Weekly Movie Roundup: February 8th – February 14th

February 9th

Film Kitchen

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The latest edition of Film Kitchen at the Melwood Screening Room will spotlight Pittsburgh’s growing comedy scene with shorts by local filmmakers. Selections include Andy Kelemen and Mike Rubino‘s 30-minute documentary The Comedy Confluence, works from the all-woman sketch troupe Frankly Scarlett and Hustlebot, as well as many others. The event begins at 7 p.m. with a reception, followed by screenings at 8 p.m. All seats are $5.

February 11th

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit – Hollywood Theater

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Cinema 412 returns to the Hollywood Theater to present a kid-friendly screening of Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. The 2005 stop-motion animated film follows pest-controller Wallace and his dog, Gromit, as they try to stop a giant rabbit from destroying the town‘s crops. The event will take place at 7 p.m. and includes a poster reveal and beer from Hitchhiker Brewing Company. Tickets cost between $10 and $50 and are available for purchase at Showclix. All proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh and the Hollywood Theater.

February 12th – February 18th

Row House of Romance – Row House Cinema

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Row House Cinema will get in the Valentine’s Day spirit with a week of movies about falling in love. Selections will include the 1959 rom-com Some Like It Hot, the 2004 period drama The Notebook, and the fanciful 2001 French favorite Amelie. Showtimes and tickets are available on the Row House website.

February 13th

The Rocky Horror Sci-Fi Show – Hollywood Theater

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The Junior Chamber of Commerce Players will host their first sci-fi themed shadowcast of Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Hollywood Theater. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite sci-fi characters and participate in a costume contest. The event will take place at 11:45 p.m. Tickets cost between $5 and $8 and are available for purchase at Showclix.

February 14th

The Man Who Fell to Earth – Regent Square Theater

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The Regent Square Theater will pay tribute to the late David Bowie with a screening of the 1976 sci-fi film The Man Who Fell to Earth. In his feature acting debut, Bowie plays a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to collect water for his dying planet, a task that becomes sidelined when he succumbs to human vice and greed. Showtime is 8 p.m. Another screening will take place on February 21st.

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