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Officially, local screenings of the remastered Monty Python and the Holy Grail do not involve an audience participation segment. But don’t be surprised if the whole theater recites most of the movie back to the screen. The film, first released in 1975, achieved cult-classic status not long afterward; now, it’s simply part of the fabric of popular culture. The new version has a sharper picture, better sound, and a new 12-minute short film, “Terry Gilliam’s Lost Animations.” All of the above are perfectly fine reasons to go see this limited run, but the main is pretty basic: It’s hilarious.
The film shows through Thursday at E Street Cinema. See our showtimes for listings.