Welcome Back opens on Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, Regal Gardens Stadium 1-6 in Skokie, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, Regal Round Lake Beach Stadium 18 in Round Lake Beach, AMC South Barrington 30 in South Barrington, Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville, and AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. (Is there really big enough demand for a Welcome sequel to warrant opening in seven Chicago area theaters? I’m skeptical.) It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 35 min.
Phantom gets a second week at the River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 30, and Cantera 17.
All Is Well carries over for a third week at MovieMax.
Also on Friday, Learning to Drive continues its run at the River East 21, Century Centre Cinema in Chicago, and Century 12 Evanston/Cinearts 6 in Evanston, and opens at the AMC Northbrook Court 14 in Northbrook, Regal Lincolnshire Stadium 21 in Lincolnshire, South Barrington 30, and Cantera 17.
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend include:
- The Apu Trilogy (Bengali) at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago [Click here for discount info.]
- Bhale Bhale Magadivoy (Telugu) at Muvico Rosemont 18 in Rosemont and MovieMax
- Paayum Puli (Tamil), Double Barrel (Malayalam), Dynamite (Telugu), Thani Oruvan (Tamil), Loham: The Yellow Metal (Malayalam), and the Kannada films Uppi 2 and RangiTaranga at MovieMax