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Egg-Based Body Horror! ‘Inland Empire’! Agnès Varda!

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Choose your nightmare: ‘Hatching’ and ‘Inland Empire’

Though new releases are scarce and low-profile, this week offers your first of two chances to see the re-released, restored Inland Empire. And you should go see all the Agnès Varda films the Trylon is showing this May.

Special Screenings This Week

Thursday, April 28

Pompo the Cinephile (2022)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16/Emagine Willow Creek
Takayuki Hirao’s animated tale of a successful director who wants to make some great art for a change. $9. 7 p.m. More info here.

Saboteur (1942)
The Heights 
Oh no! Someone is saboteuing the British war effort! $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

High Fidelity (2000)
Parkway Theater
“I Just Called to Say I Love You” is a perfectly harmless song, CTFO Jack Black. Pre-show music from Saint Small. $9/$12. 7 p.m. music; 8 p.m. screening. More info here.

Friday, April 29

Cash on Demand (1961)
Grand Moff Tarkin is a very proper bank manager who has unexpected doings with a robber. $8. 7 p.m. Saturday 9:15 p.m. Sunday 3 p.m. More info here.

4 Horsemen: Apocalypse (2022)
Dominique Swain! Just look at what she’s been up to lately. 5 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. Sunday 1 p.m. Monday-Friday 5 p.m. More info here.

The League of Gentlemen (1960)
How many Britishes does it take to rob a bank? Eight, according to this heist flick. $8. 9 p.m. Saturday 7 p.m. Sunday 5 p.m. More info here.

Saturday, April 30

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Alamo Drafthouse
Haha if you google this movie, all the “people also ask” questions are from tweens who want the internet to say they’re old enough to watch it. $10. 12:55 p.m. More info here.

The Rocketeer (1991)
Parkway Theater
Young Jennifer Connelly! Evil Timothy Dalton! Some guy with a rocket pack! What more could you ask from a movie? 1 p.m. $5-$10. More info here.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Parkway Theater
Will you people keep it down? I’m trying to watch the movie! With live shadow cast performance by Transvestite Soup. $10. Midnight. More info here.

Sunday, May 1

Spirited Away (2001)
Emagine Willow Creek
Have you seen this? Also Wednesday. $7.95. 6 p.m. More info here.

Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)
A pop singer waits for two hours to learn if she has cancer—and so do we. Essential Agnès Fuckin’ Varda. $8. 7:15 p.m. Also Monday-Tuesday 7 & 9 p.m. More info here.

Monday, May 2

Don’t Panic (1987)
Emagine Willow Creek
If there’s one thing ’80s horror movies taught me, it’s you do NOT fuck with a ouija board. $6. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
The Heights
Density nerds take note: Orson Welles’ classic about how cars ruin society is a must-see for urbanists. $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Tuesday, May 3

Inland Empire (2006)
Alamo Drafthouse
This screening of David Lynch’s last (final?) theatrical release is already almost sold out. (Psst, it'll be at the Heights later this month.) $10. 7 p.m. More info here.

Wednesday, May 4

May Tape Freaks
Yes, they may. $5. 7 p.m. More info here.

Opening This Week

The Duke
So unfair that this old-British-folks-steal-a-painting movie couldn’t play at the Edina, as god and Landmark Theatres intended.

Cold War-era period romance about a Soviet mmf love triangle.

A Finnish tween with a mean mom finds a giant egg. Body horror ensues.

There was a time when Liam Neeson played roles besides “aging hitman,” right?

Ongoing in Local Theaters

The Bad Guys
The Batman (read our review here)
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Father Stu
The Lost City (read our review here)
Morbius (read our review here)
Naked Truth
The Northman
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
Y Cómo Es Él?

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