New movie releases for the weekend of April 10

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

New in theaters

“The Longest Ride”

The latest cinematic adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, here’s another over-the-years romance, this one featuring a bull rider. “Longest Ride”? Get it? Ha! Anyway ...

“Merchants of Doubt”

This documentary from the makers of “Food, Inc.” looks at the uneasy ways the industry sows doubt among scientific consensus, from “healthy” cigarettes to climate change deniers. (3 stars, Gateway Film Center)


A grieving young woman takes solace in the world of black metal in this Icelandic import. Color me intrigued. (Gateway Film Center)

“Gone with the Pope” in 35mm

A “lost” ’70s grindhouse flick cut together in 2010 from the original, unfinished footage, it features a wild plot to kidnap the Pope. Relieve instant nostalgia of the heyday of exploitation cinema in 35mm! (Gateway Film Center)