There’s a selection of feminist silent films at the Trylon, the wrap up of the Alliance Française’s classic film festival, and oodles more of good (and, well, not as as good) movies to be watched this week.
Special Screenings This Week
Thursday, August 25
Bleach The Movie: Hell Verse (2002)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16//Showplace ICON
The anime’s 20th anniversary. $10.00. 7 p.m. More info here.
Lost in Translation (2001)
Grandview 1 & 2
Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson do karaoke and whisper in Tokyo. $12. 9:15 p.m. More info here.
The Omen (1976)
Never secretly adopt the Antichrist. That’s a good lesson for all of us. $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.
The Last Metro (1995)
Alliance Française de Minneapolis/St Paul
A French theater troupe soldiers on despite Nazi occupation. Part of La Classe! Classic French Film Festival. Free. 7 :30 p.m. More info here.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Sixty-nine-year-old Paul Newman? Still hot. With pre-show trivia. $9-$12. Trivia 7:30 p.m. Screening 8 p.m. More info here.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Too! Many! Dalmatians! Free. Dusk. More info here.
Queens of Destruction
A sneak preview of Cinema’s First Nasty Women, a four-disc collection of 99 “feminist, archival silent films,” out this August, co-curated by the U of M’s Maggie Hennefeld. Free. 7 p.m. More info here.
FilmNorth Cinema Lounge
Walker Art Center
Filmmakers and curators Valérie Déus, Merit Thursday, and Xiaolu Wang select film works by locals Sequoia Hauck (Anishinaabe/Hupa), Connor Lee O’Keefe, Kat Eng, Prakshi Malik, and Joua Lee Grande. Free. 7 p.m. More info here.
Friday, August 26
Only Yesterday (1991)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16/Emagine Willow Creek
A woman flashes back to her younger life during a visit to the country. $13.44. 3 & 7 p.m. Saturday 7 p.m. More info here.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16
The best Star Wars prequel? $13.99. Showtimes and more info here.
Jack Black is R.L. Stine. $5. 3 p.m. More info here.
Lake Harriet Bandshell
Get out of that man’s body, Tina Fey! Free. Dusk. More info here.
La Ciénaga (2001)
Bougie Argentines “escape” to a swampy country estate. Malaise ensues. $8. 7 p.m. Saturday 9 p.m. Sunday 3 p.m. More info here.
The Headless Woman (2008)
A driver hits… an animal? a person?… and descends into paranoia. $8. 9 p.m. Saturday 7 p.m. Sunday 5 p.m. More info here.
Saturday, August 27
Spirited Away (2002)
There’s a lot wrong in the world, but it’s never been easier to see Miyazaki’s classics in theaters. $10. 11:45 a.m. Also Tuesday 6:30 p.m. More info here.
The Avengers (2012)
Show the Ralph Fiennes/Uma Thurman Avengers, you cowards. (Actually, please don’t.) $5-$10. 1 p.m. More info here.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
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, August 28
They Live (1988)
Rowdy Roddy Piper is out of bubblegum. $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.
American Graffiti (1973)
Emagine Willow Creek
George Lucas invents boomer nostalgia. $7.95. 12 & 7:30 p.m. Also Wednesday. More info here.
The Trylon closes out its Nic Cage series with maybe the goriest, Cagiest of ’em all. $8. 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday 7 & 9:30 p.m. More info here.
Monday, August 29
The Road Warrior (1982)
And you thought gas prices were bad now. Folks! $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.
The House on Sorority Row (1982)
Emagine Willow Creek
Slashers gonna slash. $6. 7:30 p.m. More info here.
Black Widow (2021)
Van Cleve Park
Congrats to Florence Pugh, now a free woman again. Free. Dusk. More info here.
Tuesday, August 30
I mean, come on. $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.
Wednesday, August 31
Drunken Master II (1994)
The Jackie Chan classic. $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.
The Neverending Story (1984)
Hope you’ve got a lot of time on your hands. $5. 3 p.m. More info here.
A Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Grandview 1 & 2
So much lesbian longing! $12. 9:15 p.m. More info here.
Opening This Week
John Boyega is a Marine who robs a bank.
Nathalie Emmanuel is so pretty.
Indigenous people fight back against exploitive Brazilian farmers in the Amazon rainforest.
Three Minutes: A Lengthening
A three-minute film clip is a means to remembering a town of Polish Jews wiped out by the Holocaust.
Three Thousand Years of Longing
Too! Many! Years!