and Alaskan Native Heritage Month. It’s safe to say that this may go under-celebrated in Central Ohio, but Gateway Film Center is giving you the chance to rectify that situation. Thanks to the Sundance Film Festival and Arthouse Convergence, GFC is able to bring in a program of six short […]

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Romantic Elves, Bombast and Spooky Hotels this Week in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Romantic Elves, Bombast and Spooky Hotels this Week in Theaters

A sequel nearly 40 years in coming tops the list in a big Hollywood week. If you’re ready for the Christmas rush, we’ve got you covered, too. Let us help you decide.  Doctor Sleep by Hope Madden and George Wolf The Shining was always going to be a hard act to follow, even for Stephen […]

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CBUS Cartoonist Takes Bone to Netflix

George Wolf George Wolf CBUS Cartoonist Takes Bone to Netflix

Jeff Smith had a movie deal. After humble beginnings as a newspaper comic strip and years of development into graphic novels, Smith’s Bone was set to be a big screen feature. And he just kept hoping that movie would never be made. “Fortunately, in my contract, if they didn’t make a movie in ten years, […]

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Great Reasons to See a Movie this Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden Great Reasons to See a Movie this Weekend

Two clear Oscar contenders, a surprisingly good reboot and historical biopic, an alarming documentary, a cult classic in the waiting and a decent indie horror—the fates are conspiring to get you to the movies this weekend. Submit! Jojo Rabbit by Brandon Thomas Fargo and No Country for Old Men director Joel Coen has described directing […]

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