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Solid Selection of Weekend Flicks

Hope Madden Hope Madden Solid Selection of Weekend Flicks

This may be a record week for positive movie reviews. Really good stuff available in theaters, through virtual cinemas, and via your tried and true VOD options. Shall we dig in? The Trial of the Chicago 7 Playing at Gateway Film Center and on Netflix. by Hope Madden Oscar winning, much beloved and frequently frustrating […]

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Ape-pocalypse Now – New Planet’s Really Good

Hope Madden Hope Madden Ape-pocalypse Now – New Planet’s Really Good

Not a ton opening in town this weekend. Next weekend, loads of new releases, but this week you have your pick of warring bipeds, cursed puzzle boxes and Polish painters. So, you know, all the main elements of any good movie weekend. War for the Planet of the Apes Two years after the events in […]

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Sausages, Caterwauling, Dragons and Mel Gibson – It’s a Party at the Multiplex!

Hope Madden Hope Madden Sausages, Caterwauling, Dragons and Mel Gibson – It’s a Party at the Multiplex!

A paltry number of films opened across Columbus screens last weekend, but don’t be down! This weekend there is something for every imaginable taste: kids movies, cartoons for adults, Meryl Streep, Frank Zappa, horror, documentary, foreign, Mel Gibson. Nothing is off limits! Sausage Party Set in a Shopwell supermarket, every morning products sing about their […]

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Butt Kicking Blockbusters and Bad Moms in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Butt Kicking Blockbusters and Bad Moms in Theaters

There’s something to please most any interest in theaters this weekend. Woody Allen makes a return to the screen, Viggo Mortensen learns what it means to be a dad while Mila Kunis and her posse try to change the image of the ordinary mom. You can also see teens in the streets, letting online gaming […]

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Options for Avoiding Independence Day Sequel

Hope Madden Hope Madden Options for Avoiding Independence Day Sequel

Twenty years ago, I nearly walked out of the theater because Independence Day was just so god-awful. Belatedly, it’s getting a sequel – one inexplicably opening a week and a half before Independence Day. But there are other options! Nicolas Winding Refn returns to the screen with another polarizing wonder, and John Travolta’s CBUS shot […]

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3 Films to See Over Memorial Day Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden 3 Films to See Over Memorial Day Weekend

The Eye-Popping 3D Memorial Day Weekend Extravaganza is here. Yes, summer is nigh and the bigger-is-better mantra will soon overwhelm local cinemas. And while there are some insanely expensive blockbusters to peruse this holiday weekend, the best bets are some of the smaller, well-stocked and unusual films hovering around the fringes of the weekend barbeque. […]

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New In Theaters: I Saw the Light, Krisha, Baskin & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New In Theaters: I Saw the Light, Krisha, Baskin & More

So much great stuff to catch at the movies this weekend, though not much of it is mainstream. Doc Week returns with plenty of opportunity for you to feed your nonfiction jones, while some magnificent indies and freaky new horror make their debuts as well. I Saw the Light The reliably talented Tom Hiddleston lost […]

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