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Two Daughters Reconnect With Their Mother in the Dramedy 'Before You Know It'

Two Daughters Reconnect With Their Mother in the Dramedy 'Before You Know It'

A key moment happens early in Hannah Pearl Utt's new dramedy Before You Know It. Rachel's (Utt) eccentric playwright and actor father Mel (Mandy Patinkin) sabotages a grant application that would've allowed him to finish his new play, and Rachel loses her patience with the man.

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Here's How You Can Be An Extra In Two Movies Being Filmed in Cleveland This Fall

Thousands of Cleveland extras are needed to fill the cinematic streets of two films this season. Casting directors are searching for people of all backgrounds...

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‘Joker’ Delivers a Mixed Message

On the one hand, Joker, the new film from director Todd Phillips (The Hangover, Old School, War Dogs) that provides an origin story for...

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Joe Bob Briggs, Who Speaks on Wednesday at the Capitol Theatre, Talks About His 'Outlaw' Approach to Writing About Film

A 1987 article in the Chicago Tribune describes Joe Bob Briggs as “the nation’s first and only drive-in movie critic.” The article goes on...

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Two Daughters Reconnect With Their Mother in the Dramedy 'Before You Know It'

A key moment happens early in Hannah Pearl Utt's new dramedy Before You Know It. Rachel's (Utt) eccentric playwright and actor father Mel (Mandy Patinkin)...

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Cedar Lee Theatre to Screen 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' From Oct. 11 to Oct. 13

The Cedar Lee Theatre has just announced that it’ll be the exclusive Cleveland venue for a limited theatrical run of El Camino: A Breaking...

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A Star is Reborn in Fresh Judy Garland Biopic

There's no doubt that Renée Zellweger took the titular role of Judy Garland to show the world she's not done yet. And, truly, watching her...

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'Villains' is a Minor Work in the Horror-Adjacent Sphere

Villains, a dark home- invasion comedy starring Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe, Jeffrey Donovan and Kyra Sedgewick opens Friday at the Capitol Theatre. The squeamish will be...

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Catch the 25th Anniversary Re-Release of 'The Shawshank Redemption' Today

The 25th Anniversary celebrations for the Ohio-filmed The Shawshank Redemption just keep on coming. A large festival was already held in the film's honor...

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'Ad Astra' is Among Year's Boldest, Best

Traveling commercially to the Moon in James Gray's daring, wondrous new space epic Ad Astra is not the futuristic sci-fi dream envisioned by technologists or...

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'Tigers Are Not Afraid' Brings the Horror of Drug Cartel Life to the Big Screen

When asked about the inspiration for Tigers Are Not Afraid, a movie that follows a group of orphaned children running from drug cartel thugs, director...

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Official Secrets Dramatizes Story of British Whistleblower Katharine Gun

South African actor-director Gavin Hood most recently helmed 2015's Eye in the Sky, a taut fictionalization of modern warfare and its fraught moral landscape. The...

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New Documentary 'Linda Ronstadt — The Sound of My Voice' Touches All the Right Notes

In the past year or so, a slew of terrific but unrelated music documentaries (David Crosby: Remember My Name, Echo in the Canyon) have captured what...

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John Wick Promotional Road Trip Coming to Mayfield Heights Best Buy on Sept. 17

One of the year’s top grossing movies, the critically acclaimed John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum, arrives on DVD on Tuesday. In order to...

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See Brittany Run: Comedy About Reinvention and Exercise Transcends Trite Formula

Brittany Runs a Marathon is a millennial-oriented comedy with a narrative structure so familiar — underdog triumphs over adversity — that its eventual thoughtfulness...

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Locally Made Movie About the Opioid Crisis to Premiere at Atlas Lakeshore in October

Because he lost so many loved ones to drug abuse while growing up, local writer and rapper Javon Bates wrote Common Creed — The...

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Genre-Bending 'Satanic Panic' is Campy Fun, But Flops on Thesis

Satanic Panic, the new indie horror-comedy opening Friday at the Atlas Diamond Cinemas in Solon, isn't quite scary enough to be a horror film and...

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Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest Back for 13th Year

Celebrating its 13th year, the Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest, which takes place from Sept. 5 to 16, will showcase more than 20 films from...

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Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque To Screen 'Apocalypse Now Final Cut'

Earlier today, the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque announced that it's added the new 4K restoration of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now to its...

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A Terrific Cast Can’t Redeem Lackluster 'After the Wedding' Remake

A remake of Susanne Bier’s 2006 film of the same name, After the Wedding features a stellar cast that includes Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams,...

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'The Nightingale' is Harrowing Sophomore Effort From 'Babadook' Director Jennifer Kent

Aussie writer-director Jennifer Kent was already working on her new film, The Nightingale, back in 2014, when Scene interviewed her about her much-talked-about horror debut...

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'One Child Nation' Takes a Hard Look at China's Former Population Control Policy

China's one-child policy, a population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, ended in 2015, but Chinese citizens...

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