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This Week on the Big Screen: The RRReturn of ‘RRR,’ Talking Heads, and Twitter’s Favorite Kubrick Flick

Pretty much every movie you can catch in Twin Cities theaters this week.

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Scenes from ‘RRR,’ ‘Stop Making Sense,’ and ‘Barry Lyndon’

Not to be one of those "you gotta see it in the theater!" clowns, but though you can watch Stop Making Sense, RRR, and Barry Lyndon at home, it ain't the same.

Thursday, September 21

Shaky Shivers (2023)
AMC Roseville 14/AMC Southdale 16/Emagine Willow Creek
Classic monsters threaten two young women at an abandoned camp. $15. 7 p.m. More info here.

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Grandview 1&2
Alec Baldwin looks so young. $12. 9:15 p.m. Saturday 11:59 p.m. More info here.

Friday, September 22

RRR (2022)
Lagoon Cinema
An "#ENCORRRE" (cute) screening of a movie that really does have it all. Dancing! Fire! Ferocious CGI beasts! More fire! Unbelievable feats of physical strength. Pathetic British colonials! All week. $5. More info and showtimes here.

Smoking Causes Coughing (2023)
Lagoon Cinema
I know John Waters has raved about it, but the comedy here does seem very French (perjorative). All week. $5. More info and showtimes here.

The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Harrison Ford moves his family to the jungle and invents ice. $8. Friday 7 & 9:15 p.m. Saturday 7 & 9:15 p.m. Sunday 3 & 5:15 p.m. More info here.

Saturday, September 23

The Mummy (1999)
Alamo Drafthouse
Just spent 15 minutes trying to think up with a good "Imhotep" pun and sometimes the joke just doesn't come, you know? $15.04. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16/B&B Mall of America
This castle has legs! $14. 3 p.m. Sunday 3 & 7. Monday-Wednesday 7. More info here.

Gangs of New York (2002)
Lagoon Cinema
Not to be all "I had a girlfriend once" but I honestly don't remember much about this one because we sat in the back of the theater and made out the whole time. Also Sunday and Wednesday. $5. More info and showtimes here.

Sunday, September 24

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2010)
Alamo Drafthouse
If I remember right, this is the one with the Deathly Hallows. The second one. $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

Legally Blonde (2001)
Emagine Willow Creek
Disclaimer: Law school is bad and not fun actually. Also Wednesday. $10.75. 3:30 & 6:10 p.m. More info here.

Dans la nuit (In the Night) (1929)
The Heights
A rarely screened French silent with original music written and performed by the great Katie Condon. $20. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Amorosa (1986)
The life and times of a Swedish writer of erotica. $8. 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday 7 & 9:15 p.m. More info here.

Monday, September 25

The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Alamo Drafthouse
This sequel to The Mask went places I really wasn't expecting. $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

The Howling (1981)
Emagine Willow Creek
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by werewolves. $6. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Clue (1985)
The Heights
Don't you just hate these new IP-derived movies? $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Tuesday, September 26

The Killing (1956)
Alamo Drafthouse
Sterling Hayden leads a hit at a racetrack. Does all go as planned? All does not. $7. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

Wednesday, September 27

Barry Lyndon (1975)
Alamo Drafthouse
Oh, hell yeah. This is Twitter's most beloved Kubrick film for a reason. $10. 6:30 p.m. Find more info here.

Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
Emagine Willow Creek
More Troma Studios zaniness. $6. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Uncut Gems (2019)
Grandview 1&2
No movie has ever made me this anxious. I had so much pent up energy afterwards I had to walk around the neighborhood for a half hour to burn it off. $12. 9:15 p.m. More info here.

16MM Horror Show
An "obscure entry in the 1970s horror pantheon." What could it be? $10. 7 p.m. More info here.

Mediterranean Fever (2022)
Walker Art Center
A writer and a crook become pals in Haifa. And not in a heartwarming or wacky way. Part of Mizna’s 17th Twin Cities Arab Film Festival. $12/$15. 7 p.m. More info here.

Opening This Week

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Carlos: The Santana Journey
He probably shouldn't have gone on a weird anti-trans rant with a movie to promote.

Dumb Money
Reviews are calling this comic dramatization of the GameStop stock run "breezy," which is never a good sign.

50 Cent is an Expend4ble now.

It Lives Inside
Familiar demonic possession story gets a cultural twist. (The girls are Indian.)

The Origin of Evil
Can a daughter weasel her way back into the good graces of her rich dad?

Stop Making Sense
Here's the thing though—The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads (especially the 2004 expanded re-release) is a better live album.

A Punjabi housewife has a life-changing experience at her high school reunion.

Ongoing in Local Theaters

Follow the links for showtimes.

Barbie (read our review here)

Blue Beetle


Camp Hideout


Gran Turismo

A Haunting in Venice

The Inventor


Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One (read our review here)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3

The Nun II

Oppenheimer (read our review here)

The Retirement Plan

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