Posts Categorized: Now Playing

Boyhood

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Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason’s parents and newcomer Lorelei… Read more »

Land Ho!

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A pair of 60-something ex-brothers-in-law sets off on a road trip through Iceland, hoping to reclaim their youth. Their picaresque adventures, from trendy Reykjavík to rugged outback, are a throwback to classic bawdy road comedies as well as a candid exploration of aging, loneliness, and friendship. Tweet

Life After Beth

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Teenaged Zach (Dane DeHaan, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Place Beyond the Pines) is emotionally wrecked when his girlfriend, Beth (Aubrey Plaza, Parks & Recreation), unexpectedly dies. When she suddenly rises from the grave, Zach sees it as a second chance and decides to live out all the things he wanted to do with Beth before… Read more »

Calvary

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CALVARY’s Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (Kelly Reilly) and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral – and often comic… Read more »

September 2nd: Explorers Club: The Dog

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An intimate portrait of the vivacious John Wojtowicz, the inspiration behind Al Pacino’s character in Dog Day Afternoon. Coming of age in the 1960s, John Wojtowicz took pride in being a pervert. His libido was excessive even by the libertine standards of the era, with multiple wives and lovers, both women and men. In August,… Read more »