‘Cleopatra,’ Ahnold and the Olympic Mountains
Seattle Times staff
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and a cast of thousands come storming back into theaters for a 50th-anniversary rerelease of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1963 epic “Cleopatra.” The film, which screened at several locations earlier this week, is scheduled to play at the Lincoln Square Cinemas (700 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue, 425-450-9100) and the Century Federal Way (2001 S. Commons, Federal Way, 253-946-0942) at 2 p.m. Sunday. Call the theaters to confirm time.
Northwest Film Forum’s “Movie Night,” in which DJs Jon Francois and Nik Gilmore remix feature films with vinyl records, is back at 8 p.m. Friday. This month the DJs take on Arnold Schwarzenegger. Can you guess the film? NWFF isn’t saying but offers this hint on its website: He dominates “a totalitarian society of the future (but filmed in 1987).” Tickets are $5 online or at the door, 1515 12th Ave., Seattle (206-829-7863 or www.nwfilmforum.org).
The “Friday Night at Meaningful Movies” series continues with a free screening of “Out of the Mist,” a look at the Northwest’s Olympic Mountains. Filmmakers Robert and Kathy Chrestensen and Graham Taylor are scheduled to attend the screening. 7 p.m. Friday at Keystone Congregational United Church of Christ, 5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle (www.meaningfulmovies.org).
Film critic Joe Bob Briggs comes to the Grand Cinema in Tacoma on Saturday before the 9:09 p.m. screening of “Pieces,” this month’s entry in the Grand’s “Grindhouse Theater” series. 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma (253-593-4474 or www.grandcinema.com).
“Compound Fracture,” a 2013 horror film starring Tyler Mane, comes to the Varsity at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 4329 University Way N.E., Seattle; $20-$40 (cft-seattle-wa-eorg.eventbrite.com).
And the sports documentary “First: The Story of the London 2012 Olympic Games” screens at several theaters on Thursday. For showtimes and locations, go to www.fathomevents.com.
Doug Knoop: firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @dougknoop