Our weekly look at what’s weird in theaters, on hot-off-the-presses DVDs, and on more distant horizons…
Trailers of new release movies are generally available at the official site links.
NEW ON DVD:
NEW ON BLU-RAY:
“A Town Called Panic: The Collection”: Crazy, smart kiddie animation from Belgium, featuring the surreal adventures of Cowboy, Indian and Horse. Please note: the feature film is not included in this 2+ hour collection of shorts, but it does have the specials “Christmas Panic” and “Back to School Panic.” Buy “A Town Called Panic: The Collection” [Blu-ray].
CERTIFIED WEIRD (AND OTHER) REPERTORY SCREENINGS:
- Chicago, IL, 12/28 – Spirited Away (2001). At the Music Box Theater.
- Columbus, OH, 12/22 – Yellow Submarine (1968). At Gateway Film Center.
- Columbus, OH, 12/23 (midnight), 12/25-12/27 – Pink Floyd the Wall (1982). At Gateway Film Center.
- New York City, NY, 12/22-12/24 (midnights) – El Topo (1970). At IFC Center.
- New York City, NY, 12/22-12/24 (midnights) – Suspiria (1977). At IFC Center.
- New York City, NY, 12/22-12/26 – Spirited Away (2001). At IFC Center.
- New York City, NY, 12/27 – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). At Videology Bar & Cinema.
- New York City, 12/28 – A Serious Man (2009). At the Museum of Modern Art.
- Oakland, CA, 12/22 – Howl’s Moving Castle (2004). At the New Parkway Theater.
What are you looking forward to? If you have any weird movie leads that I have overlooked, feel free to leave them in the COMMENTS section.