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.
It's Hitchcock week, at CMU, with two of his classics and a recent bio-doc about the filmmaker.
Thu., March 21
The Birds: All the birds go crazy in a Northern California town, in this 1963 thriller. You'll never look at birds hanging out in the playground the same way again.
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Fri., March 22
Hitchcock: Recent bio-doc looks at the making of Psycho; Athony Hopkins plays Alfred Hitchcock, with Helen Mirren as his wife and collaborator, Alma.
9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
Sat., March 23
North by Northwest: A man falsely accused is chased by a crop-duster, scales Mount Rushmore and takes a train ride with a beautiful woman. Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint star in this 1959 comic-thriller-romance.
7 p.m. and 10 p.m.