5 movies to check out this week around Miami

Hedda Gabler

From lost civilizations to vampires to teenage cannibals, this week’s must-see movie round-up covers all the bases.

1. Lost City of Z

Based on David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, “Lost City of Z” follows turn-of-the-century British explorer Percival Fawcett’s journey into the Amazon, where he discovers what could be the remnants of an ancient civilization.

“Lost City of Z” opens Friday, April 21 (showtimes not yet available) at O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71st Street, Miami Beach. Tickets are $11 via o-cinema.org.

500 71st Street, Miami Beach, FL

2. Hedda Gabler

Having just returned from their honeymoon, newlyweds Hedda and Tesman have already hit a rough patch. Feeling both trapped and bored, strong-willed Hedda tries to control those around her as her own life falls apart in this film of the Tony Award-winning play.

Catch “Hedda Gabler” at noon Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23 at Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables. Tickets are $20 at gablescinema.com.

260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL

3. Fright Night

Horror film connoisseur Charley Brewster swears his new neighbor Jerry is a vampire in this 1985 cult classic. When strange events start to interrupt the teen’s life, he turns to TV vampire killer Peter Vincent for help.

Catch “Fright Night” at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71st Street, Miami Beach. Tickets are $11 at o-cinema.org.

500 71st Street, Miami Beach, FL

4. After the Storm

A former prize-winning author turned private detective, Ryota squanders his earnings on gambling. “After the Storm” follows his struggle to take back control of his life and renew contact with his beautiful ex-wife, his aging mother, and his young son (in Japanese with English subtitles).

Catch “After the Storm” at 6:45 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. Friday, April 21, 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 4:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Sunday, April 23,  6:45 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 6:45 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. Thursday, April 27 at Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach. Tickets are $11 via mbcinema.com/

1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL

5. Raw

Julia Ducornau’s debut feature follows shy and super-smart teen Justine as she enrolls in the same veterinary college her parents and now older sister attend. Along with her fellow new students, Justine is forced to undergo a series of strange and macabre initiation rituals, which eventually lead to her discovering a new and voracious appetite for raw human flesh.

“Raw” opens Friday, April 21 (showtime not yet available) at O Cinema Wynwood, 90 NW 29th Street, Miami. Tickets are $11 at o-cinema.org.

90 NW 29th Street, Miami, FL

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