by Al Hoff
The AB Film group at Carnegie Mellon regularly schedules current and classic films. Movies screen at McConomy auditorium on campus. Admission is $1 for CMU students (with ID), and everybody else only pays $3. More info and complete schedule here.
Here’s what's playing this week.
Thu., Feb. 21.
I Love You, Phillip Morris
After an accident, a cop comes out as gay, gets arrested, falls for another prisoner, and enacts a series of cons to try to free his lover. Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor star in this 2009 dramedy, based on a true story
8 p.m., 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Fri., Feb. 22
Meryl Streep stars in this bio-pic about Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first female prime minister. A deeply polarizing figure, though this film tries to how her personal side as well.
10 p.m. and midnight
Sat., Feb. 23
Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chobsky adapts his own novel about growing up in the Pittsburgh suburbs during the 1990s. Logan Lerman and Emma Watson star. Filmed 'round these parts.
8 p.m., 10 p.m. and midnight