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Every Movie You Can See in Theaters This Week That Isn’t ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’

OK, I listed 'Sonic' too. So sue me, I'm a completist.

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Big week for movies with two guys looking at each other.

I've got three letters for you jokers: RRR. (Or is that one letter three times?) Like most American moviegoers who don't pay much attention to the Indian film industry, I didn't realize S. S. Rajamouli's bonkers historical epic was such a box office phenomenon till after its release. But I'm glad I found out: I'll have more to say about its flaming arrows, CGI tigers, high-energy dance numbers, and very non-non-violent take on anti-imperialism tomorrow.

Special Screenings This Week

Thursday, April 7 

Nothing But a Man (1964)
Capri Theater
A groundbreaking film about a Black family in the segregated south. $5. 7 p.m. More info here.

Psycho (1960)
The Heights 
A secretary steals $40,000 from her boss. $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Strange Brew (1993)
Parkway Theater
What better way to Bob and Doug McKenzie’s greatest adventure than with a Pryes Brewing tasting?  $9/$12. 7 p.m. tasting; 8 p.m. screening. More info here.

Friday, April 8

Arrebato (1979)
A Spanish arthouse horror cult classic gets its first theatrical US release. As mind-bending as fans say? We shall see! $8. Friday-Saturday 7 & 9:15 p.m. Sunday 3 & 5:15 p.m. More info here.

Terror Nullius (2018)
Walker Art Center
This pirated/remixed satirical collage of Australian film and TV sounds absolutely wild. Also Saturday. $10. 7 p.m. More info here

Saturday, April 9

Selena (1997)
Alamo Drafthouse
It’s the 25th anniversary of Jennifer Lopez’s star turn in this biopic about the late Tejano music icon. $15. 1 p.m. More info here.

Sunday, April 10

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Alamo Drafthouse
A rockin’ trans brunch extravaganza. $10. 1 p.m. More info here.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Emagine Willow Creek
Harry and the gang travel to the magical land of Arizona. $7.95 12 & 6 p.m. More info here.

Singing in the Rain (1952)
AMC Rosedale 14/ AMC Southdale 16/ Emagine Willow Creek
I don’t deal much in absolutes, but if you don’t like this movie you are an actual monster. Also Wednesday. 4 & 7 p.m. $13.44. More info here

Coming Home (1978)
Jane Fonda cheats on Vietnam soldierin’ Bruce Dern with disabled vet Jon Voight. The ’70s, man. $8. 7:30 p.m. Also Monday-Tuesday 7 & 9:30 p.m. More info here.

Monday, April 11

Navanly (2020)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16/Emagine Willow Creek/Showplace ICON
A documentary about Russia’s leading opposition leader. Also Tuesday. $10. 7 p.m. More info here.

Critters 2: The Main Course (1988)
Emagine Willow Creek
Critters was just the appetizer. $6. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Tuesday, April 12

The Lighthouse (2019)
Alamo Drafthouse
“Haha, I would never go insane if I was trapped inside for months and months with another person,” we said smugly to ourselves once. $10. 6:55 p.m. More info here.

Wednesday, April 13

Secret Movie Night
Emagine Willow Creek
You pay your ten bucks and you take your chances! $10. 7 p.m. More info here.

Song for Cesar (2021)
A star-studded look back at Cesar Chavez and the farmworker movement. $12. 7 p.m. More info here.

Opening This Week

All the Old Knives
*Mott the Hoople voice*

How bad are movies these days? I’m kinda looking forward to the return of Michael Bay.

Everything Everywhere All at Once
We do not deserve Michelle Yeoh.

Mothering Day
Wait, is that really what the Britishes call Mother’s Day?

Sonic the Hedgehog 2
A film that asks the cinematic question, “What if there was a second Sonic the Hedgehog movie?”

Ongoing in Local Theaters

The Batman (read our review here)
The Contractor
Death on the Nile
Jujitsu Kaisen 0
Licorice Pizza
The Lost City (read our review here)
Morbius (read our review here)
Sing 2
Spider-Man: No Way Home
X (read our review here)
You Won’t Be Alone (read our review here)

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