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Two Days, One Night! Leviathan! Blade Runner: The Final Cut!
 
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Happy Thursday Music Boxers,

Playing all this week: Two Days, One Night. In the new film from The Dardenne Brothers, Marion Cotillard (Oscar nominated for her stunning performance) stars as a young working-class woman who, after being dismissed by upper management, has only one weekend to convince her coworkers let her keep her job. This critically acclaimed drama is rated 95% Fresh on RottenTomatoes!

Also playing, Best Foreign Language Film Oscar-nominee Leviathan. Winner of Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival, the latest drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev follows Kolya, an auto-repair shop owner fighting to keep his land from being taken away by the corrupt local mayor.

Friday & Saturday at Midnight, Harrison Ford stars in Blade Runner: The Final Cut, the definitive version of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi actioner. Presented in a stunning 35mm print! Also playing at midnight, the audaciously kinky meta-comedic thriller R100.

Saturday & Sunday at 11:30am, our Frank Capra matinee series continues with a new restoration of Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. Nominated for 11 Oscars, the film stars Jimmy Stewart in one of his best performances and features a murder’s row of cinema’s finest character actors.

And opening next Friday, check out the charming adventure Song of the Sea, Academy Award-nominee for Best Animated Feature.

See you at the movies

Thursday, January 22nd – Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

 

Nominated: Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival Awards Cannes Film Festival Awards
2014

Nominated: Marion Cotillard, Best Actress, Academy Awards Academy Awards
2014
 

Two Days, One Night

A film by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne starring Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salee

 

For the first time, Belgian directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne team up with a major international star, Marion Cotillard, to create a universal story about working-class people living on the edges of society.


“5 stars. A career-high performance from Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard.”
Time Out New York

“Specialists in unvarnished intimacy, the Dardenne brothers add another clear-eyed contemplation of stark social reality to their impressive output.”
The Hollywood Reporter

Sandra (Cotillard) has just returned to work after recovering from a serious bout with depression. Realizing that the company can operate with one fewer employee, management tells Sandra she is to be let go.

After learning that her co-workers will vote to decide her fate on Monday morning, Sandra races against time over the course of the weekend, often with the help of her husband, to convince each of her fellow employees to sacrifice their much-needed bonuses so she can keep her job.

With each encounter, Sandra is brought into a different world with unexpected results in this powerful statement on community solidarity.

 


Thu, Jan 22 5:00pm · 7:00pm · 9:45pm
Fri, Jan 23 2:20pm · 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Sat, Jan 24 2:20pm · 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Sun, Jan 25 2:20pm · 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Mon, Jan 26 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Tue, Jan 27 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Wed, Jan 28 5:00pm · 9:45pm
Thu, Jan 29 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Fri, Jan 30 2:20pm · 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Sat, Jan 31 2:20pm · 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Sun, Feb 1 2:20pm · 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Mon, Feb 2 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Tue, Feb 3 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Wed, Feb 4 5:00pm · 7:15pm · 9:30pm
Thu, Feb 5 7:30pm
 
 

Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival Awards Cannes Film Festival Awards
2014

Nominated: Best Foreign Language Film, Academy Awards Academy Awards
2014

Best Foreign Language Film, Golden Globes Golden Globes
2014
 

Leviathan

A film by Andrey Zvagintsev starring Aleksey Serebryakov, Elenda Liadova, Vladimir Vdovichenkov

 

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film by the 2015 Academy Awards!


“A grave and beautiful drama, at once intimate and enormous.”
–A.O. Scott, New York Times

“Grade A+. Masterful.”
–Eric Kohn, indieWIRE

Kolya (Alexey Serebriakov) lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young life Lilya (Elena Liadova) and his son Roma (Serguei Pokhodaev) from a previous marriage. The town’s corrupt mayor Vadim Shelevyat (Roman Madianov) is determined to take away his business, his house, as well as his land. First, the mayor tries buying off Kolya, but he unflinchingly fights as hard as he can so as not to lose everything he owns including the beauty that has surrounded him from the day he was born. Facing resistance, the mayor starts to become more aggressive.

The latest drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev, the acclaimed director of The Return (Venice Film Festival Golden Lion winner and Golden Globe nominee), Leviathan carries an immense, compassionate power.

 


Thu, Jan 22 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Fri, Jan 23 2:30pm · 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Sat, Jan 24 11:30am · 2:30pm · 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Sun, Jan 25 11:30am · 2:30pm · 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Mon, Jan 26 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Tue, Jan 27 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Wed, Jan 28 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Thu, Jan 29 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Fri, Jan 30 2:30pm · 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Sat, Jan 31 11:30am · 2:30pm · 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Sun, Feb 1 11:30am · 2:30pm · 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Mon, Feb 2 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Tue, Feb 3 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Wed, Feb 4 5:30pm · 8:30pm
Thu, Feb 5 4:30pm · 9:30pm
 
 
 

Blade Runner - The Final Cut

A film by Ridley Scott starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

 

Visually spectacular, intensely action-packed and powerfully prophetic since its debut, Blade Runner returns in Ridley Scott’s definitive Final Cut, including extended scenes and never-before-seen special effects. In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants – and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul.

 


Fri, Jan 23 midnight
Sat, Jan 24 midnight
 
 
 

R100

A film by Hitoshi Matsumoto starring Nao Ohmori

 

In this audaciously kinky meta-comedic thriller, a lonely father (Nao Ohmori) with a secret taste for S&M hires a boutique dominatrix agency that specializes in guerrilla acts of public degradation. Although the rough treatment and humiliation he receives from these leather-clad women––in cafés and on the street––drives him to ecstatic pleasure, he soon finds himself in over his head during a surprise house call by one of the mistresses. After a freak and fatal accident, Nao is forced into action with a slew of vengeful dominatrices chasing him down. With the help of his son, he’ll have to devise a plan to take on the relentless femmes fatales, who each possess a unique S&M talent by which to exact painful revenge.

 


Fri, Jan 23 midnight
Sat, Jan 24 midnight
Fri, Jan 30 midnight
Sat, Jan 31 midnight
 
 
 

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

A film by Frank Capra starring Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur

 

A timeless classic of American cinema! James Stewart plays a naïve idealist fighting the corrupt political machine that engineered his appointment to the U.S. Senate. Nominated for eleven (!!!) Oscars, including Best Picture. New Restoration

 


Sat, Jan 24 11:30am
Sun, Jan 25 11:30am
 
 
 

Song of the Sea

A film by Tomm Moore starring Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan

 

From the Academy Award-nominated director of The Secret of the Kells.


“A blissfully beautiful journey into Irish folklore...”
indieWIRE

“Director Tomm Moore applies his dazzling hand-drawn style to another tale inspired by Irish legend […] cementing his place as a protector of not only Celtic culture, but of classic toon forms as well.”
Variety

Song of the Sea tells the story of Ben and his little sister Saoirse – the last Seal-child – who embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea.

The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land. Song of the Sea features the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt and Jon Kenny. Music is by composer Bruno Coulais and Irish band Kíla, both of whom previously collaborated on The Secret of Kells.

 

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