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DAVID BOWIE IS

100 min | NR
DAVID BOWIE IS takes audiences on an extraordinary journey through the groundbreaking exhibition at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. Described by The Times as “stylish & outrageous,” the exhibition features a remarkable collection of photographs, stage costumes, and other rare possessions from the David Bowie Archive – and will only make one US stop during its global tour. With fascinating insight into Bowie’s most memorable music videos, never-before-seen handwritten lyrics, and special guests including Japanese designer Kansai Yamamoto, Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker, and other collaborators, this exclusive cinematic event reveals the creativity and evolution of one the most influential artists of our time.

 

Directed By
Hamish Hamilton

Language
English

Official Site
davidbowie.com/davidbowieisfilm

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NOCTURNA – GKIDS Animated World

NR  |  1 hour 28 minutes
Winner of the Goya Award for Best Animated Film, NOCTURNA is a visually stunning and wildly inventive film that explores the mystery of the night in a sweeping nocturnal adventure full of interesting characters and dream-inspired landscapes. The story follows a young boy named Tim whose unusual discovery on the rooftop of his orphanage plunges him into the secret world of Nocturna. Inhabited by curious creatures who control the night, including a vast herd of guardian cats, this world is in grave danger – and unless Tim can help set things right, nighttime will never be the same.

Schedule
Carmel Mountain 12: Saturday & Tuesday @ 11AM; Thursday @ 3:30PM
The Tower Theatre: Saturday & Tuesday @ 11AM; Thursday @ 3:30PM

 

Directed By

Adria Garcia, Víctor Maldonado

Written By

Adria Garcia, Víctor Maldonado, Teresa Vilardell

Cast

Imanol Arias, Joe Lewis, Molly Malcolm

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NYICFF KID FLIX MIX – GKIDS Animated World

See the Best of the New York International Children’s Film Festival 2014 in one screening!

Schedule
Carmel Mountain 12: Saturday & Tuesday @ 11AM; Thursday @ 3:30PM
The Tower Theatre: Saturday & Tuesday @ 11AM; Thursday @ 3:30PM
Complete lineup:

Monstersymponie
Germany
Animation, Kiana Nagshineh, 2012, 4 min
Meet the band: four monsters, one girl, and some very silly instruments. And they’re definitely playing past their bedtime.

Hello World
France
Animation, Eric Serre, 2012, 5.5 min
In a collage forest crafted out of newspaper, plants, and paper maché, a newborn owl wakes up and explores the complicated world around him.

Snowflake
Russia
Animation, Natalia Chernysheva, 2012, 5 min
A boy receives a paper snowflake in the mail and sticks it under his pillow. In the morning, he finds that his world has been transformed.

Sky Color
USA
Animation, Peter H. Reynolds, 2012, 7 min
When Marisol sets out to create a sky for the class mural, she discovers the blue is missing from her paints. This story celebrates the creative process and what it means to look at the world through the eyes of an artist.

What is Music?
USA
Animation, Christian Robinson, 2013, 3.5 min
Given a brief quiz on music, these kids provide some of the best – if not the most accurate – answers possible.

The Lovely Letter L
USA
Animation, Evan Spiridellis, 2012, 1.5 min
An infectious song about lemons, light bulbs, laundry and lots more.

Hopfrog
Russia
Animation, Leonid Shmelkov, 2012, 3.5 min
A series of non-scientific observations of the jumping fellows’ life.

Big Block Sing-Song: Hair
Canada
Animation, Warren Brown, 2012, 2 min
From the people who brought us John the Leprechaun, a Kraftwerk-style electronic pop tune about the stuff that grows out of your head (and sometimes other places).

The New Species
Czech Republic
Animation, Katerina Karhánková, 2013, 6 min
Three friends discover a mysterious bone. With their imaginations running wild, they set out to discover the creature it belonged to.

The Mole at Sea
Russia
Animation, Anna Kadykova, 2012, 5 min
Everyone’s off to the seaside – by car, truck and train. Not wanting to miss out, the mole starts digging.

On The Wing
Russia
Animation, Vera Myakisheva, 2012, 6 min
A young chicken wonders how she can learn to fly, just like all the other birds.

My Mom is an Airplane
Russia/USA
Animation, Yulia Aronova, 2013, 6.5 min
There are all different kinds of mothers in this world. But can your mom fly?

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SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR – Advance screenings

112 min | R
Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller’s visually stunning graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Starring Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeremy Piven, and Bruce Willis, this action-thriller weaves together two of Miller’s classic stories with new tales, as the town’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more notorious inhabitants.

 

Directed By
Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez

Written By
Frank Miller

Language
English Cast Includes
Jessica Alba, Rasario Dawson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keremy Piven, Bruce Willis

Official Site
sincity-2.com

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IF I STAY – Advance screenings

116 min | PG13
A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, IF I STAY tells the story of a seventeen-year-old girl (Chloe Grace Moretz, CARRIE) caught between life and death after a brutal car crash. Mia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path. But with her life now hanging in the balance, Mia finds herself faced with a decision which will not only determine her future but also her ultimate fate.

 

Directed By
R.J. Cutler

Written By
Shauna Cross, Gayle Forman (novel)

Language
English Cast Includes
Chloe Grace Moretz, Lauren Lee Smith, Mireille Enos

Official Site
ifistaymovie.com/

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WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL – Advance screenings

125 min | PG
Inspired by a true story, WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL tells the remarkable journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. Jim Caviezel (THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST) plays Coach Ladouceur in this spirited film about a Catholic boys’ high school football team who had to form an unstoppable brotherhood in order to become the most winning team in sport history.

 

Directed By
Thomas Carter

Written By
Scott Marshall Smith, David Zelon, Neil Hayes

Language
English Cast Includes
Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis

Official Site
whenthegamestandstall.com

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MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO – GKIDS Animated World

G  |  1 hour 26 minutes

One of the most endearing and internationally renowned films of all time, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO is a deceptively simple tale of two girls who move to a new house in the countryside. They soon discover that the surrounding forests are home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful creatures who live in a huge and ancient camphor tree and are seen only by children. Based on his own childhood imaginings, Hayao Miyazaki directs this superbly animated children’s tale about humankind’s relationship with the Earth, from legendary Japanese animation team at Studio Ghibli.

Schedule
Carmel Mountain 12: Saturday & Tuesday @ 11AM; Thursday @ 3:30PM
The Tower Theatre: Saturday & Tuesday @ 11AM; Thursday @ 3:30PM

 

Directed By

Hayao Miyazaki

Written By

Hayao Miyazaki

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THE EXPENDABLES 3

128 min | PG13
Written by and starring two-time Oscar nominee Sylvester Stallone, THE EXPENDABLES 3 tells the story of Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Jason Statham) and the rest of the team as they come face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Oscar winner Mel Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Up until now, Barney thought he had killed Stonebanks after his turn to ruthless arms trading. Now, Stonebanks is on a mission to end The Expendables. But Barney will bring in a new era of Expendables team members to fight old blood with new blood in the Expendables’ most personal battle yet.

 

Directed By
Patrick Hughes

Written By
Sylvester Stallone, Creghton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, Dave Callaham

Language
English Cast Includes
Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas

Official Site
theexpendables3film.com

THE GIVER

THE GIVER

91 min | PG13
Based on Lois Lowry’s beloved bestselling young adult novel, THE GIVER portrays the haunting story of Jonas, a young man who lives in a colorless world of conformity and contentment. As he spends more time with The Giver (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges, CRAZY HEART), who is the keeper of the community’s memories, Jonas (Brenton Thwaites, MALEFICENT) begins to realize the dark and deadly truths of his community’s secret past. Against all odds, he must escape their world to protect himself and his loved ones, a challenge at which no one has ever succeeded.

 

Directed By
Phillip Noyce

Written By
Lois Lowry, Michael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide

Language
English Cast Includes
Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift

Official Site
thegiverfilm.com

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WHAT IF

102 min | PG13
Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan give sparkling performances in WHAT IF, a charmingly honest romantic comedy which premiered to acclaim at last year’s Toronto Film Festival. Medical school dropout Wallace immediately feels a connection with Chantry, an animator living with her long-time boyfriend. Their chemistry is undeniable but circumstances instantly put their relationship in the “friend zone,” while Wallace and Chantry can’t help wondering if the love of their lives is actually their best friend. The exciting young cast also features Adam Driver (Girls), Mackenzie Davis , and Rafe Spall (PROMETHEUS).

 

Directed By
Michael Dowse

Written By
T.J. Dawe, Elan Mastai, Michael Rinaldi

Language
English

Cast Includes
Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Rafe Spall

Official Site
whatifmovie.com/