Halifax film screening picks — July 27-Aug 2

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July 27, 2015

There is just one special screening of note this week—the Atlantic Film Festival Summer of SuperHeroes outdoor screening series continues at the Halifax waterfront (Tall Ships Quay) with X-Men: First Class. Screening is at 9:05pm, preceded by the Siddhartha Fraser-directed short film Kona (2005).

At Cineplex screens, the Winehouse doc Amy continues at the Oxford, and the Scotiabank Theatre Halifax in Bayers Lake has the well-regarded Brit-com What We Did On Our Holiday, with Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, and Billy Connolly.

Here are my Halifax area screening picks for selected days this week:

  • Tuesday (July 28) — Amy, Cineplex Oxford, 6:45pm &‎ ‎9:45‎pm, regular pricing discounted Tuesday, film continues through Thursday (at least). Asif Kapadia, UK, 2015, 128 minutes.
    — What We Did On Our Holiday, Scotiabank Theatre Halifax, 1:10pm,‎ ‎3:30pm,‎ ‎5:50pm,‎ ‎8:10pm, &‎ ‎10:30‎pm, regular pricing discounted Tuesday, film continues through Thursday (at least). Andy Hamilton & Guy Jenkin, UK, 2014, 95 minutes.
  • Friday (July 31) — X-Men: First Class, Tall Ships Quay, Halifax waterfront, 9:05pm, free, concessions & gates open at 8:05pm. Matthew Vaughn, USA, 2011, 132 minutes.
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