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The latest releases and special screenings hitting Music City this week. For a complete list of upcoming releases, check out our 2024 Film Guide

Challengers Zendaya stars as a tennis prodigy whose career takes unexpected turns when she falls into a love triangle with two best friends on the circuit (The Crown’s Josh O’Connor and West Side Story’s Mike Faist). Regardless of how it pans out with audiences, director  Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name, Suspiria, Bones and All) continues his reign as Hollywood’s greatest risk taker. Now playing in theaters. 

Boy Kills World Late April is the perfect time for a post apocalyptic vigilante movie about a brooding mute (Bill Skarsgård) going after the family dynasty who slaughtered his clan and facing off against a homicidal cereal mascot. Now playing in theaters.

Kim’s Video New York’s seminal video store and the weird and winding tale of how its collection found its way into the hands of the Italian mob get the documentary treatment. Through Sunday at The Belcourt. 

Le Samouraï Jean-Pierre Melville’s stone-cold classic stars Alain Delon as a hitman who upholds the way of the samurai and exudes a cool that’s equal parts classic Hollywood and 60s French pop-culture. The type of movie 4K restorations were made for. Now playing at the Belcourt. 

Who Can See Forever: A Portrait of Iron & Wine  The integral indie act that was a founding member  of the tortured poets department finally gets an intimate doc about life on the road and the creative process. Playing at the Belcourt as part of Music City Mondays. Post-screening discussion with Iron & Wine's Sam Beam, moderated by Leanne Merritt, DJ and host of WXNA's X-posure. Free autographed poster for the first 75 people in attendance.

Alien It’s Alien day, so have a gut-busting good time seeing the sci-fi classic on its 45th anniversary. Now playing in theaters.

The Mummy It’s been 25 years since Universal rebooted its signature horror franchise and made Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz movie stars. See undead proof they don’t make them like they used to. Now playing in theaters. 

Unsung Hero Franklin-based Kingdom Story Company gives Christian artists King + Country, Rebecca St. James, and their Australian family the music biopic treatment. Now playing in theaters. 

The People’s Joker A gender confused comedian grapples with their identity and fights off a fascist caped crusader in this bootleg indie that proves the counterculture is as bereft of ideas as Hollywood. Now playing at the Belcourt

We Grown Now Two Chicago teens chase their basketball dreams and confront tragedy in the shadow of Michael Jordan in his 1992 heyday. Now playing at AMC Thoroughbred 20.n The 

Cinderella’s Revenge How many more of these low-budget horror spins on public domain Disney characters can the world take? Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27 and Regal Opry Mills 20.

The Latest in Bolly/Tolly/Kolly/Lollywood and Other Special Presentations of Asian and Middle Eastern Imports.

3Almashi (Arabic) Hijinks ensue when a lazy thirtysomething finds out he has a medical condition that forces him to constantly stay on the move. Now playing at Regal Opry Mills 20.

Dancing Village: The Curse Begins (Indonesian) The mysteries plaguing a pastoral village are revealed as the work of an evil entity. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27

Rathnam (Tamil) An anti-hero hitman protects a girl from the thugs he used to call friends. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Ruslaan (Hindi) “The unstoppable force Ruslaan, is coming to break free of the chains of conformity. With his gun and guitar, he's about to create a symphony of rebellion like no other.”  Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.