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RiffTrax Takes On 'Doctor Who: The Five Doctors'

You have to be a big "Doctor Who" fan to have any idea what is going on on that long-running show at any given time. RiffTrax, which specializes in turning weird shows into gut-busting entertainment, will have a blast taking it down a few pegs. RiffTrax — the live riffing team made up of "Mystery...

  • German Family Comedy 'Quatsch' At Bethel Cinema

    German Family Comedy 'Quatsch' At Bethel Cinema

    "Quatsch" is the German word for nonsense. A film showing Aug. 23 at Bethel Cinema tells the story of a particular kind of nonsense. "Quatsch" is about the village of Bollersville, an average small town containing nothing extraordinary, except for the Coati Gang. The gang is made up of six preschoolers...

  • Trinity Alum, Spike Lee Collaborator Films 'Nani' In Hartford

    Trinity Alum, Spike Lee Collaborator Films 'Nani' In Hartford

    Christopher Brown first met film director Spike Lee in March 2005, when Lee gave a speech at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford and Brown was attending Trinity College. Brown asked Lee for life advice. Lee told him "Make sure you keep good company." Six years later, Brown was a grad student...

  • Films Of Italian Great Lina Wertmüller At Cinestudio

    Films Of Italian Great Lina Wertmüller At Cinestudio

    When film fans list the giants of Italian cinema, certain names are bound to come up: Antonioni, Bertolucci, De Sica, Fellini, Pasolini, Rossellini, Visconti. Lina Wertmüller is frequently forgotten. Wertmüller deserves her place in the international film pantheon. Wertmüller told stories steeped...

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  • Set In Crete, 'Xamou' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Set In Crete, 'Xamou' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    People who love the island of Crete, or those who always have wanted to see what life is like on Crete, will love "Xamou." The Greek-language film tells the story of Johnny (Georges Corraface), who loses his job at a hotel and reacts to the trauma by holing up in his house. His wife and kids lure...

  • Silent Films, Live Piano, Root Beer Floats In Stonington

    Silent Films, Live Piano, Root Beer Floats In Stonington

    LaGrua Center, an arts and culture hub in Stonington, will show a program of silent comic shorts on Friday, Aug. 11. To complete the evening of old-fashioned entertainment, root beer floats will be served to all attendees. Jeff Barnhart will provide live piano accompaniment during the films. They...

  • Movies Opening In Greater Hartford This Week

    Movies Opening In Greater Hartford This Week

    Here are the movies opening in Greater Hartford theaters this week. Check theaters for times, and find out else is playing at ctnow.com/movies. 

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