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Chicago and Indianapolis, please don't ghost our invite to see Friend Request early and for free

It’s been a few years—specifically, the two years since Unfriended made surprisingly great suspense out of Skype static and haunted Chatroulette—since we had a good “evil internet” movie. Luckily, German import Friend Request is here to fill that void, telling the story of a social young college student who attracts…

Chicago, see John Boyega in Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit early and for free

It’s been five years since Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow last inflicted a national tummyache on America with one of her tense, politically resonant thrillers. The director’s latest film doesn’t sound like it’ll let up on the gut-churning pressure, either: Detroit sees Bigelow turn her camera on the title…

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Chicago and Milwaukee, swing your way into Spider-Man: Homecoming, early and for free

There’s a lot riding on Peter Parker’s shoulders right now (as per usual). As played by Tom Holland, Peter’s about to face his biggest challenge yet: anchoring a brand new superhero franchise, in the form of the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. Can Spidey beat Michael Keaton as the villainous Vulture? Will he earn…

We’ve got free tickets to the MST3K live tour, so come and get ’em

Following the successful launch of Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return on Netflix, Joel Hodgson and the rest of the MST3K gang decided to take their movie-riffing act on the road with this summer’s Watch Out For Snakes! tour. We’re absolutely shameless about our love for MST3K here at The A.V. Club, and so we’re…