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Wonder Boys

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Curtis Hanson Run Time: 111 min. Format: Audio Amplification Available Release Year: 2000

Starring: Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes, Michael Douglas, Robert Downey Jr., Tobey Maguire

Based on the Michael Chabon novel, Wonder Boys tells the story of a 50-ish English professor who hasn’t had a thing published in years—not since he wrote his award winning ‘Great American Novel’ 7 years ago. When he encounters another wonder boy young author, their weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in this gem of a film shot in Pittsburgh

Part of the Pittsburgh on Film Series put on by Row House Cinema and Pittsburgh City Paper

Join us Mondays in August to see films shot in our beautiful city and listen to panels of local experts and celebs who can weigh in on the films, Pittsburgh’s film scene and more!
August 1 – Night of the Living Dead (1968)
August 8 – Wonder Boys (2000)
August 15 – Fences (2016)
August 22- Adventureland (2009)