Archive for November, 2015

MR. HOLMES (PG) NOV 27 – DEC 17

November 27, 2015

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Mr. Holmes is a new twist on the world’s most famous detective.1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love — before it’s too late.

“MR. HOLMES” (PG)
Fri, Sat & Sun  8:30PM
Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur  8:30PM

JAMES WHITE (14A) DEC 4 – 10

November 26, 2015

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James White (Christopher Abbott) is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother’s battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more responsibility. With the pressure on him mounting, James must find new reserves of strength or risk imploding completely.

“JAMES WHITE” (14A)
Fri 8:15PM
Sat & Sun  6:15PM
Tue, Wed & Thur  8:15PM

 

 

THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT (14A) OCT 9 – DEC 6

November 20, 2015

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Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

“THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT” (14A)
Sat & Sun 8:15PM

MAVIS! (G) NOV 20 – 26

November 19, 2015

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MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staple Singers. From the freedom songs of the ’60s and hits like “I’ll Take You There” in the ’70s, to funked-up collaborations with Prince and her recent albums with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, Mavis has stayed true to her roots, kept her family close, and inspired millions along the way.

Featuring powerful live performances, rare archival footage, and conversations with friends and contemporaries including Bob Dylan, Prince, Bonnie Raitt, Levon Helm, Jeff Tweedy, Chuck D, and more, MAVIS! reveals the struggles, successes, and intimate stories of her journey. At 75, she’s making the most vital music of her career, winning Grammy awards, and reaching a new generation of fans. Her message of love and equality is needed now more than ever.

“MAVIS!” (G)
Fri, Sat & Sun  7:00PM
Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur  7:00PM

MEET THE PATELS (PG) NOV 13 – 26

November 10, 2015

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MEET THE PATELS is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams … and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister in what started as a family vacation video, this hilarious and heartbreaking film reveals how love is a family affair. Fresh out of a breakup with his secret white girlfriend, who his parents knew nothing about, and freaked out that he’s almost 30 and single, Ravi goes on a family vacation to India with his head and heart spinning.

Ravi is willing to do whatever it takes to find love — but there’s one tricky detail to consider: In his family, everyone has the last name Patel. Patels marry other Patels. It’s not incest, it means they are from the same 50-square mile radius in India. Struck with how overwhelmingly happy the marriages are of his Patel family and friends, Ravi enters a fool-proof Patel matchmaking system and embarks on a worldwide search for another American Patel just like him.

“MEET THE PATELS” (PG)
Sat & Sun  2:45PM
Mon & Thur  8:45PM

AMY (14A) NOV 6 – 24

November 3, 2015

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Following his multi-award winning box office sensation SENNA, director Asif Kapadia turns talents to another cultural icon. Despite just two albums to her name Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With a voice oft described as a combination of Billy Holiday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan, Amy Winehouse was a pop star with soul; a once in two generational musical talent whose appeal crossed cultural and demographic boundaries. But while her music made her a star, her chaotic personal life stole headlines. Kapadia’s film will reveal the extraordinary life behind the sensational headlines by examining the story of a prodigiously talented young woman whose life ended far too young. With this film the world will fall in love with the real Amy Winehouse and her incredible music all over again.

“AMY” (14A)
Sat & Sun 4:30PM
Tue  8:45PM

HEART OF A DOG (PG) NOV 6 – 15

November 1, 2015

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“Hello, little bonehead. I’ll love you forever.” So begins HEART OF A DOG, creative pioneer Laurie Anderson’s wry, wondrous and unforgettable cinematic journey through love, death and language.

Centering on Anderson’s beloved rat terrier Lolabelle, who died in 2011, HEART OF A DOG is a personal essay that weaves together childhood memories, video diaries, philosophical musings on data collection, surveillance culture and the Buddhist conception of the afterlife, and heartfelt tributes to the artists, writers, musicians and thinkers who inspire her.

“HEART OF A DOG” (PG)
Sat & Sun 2:15PM