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Every Movie You Can See in Theaters This Week That Isn’t ‘The Batman’

If you’re not in the mood for hooded vengeance, here’s what else area theaters are offering.

9:06 AM CST on March 3, 2022

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‘Sign ‘o’ the Times’: He doesn’t act in this one.

A very big movie is gobbling up most area screens this weekend, and I'll have a review for you later this morning. (Update: Here it is!) But if you're not in the mood for hooded vengeance, here's what else area theaters are offering.

Special Screenings This Week

Thursday, March 3 

Sign ‘o’ the Times (1988)
Capri Theater
You gotta see this ridiculously good Prince concert movie in a theater. $5. Free for Northside residents. 7 p.m. More info here.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The Heights
Almost 10 months before Christmas, in fact. But it’s never too early for a nightmare. $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Parkway Theater
It was a golden age for teen comedies in the late Clinton years, I tell ya. $9/$12. Trivia at 7:30 p.m. Movie at 8 p.m. More info here

16mm Experimental Animation Showcase
An incredible selection of eight short animated films from the ’60s and ’70s, many of which you can’t see anywhere else. $8. 7 p.m. More info here.

Friday, March 4

The Wages of Fear (1953)
Clouzot’s classic suspense thriller about men transporting nitroglycerine through the South American jungle. $8. Friday-Saturday 7 & 9:45 p.m. Sunday 3 p.m. More info here

Saturday, March 5

Shrek (2001)
Parkway Theater
Can you believe I’ve never seen it? 1 p.m. $5-$10. More info here.

Modern Times (1936)
Parkway Theater
The Chaplin classic, backed by the music of Derecho (Al Church & Alan Sparhawk). $15/$21. 8 p.m. More info here.

The Getaway (2022)
What’s going on with this Airbnb!?!?!? $10. 4 p.m. More info here.

Sunday, March 6

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Satoshi Kon reimagines John Ford’s 3 Godfathers, with homeless Japanese rather than Western outlaws discovering an infant. $8. Sunday 8:30. Monday-Tuesday 7 & 9 p.m. More info here.

Monday, March 7

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)
Alamo Drafthouse
The Ramones blow up a school. $10. 7 p.m. More info here.

Wednesday, March 9

Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker (2017)
Everyone’s favorite punk sell-outs look back on the often dumb ’90s. $12. 7 p.m. More info here.

Opening This Week

The Batman 
A guy who dresses like a bat and fights crime? Now I've heard everything.

Ongoing in Local Theaters

The Cursed
Death on the Nile
Drive My Car (read our review here)
Jackass Forever (read our review here)
Licorice Pizza
Marry Me
Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2022: Animation
Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2022: Live Action
Sing 2
Spider-Man: No Way Home
Studio 666
The Worst Person in the World

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