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Nice Gloss On Taut Satanic Possession Flick 'The Devil's Candy'

Nice Gloss On Taut Satanic Possession Flick 'The Devil's Candy'

A young family is tormented by what may be a satanically possessed serial killer in Sean Byrne's taut, sometimes lovely-to-look-at horror/thriller The Devil's Candy. The film debuted in Toronto in 2015 and is now being distributed by IFC's Midnight division.

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The Nightlight in Akron to Screen Documentary Film about Rock Photographer Mick Rock

As part of the New York Film Critics Film Series, a regular series of ongoing preview screenings that takes place in about 50 selected major...

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Local Artist Whose Twisted Paintings Appear in Horror Flick Will Introduce Film at Capitol

This Friday and Saturday, the Capitol Theatre will screen the indie satanic possession flick The Devil's Candy, which we reviewed this week. A local artist...

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Capitol Theatre to Screen 'Hello, Dolly!' at Tonight's Happy Hour Classic Event

The locally owned and operated Capitol Theatre, in the Gordon Square Arts District, regularly presents special screenings of cult classics and oddball flicks that don’t...

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Rock Hall Screens 'The Punk Singer' Documentary Tonight

Before she formed the riot grrrl band Bikini Kill in 1990, singer Kathleen Hanna was just another private-school student trying to find herself. Contrary to...

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Spotlight: 'The Last Word'

The Last Word, the new dramedy from director Mark Pellington (Henry Poole is Here), utilizes a rather flimsy premise. It centers on Harriet (Shirley MacLaine),...

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Spotlight: Mad Max: Fury Road, Black & Chrome Edition

Saturday at midnight, the Capitol Theatre will screen the "Black & Chrome" edition of the 2015 high-octane romp Mad Max: Fury Road as part of...

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Live-action 'Beauty and the Beast' is nostalgia fest

Uncurling from a position of absolute fatigue on the subject of live-action remakes of animated classics, I approached the new Beauty and the Beast, starring...

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The Nightlight in Akron to Host an Advance Screening of Werner Herzog's New Film

As part of the New York Film Critics Film Series, a regular series of ongoing preview screenings that takes place in about 50 selected major...

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Spotlight: 'Kedi'

Stray cats have lived in Istanbul for thousands of years, nearly as long as the city has been standing. The new documentary Kedi, opening Friday...

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Latest 'King Kong' Iteration is Standard Heart-Pounding Fun

Jordan Vogt-Roberts is a Funny or Die alum who'd only directed one full-length feature film, the 2013 Cleveland-shot indie comedy Kings of Summer, before he...

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'My Friend Dahmer,' a Film Based on Local Cartoonist Derf's Graphic Novel, to Debut at Tribeca Film Fest

Famous for his syndicated strip, "The City,” which ran from 1990 to 2014 in more than 170 weekly publications, local cartoonist John "Derf" Backderf took...

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Cleveland International Film Festival Releases the Schedule for This Year's Event

Earlier today, the folks at the Cleveland International Film Festival announced their schedule for this year’s event, which takes place from March 29 to April...

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Hugh Jackman Plays Wolverine For One Last Time in the Somber 'Logan'

Based on the Marvel Comics series Old Man Logan, Logan, the latest film in the X-Men series which opens this Friday, begins in media res...

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Cedar Lee Theatre Partners with Local Cat Shelters for 'KEDI' Screenings

Set to open on March 10 at the Cedar Lee Theatre, the documentary film KEDI centers on a handful of the hundreds of thousands of...

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Ukrainian Genocide Film Better Suited for History Channel

Unlike last year's Son of Saul, which told a specific story of the Holocaust in a gripping way — hand-held camera, over-the-shoulder close-up shots; each...

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Spotlight: 'The Red Turtle'

Without a single line of dialogue, The Red Turtle,by debut filmmaker Michael Dudok de Wit, has been nominated for the Best Animated Feature Academy Award....

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The Nightlight Cinema in Akron to Host a Special Screening of the New Comedy/Drama 'All Nighter'

As part of the New York Film Critics Film Series, a regular series of ongoing preview screenings that takes place in about 50 selected major...

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Upcoming Short. Sweet. Film Fest to Screen 96 Films

In 2012, local film aficionado Michael Suglio successfully launched his Short. Sweet. Film Fest at Ohio City's Market Garden Brewery. Over the years, the festival...

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Cinematheque to Screen Four of the Worst Movies Ever Made

Generally speaking, the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque presents a discriminating selection of films carefully curated by director John Ewing. Often, the Cinematheque will screen...

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Film Spotlight: "Seasons"

Bears roaring and spitting and pawing in one-on-one combat; wolves chasing down honking boars, teeth bared; deer giving birth; elks moaning in rut; and bison...

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Pirates' Director Has Never Been Creepier Than in "A Cure for Wellness"

Dane DeHaan is the sickly looking fellow who's typically called upon to play nebbish teenage outcasts and/or backwoods halfwits (see: Chronicle, Lawless). In Gore Verbinski's...

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