Known Sexual Assaulter Woody Allen Has Made Yet Another Movie, and It's Not Great

Known Sexual Assaulter Woody Allen Has Made Yet Another Movie, and It's Not Great

Wonder Wheel, the bad new film starring Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple and Jim Belushi, was written and directed by Woody Allen, a known sexual assaulter. Allen writes and directs a new movie every year — he is as prolific an artist as any Hollywood has produced — and does so with the happy participation of A-list stars.

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Guillermo del Toro Brings Yet Another Strange, Beautiful Monster Story to Life in 'The Shape of Water'

Mexican auteur Guillermo del Toro has always been regarded as something of a curiosity, a man with a voracious visual appetite and an imagination that...

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'The Land' Filmmaker Steven Caple Jr. to Direct 'Creed 2'

Local filmmaker Steven Caple Jr., who directed The Land in 2016, has signed on to direct Creed 2, the sequel to the 2015 boxing film...

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'Coco' Focuses on Mexican Traditions With Care, and the Spanish Dub Emphasizes Its Emotional Core

Disney Pixar’s Coco has become the biggest box office hit in Mexico's history, with $43 million in ticket sales to date. In the U.S., it’s...

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Tower City Cinemas to Show the Spanish Version of 'Coco'

The makers of the new Pixar film Coco went to great lengths to ensure that the film, an account of one boy's journey into the...

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Update: Documentary Film About Edwins Restaurant Makes the Short List for Oscar Consideration

Update: Earlier this year, Knife Skills, a documentary film that follows the launch of the local haute cuisine restaurant Edwins, a place staffed by men...

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Movie About Cult Classic 'The Room' Finds a Sweet Spot

The Disaster Artist, opening Friday in limited local release, pulls back the curtain on one of the most beloved, and worst, cult movies of all...

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'Dream Boat' is a Whole Lot More Than Scenes of Half-Naked Men Dancing in the Sun

A gay European cruise might sound like a wild good time, but in the new documentary Dream Boat, writer-director Tristan Ferland Milewski doesn't focus on...

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Watch the New Trailer for Bruce Willis' 'Acts of Violence,' Filmed in Cleveland

Bruce Willis' Acts of Violence trailer is finally out, but you won't catch much of the city in which it was filmed here. Much...

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'Love Actually,' Playing at Cedar Lee Next Week, Proves Love is All Around

Bringing Christmas feelings to your hands and your toes once again is Love Actually, as the modern holiday classic comes to Cedar Lee's big screen...

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You Can Soon Catch Free Screenings of Christmas Classics at Akron Civic Theatre

There's certainly a time to watch Christmas classics like Elf and It's a Wonderful Life while wrapped up in blankets on your own couch, and...

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Frances McDormand Shines As an Angry Mother in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

British and Irish playwright, screenwriter and film director Martin McDonagh has a wicked sense of humor. His distinctively dark sensibilities and sharp dialog distinguish fine,...

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Pixar Animator Talks Bringing 'Coco' to Life in the Land of the Dead

When he was a kid growing up in Pittsburgh, Christian Hoffman used to go to animation festivals with his father. He particularly loved shorts created...

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‘Justice League’ Struggles to Give Its Superheroes Equal Screen Time

The first in what will likely be a multi-part series that includes superheroes such as Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot),...

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Northeast Ohio-Native Todd Lieberman on the Challenges and Joys of Producing 'Wonder'

Mandeville Films and Television, a production company run by Cleveland-born producer Todd Lieberman, has had a busy 2017. Earlier this year, the company produced Stronger,...

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Greta Gerwig's Directing Debut 'Lady Bird' is In Top Five of 2017

Lady Bird, the debut directorial effort from indie darling Greta Gerwig, is instantly a Top-Five film of 2017. Maybe even Top-Three. It's that good. Filmed...

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In Honor of Its 75th Anniversary, 'Casablanca' to Show at 14 Area Theaters

In November 1942, Casablanca debuted in New York. Critics raved, and after it was released nationally, the f ilm would go to become one of...

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Machine Gun Kelly Set to Star in New Sandra Bullock Thriller

East Cleveland hip-hop artist Machine Gun Kelly (aka Colson Baker) has officially signed on for Sandra Bullock's latest project Bird Box, Variety reports. MGK, who's...

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Strong Performances and Visual Style Elevate a So-So Story in 'Wonderstruck'

You can be forgiven for thinking that Todd Haynes, a director known for decidedly adult fare like Safe, Carol and Far From Heaven, is an...

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Cleveland Film Fest To Move 2018 Opening Night to Playhouse Square

Citing the success of last year's Believeland screening, organizers of the Cleveland International Film Festival have announced that next year's opening night screening and gala...

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Lanthimos' 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' has 'Lobster' vibes, but None of the Heart

Yorgos Lanthimos' The Killing of a Sacred Deer, which opens in limited release Friday, begins with one of the more repulsive images I've ever seen...

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'A Bad Moms Christmas' is Anything But Cheerful and Bright

The Christmas season seems to bring with it at least one raunchy and irreverent holiday-themed film. This year's entry, A Bad Moms Christmas, fits the...

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