Movie Menu: Pretty Woman, The Godfather, Pillow Talk and more

Looking for a movie to enjoy this holiday weekend? Check out the Oscar nominees and winners showing on broadcast television and cable stations. Friday, Aug. 31 Straight Outta Compton (2015) This candid, compelling look at what can emerge from the most challenged of neighborhoods won a well-deserved Oscar nomination for its dynamic screenplay. 5 p.m., …

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Film: Screenings and more

* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org: One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Backyard Wilderness and Pandas …

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Film: Screenings and more

* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org: One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Backyard Wilderness and Pandas …

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Reel Dad: Christopher Robin – Disappointing return to favorite characters

Some movies sound better than they actually turn out. Perhaps something happens between the concept and the screen. Maybe the various elements don’t work as well in production as in a writer’s imagination. Or it could be that too many cooks try to control the cinema kitchen. Whatever the reasons, some films disappoint. Christopher Robin …

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