Hot Sun, Cool Theater: Summer’s Movie Series - by Rob Braithewaite

That big ball of fire in the sky can get pretty hot this time of year. If you are looking to beat the heat, or just want to see an older movie on the big screen, the way you might never have before, the Gateway Film Center, CAPA, the Wexner Center for the Arts and Studio 35 have you covered.


Summer of Bond. July 1st - September 10th.

All twenty-six James Bond movies will be shown, in order, including the non-canon Casino Royale, starring Peter Sellers, and Never Say Never Again.

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Summer Movie Series. June 23rd - August 6th.

If you’ve got an ol’-timey “classics” itch, this series is your scratching post. Hitchcock, Bogey & Bacall, Jimmy Stewart, Cary Grant, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera! Fritz the Night Owl hosts a few of the new blood titles.

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The New Hollywood: Deep Cuts 1967-1978. July 6th - August 24th.

Deep Cuts is right. Ain’t no radio hits on this list. See something you’ve never heard of before! The double feature of Juggernaut and The Driver is inspired. Inserts… well, that’s a Richard Dreyfuss movie no one mentions. It could be good.

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Free Tuesday Matinees. July 11th - August 8th.

Free movies. On Tuesday. In the afternoon.

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Wex Drive-In.

When the ball of fire goes down, the projector lights up.

July 20th: Wattstax
August 17th: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.

Free screenings.

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The New Hollywood: Classic Hits. July 3rd - September 3rd.

The Wex has partnered with Studio 35 to complement its Deep Cuts series with more familiar titles from that era.

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