From Scorsese to Baumbach, Here’s What You Should Be Seeing in New York City This Weekend

Whether it’s an in-depth character study of an insomniac vigilante you’re looking for, an awkwardly charming modern tale of identity and friendship, an immersive look into one of the most brilliant creative minds, or a lavish re-imagining of your favorite literary work, there’s something playing at the cinema for everyone this weekend. From films just on the cusp of New Hollywood of the 1970s to the film that defined the era, to some of the most profound and refreshing new voices in film today, I’ve rounded up the best of what’s playing in the city this week. So start counting down until tomorrow at dusk, because there’s no better Friday night activity than curling up in a darkened theater and experiencing an old classic like never before or enaging in something new and wonderful for the first time. Enjoy.

 

 

 

BAM

 
Taxi Driver
Crash
Stories We Tell
Mud
L’Argent
The Great Gatsby
 
 

 

Museum of the Moving Image

 
The Monkees in Head
The Band in The Last Waltz
The Kick
An Evening with Fab 5 Freddy
 
 

 

IFC Center

Frances Ha
Something in the air
Spaceballs
The Source Family
Upstream Color
The Rolling Stone: Charlie Is My Darling
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
 
 

 

Landmark Sunshine

 
Sightseers
Love Is All You Need
In the House
The Iceman
Masters of the Universe
 
 

 

Nitehawk

 
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Family Plot
Dead Alive
 
 

 

Film Linc

 
From Here to Eternity
Augustine
Sweet Smell of Success
The Killers
The Leopard
 
 

 

Film Forum

Scarecrow 
Becoming Traviata
Augustine
Small Change

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