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A Lego Brickumentary ROW HOUSE CINEMA. Kurosawa series. Rashomon (a samurai murder is recalled from different points of view in this 1950 classic), July 29-30. The Hidden Fortress (1958 tale of peasants unknowingly escorting a princess and a general), July 29-30. Stray Dog (1949 drama about two police detectives), July 29-30. Yojimbo (samurai pits two gangs against each other in this 1961 film), July 30. Teen Spirit series. Better Off Dead (John Cusack has girl trouble and more in this 1985 comedy), July 31Aug. 2 and Aug. 4-6. Bring It On (2000 comedy goes inside the cutthroat — and hilarious — world of high school cheerleading), July 31-Aug. 6. Clueless (1995 Jane Austen-inspired comedy of manners set in an affluent Los Angeles high school), July 31-Aug. 6. (The 8 p.m. Sun., Aug. 2, screening features a live fashion show.) Pump Up the Volume (new kid in town starts pirate radio station in this 1990 comedy), July 31-Aug. 1, Aug. 3-4 and Aug. 6. Call or see website for times and complete listings. 4115 Butler St., Lawrenceville. 412-904-3225 or www.rowhousecinema.com. $5-9

THE WARRIORS. Walter Hill’s 1979 gangsploitation flick was set in the urban cesspool that was New York City, a dark Gotham ruled by take-no-prisoners youth gangs. When a summit of gangs goes bad, one group, The Warriors, must fight its way from the Bronx to a final showdown at Coney Island. Come out and play. 10:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 1; 7 p.m. Sun., Aug. 2; 7:30 p.m. Tue., Aug. 4; 7:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 5; and 7 p.m. Thu., Aug. 6. Hollywood VERTIGO. James Stewart loses his grip when he becomes obsessed with a beautiful blonde (Kim Novak) in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 thriller. Conflating sexual desire, memory and deception, Vertigo, shot in glorious color in the San Francisco Bay area, is regarded as one of Hitchcock’s finest works. 8 p.m. Sun., Aug. 2. Regent Square

EYES WIDE SHUT. A New York City couple (Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman) finds their relationship tested by a series of sexual encounters, in Stanley Kubrick’s 1999 drama. The iconic director’s final film concludes a year-long retrospective. 7:30 p.m. Wed., July 30. Hollywood THE BLUES BROTHERS. Jake and Elwood Blues are on a mission from God — and no blues riff, neo-Nazi or cop car is safe. Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi take their SNL skit to the big screen in John Landis’ madcap 1980 musical romp. Guest musicians include: James Brown, Cab Calloway, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and John Lee Hooker. 7:30 p.m. Wed., July 29. AMC Waterfront. $5 MOTHER JONES: THE MOST DANGEROUS WOMAN IN AMERICA and UNVEILING THE SCARS. Two documentaries cover women working in human rights: Rosemary Feurer’s 2007 film depicts famed labor organizer Mary Harris “Mother Jones” Jones. And in a new work, Pauline Greenlick profiles Uganda’s Hanifa Nakiryowa, an acid-attack survivor, who today fights for women’s rights. The screening continues a monthly series of films about labor and social justice presented by the Battle of Homestead Foundation. 7:30 p.m. Thu., July 30. Pump House, 880 E. Waterfront Drive, Munhall. Free. www.battleof homesteadfoundation.org SERENITY: CAN’T STOP THE SERENITY. Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Josh Whedon’s sci-fi actioner, with a screening, games and raffle. Events are free, but a $10 donation to Equality Now is requested for the screening, which unspools at 7 p.m. 5-9 p.m. Sat., Aug. 1. Hollywood

Hiroshima, Mon Amour HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS. In this 1987 comedy from William Dear, a family takes in Bigfoot after hitting him with their car; John Lithgow stars. 7:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 5. AMC Waterfront. $5 HIROSHIMA, MON AMOUR. A brief affair between a French filmmaker (Emmanuelle Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) during a stay in Hiroshima spurs memories of war and past loves, as well as examining the complicated processes by which people forget and move on. Alain Resnaud directs this 1959 drama. Screens in conjunction with the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945; screening will be followed by a Skype discussion with Japanese participants. In French and Japanese, with subtitles. 6 p.m. Wed., Aug. 5. Melwood ANDY WARHOL FILMS. Selections from Warhol’s Factory Diaries series (1971-75) and other shorts screen. Ongoing. Free with museum admission. Andy Warhol Museum, North Side. www.warhol.org

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July 29, 2015  

Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 30

July 29, 2015  

Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 30