NR | 2 hours 30 minutes
Grotesquely violent and daringly experimental, Titus was the smash hit of Shakespeare’s early career, and is written with a ghoulish energy he was never to repeat elsewhere. This production caused a stir in the UK media with staged violence so realistic that throughout its run the play had audiences on the edges of their seats from start to grisly end.
171 min | NR
When the rule of a hedonistic and mercurial king is questioned, rebellion, assassination and excommunication ensue, culminating in the chilling attempt to commit an atrocity against a child, whose mother’s anguished grief cannot atone for her blinkered ambitions for her son. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Shakespeare’s KING JOHN, with commanding performances by Tom McCamus and directed by Tim Carroll, whose recent Shakespeare productions took Broadway by storm.
109 min | R
James Franco and Jonah Hill star in Rupert Goold’s psychological thriller TRUE STORY, an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival. When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Hill) meets accused killer Christian Longo (Franco), who has taken on Finkel’s identity, his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat-and-mouse. Based on actual events, Finkel’s relentless pursuit of Longo’s true story encompasses murder, love, deceit and redemption.
Rupert Goold, David Kajganich, Michael Finkel (memoir)
James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones