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The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Sept. 3


Griefwalker--Film examining death and grief. Saturday, Sept. 4, 6:30 p.m. $10-$15 donation. Center for Spiritual Living, 600 N. Curtis Road, Boise, 208-375-0751,

Napoleon Dynamite--Special screening of the 2004 film that served as Idaho’s cultural ambassador before Trey McIntyre came to town. Monday, Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. $8.50. Flicks Theatre, 646 Fulton St., Boise, 208-342-4222.


The American--George Clooney plays an assassin hiding out in Italy after trying to leave his profession behind him. (R) Edwards

The Dry Land--Local producer Heather Rae’s new film about a soldier returning from Iraq and struggling to adapt to life at home. (R) Flicks

The Extra Man--Kevin Kline plays a lousy playwright and male escort. Read our review here. (R) Flicks

Going the Distance--Justin Long and Drew Barrymore star in a romantic comedy about the trials and tribulations of a long-distance relationship. Hilarity ensues. (R) Edwards

Machete--Robert Rodriguez’s full-length film based on the fake trailer he shot for Grindhouse, in which an ex-Federale seeks revenge on his former employers who tried to have him killed. Stars Danny Trejo, Steven Seagal, Lindsay Lohan, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin and Bobby DeNiro. (R) Edwards