The Room screening

Wednesday, January 10, 8 p.m., Regal Natomas Marketplace Stadium 16, $12.50

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Who’s to say a bad movie can’t inspire a great one? Case in point: The Room. Without the 2003 indie film with its 26 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating, we’d never see James Franco shine as the star in The Disaster Artist, a behind-the-scenes retelling of the production of The Room. Whether you’re an unabashed (and non-ironic) lover of the original film, or just want to see what all the fuss is about, join audiences in more than 500 cities to watch The Room. 3561 Truxel Road,