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At the Arthouses

Picks for the best movies you should see this week

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2Hollywood sorta remade the first part of this Spanish horror movie as Quarantine. It sucked. This follow-up picks up where the original left off: A TV news crew is still trapped inside an apartment building where a virus is turning people into very hungry zombies. A few more victims show up as dessert. Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. At 8:45 p.m. Thursday, August 26, and 6:45 p.m. Sunday, August 29.

Cairo Time Patricia Clarkson plays a married woman who falls for her husband's friend while she's hanging out in Egypt. You know what they say: What happens in Cairo ... Opens Friday at the Cedar Lee Theatre. 

Daddy Longlegs A pair of filmmaking brothers from Brooklyn look back on their own Brooklyn childhood and growing up with a kinda-crazy dad. This was before all the hipster assholes started living there. Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. At 7:35 p.m. Saturday, August 28, and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, August 29.

Land of the Pharaohs Howard Hawks directs. William Faulkner writes. Pyramids get built. Things get epic. Cleveland Museum of Art Morley Lecture Hall. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 25.

Lbs. A 300-pound fatass leaves NYC and moves to the country to lose some weight. The movie's star actually lost 100 pounds during filming, so we're gonna call this one a success. Cleveland Museum of Art Morley Lecture Hall. At 6:45 p.m. Friday, August 27, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, August 29.

The Oath Documentary about a Yemen taxi driver who used to be Osama bin Laden's bodyguard. You talkin' to him? Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. At 6:45 p.m. Thursday, August 26, and 9:25 p.m. Friday, August 27.

Topkapi Peter Ustinov won an Oscar for this 1964 comedy about a bunch of jewel thieves planning a caper in Istanbul, not Constantinople. Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. At 5:15 p.m. Saturday, August 28, and 4 p.m. Sunday, August 29.

Women Without Men Whoa there, lesbian-porn fans. This is actually a movie about proto-feminists in 1953 Iran. Sorry to let you down. Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 27, and 9:35 p.m. Saturday, August 28.

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