5 Must-See Movies in Metro Phoenix This January

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Joaquin Phoenix stars in Her.
Sure, 2013 had a boatload of good movies. But 2014 looks like it's off to a promising cinematic start. Here are five flicks to see this January.

Her
Joaquin Phoenix stars in Spike Jonze's Her, which is about Theodore Twombly, a lonely soon-to-be divorced man who falls in love with his artificially intelligent operating system, Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson.

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Of course, she cannot offer him the depth of a human relationship. And his messy life needs tending in analog. Yet Twombly and others embark on digital relationships, platonic and otherwise, with different versions of the OS, which can tailor itself to the personalitiy of its user. The film gets a wide release Friday, January 10. Admission prices vary.


Enter The Dragon
Give 2014 a kick in the face when FilmBar screens Bruce Lee's Enter The Dragon as part of its Super Fly '70s film series. It's Lee's final film and it features John Saxon and Jim Kelly fighting alongside Lee in a martial arts competition on an island owned by the super-shady Mr. Han. The critically lauded action thriller punches through the big screen at 8:30 p.m. Friday, January 10. Admission to the 21-and-over screening is $9. Visit www.thefilmbarphx.com.


Location Info

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FilmBar

815 N. 2nd St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

SMoCA Lounge

7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

AMC Esplanade 14

2515 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Film


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