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THE EXPENDABLES 2—Sequel. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews and Bruce Willis. Directed by Simon West (The Mechanic).
FAREWELL MY QUEEN—Historical drama that looks at the final days of the French monarchy from the eyes of a young woman who works as a reader for Marie Antoinette. Starring Diane Kruger, Léa Seydoux, Virginie Ledoyen and Michel Robin. Directed by Benoît Jacquot (The School of Flesh). Reviewed this issue
PARANORMAN—Stop-motion animated feature about a boy who can talk to ghosts, including that of a witch about to return for revenge on his New England town. Voices of Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Elaine Stritch, and John Goodman. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell (Flushed Away). Reviewed this issue
SPARKLE—Remake of the 1976 movie about a 60s singing group that resembles the Supremes in everything but name. Starring Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Carmen Ejogo and Mike Epps. Directed by Salim Akil (Jumping the Broom).
THE GODFATHER (1972)—If you need me to tell you what it’s about, you probably wouldn’t be interested. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, Diane Keaton, John Cazale. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Thu Aug 23 7. Riviera
THE RED HOUSE (1947)—Mystery with a typically fine performance by Edward G. Robinson as a farmer who buries a secret from his past in a shed on his property. With Judith Anderson, Lon McCallister, Rory Calhoun and Julie London. Directed by Delmer Daves (3:10 to Yuma). Fri 7. Screening Room
THE ROLLING STONES: SOME GIRLS LIVE IN TEXAS—Concert performance from 1978. Fri 9. Screening Room
VIVA LAS VEGAS (1964)—Elvis (pretending to be a race car driver) goes to Vegas, decides he likes it. With Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova and William Demarest. Look closely for Teri Garr and Regina Carroll as showgirls. Directed by musical veteran George Sidney (Annie Get Your Gun). Thu Aug 16 7. Riviera
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