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Digging Deep to Find Movie Gems

George Wolf George Wolf Digging Deep to Find Movie Gems

Wow, remember how many big movies came out last week?! So many, you’d have thought it was 2019 or something. Well, 2021 returns this week with absolutely tons of stuff you have never heard of. A lot of it’s weak, but there are some gems available. Let us walk you through it. Antigone Streaming by […]

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A Movie for Everyone This Week

Hope Madden Hope Madden A Movie for Everyone This Week

In theaters. Streaming. For the kids. For Gen X. Absurdities and bad basketball playing. Good horror movies. Mediocre horror movies. Terrible horror movies. There’s just a lot to comb through here – let us help you get it sorted. Raya and the Last Dragon In theaters and on Disney+Premiere by Hope Madden and George Wolf […]

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Mostly Solid Movie Options

George Wolf George Wolf Mostly Solid Movie Options

Olivia Colman and Anthony Hopkins offer a master class in acting in this week’s highlight, but there’s really only one disappointment all week!  The Father In theaters by George Wolf How much you’re moved by The Father will likely depend on how you see the central narrative device employed by director/co-writer Florian Zeller. Is it a gimmick […]

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Wex’s Cinema Revival Goes Virtual

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex’s Cinema Revival Goes Virtual

If there was going to be one annual film program unlikely to make the leap to virtual presentation, the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Cinema Revival would probably be the one, right? Their yearly celebration of the art and outcome of an industry’s painstaking efforts to find, preserve and archive film seems a misfit for […]

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Awards Contenders Among This Week’s Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Awards Contenders Among This Week’s Movies

The rightly ballyhooed Nomadland finally makes its way to Columbus screens, big and small. There is a good variety of other options as well, most of them decent, a couple of them quite good. Here’s the low down. Nomadland by Hope Madden Nobody sees American poverty as honestly or as poetically as filmmaker Chloé Zhao. Those […]

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So Many Good Movies!

George Wolf George Wolf So Many Good Movies!

Look how many movies you have to choose from this weekend! And all but one is worth your time! They’re streaming, they’re in theaters, they’re both at the same time. This week sees a clear Oscar contender and several other likely awards candidates, a stupidly funny comedy, some intriguing new horror, and that one really […]

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Lot of Movie Choices, Good and Bad

Hope Madden Hope Madden Lot of Movie Choices, Good and Bad

Loads of options this week, most of them unusual, some of them awful, a couple pretty great and one Golden Globe nomination. Here’s the skinny. Two of Us (Deux) On VOD by George Wolf The plan was to sell each of their neighboring French flats and move to Rome. After decades of living in secret, […]

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