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Strongman Documentary Headed to Arena Grand

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Documentary filmmaker Zachary Levy will be bringing his first feature film STRONGMAN to the Arena Grand this weekend, running March 5th through the 7th. The film recently took home the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2009 Slamdance Film Festival. Zachary will be on hand to introduce the film and participate in […]

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Found Footage Festival Returns on Saturday

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The Found Footage Festival made its Columbus debut last March, and they’re back again this weekend with an all-new set of strange and wonderful videos to share. Hosts Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher will be presenting the new lineup at the Drexel Theatre in Bexley, starting at 9:30pm on Saturday night. Tickets are $10 and […]


The Best Worst Movie Comes to Columbus

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This Saturday, Studio 35 is featuring a double-header that starts off with “Best Worst Movie”, a 2009 documentary about the the awful 1990 film “Troll 2”. The second half of the double-header is an actual screening of Troll 2. The special event will feature documentary Director/Producer Michael Paul Stephenson and Troll 2 star Dr. George […]


Best Movie of 2009: Inglourious Basterds

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The Film Section of the Columbus Underground Messageboard is always abuzz with the latest theatrical releases, and 2009 was no exception. The one movie that stood out in this past year’s reader’s poll was Quentin Tarantino’s long awaited World War II Spaghetti Western, Inglourious Basterds. Released on August 21st, the film featured standout performances by […]


Community Leaders Launch “Friends of the Drexel”

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Press Release: Community Leaders Launch Effort to Revitalize the Drexel A group of committed community leaders, each with a passion for the arts, has formed a new non-profit organization – Friends of the Drexel, Inc. – to secure the future of Central Ohio’s treasured Drexel Theatre.


Melissa Starker is Leaving The Alive

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Melissa Starker, Arts Editor at The Alive, announced on her blog “The Bad & The Beautiful” this morning that she is moving on after 11 years of working for the weekly paper to accept a new position as the Sales and Marketing Manager at the newly revamped Gateway Film Center: “My gratefulness extends to so […]


The Grandview Theatre Opens Tonight

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There’s been a few special events that have taken place at the new Grandview Theatre over the past few months, but the official public grand opening takes place tonight. The first film to be shown at the new venue is Everybody’s Fine, a new Robert De Niro Christmas dramedy. More information about the new theatre, […]


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