Other new movie releases for the weekend of September 16
NEW RELEASES"Bridget Jones's Baby"
Ten years after her last onscreen adventure, Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) returns for a third chapter. She's having a baby, but whose? Find out!"Snowden"
The tale of former CIA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is in the hands of director Oliver Stone. Yes, I think there will be political overtones."The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years"
Ron Howard directs this documentary looking back at the early touring days of the biggest band on the planet, offering a glimpse into the explosion of its fame."Wild Oats"
Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange and Demi Moore star in the story of a woman who gets an unexpected windfall from an insurance payout mistake."Silicon Cowboys"
This documentary follows the team behind Compaq and tells a David vs. Goliath tale set in the early days of the personal computer revolution.
Screen on the Green:
"Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
This was actually scheduled as the final movie of this year's Screen on the Green in Goodale Park before the death of Gene Wilder. Obviously, it's a little more bittersweet now. The free showing starts at dusk at the softball field at the southwest corner of the park.
Sci-fi Sleepover at the Gateway Film Center:
The third incarnation of GFC's midnight-to-morning sci-fi mini-marathon boasts a crowd-pleasing lineup: "The Fifth Element," "Serenity," "Predator" and "Westworld," all for one price starting at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17.
"Don't Think Twice"
Mike Birbiglia's hilarious and surprisingly impactful comedy about an improv comedy troupe is probably gonna be on my year-end Top 10 list, so you should probably see it while you can. (4 stars)