The latest releases and special screenings hitting Music City this week. For a list of new and upcoming films, check out our 2023 Movie Guide.
Napoleon Joaquin Phoenix stars as the OG “short king” in this biopic following the rise and fall of Napoleon’s empire and tumultuous relationship with his wife Joséphine (Vanessa Kirby). Whether or not it’s a return to form for Scott, the press tour is already the best thing he has done since Alien. Now playing in theaters.
Saltburn - Emerald Fennell follows up her Oscar-winning Promising Young Woman with this gutting horror-comedy of manners in which an Oxford student (Barry Keoghan) falls under the spell of his classmate (Jacob Elordi) and his aristocratic family while on vacation at their seemingly pastoral estate. Now playing in theaters.
Wish When a troublemaking anthropomorphic star answers a young girl’s wish, they face off against a corrupt wizard king with the help of a talking goat in Disney’s latest attempt to regain the magic. With Chris Pine and Ariana DeBose. Now playing in theaters.
Dream Scenario Nicolas Cage plays a college professor who navigates the fickleness of fame when he inexplicably shows up in the dreams of everyone on the planet. Kristoffer Borgli has already made one of the year’s best with Sick of Myself. Reviews indicate this one might somehow be better. Now playing at The Belcourt. An encore of Sick of Myself plays as part of a Borgli double feature on Tuesday.
The Man Who Knew Too Much Hitchcock’s classic unites America’s sweetheart Doris Day and “Aw-shucks” superstar Jimmy Stewart as a couple vacationing in Morocco who take matters into their own hands after their son is kidnapped. Part of The Belcourt’s Restoration Roundup series.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Strangers @ Belcourt Midnight Movies Turkey’s not the only meat on the menu this Friday at the Belcourt’s screening of Tobe Hooper’s classic slasher about a different kind of nuclear family. Saturday brings a chance to see the most tense home invasion movie of the last few decades. Come for Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman fighting off masked killers. Stay for the best use of Merle Haggard in the history of cinema.