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To watch and watch for: Week of March 5

By VAREN TALWAR | March 5, 2023

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COURTESY OF JOHN D’CRUZ AND MARY KATE MCCORMICK

This week’s picks include Time Bandits, Scream VI and Miley Cyrus’ new album Endless Summer Vacation

It’s a busy week in the film and music worlds! New films like 65 and Scream VI have got fans excited while the revival series at the Senator and Charles theatres are bringing masterful works like Japanese director Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsu and Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits back to the big screen. Meanwhile, pop star Miley Cyrus  releases a new album this week, so, if you can find time, there’s a lot out there to watch and listen to!

To watch...

Time Bandits, directed by Terry Gilliam (March 8, 12, 13)

This week’s revival at the Senator Theatre starring Sean Connery. Revisit the timeless Monty Python comedy classic about a young boy’s adventure looting people throughout history with a band of time-traveling thieves.

Ugetsu, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi (March 6, 9)

This week’s revival at the Charles Theatre is Mizoguchi’s masterpiece about a potter who leaves his family after falling for a ghost.

Scream VI, directed by Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin (March 10)

The sixth installment of the Scream franchise seems to offer a new twist to the Ghostface character. Will it live up to its promise?

Champions, directed by Bobby Farrelly (March 10)

From one of the writers of Dumb and Dumber comes a story of a disgraced basketball coach (Woody Harrelson) who finds new purpose when he must coach a team of intellectually disabled players as community service.

65, directed by Bryan Woods and Scott Beck (March 10)

Adam Driver fights dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures while stranded on Earth 65 million years ago in this action film.

To read...

Cheating Death: The New Science of Living Longer and Better, written by Dr. Rand McClain (March 7)

Medical practitioner McClain shares tips and research on longevity and health.

The London Séance Society, written by Sarah Penner (March 7)

Set in 19th-century Europe, this gripping whodunnit’s combination of mystery, revenge and horror will keep you turning pages.

To listen...

Endless Summer Vacation, by Miley Cyrus (March 10)

Cyrus’ eighth studio album is her self-proclaimed love letter to the city of Los Angeles.

Aurora, by Daisy Jones and the Six (March 2) 

The fictional band from the new Amazon Prime Video series has released a very real album that is quickly reaching the top of the charts.


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