Film and TV

Five Must-See Movies in January

Sometimes it's a one-night deal, and sometimes they stick around for weeks, so when it comes to seeing an independent film at a local theater, planning ahead is crucial.

That's why we've wrangled must-see flicks screening in the Valley this month. Prep your bowl of buttery popcorn and check out our picks ...

5. Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
Michael Rapaport directs this documentary, joining the Tribe for a nationwide sold-out tour in 2008 -- ten years after the release of their last album. As strained relationships and unresolved conflicts bubble up, Rapaport looks back at one of the most influential hip-hop acts in the history of the genre.

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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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