Things are finally slowing down after this last summer's blockbuster-of-the-week deluge, which means we can focus on a few smaller films this week:
POINT BLANK When you hear "French nurse," you don't really think "badass action hero," right? AND YET.
THE ADULTS IN THE ROOM Local filmmaker Andy Blubaugh's autobiographical documentary/drama about his relationship, as a teenager, with an older man.
THE DEBT Helen Mirren with a scar!
Also out this week: A GOOD OLD FASHIONED ORGY, SHARK NIGHT 3D (which looks awful and didn't screen for critics), and APOLLO 18 (which looks even worse and also didn't screen for critics). Oh! And! Tonight at the Bagdad, Cort and Fatboy (and the Mercury!) are showing WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT. Via My, What a Busy Week!:
TOONTOWN—They (literally) don't make 'em like this anymore: In 1988, Who Framed Roger Rabbit broke ground with its crazy mash-ups of live action and hand-drawn animation, slapstick comedy and hard-boiled crime, and insane imagination and surefire box-office appeal. You remember this movie fondly for a reason—so don't miss this incredibly rare 35mm screening, hosted by local podcasters Cort and Fatboy. EH
Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne, 11 pm, $3, 21+