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  • A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Capman

Wagner & Me, which opens Friday for a week-long run at Gene Siskel Film Center, follows British actor Stephen Fry (Gosford Park) as he tours Europe in search of Richard Wagner, the German composer whose mythical operas were embraced by Adolf Hitler. Our long review is here. Also this week we recommend Killing Them Softly, a crime film by producer Brad Pitt and director Andrew Dominik, who last collaborated on The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and Wuthering Heights, the latest adaptation of the Bronte novel, by British filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Red Road, Fish Tank). And check out our new reviews of Fat Kid Rules the World, starring Jacob Wysocki (Terri) as a giant, misfit kid recruited as a gag for a classmate’s rock band, and A Liar’s Autobiograpy, an animation feature that combines an unearthed recording of Graham Chapman (who died in 1989) reading from his eponymous book and new voices from five of his fellow players on Monty Python’s Flying Circus.