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The Buzz: Fritz Lives!

 Halie Williams The Buzz: Fritz Lives!

For those who grew up through the 70’s and 80’s, the words “night owl” mean much more than someone who stays up late. Frederick Peerenboom, better known as Fritz the Nite Owl, has become somewhat of a legend in the world of TV and radio, with his engaging baritone voice and witty commentary. At 77, […]

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Studio 35 Re-Opening is a Revelation

 Nicholas Herum Studio 35 Re-Opening is a Revelation

After closing for nearly two months for renovations Studio 35 is re-opening just in time for the release of The Avengers. Co-owners Eric Brembeck and Rita Volpi had been keeping fans of the 74 year old venue updated on the renovation progress through the theater’s Facebook page but pictures alone can’t convey the transformation that’s […]

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CAPA announces 42nd annual Summer Movie Series

Anne Evans Anne Evans CAPA announces 42nd annual Summer Movie Series

CAPA has announced their annual Summer Movie Series. This year, highlights include “eight series premieres, a silent film with live musical accompaniment, two Saturday mornings of classic cartoons, one “Late Nite Friday,” and a “Fright Night Friday” double feature with Fritz the Nite Owl”. The movie series begins on Friday, June 15 with the 1942 […]

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Review: The Drexel Theatre

 Nicholas Herum Review: The Drexel Theatre

Columbus has a wide variety of movie theaters coming in all shapes and sizes that offer patrons many different viewing experiences. The Drexel Theatre in Bexley, in its current form has been a Columbus staple for over twenty years and seemed as good a place as any to start the long process of reviewing every […]

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Film Review: Bully

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: Bully

Over the past few weeks Bully hysteria has taken hold across America. Sadly the hysteria has less to do with the film’s goal of ending bullying and more to do with the amount of swearing and the rating that follows. In an ironic twist of fate The Weinstein Company who is releasing Bully and the […]

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West Side Story ‘Rumbles’ into the Wexner Center

 Nicholas Herum West Side Story ‘Rumbles’ into the Wexner Center

West Side Story is returning to the big screen in glorious 70MM at The Wexner Center as part of their ‘Based on the Play by William Shakespeare’ film series. Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer star in this winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Choreography that was elected to National […]

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Film Review: Wrath of the Titans

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: Wrath of the Titans

2010’s Clash of the Titans isn’t the first film you’d expect to see a sequel to.  Its critical reception was very mixed and it became the poster child for lackluster 3D conversions.  Not only did it add fuel to fire for critics of 3D but also audiences that didn’t feel they got their money’s worth.  […]

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