Next story: See You There!
Film Now Playing
FRUITVALE STATION—Acclaimed drama recounting the last day of Oscar Grant, who was shot to death on an Oakland subway station in 1999. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz and Octavia Spencer. Directed by Ryan Coogler. Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
THE KINGS OF SUMMER—Comedy about three teens who decide to spend the summer building their own house in the woods. Starring Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, and Nick Offerman. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Movieland
THIS IS MARTIN BONNER—Independent drama about a middle-aged man trying to restart his life after divorce costs him his family and his job. Starring Directed by Chad Hartigan. Screening Room
THE TO DO LIST—Comedy starring Aubrey Plaza as a girl determined to lose her virginity before starting college. Slant magazine says it “aims to trade in the awkwardness of teen sexuality, but too often settles for the gross-out gag instead..” With Johnny Simmons and Sarah Steele. Directed by Maggie Carey.
THE WOLVERINE—Sequel, not that you’d know it from the title. Starring Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee and Rila Fukushima. Directed by James Mangold (Walk the Line). Aurora, Delevan Drive In, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In
CABARET (1972)—Liza Minelli, Joel Grey and Michael York in the last great American movie musical. Directed by Bob Fosse. Riviera
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 (The Bellboy and the Playgirls). Screening Room
KINGPIN (1996)—The Farrelly Brothers’ movie starring Randy Quaid, Bill Murray and Woody Harrelson as offbeat pro bowlers gets the cult treatment with a special event including cocktails, live comedians before the film and two hours of bowling afterwards. www.rivieratheatre.org. Riviera
PITFALL (1948)—Noir drama starring Dick Powell as a family man who makes the mistake of falling for femme fatale Lizabeth Scott. With Jane Wyatt and Raymond Burr. Directed by André De Toth (House of Wax). Screening Room
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974) and THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975)—For the first time, you can dance the Time Warp outdoors at this week’s retro double feature. Transit Drive-In
Issue Navigation> Issue Index > v12n30 (Week of Thursday, July 25) > Listings > Film Now Playing
This Week's Issue • Artvoice Daily • Artvoice TV • Events Calendar • Classifieds