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Rave Polaris 18 goes eXtreme for The Hunger Games

 Nicholas Herum Rave Polaris 18 goes eXtreme for The Hunger Games

The Rave Columbus Polaris 18 theater is joining the large screen format ranks for the opening of The Hunger Games. Like her younger sister location in Grove City the Polaris 18 location will now showcase a RaveXtreme auditorium. Large screen format presentations have taken the theater world by storm in recent years due to the […]

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Film Review: 21 Jump Street

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: 21 Jump Street

A movie based on the late 80’s 21 Jump Street TV series at first glance seemed like a disaster in the making. Hollywood’s track record for turning successful TV series into successful films is less than stellar and usually pleases neither audiences nor critics. Somehow against all logic, common sense, and prejudiced misconceptions 21 Jump […]

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DiLoretto Hired at Gateway Film Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans DiLoretto Hired at Gateway Film Center

The Gateway Film Center announced yesterday that local tv news personality Johnny DiLoretto would be accepting the position of Director of Operations at the South Campus Gateway theater. DiLoretto is known throughout the community as a feature reporter on ABC 6/FOX 28 Good Day Columbus as well as through WCBE radio programs including “Foodcast” and […]

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Studio 35 Closing for Two Months of Renovations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Studio 35 Closing for Two Months of Renovations

Studio 35 will be temporarily closing their doors starting on March 10th to undergo some renovations, marking the first time since in roughly 40 years that the theatre has been closed for an extended period of time. “We probably could have stayed open during construction, but felt it would be faster to close and then […]

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Film Review: Safe House

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: Safe House

Last year I was rough on Ryan Reynolds, his performances in The Green Lantern and The Change-Up were both terrible and I questioned why he was still considered a box office draw. After The Green Lantern I also questioned his abilities as a dramatic actor and whether he could lead a film that didn’t require […]

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Film Review: The Woman in Black

 Nicholas Herum Film Review: The Woman in Black

After spending the better part of a decade playing “the boy who lived” Daniel Radcliffe is finally done playing Harry Potter. I’ve wondered for a long time what kind of career Radcliffe will have after Potter; he seems quite infatuated with Broadway and there’s been talk of him stepping behind the camera a-la Ron Howard. […]

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Groundhog Day Marathon at the Gateway Film Center

 Nicholas Herum Groundhog Day Marathon at the Gateway Film Center

Back for a third consecutive year, the Gateway Film Center is hosting a 24-hour Groundhog Day Marathon beginning at 12:01AM on Thursday, February 2nd. Groundhog Day will be shown every two hours from 12:01AM to 10:00PM Thursday evening. Tickets are $6 for one screening or for the entire marathon. Those who complete the marathon by […]

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