BAM Rose Cinemas

Critics' pick
Fort Greene
This four-screen cinema—opened in 1998—offers a mix of independent and current releases, as well as comprehensive retrospectives and eclectic festivals like BAMcinemaFest.
Venue name: BAM Rose Cinemas
Address: 30 Lafayette Ave
Cross street: between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St
Transport: Subway: B, D, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic Ave–Barclays Ctr; G to Fulton St
Price: $13; seniors, students (Mon–Thu only) and children (weekdays) $9; BAM Cinema Club members $8
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  • Wonderfully bizarre fantasy, based on a John Collier short story, about a world-weary jazz musician (King) obsessed with the dream of innocence incarnated by a carnival sleeping beauty (Farrow) whom he buys, takes back to his baroque Californian m...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Magical realism comes to Minnesota in this sly slice of slow cinema, as a downtrodden Tokyo office worker (Rinko Kikuchi) finds a VHS tape of the Coen brothers’ Fargo hidden in a seaside cave, reads the fake based on a true story caption and sets ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Comedy seldom travels well from one culture to another, but to judge from the first episode of this engaging if uneven satire highlighting humanity’s baser instincts, it’s clear that Argentine writer-director Damián Szifrón has a knack for latchin...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    In this age of ironic distance and daily outrage, can cinema still offer an authentically frightening experience? Welcome to the answer. For his second feature after the gentle teen comedy The Myth of the American Sleepover, writer-director David ...
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