What’s Playing Nearby
Written by Bwog Staff
In which staffer Mark Krotov gives movie suggestions for those who fear to venture off the 1, 2, and 3 lines.
AMC Loews 84th Street 6
84th and Broadway
Screenwriter: It’s like Scary Movie, for romantic comedies! Get it?
Movie studio executive: Yes.
Screenwriter: Get it?
Movie studio executive: Go ahead and get started on a sequel.
Big Momma’s House 2
Because you can always have a bigger momma.
When a Stranger Calls
The Babysitters Club is all over this one.
Final Destination 3
Lincoln Plaza Cinemas
Broadway between 62nd and 63rd
Remember the Paris riots? This film vaguely predicted them. Sort of.
The Squid and the Whale
Park Slope, a beautiful house, and a whimsical approach to semen. No, not the new Jonathan Safran Foer novel.
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Recovering from the movie about the cheerleaders, Tommy Lee Jones directs a western about illegal immigration. Cheerleaders not included.
Mrs. Henderson Presents
Why We Fight
AMC Loews Lincoln Square 12
68th and Broadway
A nominee for Best Picture that everyone, including late-night talk show hosts, takes very seriously.
Paul Walker, Jason Biggs, and some sled dogs star in a misguided, Antarctic-themed sequel to Brokeback Mountain.
An astute analysis of American racism, from the director of Revenge of the Nerds II and Christmas With the Kranks.
Good Night, and Good Luck
The last words you hear out of Dick Cheney’s mouth, before he shoots your ass.
See it for the moral ambiguity. Stay for the most awkward sex scene since that other guy from Mötley Crüe released a home video.
Woody Allen – characterization – solid dialogue – astute psychological insight + Scarlett Johansson’s hotness = critical favorite!
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
You know how they say that all independent movies have depressed gay cowboys eating pudding? This one has none of those things.
The Pink Panther
Walk the Line