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Showtimes through Thursday, June 4th 2015

 


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THE NICK
210 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz

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ETHAN HAWKE & JANUARY JONES IN

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

Thru 5/28  (5:00pm), 7:10*, 9:40

*No 7:10pm show on Tues 5/26

A FILM BY THE LATE, LEGENDARY DOCUMENTARIAN ALBERT MAYSLES

Thru 5/28 (2:20pm), (4:10), 6:00, 7:50

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5/29 - 6/4 (2:20pm), (4:10), 6:00, 7:50

+ Sat, Sun (12:20pm)

Thru 5/28  (4:20pm), 8:40

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28 AT THE NICK & STARTS FRIDAY 5/29 AT THE DEL MAR

Starring Blake Lively, Academy Award winner

Ellen Burstyn & Harrison Ford

Thru 5/28  (1:50pm), 6:15

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

"fascinating observations on forbidden love" -Playboy

Once Nightly thru 5/28   9:30pm

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

"one of the most important social movements of the 20th century"

- LA Times

Once Nightly thru 5/28   9:20pm

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

BASED ON A TRUE STORY

Thru 5/28  (2:00pm), (4:30), 7:00

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5/29 - 6/4 (1:30pm), 6:10

A FILM BY OLIVIER ASSAYAS

Once Daily thru 5/28  (2:30pm)

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

OPENS FRIDAY 5/29

"Explosive comedy...tosses rules out a window" - LA Times

5/29 - 6/4 (2:00pm), (4:30), 6:50, 9:10

+ Sat, Sun (11:30am)

OPENS FRIDAY 5/29

Suspenseful, Visually Masterful, and, on Its Own Terms, Perfect"
- New York Magazine

5/29 - 6/4 (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:30

+ Sat, Sun (11:10am)

OPENS FRIDAY 5/29

"AWE-INSPIRING" -The Hollywood Reporter

5/29 - 6/4 (4:00pm), 8:30, 9:40 + Sat, Sun (11:20am)

DEL MAR THEATRE
1124 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz

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STARRING MICHAEL FASSBENDER &

KODI SMIT-MCPHEE

Thru 5/28  (2:30pm), (4:50), 7:20*, 9:20

*No 7:20pm show on Thurs 5/28

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5/29 -6/4 (3:40pm), 9:20* + Sat (11:40am)

*No 9:20pm show on Tues 6/2, Wed 6/3 & Thurs 6/4

Thru 5/28  (2:00pm), (4:40), 7:10, 9:40

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5/29 -6/4  (2:00pm), (4:40), 7:10, 9:40

+ Sat, Sun (11:20am)

"A MESMERIZING SPELLBINDER"

- Rolling Stone

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Thru 5/28  (2:10pm), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30*

*No 9:30pm show on Thurs 5/28

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5/29 -6/4  (2:10pm), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30

+ Sat, Sun (11:50am)

GLOBE ON SCREEN presents

Thurs 5/28 @ 7:30pm

GLOBE ON SCREEN presents

Sun May 31 @ 11:00am

STARTS FRIDAY 5/29

5/29 -6/4 (1:40pm), (5:30*), 7:30*

*No 5:30pm & 7:30pm show on Tues 6/2, Wed 6/3 & Thurs 6/4

GLOBE ON SCREEN presents

Thurs 6/4 @ 7:30pm

LATE NIGHT SHOWS

Fri 5/29 @ 11:30pm

Sat 5/30 @ 11:30pm

MIDNIGHTS at THE DEL MAR presents

Fri 5/29 @ Midnight

Sat 5/30 @ Midnight

APTOS CINEMAS
122 Rancho Del Mar. Aptos

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STARRING ACADEMY AWARD WINNER GEORGE CLOONEY & BRITTANY ROBERTSON

Thru 5/28  (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:35

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5/29 - 6/4  (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:35

+ Sat, Sun (11:00am)

No passes

Sequel to the 2012 Musical Comedy Hit!

Thru 5/28  (2:00pm), (4:40), 7:10, 9:30

No passes

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5/29 - 6/4  (2:00pm), (4:40), 7:10, 9:30

+ Sat, Sun (11:30am)

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SLOW WEST

Starring Michael Fassbender & Kodi Smit-McPhee 

Jay (McPhee) is a lovelorn 16-year-old Scottish aristocrat who travels to the American West at the close of the nineteenth century to track down the woman he loves. Confronted with the harsh realities of the frontier, he falls in with a rough and mysterious traveler named Silas (Fassbender). Together, the two navigate a vast, untamed wilderness while attempting to stay one step ahead of a bloodthirsty posse and colorful bounty hunter.

 

Running Time: 84

Rated: R (violence and brief language)

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Thru 5/28  (2:30pm), (4:50), 7:20*, 9:20

*No 7:20pm show on Thurs 5/28

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5/29 -6/4 (3:40pm), 9:20* + Sat (11:40am)

*No 9:20pm show on Tues 6/2, Wed 6/3 & Thurs 6/4

 

"SLOW WEST a unique Western that certainly lives up to its title with a relatively glacial pace, but is gorgeously shot and climaxes with a set piece that all fans of the genre will really need to eventually see."

-rogerebert.com

 

 

"Slow West is a treasure and a great showcase for [Kodi] Smit-McPhee."
- Vanity Fair

 

 




FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

Starring Carey Mulligan, Juno Temple, Michael Sheen and Tom Sturridge.

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love - as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

 

Running Time: 119

Rated: PG-13 (for some sexuality and violence)

 

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5/29 -6/4  (2:00pm), (4:40), 7:10, 9:40

+ Sat, Sun (11:20am)

 

 

"There is much pleasure in watching these fine actors navigate rough emotional waters, each conveying as much in sidewise glances as they do in direct discourse." - Toronto Star                

"An enthralling, complex, nimbly acted drama with a sweeping romance that doesn't shy away from sexual politics." - USA Today

 

 

"...every turn is a vibrant sense of time and place that pulls us into Hardy's bygone world..." ­ Variety

 

 

 




EX MACHINA                                  Starring Domhall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander

Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, EX MACHINA. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test-charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan's latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated--and more deceptive--than the two men could have imagined.

Running Time: 108

Rated R for graphic nudity, language, sexual references and some violence

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Thru 5/28  (2:10pm), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30*

*No 9:30pm show on Thurs 5/28

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5/29 -6/4  (2:10pm), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30

+ Sat, Sun (11:50am)

 

 

READ THE ROLLING STONE ARTICLE BY PETERS TRAVERS HERE

"Garland's long-anticipated directorial debut synthesizes a dizzy range of the writer's philosophical preoccupations into a sleek, spare chamber piece…" - Variety

 

"Human After All: Ex Machina's Novel Take on Artificial Intelligence" - The Atlantic

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WELCOME TO ME

Starring Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley, James Marsden, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Linda Cardellini.

What happens when a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder wins the lottery? In the case of Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), she quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show. Inspired by the immortal Oprah, she broadcasts her dirty laundry as both a form of exhibitionism and a platform to share her peculiar views on everything from nutrition to relationships to neutering pets.

 

Running Time: 87

Rated: R (for sexual content, some graphic nudity, language and brief drug use)

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STARTS FRIDAY 5/29

5/29 -6/4 (1:40pm), (5:30*), 7:30*

*No 5:30pm & 7:30pm show on Tues 6/2, Wed 6/3 & Thurs 6/4

 

 

 

"By turns touching, amusing and genuinely disturbing, it defies expectations and easy categorization, forgoing obvious laughs and cheap emotional payoffs in favor of something much odder and more interesting."

-New York Times

"Funny, dark, and riding a very fine line in its depiction of mental illness, it may be the best thing we could hope would emerge from the side of Wiig that gave us Gilly."

  - The Hollywood Reporter

 




Globe on Screen presents

JULIUS CAESAR

Experience this exciting production as an HD live captured broadcast at The Del Mar.

When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars a virtual dictator, Brutus and his republican friends resolve that his ambition must be curbed – which in Rome can mean only one thing: the great general must be assassinated. But once the deed is done, the idealistic conspirators must reckon with the forces of a new power bloc, led by Mark Antony and Caesar’s nephew Octavius. When their armies close at Philippi, will Caesar’s ghost be avenged?

Opposing dictatorship and republicanism, private virtue and mob violence, Shakespeare’s tense drama of high politics reveals the emotional currents that flow between men in power.

 

Running Time: 180 including interval

Rated: NR

 

 

ENCORE SHOW: Sunday, June 7 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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Thurs 5/28 @ 7:30pm

          Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s Globe, review: 'suits the Globe to a tee'

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Globe on Screen presents

TITUS ANDRONICUS

Experience the Globe on Screen production of TITUS ANDRONICUS captured in high definition. Returning to Rome from a war against the Goths, the general Titus Andronicus brings with him the queen Tamora and her three sons as prisoners of war. Titus' sacrifice of Tamora's eldest son to appease the ghosts of his 21 dead sons, and his decision to refuse to accept the title of emperor, initiates a terrible cycle of mutilation, rape and murder, At the centre of the nightmare moves the self-delighting Aaron.

Spectacularly, even grotesquely violent and daringly experimental, Titus was the smash hit of Shakepeare's early career, and is written with a ghoulish energy he was never to repeat elsewhere.

 

Running Time: 185

Rated: NR

 

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Sun May 31 @ 11:00am

 

 



Globe on Screen presents

ANTONY & CLEOPATRA

Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire. When Antony quarrels with his fellow leaders and throws in his lot with Cleopatra, his infatuation threatens to split the Empire in two.

The third of our Roman Tragedies, Antony & Cleopatra picks up Antony’s story many years after Julius Caesar. Virtue and vice, transcendent love and realpolitik combine in Shakespeare’s greatest exploration of the conflicting claims of sex and power, all expressed in a tragic poetry of breath-taking beauty and magnificence. The Globe’s 2014 envisioning of this iconic play encapsulates these themes whilst deftly threading a sense of comedy throughout, and Olivier Award-winner Eve Best’s Cleopatra ‘kisses the audience’ (Guardian) with her ‘magnetically humorous’ (Evening Standard) performance.

 

Running Time: 179 (including 15min interval)

Rated: NR

 

Encore Show:

Sunday, June 21 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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Thurs 6/4 @ 7:30pm

 

 

       "A fleet, intelligent production"

                                    - The Guardian

     "Eve Best ia an appealing, often      magnetically humorous Cleopatra" 

          - The Evening Standard

 

 




THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE III

The Final Sequence

The Human Centipede part III (Final Sequence) 100% politically incorrect. Bully prison warden Bill Boss (The Human Centipede Part I's Dieter Laser) has a lot of problems; prison riots, medical costs, staff turnover, but foremost he is unable to get the respect he thinks he deserves from his inmates and the state Governor (Eric Roberts). He constantly fails in experimenting with different ideas for the ideal punishment to get the inmates in line, which drives him completely insane. Under threats of termination by the Governor, his loyal right hand man Dwight (The Human Centipede Part II's Laurence R Harvey) comes up with a brilliant idea. An idea based on the notorious Human Centipede movies, that will literally and figuratively get the inmates on their knees, creating the ultimate punishment and deterrent for anyone considering a life of crime.

 

Running Time: 100

Rated: NR

 

 

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LATE NIGHT SHOWS!

Fri 5/29 @ 11:30pm

Sat 5/30 @ 11:30pm

 

 




Midnights at The Del Mar presents

BEETLEJUICE withLIVE Shadowcast performance by SLUGS IN FISHNETS

Thanks to the carelessness of a cute little dog, newlyweds Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin are killed in a freak auto accident. Upon arriving in the outer offices of Heaven, the couple finds that, thanks to a century's worth of bureaucratic red tape, they're on a long celestial waiting list. Before they can earn their wings, Davis and Baldwin must occupy their old house as ghosts for the next fifty years. Alas, the house is now owned by insufferable yuppies Catherine O'Hara and Jeffrey Jones. Horrified at the prospect of sharing space with these obnoxious interlopers, Davis and Baldwin do their best to scare O'Hara and Jones away, but their house-haunting skills are pathetic at best. In desperation, the ghostly couple engage the services of a veteran scaremeister: a yellow-haired, snaggle-toothed, profane, flatulent "gonzo" spirit named Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton). The problem: Beetlejuice cannot be trusted-especially when he falls in love with O'Hara and Jones' gloomy, black-clad teenaged daughter Winona Ryder. Beetlejuice producer David Geffen, director Tim Burton, and composer Danny Elfman were also involved in an animated TV-series spin-off.

Running Time: 93

Rated PG (adult situations/language, violence)

 

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Fri 5/29 @ Midnight

Sat 5/30 @ Midnight

both shows with LIVE Shadow cast performances by SLUGS IN FISHNETS

•    THIS WEEK AT THE NICK    •

 




Starring Ethan Hawke, January Jones and Zoe Kravitz


In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game-only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now fights theTaliban from an air-conditioned box in the Las Vegas desert. When he and his crew start taking orders directly from the CIA, and the stakes are raised, Egan's nerves-and his relationship with his wife (Mad Men's January Jones)-begin to unravel. Revealing the psychological toll drone pilots endure as they are forced to witness the aftermath of their fight against insurgents, Andrew Niccol (Gattaca, Lord of War) directs this riveting insider's view of 21st-century warfare, in which operatives target enemies from half a world away.

Running Time: 90

Rated:R (for violent content including a rape, language, and some sexuality)

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ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

Thru 5/28  (5:00pm), 7:10*, 9:40

*No 7:10pm show on Tues 5/26

 

 

 

"GOOD KILL Stars Ethan Hawke Fighting Enemies Half a World Away" - NY Times

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Will gamers be the drone pilots of tomorrow? Will death lose its sting? Niccol conjectures all over the place. He's doing too much, pushing too hard. Condemn the guy or clone him? You be the judge.
 - Rolling Stone

 

Good Kill is a fascinating character study set in a vividly evoked dystopian universe. - Film Journal International

 

 

 




IRIS


IRIS pairs the late, legendary documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how, even in Iris' dotage, a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. IRIS portrays a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art and people are life's sustenance and reminds us that dressing, and indeed life, is nothing but an experiment. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, she continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression.

 

Running Time: 80

Rated: PG-13 (for some strong language)

 

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+ Sat, Sun (12:20pm)

 

"Albert Maysles has delivered a gem." - Graham Fuller, Screen International

 

"A joyous celebration of creativity and razor-sharp wit sustained into old age, as evinced by outspoken nonagenarian fashion icon Iris Apfel, "Iris" also offers proof of Albert Maysles' continued vitality as a documentarian." - Variety

 

"Flamboyantly fashionable and filter-free, 93-year-old Iris Apfel is a delightfully quirky muse for legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles's final solo film, IRIS".

- Toronto Star

 

 




WELCOME TO ME

Starring Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley, James Marsden, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Linda Cardellini.

What happens when a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder wins the lottery? In the case of Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), she quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show. Inspired by the immortal Oprah, she broadcasts her dirty laundry as both a form of exhibitionism and a platform to share her peculiar views on everything from nutrition to relationships to neutering pets.

 

Running Time: 87

Rated: R (for sexual content, some graphic nudity, language and brief drug use)

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Thru 5/28  (4:20pm), 8:40

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28 AT THE NICK & STARTS FRIDAY 5/29 AT THE DEL MAR

 

 

"By turns touching, amusing and genuinely disturbing, it defies expectations and easy categorization, forgoing obvious laughs and cheap emotional payoffs in favor of something much odder and more interesting."

-New York Times

"Funny, dark, and riding a very fine line in its depiction of mental illness, it may be the best thing we could hope would emerge from the side of Wiig that gave us Gilly."

  - The Hollywood Reporter

 

 




THE AGE OF ADALINE

Starring Blake Lively, Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn, Harrison Ford and Michael Huisman

CAfter miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones (Michiel Huisman) reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents (Harrison Ford and Kathy Baker) threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

Running Time: 118

Rated: PG-13 for a suggestive comment.

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ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

 

 

 

 




WOMAN IN GOLD

Starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds

WOMAN IN GOLD is the remarkable true story of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting 'The Lady in Gold'. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way.

Running Time: 109

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language

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"Lost Art is reclaimed

in Woman in Gold" - NPR

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CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA

Starring Oscar winner Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart and Chloe Grace Moretz

Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is an actress at the peak of her international career who is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years earlier. Back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young woman who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena. She departs with her assistant (Kristen Stewart) to rehearse in Sils Maria, a remote region of the Alps. A young Hollywood starlet with a penchant for scandal (Chloë Grace Moretz) is to take on the role of Sigrid, and Maria finds herself on the other side of the mirror, face to face with an ambiguously charming woman who is, in essence, an unsettling reflection of herself.

Running Time: 124

Rated: R (for language and brief graphic nudity)

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Once Daily thru 5/28  (2:30pm)

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

 

 

 

 

"A multi-layered, femme-driven meta-fiction that pushes all involved - including next-gen starlets Kristen Stewart and Chloe Grace Moretz - to new heights."

- Variety

"This recalls Ingmar Bergman's chamber dramas in the intensity and psychological complexity of the central relationship, yet the filmmaking is breathtakingly fluid, evoking a sense of romantic abandon." - Chicago Reader

 

 




FELIX AND MEIRA

 

FÉLIX AND MEIRA is a calling card for its young director, Maxime Giroux a story of an unconventional romance between two people living vastly different realities mere blocks away from one another. Each lost in their everyday lives, Meira (Hadas Yaron), a Hasidic Jewish wife and mother and Félix (Martin Dubreuil), a Secular loner mourning the recent death of his estranged father, unexpectedly meet in a local bakery in Montreal's Mile End district. What starts as an innocent friendship becomes more serious as the two wayward strangers find comfort in one another. As Felix opens Meira's eyes to the world outside of her tight-knit Orthodox community, her desire for change becomes harder for her to ignore, ultimately forcing her to choose: remain in the life that she knows or give it all up to be with Félix. Giroux's film is a poignant and touching tale of self-discovery set against the backdrops of Montreal, Brooklyn, and Venice, Italy.

Running Time: 105

Rated: R (for a scene of sexuality and nudity).

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Once Nightly thru 5/28   9:30pm

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

 

"a Portrait of a Tempted Hasidic Wife"

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"Félix and Meira" appears to be a simple movie about fitting in, acceptance and sacrifice. Yet it's so elegant and poses many different sides that it's actually a very complex film with very complex characters. - San Francisco Chronicle

 

This tenderly observed love story (by the director, Maxime Giroux) isn't about religion - or its lack - but about the attraction of difference and the undeniable need to feel alive. - New York Times

 

 




SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY

 

SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY does not try to romanticize the early women's movement, but dramatizes it in its exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory. The film does not shy away from the controversies over race, sexual preference and leadership that arose in the women’s movement. SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY captures the spirit of the time --- thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.

That story still resonates today for women who are facing new challenges around reproductive rights and sexual violence, as the film shows present-day activists creating their generation's own version of feminism. SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY is a film about activists, made to inspire women and men to work for feminism and human rights.

Running Time: 87

Rated: NR

 

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Once Nightly thru 5/28   9:20pm

ENDS THURSDAY 5/28

 

       

 

"An exceptional chronicle, its mix of archival material and new interviews bristling with the energy and insight of one of the most important social movements of the 20th century." - Los Angeles Times

 

"It's a bubbling cauldron of newfound freedom and energy coming to life, an inspiring reminder of what people of a like mind and heart can accomplish. "She's Beautiful When She's Angry" is a thing of beauty indeed."

-Detroit News

 

 

 

 




The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared -- May 29th

Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson

Powered by the antics of a mischievous centenarian on the run, comic fable The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared abounds with irreverent charm. After a long and colorful life working in munitions and getting entangled in the Spanish Civil War, the Manhattan Project, and other definitive events of the 20th century, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. Determined to escape on his 100th birthday, he leaps out of a window and onto the nearest bus, kicking off an unexpected journey involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash, some wicked criminals, and an elephant named Sonya. Like an unruly Nordic cousin of Forrest Gump, Allan’s youthful escapades and current adventures weave together into an offbeat treat for anyone who’s young at heart. Starring beloved comedian Robert Gustafsson, this fanciful spin on world history is based on a best-selling novel and also the highest-grossing Swedish film of all time.

Running Time: 114

Rated: R (for language and some violence).

 

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OPENS FRIDAY 5/29

5/29 - 6/4 (2:00pm), (4:30), 6:50, 9:10

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"Explosive comedy '100-Year-Old Man' tosses rules out a window"

-Los Angeles Times

"This movie, as it happens, is a comedy, but it's a frequently grisly one, and one that makes rollicking fun of a lot of dark Swedish preoccupations." - RogerEbert.com

 

 




ABOUT ELLY

From the Academy Award winning director of A SEPARATION comes this gripping mystery set among a group of old friends on a holiday retreat. With the return of their close friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of former college pals decide to reunite for a weekend outing by the Caspian Sea. The fun starts right away as they quickly catch on to the plan of lively Sepideh, who has brought along Elly, her daughter's kindergarten teacher, in hopes of setting her up with recently divorced Ahmad. But seemingly trivial lies, which start accumulating from the moment the group arrives at the seashore, suddenly swing round and come back full force when one afternoon Elly suddenly vanishes. Her mysterious disappearance sets in motion a series of deceptions and revelations that threaten to shatter everything they hold dear.

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

 

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"Asghar Farhadi’s ABOUT ELLY Is Suspenseful, Visually Masterful, and, on Its Own Terms, Perfect"

- New York Magazine

"A fascinating discovery from a filmmaker whose sensitivity to the most confounding motivations is equalled only by his compassion for those who succumb to them."  - Washington Post

 

 




SUNSHINE SUPERMAN

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight. Experience his jaw-dropping journey in life and love, to the pinnacle of his achievements when he and wife Jean broke the BASE jumping Guinness World Record in 1984 on the Norwegian 'Troll Wall' mountain range. Incredibly, within days, triumph was followed by disaster. Told through a stunning mix of Carl's 16mm archive footage, well-crafted re-enactments and state-of-the-art aerial photography, Sunshine Superman will leave you breathless and inspired.

Running Time: 100

Rated: PG (for thematic elements, some language, smoking, and a brief nude image)

 

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"An exhilarating flashback to the life and times of BASE jumping's daredevil popularizer." - Variety

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TOMORROWLAND

 

Starring Academy Award winner George Clooney, Hugh Laurie and Brittany Robertson

From Disney comes two-time Oscar winner Brad Bird's riveting, mystery adventure "Tomorrowland," starring Academy Award winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as "Tomorrowland." What they must do there changes the world-and them-forever. Featuring a screenplay by "Lost" writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird, from a story by Lindelof & Bird & Jeff Jensen, "Tomorrowland" promises to take audiences on a thrill ride of nonstop adventures through new dimensions that have only been dreamed of.

Running Time: 107

Rated: PG (for sequences of sci-fi action violence and peril, thematic elements, and language)

 

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"This visually compelling sci-fi wonderland packs a punch...shows Disney is looking to the future" - Entertainment Monthly

"‘TOMORRWLAND’ full of laughs,

sci-fi hijinks" - Detroit News

 

 

 




PITCH PERFECT 2

 

Pitch Perfect 2 is the follow-up to 2012's smash hit musical comedy! The Barden Bellas return and are determined to enter a worldwide competition that an American group has never won in order to regain their status and right to perform. After an exposure mishap with Fat Amy and the president, the Bellas are more determined than ever to prove that a ragtag bunch of American girls can 'run the world.'

Running Time: 118

Rated: PG-13 (for innuendo and language)

 

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"ebulliently entertaining, arguably superior sequel to the 2012 musical comedy hit" - Variety

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"As with Pitch Perfect, the actresses - Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Banks herself, joined this time by Hailee Steinfeld - are the film's real charm, alongside those show-stopper a capella sequences, choreographed again by Aakomon Jones."    - Screen International

 

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