New film by Jeff Nichols, director of Take Shelter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m9IFlz2iYo Mud is an adventure about two boys, Ellis and his friend Neckbone, who find a man named Mud hiding out on an island in the Mississippi. Mud describes fantastic scenarios-he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He… Read more »
Working from a script by Lem Dobbs, Robert Redford directs and stars in The Company You Keep as Jim Grant, a former member of the Weather Underground who has been hiding out under an assumed identity ever since members of the group participated in a bank heist that ended in a guard’s death. When a young reporter figures… Read more »
Many movies lend themselves to dramatic interpretations, but none as rich and far-ranging as Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. In Rodney Ascher’s ROOM 237 we hear from people who have developed far-reaching theories and believe they have decoded the hidden symbols and messages buried in the late director’s film. Carefully examining The Shining inside out, and… Read more »
www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfout_rgPSA Catch Stanley Kubrick’s classic film on the big screen. Make it a double feature with Room 237, the documentary on different theories people have about the meaning behind the Shining, for just $12, normal admission $8.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqWji41IjLM From acclaimed director Matteo Garrone, Reality is a darkly comic look at Luciano, a charming and affable fishmonger whose unexpected and sudden obsession with being a contestant on the reality show “Big Brother” leads him down a rabbit hole of skewed perceptions and paranoia. So overcome by his dream of being on reality TV,… Read more »
www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYeXnNzJ89Y POST TENEBRAS LUX (“light after darkness”), ostensibly the story of an upscale, urban family whose move to the Mexican countryside results in domestic crises and class friction, is a stunningly photographed, impressionistic psychological portrait of a family and their place within the sublime, unforgiving natural world. Reygadas conjures a host of unforgettable, ominous images:… Read more »