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NYC Weekend Watch: Edgar Wright’s Favorites, ‘THX 1138,’ Jules Dassin & More

Written by on June 29, 2017 


Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not likely to see in a theater again anytime soon, and many of which are, also, on 35mm. If you have a chance to attend any of these, we’re of the mind that it’s time extremely well-spent.


Edgar Wright presents a series of crime films, while le cinema du southern gothic runs.


The directorial debuts of George Lucas and David Byrne play as part of “Welcome to Metrograph A-Z.”

A series of concert films screen this weekend.

Museum of the Moving Image

Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1941, and Empire of the Sun all have screenings.

Nitehawk Cinema

Grindhouse, rarely presented in its full form, has 35mm showings at midnight. Live Free or Die Hard and Jaws also screen.

Film Forum

Recently restored films by Jacques Becker and Vittorio De Sica are playing.

Museum of Modern Art

Jules Dassin’s The Law will have a week-long run.

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