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Film

 

 

Redford Theatre

• A psychotic socialite persuades a pro tennis player to take part in the theory that two complete strangers can get away with murder in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1951 flick Strangers on a Train. Starring Farley Granger and Robert Walker. 8 p.m. Jan. 4. $4, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 5. $4

• Two singers, played by Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell, travel to Paris in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. There, unbeknownst to the pair, a private detective tracks their every move. 8 p.m. Jan. 18. $4, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 19. $4

17360 Lahser, Detroit; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com.

 

Michigan Theater

• The film adaptation of Michael Ende’s children’s novel, The NeverEnding Story, follows Bastian, a young boy mourning the loss of his mother; and Atreju, a young warrior from the fantasy world of Fantasia. The two set out to save Fantasia from The Nothing, a plague consuming the fantasy world and killing its empress. 1:30 p.m. Jan. 13. $8 students, seniors, & veterans, $10 adults, children 12 and under free.

Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor; 734-668-8463; michigantheater.org.

 

State Theatre

Drugs, violence and corruption plague a seemingly cheerful suburb in Blue Velvet. When Jeff returns to his hometown after his father’s stroke, he discovers a severed human ear that leads him to uncover other secrets — all leading to local crime lord Frank Booth. Midnight. Jan. 12. $7.

233 S. State St., Ann Arbor; 734-761-8667; michtheater.org/state.

 

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