ONLY IN THEATERS – Review by Diane Carson

Only in Theaters honors the Laemmle commitment to arthouse cinema. An homage to the eighty-four-year old Laemmle cinema chain devoted to arthouse fare, the documentary Only in Theaters elucidates the dire prospects for immensely rewarding, but financially unprofitable, exhibition of independent and foreign productions. Beginning in 2019 at a Shabbat dinner, Greg and Tish Laemmle clearly and wholeheartedly celebrate and have realistic concerns over the future of the Laemmle theaters.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Contance Wu to star in GOODBYE, VITAMIN – Brandy McDonnell reports

Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to Goodbye, Vitamin, the 2017 debut novel from Rachel Khong, with Constance Wu attached to star. Wu most recently starred in last summer’s hit romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians, and can be seen on ABC’s TV series Fresh Off the Boat, recently renewed for another season. Additionally, Wu stars opposite Jennifer Lopez in the STX comedy Hustlers, opening Sept. 13.

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