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Fly Me to the Moon

PG-13   132 min.  

Scarlett Johansson is the best thing about this kinda-silly, kinda-sweet space-race rom-com

New Reviews

Bad Newz

NR   140 min.

A pregnant woman tries to determine which of her two suitors is the father

Dandelion

R   113 min.  

Two musicians tumble into a romance in Badlands country

Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person

NR   91 min.  

A Québécois teen grapples with the ethical ramifications of bloodsucking

Indian 2

NR   150 min.

Sequel to 1996 film about an ex-freedom fighter turned anti-corruption vigilante

Last Summer

NR   104 min.  

French filmmaker Catherine Breillat takes on taboo sex (again)

Longlegs

R   101 min.  

Nicolas Cage goes big in this nerve-racking and dour excursion into diabolical terror

National Anthem

R   99 min.  

A queer rodeo is the backdrop to a tremulous burgeoning relationship

Touch

R   121 min.

Romantic Icelandic drama about a man trying to track down his first love after 50 years apart

First-Run Movies

Anyone but You

R   103 min.  

Can opposites attract when they're both just awful?

Bad Boys: Ride or Die

R   110 min.  

Miami’s bad boy police officers embrace getting older

The Bikeriders

R   116 min.  

Jeff Nichols finds poignancy in the rise and fall of a motorcycle gang

Despicable Me 4

PG   94 min.  

Former supervillain-turned-Anti-Villain-League agent Gru returns

Horizon: An American Saga Chapter 1

R   181 min.

You think that title’s a mouthful? Check out the running time for part one of writer-director-star Kevin Costner’s epic Western.

Inside Out 2

PG   96 min.  

The inner life of now-teenager Riley gets complicated when Anxiety takes a turn at the wheel

Kill

R   105 min.  

An army commando fights a gang of thieves on a way to save his true love from an arranged marriage

Kinds of Kindness

NR   164 min.  

Yorgos Lanthimos follows up Oscar winner Poor Things with a ponderous arthouse anthology film

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

PG-13   145 min.  

A young ape dares to question if maybe humans aren't the enemy after all

MaXXXine

R   104 min.  

Triumphant third installment in Ti West's cinematic slasher-horror series

The People’s Joker

NR   82 min.  

Trans coming-of-age story filtered through superhero homage

Perfect Days

PG   123 min.  

A toilet cleaner in Tokyo quietly goes about his days in this stirring Oscar nominated picture

A Quiet Place: Day One

PG-13   99 min.

Spinoff prequel details how those noise-hating monster aliens first came to invade Earth

Robot Dreams

NR   102 min.  

Dog and Robot find companionship in this lovely and touching Oscar-nominated animated film

Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot

PG-13   135 min.

Inspirational story about a community that rallies to find homes for foster children

Thelma

PG-13   98 min.  

A nonagenarian seeks revenge after being scammed

Trolls Band Together

PG   91 min.  

Boy band antics with the big-haired, big-voiced toys

Special Screenings
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    Special Screenings

    Queer Futures Short Film Festival

    Accessibility is the name of the game when it comes to widening our cinematic consciousness. So when traveling short film compendium Queer Futures brings award-winning watches straight to our local film society’s screen, it’s like no-duh you should be snatching up a ticket. From fat queer liberation photographer Shoog McDaniel’s aquatic atmosphere piece “How to Carry Water” to trans health care talking-head doc “The Script,” nonbinary sister act exploration of ballroom “MnM” to romantic time-traveling tale-spinner “The Callers” – all these short flicks feature queer stories onscreen that’ll have you rooted to your seat. – James Scott
    Sun., July 14
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    Special Screenings

    Eve's Bayou (1997)

    Presented by Hyperreal Film Club: No one can say that Eve’s Bayou was a failure when it was released – after all, it was the most successful independent film of 1997 – but as the decades go on it’s only become clearer how astounding writer/ director Kasi Lemmons’ debut feature is. Her autobiographically influenced story of hideous family secrets, Hoodoo, and unreliable memories simmers and seethes in the sweltering Louisiana summer, as Eve (voiced by Tamara Tunie) looks back at her 11-year-old self (Jurnee Smollett) and the summer that led to the death of her philandering father, Louis – searingly portrayed in all his swaggering arrogance by Samuel L. Jackson. – Richard Whittaker Read a full review of Eve's Bayou.
    Sun., July 14, 7pm 
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    Special Screenings

    Saturday Night Fever (1977)

    So you think it’s just John Travolta in that white suit throwing wild shapes on the dance floor? Think again. Misguided double bills with Grease only lead to confused audiences, because this is as perfect a slice of New York sleaze as anything Abel Ferrara pulled out of the sewer. Adapting Nik Cohn’s 1976 New Yorker article “Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night,” director John Badham took a dive into the testosterone-fueled lives of twentysomethings in lateSeventies Brooklyn – all desperate to get laid, get in a fight, get noticed, get out. The Grammy-winning soundtrack may have made the Bee Gees the biggest band in the world, but Tony Manero (a deservedly Oscar-nominated Travolta) is more like a Bruce Springsteen antihero. – Richard Whittaker Read a full review of Saturday Night Fever.
    Sun., July 14, 6:30pm 
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    Special Screenings

    Spirited Away (2001)

    The movie that turned anime master – and notorious curmudgeon and martinet – Hayao Miyazaki from a revered artist in Japan to the most famous animator globally since Walt Disney. His story of a young girl who must enter a fantastical world after her parents are turned into pigs has spawned a thousand collectibles but never lost its narrative and thematic power. Come for the cute, weird creatures. Stay for a vicious dissection of runaway Western style consumerism’s impact on Japanese culture. – Richard Whittaker Read a full review of Spirited Away.
    Sun., July 14, 1:30pm

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