Arts & Entertainment
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Detroit Film Theatre
The second half of Raymound Bernard’s Les Miserables is shown at 4 p.m. Aug. 4. $7.50 adults, $6.50 students, DIA members, and seniors.
• When disenchanted father and adamant pub-crawler Egbert Sousé (W.C. Fields) captures a bank robber, he’s given a job as the bank’s new security guard and hilarity ensues in The Bank Dick. 2 p.m. Aug. 11. $7.50 adults, $6.50 students, DIA members, and seniors.
• The Flowers of St. Francis conveys the universal teachings of St. Francis through simple yet beautiful vignettes. 2 p.m. Aug. 18. $7.50 adults, $6.50 students, DIA members, and seniors.
• The epic anti-war film All Quiet on the Western Front follows a group of German schoolboys into World War I. Based on a novel by Erich Maria Remarque. 2 p.m. Aug. 25. $7.50 adults, $6.50 students, DIA members, and seniors.
Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org.
Watch two of America’s comedic frontiersmen, William Abbott and Lou Costello, in a special double feature. Buck Privates and Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer show the talent of the team who inspired many of today’s comedians. 8 p.m. Aug. 10. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Aug. 11. $5
• Considered to be among the greatest Alfred Hitchcock films, North by Northwest tells the story of a New York advertising executive (Cary Grant) who is mistaken for a government agent. Mysterious spies, interrogations, chases, and narrow escapes make this thriller a favorite among critics and film junkies alike. With Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. 8 p.m. Aug. 24. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Aug. 25. $4.
17360 Lahser, Detroit; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com.
The first film of the Indiana Jones franchise, Raiders of the Lost Ark, pits an archeologist and adventurer (Harrison Ford) against a group of Nazis in a race to discover the Ark of the Covenant. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 2. $3.
• *batteries not included tells the story of a group of benevolent aliens, the Fix-Its, who help a family to save their New York City home from the threat of property development. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 16. $3.
• Wallace and his wise but silent dog Gromit try to discover the truth behind a rumored mutant rabbit that’s attacking the villagers’ crops before the annual vegetable competition in Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 23 $3.
• Kermit the Frog and company have to save Gonzo the Great to help him reach his alien family after he is kidnapped in Muppets from Space. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 30. $3.
760 Penniman Ave. Plymouth; 734-453-0870, penntheatre.com.
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