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Two Days, One Night! Leviathan! They Live!
 
Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Happy Thursday, Music Boxers

Playing all this week, more screenings from critically acclaimed Oscar nominees! In Two Days, One Night, Marion Cotillard (Oscar nominated for her stunning performance) stars as a young working-class woman suffering from depression who, after being dismissed by upper management, has only one weekend to convince her coworkers let her keep her job.

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.

The charming animated adventure Song of the Sea will now open on Friday, February 20th, instead of this Friday as originally scheduled. Sorry for the delay, but trust us, this film is worth the wait!

At midnight this weekend, Rowdy Roddy Piper stars as the only man who can see what’s REALLY going on, in John Carpenter’s They Live (Featuring one of the longest fight scenes in movie history!). Also playing is the audaciously kinky meta-comedic thriller R100.

Our Frank Capra matinee series continues this weekend with 11:30am Saturday & Sunday screenings of Mr. Deeds Goes To Town. Gary Cooper stars as a simple small town man thrust into the big city limelight after suddenly inheriting a fortune. Co-starring Jean Arthur as perhaps the aptly named hotshot reporter Babe Bennett! New Restoration!

See you at the movies

Thursday, January 29th – Wednesday, February 4th, 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 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 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
 
 
 

They Live

A film by John Carpenter

 

A nameless drifter (pro-wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper) discovers, with the help of some bitchin’ shades, that the one-percenters of this world are in fact aliens concealing their appearance and manipulating people to spend money, breed and accept the status quo with subliminal messages planted in mass media. Sounds about right to us. Featuring one of the longest fight scenes between two men ever shot on film!

 


Fri, Jan 30 midnight
Sat, Jan 31 midnight
 
 
 

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

A film by Frank Capra starring Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur

 

Longfellow Deeds (Gary Cooper) lives in a small Vermont town, leading a small town kind of life — including playing the tuba in the local band. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow picks up his tuba and moves to the big city, where he becomes an instant target for everyone from greedy relatives to an unscrupulous lawyer. Deeds outwits them all until hot-shot reporter Babe Bennett (Jean Arthur) comes along. New Restoration

 


Sat, Jan 31 11:30am
Sun, Feb 1 11:30am
 
 
 

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 30 midnight
Sat, Jan 31 midnight
 

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