3 Must-See Movies in Phoenix This August

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Blue Jasmine @ Harkins Camelview Think of Woody Allen's new drama Blue Jasmine as his spin on the oft-sad lives of Bravo's Real Housewives -- not that the director gets down in the crazy-eyed, made-up drama dirt that Andy Cohen's built an empire on. Instead, it looks at what happens when a very sad housewife, Jasmine (Cate Blanchett), of New York has her life turned on its spectacularly coiffed head. Her marriage to affluent businessman Hal (Alec Baldwin) crumbles, and she moves in with her less-fancy sister to try to get herself back on track. The film is playing now at Camelview.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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