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Gateway Film Center Offers Federal Employees Free Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Gateway Film Center Offers  Federal Employees Free Movies

More than 800,000 federal workers face their second pay period without wages. It’s hard not to feel a bit helpless in the face of that kind of financial suffering, but Gateway Film Center’s president Chris Hamel decided there was at least one small way his theater could help. Beginning Jan. 21 and extending until the […]

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The Top 30 Films of 2018

Hope Madden Hope Madden The Top 30 Films of 2018

Who said 2018 was a weak year in movies? We did not. In fact, 2018 offered such a bounty, we had a hard time cutting down our list of the year’s best. So we didn’t! Thanks to Rachel Willis, Matt Weiner, Brandon Thomas, Christie Robb and Cat McAlpine for working with us this year to […]

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Bad Horror, Brilliant Indies In Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Bad Horror, Brilliant Indies In Theaters

Remember all those movies that came out last weekend? Pickings are slimmer this week, but the indies in town are so great that you should make the effort. The Possession of Hannah Grace by Hope Madden Do you ever watch a movie and wonder how it got that elusive green light? I just did. The […]

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Ticking Clocks, American Criminals and Puppies – Which to Watch?

Hope Madden Hope Madden Ticking Clocks, American Criminals and Puppies – Which to Watch?

Are we approaching Halloween or April Fool’s Day? Hardcore horror director Eli Roth has a new kids movie. Provocative. And if that’s not your bag, indie filmmakers rethink the whole Lizzie Borden story. Meanwhile, puppies! The House with a Clock in its Walls by Hope Madden Eli Roth made a family film. That’s weird. Although […]

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Searching, Longing and Singing in Columbus Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Searching, Longing and Singing in Columbus Theaters

It’s Hollywood’s off-season, which can be a good thing and a bad thing. Blockbuster season is over (for the moment), so big studios are either releasing outright garbage or smaller films they took a chance on. Cinemas are also less reluctant to share their screens with indies, so you see more choices—it’s just that a […]

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Dirty Puppets, Saucy Hollywood and Great Escapes in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Dirty Puppets, Saucy Hollywood and Great Escapes in Theaters

Mostly middling August continues its slow trickle to the autumn awards season with some deranged puppet humor, a decent remake and a pretty fascinating documentary about the naughtier side of early Hollywood. The Happytime Murders by Hope Madden Do you like Melissa McCarthy? Foul language? How do you feel about puppet ejaculate? You should probably […]

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