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Animals Aplenty at the Movies This Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden Animals Aplenty at the Movies This Weekend

After last week’s lackluster take at the box office, the cinema is a veritable zoo of mediocrity this weekend. Another new family film may finally knock Finding Dory out of the top spot, but it will not stick around. Meanwhile, a couple of party animals find dates and filmmaker/misanthrope Todd Solondz takes in a stray. […]

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35mm Tom Hiddleston Flick Double Bills for Fright Club

Hope Madden Hope Madden 35mm Tom Hiddleston Flick Double Bills for Fright Club

“Thank you.” With that seemingly innocuous phrase, director Ben Wheatley pivots the direction of his 2011 breakout hit horror film Kill List, moving it from indie crime drama to something else entirely. This nimble maneuvering may have prepared him for his latest effort, J.G. Ballard’s High Rise. You can catch both films at this month’s […]

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Comedy Film Festival Returns to Studio 35

Hope Madden Hope Madden Comedy Film Festival Returns to Studio 35

The second annual Studio 35 Cinema Comedy Film Festival kicks off this Friday, April 29, running all weekend and showcasing unseen comedy shorts and features. Festival programmer Tim Baldwin says he’d long wanted to do a film festival at Studio 35 “I always thought I could do one, and Eric Brembeck, owner of Studio 35, […]

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New in Theaters: Midnight Special, The Boss, Darling & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Midnight Special, The Boss, Darling & More

More solid documentaries, a couple of indie horrors, a first person action extravaganza, and the return of one of the most talented American filmmakers working today mark a pretty great week to go to the movies in CBUS. Midnight Special You should know as little as possible going into Midnight Special because writer/director Jeff Nichols […]

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New in Theaters: Steve Jobs, Last Witch Hunter, Final Girls & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New in Theaters: Steve Jobs, Last Witch Hunter, Final Girls & More

Steve Jobs Writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle take a visionary approach to their biopic Steve Jobs, crafting an appropriately intense and completely engrossing profile of Jobs’s history with Apple, Inc. Sorkin and Boyle understand that a man so self-aggrandizing and obsessed with design deserves a treatment that is both. Sorkin’s wordplay – always […]

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Fright Club Podcast Records Live at Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Fright Club Podcast Records Live at Gateway

In honor of the season, Gateway Film Center and MaddWolf are expanding their monthly Fright Club event to encourage audience participation and to share local horror fanaticism with the world. According to George Wolf of maddwolf.com, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 14, he will begin recording a live podcast to correspond with his monthly film series, Fright […]

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Fright Club Brings Underseen Horror to Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Fright Club Brings Underseen Horror to Gateway

Columbus’s Gateway Film Center has long been the horror hub of the city. The center works an abundance of the genre programming into their overall scheme of events, including five years of Nightmares on High – the longest running festival of new horror in the country – as well as Nightmares from the Crypt, which […]

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