Movie Watch: Your Amarillo film options through Oct. 25, with 'Halloween,' 'Hate U Give,' 'Old Man & The Gun,' more

Posted by Chip Chandler on
Michael Myers returns in a new "Halloween."
Courtesy Universal Pictures

By Chip Chandler — Producer

'Tis the season for slashing killers. Plus, a hotly anticipated teen drama, Robert Redford's final (?) performance and more.


New in theaters

Amandla Stenberg stars in the YA drama "The Hate U Give."
Courtesy 20th Century Fox

Robert Redford takes aim in "The Old Man & The Gun."
Courtesy Fox Searchlight


Special engagements

"Twilight" will return to theaters Oct. 21 and 23 for its 10th anniversary.
Courtesy Fathom

  • Oct. 20 and 24: The Met: Live in HD series continues with Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila, starring Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagna. It'll screen live at 11:55 a.m. Oct. 20 and encore at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Hollywood 16.
  • Oct. 21 and 23: A 10th anniversary screening of Twilight will be seen at 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 21 and 23 at Hollywood 16.
  • Oct. 22 and 29: The National Theatre production of Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller will return to theaters. The actors famously swapped roles throughout the production, and the 7 p.m. Oct. 22 screening will feature Cumberbatch as the Creature, with the 7 p.m. Oct. 29 screening featuring Miller as the Creature. Both screenings will take place at Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.



Actor Jonah Hill's directorial debut "Mid90s" will open Oct. 25 in Amarillo.
Courtesy A24 Pictures


Listings at a glance

Click on titles for my reviews and on theaters for showtimes. (AS-14 = Amarillo Star 14; CA = Cinergy Amarillo; H-16 = Hollywood 16, WM-6 = Westgate Mall 6)



Chip Chandler is a producer for Panhandle PBS and a member of GALECA. He can be contacted at, at @chipchandler1 on Twitter and on Facebook.

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