with black eyeliner. She’s a super-secret chain smoker locked in her bathroom far away from her husband. Richie Tenenbaum was a tennis star until his meltdown. Now all that remains is his sweatband and a lifelong love for his sister (who is not a blood relative).

Chas is a finance guru with a fondness for track suits. He lost his wife in a plane crash and is now playing defense to keep his young sons from bumps and bruises.

Their father, Royal, has hatched a fake illness to regain his family’s sympathy in light of a recent run of bad luck in love and housing.

Sound like the kind of crew you want to hang with after dark? Zinema 2 is hosting midnight screenings of “The Royal Tenenbaums,” directed by Wes Anderson, to mark the opening of his most recent movie, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” at the theater.

The screenplay for the 2001 melanchomedy was nominated for an Academy Award. Variety called it “as richly conceived as the novel it pretends to be.”  

GO SEE IT What: Midnight screening of “The Royal Tenenbaums”

When: Midnight Friday and Saturday

Where: Zinema 2, 222 E. Superior St.

Tickets: $9

 

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