Today on the Scene: screenings and film fun for Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Jean Seberg in Bonjour Tristesse

Ug. Still cold and wet and stormy outside. Forget your weather troubles and go to a movie! Here’s what is happening on the scene for Tuesday, October 30, 2012.

TIFF Bell Lightbox  continues to host  Samsara , Dial M for Murder , and  Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel with multiple screening times  throughout  the day. Also up for grabs are a couple in the Hollywood Classics series: at 6:30 pm is Bonjour Tristesse , Otto Preminger’s 1958 film starring the luminous Jean Seberg, and at 9:15 pm it’s the creepy and compelling What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? starring screen legends Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.

Also at TIFF Bell Lightbox is the Toronto premiere of The City Below (Unter dir die Stadt) , a 2010 film from German director Christoph Hochhäusler, presented by Goethe Films.

At 9:30 pm, the  Bloor Hot Docs Cinema is screening Episodes 9 and 10 of The Story of Film: An Odyssey .

The  Revue Cinema has the latest edition of Book Revue, with a screening and discussion of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining at 6:45 pm, and Killer Joe at 9:30 pm.

The  Fox Theatre  is screening   Lawless  at 7:00 pm and Trouble with the Curve  at 9:15 pm.

At the Royal, in keeping with it almost being Halloween, it’s the classic The Exorcist at 7:00 pm and the new home invasion thriller, In Their Skin at 9:15 pm.

Projection Booth East  hosts the second annual Python-a-thon all week with The Life of Brian  at 4:00 and 9:00 pm and   Monty Python and the Holy Grail  at 2:30 and 7:30 pm.

Image from Bonjour Tristesse.  

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Obsessed with watching movies as far back as she can remember, Pam loves film enough to have two university degrees in the subject. When not focused on a movie screen, she can usually be found reading, cooking, touring vineyards, or planning where to spend her vacation time.

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