'Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood' Gives a Megaphone to Hollywood Gossip

'Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood' Gives a Megaphone to Hollywood Gossip

J. Edgar Hoover enjoyed cross dressing, Katharine Hepburn was a lesbian, Cary Grant and Randolph Scott were lovers, and Scotty Bowers spent his life after World War II as the sexual liaison to the biggest names in Hollywood.

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Capitol Theatre to Screen 'Isle of Dogs' on National Dog Day

Founded in 2004 by a pet expert who wanted to celebrate canines, National Dog Day takes place every year on Aug. 26. Earlier today,...

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If 'Stranger Things' Was Grittier and Slower, it'd be 'Summer of '84,' Opening Saturday at the Capitol Theatre

When the Canadian film collective known as RKSS first came into public consciousness, it was with their ABC's Of Death competition short film, "T is...

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Netflix Debuts Documentary About Massillon Athlete This Friday

Zion Clark is a wrestler at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. He's also the subject of a new documentary that's set to hit Netflix this...

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'We Are Triathletes,' Screening Tonight at Capitol Theatre, Will Get You Pumped for Age Group Nationals

This weekend, Cleveland will play host to USA Triathlon's Age Group Nationals, the organization's longest-running National Championship event. More than 4,000 athletes will compete...

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The Tricky Humor in Spike Lee's 'BlackkKlansman'

There's a scene late in Spike Lee's BlackkKlansman, which opens Friday, when a young David Duke (played pitch-perfectly by Topher Grace) travels to Colorado Springs...

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Cinematheque Celebrates Its 32nd Anniversary With Special Screenings

Since 1986, the Cleveland Institute of Art & Cinematheque has been the go-to place to catch classic, indie and foreign films that the mainstream theaters...

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A24 is Having a Free Screening of 'Eighth Grade' Wednesday at Valley View

The hit directorial debut of Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade has shattered its limited run and has expanded to theaters all across the country. In celebration,...

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Here's the Cinema at the Square 2018 Classic Movie Lineup

Cinema at the Square's 21st year of screening classic movies in a classic way kicks off Thursday in the grand Connor Palace. From Casablanca...

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'The King' is a Love Letter to America and to Elvis

Director Eugene Jarecki (Freakonomics, Reagan) had a premise for film that would compare the rise and fall of Elvis Presley with the rise and fall...

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'Blindspotting' is a Painfully Poetic Love Letter to Oakland

Daveed Diggs is best known for originating the roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical, but...

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Addiction Story 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot,' Saved By Strong Performances

Directed by Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk) and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill and Rooney Mara, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on...

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‘Eighth Grade’ is a Delightfully Awkward Time Capsule of the Contemporary Pre-Teen Experience

Looking back on my middle school years, I’m reminded of my Tracy-Flick-in-Election-esque need to overachieve in every possible extra-curricular activity, the fact I was...

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Cinematheque to Screen 'Revenge,' an Empowering and Brutal Rape-Revenge Thriller, this Saturday

French writer/director Coralie Fargeat rocked the film world with her feature debut, Revenge when it hit the festival circuit this year, including a screening at...

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'The Cakemaker' is the Gay German-Israeli Drama that Food Network Lovers Have Been Waiting For

Written and directed by Ofir Raul Grazier, The Cakemaker is a sad and sensitive exploration of an emotionally and culturally unique relationship. The 113-minute...

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Singer Grace Jones Puts Her Remarkable Talent on Display in New Documentary Film

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, the new documentary about the talented singer, actress and model, begins with a lively concert clip that finds Jones...

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'Three Identical Strangers' is Your New Favorite Psychological Documentary and Opens Tomorrow at the Cedar Lee

On his first day of college in 1980, 19-year-old Bobby Shafran was immediately shown kindness and friendship by people he'd never met before. As...

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'Sorry to Bother You' Takes on Issues of Race and Class

About 10 years ago, Sen. Harry Reid triggered a controversy when he said Barack Obama had become successful because he spoke with "no Negro dialect...

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'The Night Eats the World' is a Moody Thriller That Just Happens to Have Zombies

As a subgenre that is more than oversaturated, stories of walking corpses and flesh munching undead require serious skill if they are to transcend the...

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New Documentary Film Chronicles the Rise and Fall of Whitney Houston

Much like Amy, Asif Kapadia’s 2015 documentary about singer Amy Winehouse, Whitney documents the rise and fall of singer Whitney Houston. Kevin Macdonald’s documentary...

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'The First Purge' is Quintessential Action Horror for the Trump Era

If you'd have told me in 2013 that The Purge, that painfully dull dystopian slice of wasted potential, would spawn one of the most provocative...

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'Ant-Man and the Wasp' is Harmless, Small-Potatoes Fun

Ant-Man and the Wasp, the sequel to the 2015 Paul Rudd vehicle Ant-Man, seems so far removed from the engorged Iron Man/Captain America/Thanos Marvel vortex...

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