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A piece of everyone’s favorite galaxy defenders (and villains) will be landing in Medina at Castle Noel’s new Sci-Fi Movie Museum. Read more

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Author and Christmas authority shares her pop culture insght. Read more

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Heading to a drive-in theater can take you back to the glory days of watching a movie under the summer stars ... Read more

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One For The Books: 35th Cleveland Film Fest Roundup

The 35th Cleveland International Film Festival has come to close. It was a year marked by record attendance and a host of fantabulously crafted cinema, including the akronlife sponsored "If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle," which won in its category! Read more

Apr 8, 2011 4:53 PM (330) Area Blog

3 Shotgun Reviews from the Cleveland Film Festival

The CIFF is a booming success with a great film selection, record attendance and a handful of awesome. Here's a quick look at three films that have made the cut! Read more

Mar 28, 2011 12:30 AM (330) Area Blog

CIFF: Van Diemen's Land - a moment of silence please.

I can't believe that just least that's what I said at the end of this utterly engrossing film. Read more

Mar 31, 2010 5:26 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF: The Best of Times

This simple, humorous and heartwarming film will be one of the unsung heroes of the film festival. Read more

Mar 31, 2010 5:20 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF: Small Crime - a viewing pleasure

This late addition to the list of films I intended to watch was stuffed with fun-nosity. A pleasure to watch. Read more

Mar 30, 2010 4:39 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF: The Good Heart - A palpitation.

Don't know if I just expected a lot more from this film than I was given, but I was dissatisfied at best. Cynicism comes naturally to some of us. Read more

Mar 30, 2010 3:24 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF: The Girl - subtle and simple

Picture "Home Alone" meets "My Girl" ... in a dark alley and subsequently beats the daylights out of it, nurses it back to health and sends it on a trip to Sweden. Read more

Mar 25, 2010 4:43 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF - Black Box. Don't go looking for it.

If the Cleveland International Film Festival crashed into Lake Erie tonight, this is not the black box you should go looking for. Leave it buried. Read more

Mar 23, 2010 4:53 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF Smorgasbord

The Shorts Programs are living up to expectation and even exceeding it. Both animated and live action shorts have been solid. Read more

Mar 23, 2010 2:37 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF - Lourdes

Don't consider the differences in Asian cinema and Austro-Franco-Germanic cinema. Read more

Mar 23, 2010 12:44 PM (330) Area Blog

CIFF: Trailerpark & Independent Shorts program 3

A sizable day if you count each of the shorts as a separate film; but a good set of films it was! Read more

Mar 22, 2010 1:00 AM (330) Area Blog

Excitement for the Cleveland International Film Festival has numbed my toes

Ten days of film festival bliss begins this evening with "TiMER" Read more

Mar 18, 2010 11:31 AM (330) Area Blog

Cleveland International Film Festival - You Must Do This!

The 34th annual Cleveland Film Festival is returning to Cleveland this week. Hundreds of films just begging to be you. If you're not going, I have nothing to say to you. Get your pen and pad of paper ready...Let's Go! Read more

Mar 15, 2010 5:35 PM (330) Area Blog

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