eccentric and entertaining — Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska in “Damsel”

Western-comedy features Pattinson, Wasikowska

Published Jul 12, 2018 at 4:00pm

Cinema Capitol, 230 W. Dominick St., will present the Western-comedy movie “Damsel” Friday through Thursday.

In “Damsel,” an affluent pioneer (Robert Pattinson), ventures across the American Frontier to marry the love of his life (Mia Wasikowska). As he traverses the Wild West with a drunkard parson (David Zellner) and a miniature horse called Butterscotch, their once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel. The movie also stars Robert Forster and David Zellner.

The Los Angeles Times writes “’Damsel’ is a deadpan art-western prank, a sly fusion of classical technique and postmodern sensibility. The New York Times describes it as “A movie that turns the classic western into something wackily eccentric and entertainingly original.”

The film runs 113 minutes and is rated R (for some violence, language, sexual material and brief graphic nudity). Admission is $7, $6 for students and military and $5 for Capitol Friends. Tickets are available at the door and in advance from the Capitol Theatre box office (315-337-6453) and online at www.romecapitol.com. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 4 and 7, Sunday at 1 and 4 and Monday-Thursday at 7. The Friday 4 and Sunday 1 show times will include captions for the hearing-impaired.