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Romanian Paean to Investigative Journalism, Collective, is Year's Best Documentary

Alexander Nanau's Collective, a riveting documentary about the aftermath of a fire at a rock club in Bucharest, Romania, is the best documentary I've...

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Today May or May Not Be a Good Day to Watch '537 Votes,' The New Documentary on the 2000 Recount Fiasco in Florida

With the eyes of the nation once again on slim election margins, it's tempting to look back at the 2000 debacle that earned Florida...

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HBO Adaptation of Roald Dahl Cult Classic "The Witches" Is Worth a Watch for Anne Hathaway's Performance

Something wicked this way comes — and it’s the uncanny valley. Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical and terrifying novel The Witches may...

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'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' Embraces (And Somehow Eclipses) the Absurdity of 2020

When Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat hit theaters in 2006, few would have guessed how influential (and prescient) the movie’s blend of political satire and...

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Batshit Crazy 'Bullets of Justice' Leads a New Round of Halloween Movies You Can Stream Right Now

As we continue our zombie shuffle toward Halloween, the greatest night of the year, the veil between worlds begins to part, the number of avoid-at-all-cost...

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Zodiac Features and CSU’s School of Film & Media Arts Team Up for New Documentary Film About Exonerated Prisoner Rickey Jackson

Founded in Cleveland, Ohio by Jillian Wolstein, the mission of H.E.L.P. is to "provide hope, education, love and protection to people facing seemingly insurmountable...

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Locally Produced ‘Big Bad B-Movie Show’ Debuts on Channel 43

Local comedian Zachariah Durr and local photographer, storyteller and actress Laura Wimbels have teamed up for The Big Bad B-Movie Show, a new weekly TV...

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'Save Yourselves!' Leads a New Round of Halloween-Ready Movies to Stream Right Now

Hooray for October, the wickedest of months. Yes, it’s true that 2020 has thrust us all into a world that’s scarier in real life...

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Try Not to Cry at this Tower City Cinemas Tribute Video from Cleveland State Students

Cleveland Cinemas announced in August that its 10-screen downtown venue, Tower City Cinemas, would be closing permanently after a fatal double whammy: the financial...

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Cinematheque Showing 'Vinyl Nation' Documentary in Its Virtual Screening Room

The advent of the compact disc in the 1980s almost made vinyl records extinct. Yet, in the past decade or so, vinyl has made...

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Julianne Moore Shines in Lush, Lengthy Film Adaptation of Gloria Steinem's Life

The Glorias, now available streaming on Amazon Prime, lovingly depicts the trailblazing feminist icon Gloria Steinem at various stages of her life. The film...

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Cleveland Cinemas Announces Virtual 12 Hours of Terror Program

Cleveland Cinemas has announced that its flagship autumn program at the Capitol Theatre, 12 Hours of Terror, will be 100 percent virtual this year....

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Noomi Rapace Seeks Nazi Vengeance in New Drama The Secrets We Keep

Two Swedes star in the 1950s kipnap-and-torture knockoff The Secrets We Keep, which opens this week at select area theaters. Noomi Rapace, (alum of...

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Local Film Company Premieres Trailer for New Anti-Flag Documentary

Locally based TurnStyle Films has just premiered the trailer for upcoming documentary Beyond Barricades. Directed by Jon Nix, the movie tells the story of...

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More Than 100 Films to Screen at Annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Tickets just went on sale this week for the 11th annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival that takes place from Oct. 6 to 11 in Chagrin Falls....

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Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' is Magical Mind-Fuckery on an Unprecedented Level

“Tenet” is by far Christopher Nolan’s least accessible feature film, and yet also his most thrilling from the standpoint of moviemaking magic. It works...

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Cleveland Italian Film Festival Returns for 15th Year Despite Covid-19

The 15th annual edition of the Cleveland Italian Film Festival will proceed in 2020 in a reduced capacity after initial plans to cancel due...

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Nightlight Cinema Will Screen Movies Outdoors at Stan Hywet Hall This Month

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (714 North Portage Path), the prestigious Akron event space known for spectacular Christmas lighting displays and lush gardens, is...

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