The Muppets

The Muppets will be back on the big screen.

Film Streams’ family and children’s series continues with screenings of “The Great Muppet Caper” and “The Muppets Take Manhattan.”

In “The Great Muppet Caper,” Kermit and the Muppets head to London, where they uncover a plot to steal the fabulous Baseball Diamond.

In “The Muppets Take Manhattan,” the Muppets attempt to put on a Broadway show, and nothing seems to go their way.

Limited screenings will take place at the Dundee Theater. “The Great Muppet Caper” starts on Saturday and continues through July 18. “The Muppets Take Manhattan” begins July 20 and runs through Aug. 1. Find showtimes at filmstreams.org.

“The Muppet Movie,” which celebrates its 40th anniversary, will also have special screenings this month. It will be screened at Bluffs 17, Twin Creek and Oakview on July 25 and 30.

Film Streams will also present a special screening of the 2017 documentary “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruth Sokolof Theater. A panel discussion will follow the film.

‘Hostel’ screening is part of Tarantino series at Alamo Drafthouse

Quentin Tarantino’s work is getting a two-month retrospective that includes his directing, writing and producing credits.

Horror film “Hostel,” which Tarantino was a producer on, will get a 35mm screening at 10 p.m. Saturday at Alamo Drafthouse La Vista. The Eli Roth-directed film follows friends traveling through Europe who get caught by a mysterious and murderous group of kidnappers.

Alamo La Vista will also screen classic rom-com “When Harry Met Sally” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Steve McQueen film “Bullitt” at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Critically acclaimed ‘Hamlet’ is back in theaters

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in Shakespeare’s classic tragedy “Hamlet” in a production that will be broadcast to theaters to celebrate the 10th anniversary of National Theatre Live.

Cumberbatch played Hamlet in a lauded 2015 production directed by Lyndsey Turner.

The “Hamlet” broadcast will come to Twin Creek, Oakview and Majestic at 7 p.m. Monday.

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Kevin Coffey is the entertainment editor and critic, covering music, movies, video games, comic books and lots more. Follow him on Twitter @owhmusicguy. Phone: 402-444-1557.

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