To remain unspoiled by the ending of Foxcatcher, avoid the real-life story of chemical fortune heir and fanatical athletics booster John du Pont and the wrestling Schultz brothers. Why fanatical? Well, if somebody has a doctorate in natural science from Villanova and founded the Delaware Museum of Natural History single-handedly but also hangs around with swimmers and wrestlers all the time . . . okay, du Pont could have been some kind of genius polymath, but the film demonstrates why we chose “fanatical.”

Showtime’s 4:30 p.m. Monday, February 23, for audiences 21 and older, at FilmBar, 815 North Second Street. Admission is $9 for screenings continuing through Thursday, February 26, at or at the door. Call 602-595-9187 if you wish -- but messages aren’t monitored.

Mon., Feb. 23, 4:30 p.m., 2015
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Julie has written for the Night & Day events calendar section since 2005. As a student at Arizona State, she received the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Creative Writing Award and the Theatre Medallion of Merit.
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