Tag Archives: Criterion Cinemas

This Week in New Haven (October 8 – 14)

Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein

Frights and delights and even a little costuming signal that it’s officially Halloween season. …

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Screenings Call

There’s an old-timey, drive-in feel to the announcement about “the terrific taste of an ice-cold Pepsi” before a movie at the Criterion. …

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This Week in New Haven (October 2 – 8)

Sculpture by Gar Waterman

This week it’s culture high and wide, finished with a splash—or is it a slash?—of Halloween. …

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This Week in New Haven (August 28 – September 3)

Sound of Music (1965) Julie Andrews Credit: 20th Century Fox

Between three outdoor parties and a downtown beer crawl, it’s clear New Haven’s not letting summer go without a fight. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 5 – 11)

If this morning’s snow doesn’t give you that holiday feeling, a jam-packed Saturday in Westville surely will. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 14 – 20)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Serenity or tragedy? Cheer or angst? Cookies or death-duels? The choice is yours this week—or not. Unlike in a certain of-the-moment space saga, New Haveners aren’t forced to choose between light and dark. We can have ’em both. …

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This Week in New Haven (October 26 – November 1)

Like many horror stories, this Halloween week starts off light and casual, with nothing amiss. And like those horror stories, it isn’t long before a supernatural vibe creeps in …

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This Week in New Haven (October 19 – 25)

Back to the Future (1985) poster art

Twinkly lights in the sky whose waves are at least several years old. A 60-year-old play with a strange internal clock. Iconic time-traveling movies and set lists. A weekend that feels …

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Time Machines

Harkness Tower at Yale

There are countless clocks counting down downtown—telling you the number of hours and minutes you have before your parking meter peters out, and flashing the number of seconds you have before cars start crossing…

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This Week in New Haven (August 3 – 9)

A big name in jazz returns this week to the scene where he got his start, while local movie-makers take turns showing scenes on the silver screen…

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