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Twisters

PG-13   122 min.  

Pale imitation of what made the original such an unexpected smash of a disaster movie

New Reviews

Bad Newz

NR   140 min.

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

Crumb Catcher

NR   103 min.

A couple's honeymoon gets derailed by a creepy uninvited guest

Darling

NR   140 min.

A hard worker finds himself accidentally married

Eno

NR   100 min.

Innovative doc explores the career of musician Brian Eno

The Fabulous Four

R   98 min.

Another "sassy seniors" lightly raunchy comedy

The Firing Squad

PG-13   93 min.

Oddity

R   98 min.

A twin investigates her sister's murder in this Irish supernatural horror

First-Run Movies

Bad Boys: Ride or Die

R   110 min.  

Miami’s bad boy police officers embrace getting older

Despicable Me 4

PG   94 min.  

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

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

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.

Indian 2

NR   150 min.

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

Inside Out 2

PG   96 min.  

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

Kinds of Kindness

NR   164 min.  

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

Longlegs

R   101 min.  

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

MaXXXine

R   104 min.  

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

Migration

PG   91 min.  

Minions studio wreaks havoc and fun with a family of ducks

National Anthem

R   99 min.  

A queer rodeo is the backdrop to a tremulous burgeoning relationship

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

Touch

R   121 min.

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

Special Screenings
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    Special Screenings

    Slacker (1991)

    Got that friend who keeps complaining that the movies are just too expensive these days? Why not get them back in the cinema with this special screening of Richard Linklater’s ere-defining trip through the high weirdness of Austin in 1989. Best of all – it’s completely free. The series continues with Wong Kar-wai’s warped view of romance in Chungking Express (July 31), screwball classic Ball of Fire (Aug. 7), and Sofia Coppola’s enigmatic tragedy The Virgin Suicides (Aug. 14). RSVP in advance; maximum of two tickets per request. – Richard Whittaker Read a full review of Slacker.
    Wed., July 24, 7pm
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    Special Screenings

    The People’s Joker (2022)

    Oh, can you already hear the bells? Or is that a big loud bike horn being honked? Join director Vera Drew and the Joker – yes! him! the Clown Prince of Crime! – as they join in unholy matrimony before screening a 35mm print of Drew’s opus The People’s Joker. Part transition story, part Batman tribute, The People’s Joker is wholly a fair-use parody that is NOT illegal or worth writing an intimidating letter about. So come witness “the bond of eternal love and the fair use defense” at Mr. Sony’s Popcorn Picture House, fka Alamo Drafthouse, and make sure you follow the dress code. “Dress to impress,” reads the event copy, “that means: clown makeup, any form of cosplay, scantily clad outfits, pajamas, or dysphoria hoodies.” – James Scott Read a full review of The People’s Joker.
    Wed., July 24, 7pm

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