Tough Guy Movie Monday: “Escobar” and “Taxi Driver” Screening Today (CPs Mon., 11/17/14)

1) Escobar: Paradise LostJosh Hutcherson (Hunger Games) stars as a surfer who, while visiting Colombia, meets and falls in love with the beautiful Maria. There’s just one problem: Her uncle is drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, played by a scene-stealing Benicio del Toro. Escobar is part of the Three Rivers Film Festival. 7:30 p.m. Regent Square Theater, 1035 S. Braddock Ave., Regent Square.

 

2) Taxi DriverRobert DeNiro stars as Travis Bickle in this legendary film directed by Martin Scorsese about American malaise in New York City during the ’70s. Also starring Jodi Foster, Cybill Shepherd, and Peter Boyle. “Are you talkin’ to me?” “Yes I am talking to you. Go see this classic on the big screen at Row House Cinema at 7:45 p.m. tonight in Lawrenceville.” 4115 Butler St.

3) Savoy Restaurant’s Savoy Jazz Mondays continues tonight with the Roger Humphries Trio with vocalist/pianist Judi Figel. 6 – 10 p.m. No cover. 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District.