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Check out Adolf's newest playlist on Spotify, and the rest of this week's movies


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A Liars Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Pythons Graham Capman
  • A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Capman
Wagner & Me, which opens Friday for a week-long run at Gene Siskel Film Center, follows British actor Stephen Fry (Gosford Park) as he tours Europe in search of Richard Wagner, the German composer whose mythical operas were embraced by Adolf Hitler. Our long review is here. Also this week we recommend Killing Them Softly, a crime film by producer Brad Pitt and director Andrew Dominik, who last collaborated on The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and Wuthering Heights, the latest adaptation of the Bronte novel, by British filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Red Road, Fish Tank). And check out our new reviews of Fat Kid Rules the World, starring Jacob Wysocki (Terri) as a giant, misfit kid recruited as a gag for a classmate's rock band, and A Liar's Autobiograpy, an animation feature that combines an unearthed recording of Graham Chapman (who died in 1989) reading from his eponymous book and new voices from five of his fellow players on Monty Python's Flying Circus.

The Connection (1961)
  • The Connection (1961)
Best bets for repertory: Shirley Clarke's The Connection (1961), Saturday and Sunday at University of Chicago Doc Films; Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together (1997), Saturday and Monday, and In the Mood for Love (2000), Saturday and Wednesday, at Film Center; Stephen Chow's Kung Fu Hustle (2001), next Thursday at Doc; Jean-Luc Godard's Made in U.S.A. (1966), Monday at Doc; Wim Wenders's Pina (2011), screening Friday in 3D at University of Chicago Film Studies Center; Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), midnight Friday and Saturday at Landmark's Century Centre; Joe Dante's Small Soldiers (1998), Tuesday at Doc; and Richard Fleischer's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), next Thursday at Doc.

And don't forget Terror in the Aisles 13, Friday at the Portage: a horror triple feature including Phantasm (1979) and Dario Argento's The Bird With the Crystal Plumage (1970)

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