Thoroughbreds Opens Friday, March 23rd! United States. 2018. Directed by Cory Finley. (90 mins.) Rated R.
Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily's contempt for her oppressive stepfather, Mark, and as their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one another's most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler, Tim, and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.
In The Fade Opens Friday, March 23rd! Germany/France. 2018. Directed by Fatih Akin. (106 mins.) Rated R. in German with English subtitles
Golden Globe Winner! Best Foreign Language Motion Picture
Critics’ Choice Awards Winner!
Best Foreign Language Film
Out of nowhere, Katja's life falls apart when her husband Nuri and little son Rocco are killed in a bomb attack. Her friends and family try to give her the support she needs, and Katja somehow manages to make it through the funeral. But the mind numbing search for the perpetrators and reasons behind the senseless killing complicate Katja's painful mourning, opening wounds and doubts. Danilo, a lawyer and Nuri's best friend, represents Katja in the eventual trial against the two suspects: a young couple from the neo-Nazi scene. The trial pushes Katja to the edge, but there's simply no alternative for her: she wants justice.
Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! UK Germany. 2017. Directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer. (93 mins.) Not Rated. in English with some Portuguese and French
LEANING INTO THE WIND is a vibrant journey through the diverse layers of Andy Goldsworthy's world. From urban Edinburgh and Glasgow to the South of France and New England, each environment he encounters becomes a fresh kaleidoscopic canvas for his art. A lushly-visualized travelogue, Goldsworthy's work and Riedelsheimer's exquisite cinematography redefine landscape and inextricably tie human life to the natural world.
The Death of Stalin Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! UK. 2018. Directed by Armando Iannucci. (106 mins.) Rated R.
The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from Armando Iannucci (Veep, In the Loop). Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweeby Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), the wily Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), and the sadistic secret police chief Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale). But as they bumble, brawl, and backstab their way to the top, just who is running the government? Combining palace intrigue with rapid-fire farce, this audacious comedy is a bitingly funny takedown of bureaucratic dysfunction performed to the hilt by a sparkling ensemble cast.
The Leisure Seeker Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! United States/Italy/France. 2018. Directed by Paolo Virzi. (112 mins.) Rated R.
Golden Globe Nominee!
Best Actress - Helen Mirren
"The Leisure Seeker" is the story of a runaway couple going on an unforgettable cross-country journey in their vintage camper. Ella and John are fleeing the suffocating care of their doctors and grown children. He is distracted but strong; she is frail but sharp. Their journey aboard the faithful old camper they call The Leisure Seeker takes them from Boston to Key West. Sharing moments of exhilaration and anguish, they recapture their passion for life and their love for one another on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.
Isle of Dogs Opens Friday, April 13th! United States. 2017. Directed by Wes Anderson. (101 mins.) Rated PG-13.
with Bill Murray, Bob Balaban, Bryan Cranston, Courtney B. Vance, Edward Norton, F. Murray Abraham, Fisher Stevens, Frances McDormand, Greta Gerwig, Harvey Keitel, Jeff Goldblum, Kara Hayward, Koyu Rankin, Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton
Isle of Dogs tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.
Tully Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! United States. 2018. Directed by Jason Reitman. (94 mins.) Rated R.
Marlo (Charlize Theron), a mother of three, including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass). While at first hesitant to accept the extravagance, she comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny, Tully (Mackenzie Davis).
Academy Award–nominated director Jason Reitman returns to the Sundance Film Festival for the sixth time, having previously debuted four shorts and one feature at the Festival, while Academy Award–winning screenwriter Diablo Cody makes her Sundance Film Festival debut with Tully, a funny, moving, and insightful look at motherhood that features captivating performances by its two female leads.
Lean On Pete Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! United States/UK. 2018. Directed by Andrew Haigh. (121 mins.) Rated R. Filmed in Burns, Oregon!
Charley Thompson is a 15-year-old who has no stability in his life. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of a year. But as the son of a single father, working in warehouses finding some stability is hard. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland where Charley takes a summer job, and becomes best friends with a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete. Andrew Haigh's adaptation of Willy Vlautin's acclaimed novel stars Steve Buscemi, Charlie Plummer, Chloe Sevigny and Travis Fimmel.
Wonder Wheel Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! United States. 2017. Directed by Woody Allen. (101 mins.) Rated PG-13.
WONDER WHEEL tells the story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny (Kate Winslet), an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty (Jim Belushi), Ginny's rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey (Justin Timberlake), a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina (Juno Temple), Humpty's long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father's apartment. Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro captures a tale of passion, violence, and betrayal that plays out against the picturesque tableau of 1950s Coney Island.
Dolores Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! United States. 2017. Directed by Peter Bratt. (98 mins.) Not Rated.
Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century-and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. With intimate and unprecedented access to this intensely private mother to eleven, the film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one's life to social change.
Loveless Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! Russia/France/Germany/Belgium. 2018. Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. (127 mins.) Rated R. in Russian with English subtitles
Oscar Nominee! Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Globe Nominee! Best Foreign Language Motion Picture
BAFTA Award Nominee
Best Film Not in the English Language
In LOVELESS, Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page--even if it means threatening to abandon their 12-year-old son Alyosha. Until, after witnessing one of their fights, Alyosha disappears.
The Insult Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! Lebanon/Belgium/Cyprus/France. 2018. Directed by Ziad Doueiri. (112 mins.) Rated R. in Arabic with English subtitles
Oscar Nominee! Best Foreign Language Film
In today's Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds Tony (Adel Karam), a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser (Kamel El Basha), a Palestinian refugee, facing off in court. As the media circus surrounding the case threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon, Tony and Yasser reconsider their values and beliefs as revelations of trauma complicate their understanding of one another.
Foxtrot Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! Israel/Switzerland/Germany/France. 2018. Directed by Samuel Maoz. (108 mins.) Rated R. in Hebrew with English subtitles
Michael and Dafna are devastated when army officials show up at their home to announce the death of their son Jonathan. Michael becomes increasingly frustrated by overzealous mourning relatives and well-meaning army bureaucrats. While his sedated wife rests, Michael spirals into a whirlwind of anger only to experience one of life's unfathomable twists which rival the surreal military experiences of his son.
The Rider Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! United States. 2018. Directed by Chloe Zao. (104 mins.) Rated R.
Independent Spirit Awards Nominee
Based on a true story, THE RIDER stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
Final Portrait Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined! UK. 2018. Directed by Stanley Tucci. (90 mins.) Rated R.
FINAL PORTRAIT is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, as seen through Lord’s eyes and revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Set in 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend, Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, promises Giacometti, will take only a few days and so Lord agrees — ultimately wondering “how much longer can it go on like this?”
Maria By Callas: In Her Own Words Check back! Dates & showtimes have not yet been determined!
France. 2018. Directed by Tom Wolf. (95 mins.) Not Rated .
From first time director Tom Volf, MARIA BY CALLAS: IN HER OWN WORDS is the definitive doc on the life and work of the Greek-American opera singer. Volf has spent nearly five years working on the film, which features never before seen or heard footage and performances of Callas.
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