This week in art-house cinema: a gritty crime drama, a movie slumber party and the big fight

August 24, 2017

Robert Pattinson changes his image, a marathon of 1980s teen comedies and Mayweather vs. McGregor highlight the specialty offerings on local movie screens this week.


“Good Time”: In this quirky-but-quality indie crime thriller, Robert Pattinson stars as a desperate man experiencing a night full of dangerous events following a botched bank robbery. Like you’ve never seen the “Twilight” star before.

“Score: A Film Music Documentary”: This documentary looks at how motion pictures are scored and the secrets of those who do the scoring, including Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Trent Reznor, Randy Newman and Quincy Jones.

Slumber Party Movie Marathon: The annual event, with $20 tickets for a five-movie program, begins at 9 p.m. Saturday, with actor Curtis Armstrong in person introducing his 1984 film, “Revenge of the Nerds,” followed by four more 1980s teen comedies: “Better Off Dead” (in which Armstrong also acted), “Just One of the Guys,” “Back to School” and “Weird Science.”

“Inconvenient Youth: Millennials & Climate Change”: Climate Parents of Green Country and Tulsa Talks Climate host a slide show and discussion led by Booker T. Washington High School students at 2 p.m. Saturday, ahead of a 2:40 p.m. screening of the documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.” For this screening only, Circle Cinema is offering free admission to students with valid student identification. A separate discussion will follow the film.

“An Inconvenient Panel”: Tulsa Earth Coalition hosts a panel discussion following a 1:20 p.m. showing of the “Inconvenient Truth” sequel. Topics to be discussed include local, state and federal initiatives to promote renewable energy, renewable technology, and environmental justice issues.


Mayweather vs. McGregor: One of the year’s most talked-about sporting events is this heavily hyped boxing match between multitime champion Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, mixed martial artist and UFC champion. Tickets for this live event, beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cinemark Tulsa and Cinemark Broken Arrow, are $40.

“Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D”: The 1991 blockbuster returns to theaters for the first time in 3D beginning Friday at AMC Southroads 20.

“Ingrid Goes West”: Aubrey Plaza (“Legion”) pulls off another black-comedy performance as a social-media stalker who believes that when someone famous “likes” her posts, they really do like her. As a person. A lot. Playing at AMC Southroads 20 and Cinemark Tulsa.

“The Only Living Boy in New York”: A recent college graduate disillusioned with life finds drama amid the relationships of his parents, his father’s mistress (Kate Beckinsale) and a neighbor (Jeff Bridges) who offers guidance. Playing at AMC Southroads 20.

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