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NYC Weekend Watch: Video Games, ‘The Hateful Eight,’ Herzog & More

Written by on August 12, 2016 

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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.

Metrograph

Explore video games onscreen with “Shall We Play a Game?” Showings include Mortal Kombat, Tron, and eXistenZ.

King of New York plays on 35mm this Friday.

The-burbs-movie-poster-1989-1020203502BAMcinématek

Joe Dante at the Movies” continues with the likes of a Looney TunesArtists and Models double-bill on Saturday, The ‘Burbs playing with It’s a Gift this Friday, and more.

IFC Center

As part of a new series on Werner Herzog‘s documentaries, Cave of Forgotten Dreams 3D and Fata Morgana play on Friday and Saturday.

A print of Amarcord screens before noon this weekend.

The Abyss (theatrical cut), Jaws, My Neighbor Totoro, and The Shining play at or near midnight.

city of women posterMuseum of Modern Art

The likes of Fellini and Joseph Losey play as part of the ongoing Gaumont retrospective.

Museum of the Moving Image

The Hateful Eight and The Wild Bunch have multiple screenings as part of “See It Big! 70mm.”

Film Forum

Joan Crawford-starrer Sudden Fear screens in a new restoration, and a series of her home movies play on Sunday.

Nitehawk Cinema

Booty Call on 35mm and Near Dark screen at midnight. The Goonies plays just before noon, brunch included.


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