Wednesday, Dec. 10

* Vernissage for Dima Karout’s Damascus Walls
* GWAR destroy the Corona Theatre
* Così e Così double cassette launch at Casa del Popolo
* Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars is playing Dollar Cinema

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Birds of prey in Park Chan-wook’s Stoker

Noted Korean director Park Chan-wook makes his Hollywood debut with this thriller, a gorgeous film with bold visual flourishes, saturated colour and layers of symbolic and referential allusions that offset the cast’s mostly restrained performances.

Lawless: Blood, Booze and Bros

Director John Hillcoat teams up with his The Proposition screenwriter, moonlighting goth-rock kingpin Nick Cave, for this Prohibition-era gangster film set in the backwoods of Kentucky. If you’re thinking Boardwalk Empire meets Justified, you’re not too far off.