New movie releases for the weekend of March 27

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

New in theaters


The long-delayed Jennifer Lawrence-Bradley Cooper Depression-era drama is finally getting a theatrical release. Word is that, despite the stars, it should have stayed delayed.


This new DreamWorks animated feature about a wayward alien who befriends a young boy features the unlikely voice-acting pairing of Jim Parsons and Rihanna.

Limited screenings

“The Breakfast Club”

Wanna feel old? “The Breakfast Club” is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Wanna feel young? Seeing it will still make you feel like you’re in high school. There are special showings Wednesday, April 1, and Saturday, April 4, at the Gateway Film Center

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Visiting Filmmaker: Josephine Decker at the Wexner Center

The Wex brings in a buzzworthy young director in Baker, whose films have garnered comparisons to David Lynch, Terrence Malick and Ingmar Bergman. Baker will introduce her latest films, “Butter on the Latch” (Friday, March 27) and “Thou Wast Mild and Lovely” (Saturday, March 28). Both screenings are at 7 p.m.