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Curses, Sea Shanties and Science – Movies Have It All

Hope Madden Hope Madden Curses, Sea Shanties and Science – Movies Have It All

In the mood for some sea shanties? Cursed objects? Cursed villages? Cursed Airbnbs? (Those sea shanties sound more charming now, don’t they?) How about science? Yes to science, thank you, and actually a pretty decent crop of flicks to stream or check out at the drive-in this weekend. Radioactive Streaming via Amazon Prime. by George […]

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Fine Movie Options, No Mask Necessary

George Wolf George Wolf Fine Movie Options, No Mask Necessary

Should you? Shouldn’t you? You definitely should, but there’s no need to worry about it if you just stay home. While this week boasts fewer big names than last week, there are several excellent movie options for home viewing. First Cow by Hope Madden Kelly Reichardt films tell a story, but not in the traditional […]

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Too Hot Outside? Stream These Movies Instead

Hope Madden Hope Madden Too Hot Outside? Stream These Movies Instead

When you’re afraid to go outside and it’s too hot, anyway, it’s nice to have a good excuse to lollygag on the couch. Lucky for us, there are some very fine movie options to take in this sweltering, contaminated weekend. Thank you, Hollywood. The Old Guard Streaming on Netflix. by Hope Madden Let’s start with […]

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True Stories Top the Watch List

Hope Madden Hope Madden True Stories Top the Watch List

There’s a lot of nonfiction worth looking into in new streaming films this week, from documentaries to true war stories. Alien encounters (if you want to believe) are a little weaker, but if you’re looking for a familiar riff on the old exorcism classic, we might have a more make believe winner. The Outpost Streaming […]

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Jon Stewart, Dave Bautista & Ella Fitzgerald for Your Weekend

George Wolf George Wolf Jon Stewart, Dave Bautista & Ella Fitzgerald for Your Weekend

What do you want to watch? You can put your mask on and check out the vintage fun screening at Studio 35 and Grandview Theater, you can take advantage of Wexner Center’s free streaming of our own Paul Hill’s documentary Cincinnati Goddamn, or you can check out these new flicks, dropping straight to your TV, […]

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Juneteenth Drama, Pride Docs, Bad Hollywood

Hope Madden Hope Madden Juneteenth Drama, Pride Docs, Bad Hollywood

Dude, so many movies come out this week! A few are really great! A couple really blow! It is a minefield out there, but we are here to keep you safe and on the path to enjoyable movie viewing. You’re welcome. Miss Juneteenth by Rachel Willis When Turquoise (Nicole Beharie of TV’s Sleepy Hollow) enters […]

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Great Movies to Watch Past Curfew

Hope Madden Hope Madden Great Movies to Watch Past Curfew

Whether it’s the weather, the virus, or the curfew that’s keeping you indoors this weekend, at least there are a lot of very decent viewing options. You can start with a quick tutorial on how we got to this moment in our cultural history. Then, you can sift through a bunch of fine new digital […]

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