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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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Snakes on a Plane Movie Ticket Giveaway

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New Cult Classics returns this Saturday night at Studio 35 with the 2006 insta-classic, Snakes on a Plane! Join us at 11:30pm for a late night showing that will feature prizes, giveaways – including a snake-shaped pretzel from brēzel, beer and more! Today, we’re giving away ten tickets to the show! To enter to win, […]

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CU Podcast #32: The Columbus Film Community

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In this week’s podcast we sit down with filmmaker Peter John Ross to discuss the changing landscape of the local film community. “Ross” tells us a bit about how he first got involved in film production, describes some of the existing resources and support groups for aspiring filmmakers, and also provides a preview of what […]

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Wexner Center Helps Rebrand Gateway Film Center

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The movie theater at the South Campus Gateway is going through another management change as Landmark Theaters exits after less than two years at the helm. The seven-screen theater will be rebranded as “The Gateway Film Center” and managed in-house by Campus Partners. Additionally, a formal partnership with The Wexner Center Film and Video Department […]

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Crispin Glover is Coming to Grandview Theatre

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Crispin Glover may be best known as George McFly in Back to the Future, but this famous actor also has a wide variety of eccentric independent film-making under his belt. Crispin will be coming to the newly renovated Grandview Theatre on November 22nd to present his Big Slide Show project as well as his indie […]

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Film Review: Where The Wild Things Are

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I admit, I was worried.  A full-length feature film out of a short, albeit beloved, children’s book?  I wasn’t sure it could be done. At least not without mocking the book, or mocking the parents, pretending to be dragged by their kids while secretly anticipating enjoying it even more than them based on the love […]

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2009 Columbus International Film + Video Festival

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What do dead people (as in zombies), pornography, mortgage foreclosures, genetically modified food, and strawberry jam have in common? The longest running film festival in the US, the 57th Columbus International Film + Video Festival. Beginning with three “Early Bird” screenings in October the festival kicks off an amazingly diverse spread of films “you can’t […]

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