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What movies open in Pittsburgh on Friday, Aug. 1?

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

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If you’ve been wondering when will “Boyhood” open in Pittsburgh, the answer is Friday, Aug. 1, at the Regent Square Theater, 1035 S. Braddock Ave. It has been lavished with praise since debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in January. 
 
Here are the movies opening in Pittsburgh on Aug. 1: 
 
“Boyhood” — Shot during short periods from 2002 to 2013, Richard Linklater’s film covers a dozen years in the life of a family, starting when a boy is 6 years old. Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane and Lorelei Linklater star.
 
“Get on Up” — After portraying Jackie Robinson in “42” and a linebacker in “Draft Day,” Chadwick Boseman channels James Brown, splits and all.
 
“Guardians of the Galaxy” — Space adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) becomes the object of a bounty hunt after stealing an orb coveted by a treacherous villain in an adventure with roots in a Marvel Super-Heroes comic dating to 1969.
 
“I Origins” —  Mike Cahill and actress Brit Marling from “Another Earth” reunite in the story of a molecular biologist (Michael Pitt) studying the evolution of the eye. Researchers make a stunning discovery with far-reaching implications.
 
“A Summer’s Tale” — Eric Rohmer’s 1996 film, about a recent university graduate on vacation at the seaside in Bretagne, digitally restored and newly released in the United States. At the Harris Theater, Downtown.
 
And arriving on Aug. 2, “Slugterra: Return of the Elementals,” an animated sci-fi comedy adventure. 
 
    Above photo from "Boyhood" shows Samantha (Lorelei Linklater), Mason Sr. (Ethan Hawke), and Mason (Ellar Coltrane), age 9. Courtesy of Matt Lankes.  
 

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