Tickets are $10.
The screening also functions as a prelude and appetite-whetter for the Memphis debut of the kids’ movie itself, “Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation,” set to screen at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Orpheum’s Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main. Both Zala and Strompolos will attend the “Adaptation” screening and will answer questions after the movie. Tickets are $15.
The Sept. 24 screening is the final event of that day’s inaugural Indie Memphis Youth Film Fest at the Halloran. The Youth Fest will include seminars and workshops for young people, and also will screen work by the area’s young filmmakers.
Tickets for the “Raiders”-related screenings and a full Youth Fest schedule can be found at indiememphis.com. Descriptions and starred mini-reviews by John Beifuss. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years (Not rated, 138 min.) Ron Howard’s documentary chronicles the liveperformance heyday of the Fab Four. Studio on the Square. Blair Witch (R, 89 min.) Director Adam Wingard (“The Guest”) returns moviegoers to the Maryland woods. Cineplanet 16, Collierville Towne 16, Cordova Cinema, Desoto Cinema 16, Forest Hill 8, Hollywood 20 Cinema, Majestic, Olive Branch Cinema, Palace Cinema, Paradiso, Stage Cinema, Studio on the Square, Summer Quartet Drive-in. Bridget Jones’s Baby (R, 122 min.) Renée Zellweger returns as Helen Fielding’s British heroine, 12 years after the previous film. Cineplanet 16, Collierville Towne 16, Cordova Cinema, Desoto Cinema 16, Forest Hill 8, Hollywood 20 Cinema, Olive Branch Cinema, Paradiso, Ridgeway Cinema Grill, Stage Cinema. Hillsong: Let Hope Rise (PG, 103 min.) A “theatrical worship experience” of a documentary about Australia’s Hillsong United. Collierville Towne 16, Cordova Cinema, Desoto Cinema 16, Stage Cinema. The Hollars (PG-13, 88 min.) John Krasinski plays a prodigal son, rejoining his small-town dysfunctional family. See story on Page 14. Ridgeway Cinema Grill. Jo Achyutananda (Not rated, 150 min.) Two brothers fall for the same woman in this Telugu-language romance. Wolfchase Galleria Cinema 8. Kicks (R, 80 min.) An Oakland teen embarks on a mission to retrieve his stolen Air Jordans in this indie comedy-drama. Majestic. Mr. Church (PG-13, 104 min.) Call it “Cooking for Miss Daisy”: Eddie Murphy plays a cook who becomes a beloved fixture in the 1970s Los Angeles home of a sick woman (Natascha Mcelhone) and her daughter (Britt Robertson). Hollywood 20 Cinema, Majestic, Palace Cinema, Wolfchase Galleria Cinama 8. Pink (Not rated, 136 min.) A Hindi film about a crusading lawyer (Amitabh Bachchan). Wolfchase Galleria Cinema 8. Snowden (R, 134 min.) Oliver Stone directs Joseph Gordon-levitt as the NSA whistle-blower. Collierville Towne 16, Cordova Cinema, Desoto Cinema 16, Hollywood 20 Cinema, Olive Branch Cinema, Paradiso, Stage Cinema, Studio on the Square. A Brighter Summer Day (Not rated, 237 min.) Taiwanese director Edward Yang’s 1991 masterpiece is an epic/intimate look at teenage rebellion and rockand-roll love in 1960s Taipei. 2 p.m. Saturday, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Tickets: $9, or $5 for students and museum members. Visit brooksmuseum.org. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (PG, 95 min.) The Turner Classic Movie series continues with Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 black comedy in which the Cold War gets hot. 2 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Paradiso. Tickets: $13.50. Visit malco. com. Jean-michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D (Not rated, 45 min.) The son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau offers a breakthrough look at a secret world within the ocean. Through Nov. 18, CTI 3D Giant Theater, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Tickets: $9 adult (13-59), $8 seniors (60+), $7 children (3-12). Shown in regular non-3d format Mondays through Fridays at 4 p.m. only. Call 901-636-2362 for showtimes, tickets and reservations. Journey to Space 3D (Not rated, 45 min.) Experience space flight history and the space shuttle program. Through Nov. 18, CTI 3D Giant Theater, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Tickets: $9 adults (13-59), $8 seniors (60+), $7 children (3-12). Call 901-636-2362 for showtimes, tickets and reservations. Mother of George (R, 107 min.) Danai Gurira (the samurai sword-wielding Michonne of “The Walking Dead”) is a Nigerian adjusting to life in Brooklyn. 7 p.m. Friday, 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, Baobab Filmhouse, 652 Marshall. Tickets: $12.50 at the door ($10 for matinees), $10 in advance ($8 for matinees), $8 for seniors and students. Visit baobabfilmhouse.com. National Parks Adventure 3D (Not rated, 45 min.) Robert Redford narrates this off-trail trek through more than 30 national parks. Through Nov. 18, CTI 3D Giant Theater, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Tickets: $9 adult (13-59), $8 seniors (60+), $7 children (3-12). Call 901-636-2362 for showtimes, tickets and reservations. Once (Not rated, 85 min.) The outdoor “Indie Memphis Music Film Series” continues with the instant-cult-classic indie romance from 2007 about an Irish busker (Glen Hansard) who pairs up with a Czech singer (Markéta Irglová) in Dublin. 7 p.m. Thursday, Levitt Shell. Admission: free. Visit indiememphis.com. Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (Not rated, 96 min.) A documentary about the extraordinary arts patron “who transformed a modest fortune and impeccable taste into one of the premier collections of the twentieth century.” 1 p.m. Friday, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Tickets: $5. Visit brooksmuseum. org. Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (Not rated, 106 min.) Star Eric Zala hosts this screening of the documentary about the childhood quest of Zala (then 12) and several other young Mississippi fans of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” to remake their favorite movie, scene by scene, with backyard sets and handcrafted amateur effects. See story on Page 14. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Studio on the Square. Tickets: $10. Visit indiememphis.com. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13, 136 min.) The latest “Star Wars” sequel continues its multi-week run on the giant-size Pink Palace screen. In 2D. 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, CTI 3D Giant Theater, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Tickets: $9 adult (1359), $8 seniors (60+), $7 children (3-12). Call 901-636-2362 for showtimes, tickets and reservations. Time Warp Drive-in: Paranoid visions — The Films of John Carpenter: An all-night program of horror and science-fiction from a movie master, including ”They Live” (1988), “In the Mouth of Madness” (1994), “The Thing” (1982) and “Prince of Darkness” (1987). Movies start at dusk. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Summer Quartet DriveIn. Admission: $10. Visit facebook.com/ timewarpdrivein. To Joey, with Love (Not rated, 90 min.) A documentary about Rory Feek and his late wife, Joey Martin Feek, who died at 40, six years after the country/ bluegrass musicians won the Top New Vocal Duo of the Year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Paradiso. Tickets: $13.50. Visit malco.com. Trouble Man (R, 99 min.) Marvin Gaye wrote the score for this 1972 “blaxploitaton” film with Paul Winfield. 7 p.m. Monday, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. Mclemore. Admission by pay-what-you-can donation. Visit staxmuseum.com. True Grit (PG-13, 110 min.) The library’s page-to-screen book club continues with a screening of the 2010 Coen Brothers movie with Jeff Bridges as Rooster Cogburn, followed by a discussion of the film and the original book by Charles Portis. 2 p.m. Saturday, Meeting Room A, Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar. Admission: free. Call 901-415-2726. 2 Days in New York (R, 96 min.) A 2012 comedy about the mayhem that ensues when family members descend on the apartment of a mixed-race couple, played by Julie Delpy (who also directed) and Chris Rock. 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. Sunday, Baobab Filmhouse, 652 Marshall. Tickets: $12.50 at the door ($10 for matinees), $10 in advance ($8 for matinees), $8 for seniors and students. Visit baobabfilmhouse.com. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (G, 100 min.) A daylong “Wondercrump” festival of family activities recognizing the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl concludes with what is also a tribute to the late Gene Wilder: A screening of the 1971 film about an oddball candy magnate (Wilder) who invites five mostly insufferable children to his amazing factory. See story on Page 19. 6 p.m. Friday, Memphis Botanic Garden. Admission: $10, or $8 for garden members. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com. Baar Baar Dekho (Not rated, 147 min.) A Hindi romance. Hollywood 20 Cinema. Bad Moms (R, 101 min.) They’re engaged in “comedic self-indulgence,” and they include Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn and Kristen Bell. Cineplanet 16, Forest Hill 8, Olive Branch Cinema. Ben-hur (PG-13, 124 min.) Jack Huston essays the old Charlton Heston role of the prince turned galley slave turned chariot-racer. Cineplanet 16, Forest Hill 8. The BFG (PG, 117 min.) HHH Working from a 1982 children’s novel by the late Roald Dahl, director Steven Spielberg reunites with “E.T.” screenwriter Melissa Mathison to revisit the themes of their 1982 success, but with a revealing reversal: This time, the filmmakers seems to identify more with the wizened fantastical outsider (a sad-faced Big Friendly Giant, portrayed through motion-capture animation by Mark Rylance) than with the small child (an orphan, played by Ruby Barnhill) who becomes the initial-id’ed title character’s friend and savior. Like Spielberg and Mathison (who died in November at 65). Bartlett 10. Central Intelligence (PG13, 114 min.) Starring Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson. Bartlett 10. The Disappointments Room (R, 92 min.) A horror movie with Kate Beckinsale. Cineplanet 16, Collierville Towne 16, Cordova Cinema, Desoto Cinema 16, Hollywood 20 Cinema, Majestic, Paradiso, Stage Cinema. Don’t Breathe (R, 88 min.) HHH ½ An instant neogrindhouse classic, this truly frightening horror-suspense