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Harley Quinn Flick Doesn’t Suck and Other Movie Surprises

George Wolf George Wolf Harley Quinn Flick Doesn’t Suck and Other Movie Surprises

It’s Oscar week and that means local theaters have loaded their screens with nominees, so if you somehow managed to miss Parasite or Jojo Rabbit, Little Women or Pain and Glory, Honeyland or American Factory, now is your chance. Take it! But if you have seen the big vote getters, here’s a nice surprise: the […]

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Oscar Noms and Hollywood Hopefuls in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Oscar Noms and Hollywood Hopefuls in Theaters

Sure, it’s another week of “How January will Hollywood be?” but that doesn’t mean nothing’s worth seeking. It’s Oscar season! That means that not only are all the big nominees back in rotation, but smaller films—animation, documentary, shorts, international pictures—are all available on Columbus screens, too. Woot! Gretel & Hansel by Hope Madden It’s still […]

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Guns & Ghosts to Liven Up Your January

George Wolf George Wolf Guns & Ghosts to Liven Up Your January

January drags on with more mediocre to disappointing films, unless you look a little harder. Oscar nominee for best foreign language film Les Miserable (do not expect to sing along) finally lands in CBUS and Alfre Woodard gives a full-blown clinic on acting with her latest, Clemency. There’s also great dance doc at the Wex, […]

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January Movies – Choose Wisely

Hope Madden Hope Madden January Movies – Choose Wisely

Man, it sure is January. Everybody’s out there trying to make that Paul Blart “there’s nothing to see, guess I’ll just go to this” money. Well, Dolittle is a little better than the trailer would lead you to believe. Bad Boys for Life is even worse the trailer makes it seem. There are some awfully […]

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One Big Recommendation This Week at the Movies

George Wolf George Wolf One Big Recommendation This Week at the Movies

Why they made us wait this long for 1917 we may never know, but the point is, it’s here now and it’s the movie to see. What else is out this week? Let’s walk through it. 1917 by George Wolf War. Maybe you’ve heard of it lately. Taking inspiration from the past, director Sam Mendes […]

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Mainly Leftovers at the Movies, Too

Hope Madden Hope Madden Mainly Leftovers at the Movies, Too

Wow, slow week at the movies. Just the one new release to cover, and even that’s not new, really. But is it any good? The Grudge by Hope Madden Any time a film is remade, you have to ask why. Not to be cynical, but because it’s a legitimate query. Is there a compelling reason […]

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Belated Christmas Gifts at the Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Belated Christmas Gifts at the Movies

Christmas movies pay off this year, with Sandler’s masterpiece, Gerwig’s unstoppable reimagining, and some science-friendly animation. Uncut Gems by Matt Weiner There’s something acutely familiar right now about watching a consummate New York macher unable to help himself as he pursues more and more wealth, drawing everyone around him into his increasingly unstable house of […]

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