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'Measure Of A Man,' 'The Lady Vanishes' At Wadsworth Atheneum

Americans have been talking for eight years about how the economic downfall has changed their lives. Now it's time for a perspective from France in the movie "The Measure of a Man." The 2015 drama tells the story of an unemployed man whose self-esteem takes a beating as he tries in vain to secure...

Cheap And Free Movies In Connecticut

Sometimes you just want to see a movie away from home but avoid the bigger theaters and venues. And many of these movies you won't find on Netflix or in that Red Box machine in your supermarket anyway. So we've rounded up some other options for you at libraries, museums, in the parks, etc. Most...More

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  • True Colors Hosts Film Series For LGBT Youths

    True Colors Hosts Film Series For LGBT Youths

    True Colors, the Hartford organization that creates a safe recreational space for LGBT youth, hosts a free film series every Sunday afternoon in July and August. Showtime is 2 p.m. each Sunday at the True Colors space at 30 Arbor St., Suite 201A in Hartford. Refreshments are provided. Melissa Cordner,...

  • Films About Mideast, Castro, Mel Brooks In New Haven

    Films About Mideast, Castro, Mel Brooks In New Haven

    This week, New Haven Free Public Library will show films two very diverse men who have had an impact on the 20th century. The library also will begin a series of movies focusing on the Middle East. The "Fidel Castro and Mel Brooks: Rebels in Comedy and Communism" event commemorates the year both...

  • Blue Back Cinemas Bought By Cinépolis

    Blue Back Cinemas Bought By Cinépolis

    Criterion Cinemas in Blue Back Square in West Hartford has changed hands, from the Ridgefield-based Bow Tie Cinemas chain to the fast-growing Cinépolis USA chain, along with four other Bow Tie properties in New Jersey and New York City, a Cinépolis USA spokeswoman told The Courant. April Mendoza,...

    • Free Or Cheap Movies For Kids All Summer

      Free Or Cheap Movies For Kids All Summer

      School's almost out, so it's the season for free, or dirt-cheap, classic family films. They are shown inside theaters early in the day — get out of the heat and into the air-conditioned cinema — and outdoors at night in parks, where families can bring picnics. Several locations in the state are...

        • 'Batman: The Killing Joke' One Night Only At Area Theaters

          'Batman: The Killing Joke' One Night Only At Area Theaters

          Mark Hamill is one of film history's ultimate good guys, for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars." But in "Batman: The Killing Joke," he plays ultimate bad guy The Joker. The animated feature film, based on the DC Comics graphic novel, tells The Joker's origin story, from his early days...

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