Well Religulous has finally opened in select theaters. Larry Charles did a phoner to the Opie & Anthony show on Sirius-XM the other day, promoting the movie, and I got excited, having forgotten that it was close to release.
As soon as I got home, I checked Fandango to see what theaters near me would be carrying the film. I knew better than to expect it in my town. My local cinema doesn’t carry edgy or controversial films (except for The Passion of the Christ, of course.) Expecting a nice drive to see the film, I searched several surrounding metropolitan areas (from 50 to 90 miles away), but found no theaters with the film at all. I know it’s a limited release, but the closest theater was 127 miles away. The truly shitty part of this story is the fear that even after the film opens in wider release that it still won’t be any closer to me than that. I hope at least one nearby city has it. I’m figuring since it was the closest theater to show Fahreheit 9/11 and Sicko, that there is a good chance that it will have this one.
Check Fandango, and see if Religulous is playing anywhere in your vicinity. Leave a comment to spread hope or confirm despair.
Also, check out The God Who Wasn’t There on DVD.