Icelandic Thriller 'The Oath' Shows Dark Side of Medicine

Icelandic Thriller 'The Oath' Shows Dark Side of Medicine

Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormakur directs and stars in The Oath, a psychological thriller-slash-family-drama that opens Friday exclusively at the Capitol Theatre. Fans of Denis Villeneuve's 2013 film Prisoners will be head over heels for this one: The film features no shortage of drugs, carnage (both sterile and not) and snow.

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Capitol Theatre Announces Schedule for its Happy Hour Classic Film Series

Located in the Gordon Square Arts District, the locally owned and operated Capitol Theatre regularly presents special screenings of cult classics and oddball flicks that...

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Film About Edwins Restaurant to Have Its Ohio Premiere at the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Over the course of his career, filmmaker and journalist Thomas Lennon has won an Academy Award, received three Academy nominations and won two national Emmys....

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Film Based on Shaker Heights Author's Memoir to Premiere on Netflix Friday

A Cambodian-born American human-rights activist and lecturer, Loung Ung received widespread acclaim for her memoir, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers....

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Variety Theater to Host Free Screening of Documentary Movie 'Cleveland's Screaming'

Veteran local punk rocker Tom Dark is the man behind Cleveland’s Screaming, an independent documentary film about the Northeast Ohio hardcore punk scene from 1981...

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Icelandic Thriller 'The Oath' Shows Dark Side of Medicine

Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormakur directs and stars in The Oath, a psychological thriller-slash-family-drama that opens Friday exclusively at the Capitol Theatre. Fans of Denis Villeneuve's...

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Cedar Lee Theatre to Celebrate 30 Years of Screening ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

The Heights Art Theater started screening The Rocky Horror Picture Show on a regular basis until the theater closed in 1988. The cult classic...

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'Patti Cake$' is Typical Indie Flick With Atypical Heroine

First time writer/director Geremy Jasper has much in common with the scrappy protagonist of his new film Patti Cake$, opening Wednesday at the Cedar Lee....

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'I Do ... Until I Don't' is Pro-Commitment at a Time When it's Trendy to be on Tinder

Writer-director Lake Bell says the concept for I Do ... Until I Don't, her new indie comedy opening at the Cedar Lee Theatre, came to...

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Cleveland Cinemas Announces Schedule of Rock ‘n’ Roll Documentary Film Series

In addition to showing blockbuster Hollywood films and limited release arthouse movies, Cleveland Cinemas will often screen documentary films. Next month, it will begin screening...

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With 'Good Time', the Safdie Brothers Take a Realistic Approach to the Heist Flick

When Twilight star Robert Pattinson saw a still from brothers Josh and Benny Safdie's 2014 film Heaven Knows What, he became convinced he had to...

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Too bad 'The Only Living Boy in New York' Can't Offer Reprieve from Overblown Summer Blockbusters

Originally, director Marc Webb cast Miles Teller to play Thomas Webb, the protagonist in his new drama The Only Living Boy in New York. When...

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Capitol Theatre to Screen 'The Nutty Professor' as a Tribute to the Late Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis, one of our greatest comedic actors, passed away earlier this week at age 91. To pay tribute to Lewis, who's famous for films...

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'Dave Made a Maze' Writer-Director Bill Watterson Took Inspiration From Experiences He Had in Cleveland

Bill Watterson had tried his hand at a few different things before finding success with the quirky new indie flick Dave Made a Maze, which...

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Capitol Theatre to Screen Documentary Film About East Bay Punk Rock

Given that both Rancid and Green Day, punk acts that hail from the San Francisco Bay Area, included Northeast Ohio on their summer tours this...

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'In This Corner of the World' Offers a Wrenching Depiction of Hiroshima Bombing

It’s World War II, and the "corner of the world" is Hiroshima. On the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. bombing the city in 1945,...

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Fun Soderbergh Heist Flick 'Logan Lucky' Has Nothing on 'Ocean' Franchise

The trailers for Logan Lucky, the new West Virginia heist film starring Channing Tatum and Adam Driver, promoted the fact that it was directed by...

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'Wind River' Depicts Raw Life On Wyoming Indian Reservation

In a foreshadowing of the carnage to come, Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner) shoots a wolf as it's about to attack a herd of goats. The...

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'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' Revisits the Worsening Climate Crisis

When the producers at Participant Productions, the company behind the 1996 documentary film An Inconvenient Truth, began considering a sequel to the movie about the...

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'Once Upon a Time' Offers An Alternative to the Stereotypical Fairytale

While Disney dominates most of the U.S. fairytale market, the Chinese film Once Upon a Time (directed by Anthony LaMolinara and Xiaoding Zhao), which opens...

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'Harmonium,' playing at Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, is Anything But Harmonious

With The Dark Tower in the top spot, last weekend was the summer's worst weekend yet at the box office. This weekend doesn't look like...

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Indie Comedy 'Lost & Found in Cleveland' to Begin Filming Locally Before Year’s End

Actors Keith Gerchak and Marisa Guterman, both of whom live in Los Angeles, met a few years ago at an audition. In the course of...

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