Though this North Hollywood theater is pretty no-frills, it’s hard to beat showings of last season’s releases for $3.50 or, on Sundays and Tuesdays, $1.75.
- One day destined to be seen as a stealth metaphor for climate-change denial—a brutal Florida hurricane plunges a house and its broken family into disaster—Crawl will, for the time being, serve nicely as a merely okay giant alligator movie. Competi...Read more
- Twenty-seven years after the release of the animated classic, Aladdin gets the live-action treatment, with Sherlock Holmes director Guy Ritchie at the helm. The well-known plot is the stuff of Disney magic: a rags-to-riches tale in which a common ...Read more
- Review by Dave Calhoun There’s a lot that’s mind-bendingly corny about director Danny Boyle and writer Richard Curtis’s Yesterday, a peppy “what-if?” musical comedy that imagines a world in which the Beatles never existed. Your ability to spend t...Read more
- Review by Joshua Rothkopf “Prepare for war,” someone who knows Latin will tell you, if you ask about that subtitle, though it’s hardly necessary intel: In these gloriously dumb—but remarkably well-staged—gun-fu flicks, the war is already here, an...Read more
- Review by Joshua Rothkopf The Warrens—Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) and Ed (Patrick Wilson)—don’t scare easily. Even if you haven’t squirmed your way through the first two Conjuring movies (they make for a fun double bill with the lights off) or their ...Read more
- Review by Joshua Rothkopf An overflowing goblet of primo stupid, the gearheaded Fast & Furious franchise actually has a mappable trajectory, away from street racing into gravity-defying heists and Hummers parachuting out of cargo planes. If you’r...Read more