Larry Thomas

Host of The Big Screen

Larry Thomas is our resident movie reviewer and expert.

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TMC Network
1:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

A preview of the Doris Day Movie Marathon happening April 3.

It looks like it’s going to be a busy week in our fair city. Monday is opening day for the 2014 Reds’ season, with the annual parade and all that goes with it. Tuesday is April Fool’s Day, which can be one of the most important days of the year for the seriously zany. And Thursday, April 3rd is an important milestone in Cincinnati history, for it was on that day ninety years ago that Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff was born. Of course, we all know her better as Doris Day.

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The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Movie Review: Oscar nominated shorts

The annual movie awards season is pretty much over for another year. But once again, you still have a chance to see some of the nominated films that never make it to everyone. The annual gathering of the Oscar Nominated Short Subjects returns once again to Cincinnati World Cinema next weekend. These films are categorized by live action and animated, and in order to give more variety to the arrangement, Cincinnati World Cinema mixes them up and adds some bonus films that didn’t make the cut. The two separate programs are then scheduled twice each, so you have a chance to see them all at once or on different days.

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The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Movie Review: 3 Days to Kill

I’m guessing that, in the course of your movie-watching career, you have found yourself in the position of choosing a film even though it sounds totally illogical, perhaps even stupid, but yet turns out to be well done and incredibly entertaining.  Such is the case with 3 Days to Kill. In some ways, it’s the typical action flick, but at the same time the atypical action flick.

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The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Movie Review: Gloria

Larry Thomas has a review of the 2013 Chilean-Spanish drama Gloria, now showing at the Mariemont Theatre.

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Cincinnati World Cinema
12:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

See "The Art Carvers of Music Hall" documentary

Cincinnati filmmaker Melissa Godoy and Cincinnati World Cinema’s Tim Swallow are in the studio with our film expert, Larry Thomas, to talk about the premiere of her short documentary, The Art Carvers of Music Hall, which will take place during the Cincinnati World Cinema’s annual presentation of this year’s Oscar-nominated short docs on Saturday, February 22 at The Carnegie.

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