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This Week's Movie Action

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Viva Riva!
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Check out this week's issue for new capsule reviews of: Conan the Barbarian, a reboot of the franchise that made Arnold Schwarzenegger a star; Fright Night, a new remake of the 1985 horror movie; Infiltrating Hollywood, a documentary on the 70s espionage thriller The Spook Who Sat by the Door; One Day, a romance starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess; One Lucky Elephant, a documentary about the complicated retirement of a circus elephant; Senna, a profile of Formula One racing champion Ayrton Senna; and Viva Riva!, a crime movie from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Best bets for repertory: Michelangelo Antonioni's Eclipse (1961), Saturday night at University of Chicago Doc Films; the Dr. Seuss-scripted fantasy The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953), Saturday and Sunday morning at Music Box; Ernst Lubitsch's Lady Windermere's Fan (1925), Thursday at Doc; and the Laurel and Hardy comedy Way Out West (1937), Wednesday at Northbrook Public Library. Trailers follow the jump.



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