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DIAL M FOR MURDER in 3D – Hitchcocktober

115 min | PG
Celebrate the master of suspense all month long with screenings of his classics! Show starts at 7:00PM. Admission is $7, available at the box office and online.

Schedule
The Tower Theatre – Thursday 10/30 @ 7:00PM, $7
Town Square – Thursday 10/30 @ 6:30PM, $7

 

Directed By
Alfred Hitchcock

Written By
Frederick Knott

Language
English

Cast Includes
Ray Milland, Grace Kelley, Robert Cummings

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SKYLIGHT – NT Live

NR  |  2 hours 30 minutes 

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan star in the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s SKYLIGHT, directed by Stephen Daldry and captured live in London’s West End. On a bitterly cold London evening, a schoolteacher receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires. Carey Mulligan (THE GREAT GATSBY, AN EDUCATION) makes her West End stage debut in this thrilling revival of a pivotal British play.

Directed By

Stephen Daldry

Written By

David Hare

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy

Official Site

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FRANKENSTEIN – NT Live

NR  |  2 hours 30 minutes

National Theatre Live’s hit broadcast of FRANKENSTEIN returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. Directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony), this thrilling production features Jonny Lee Miller (TRAINSPOTTING) as Victor Frankenstein and Benedict Cumberbatch (THE IMITATION GAME) as his creation. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development, and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

Directed By

Danny Boyle

Written By

Nick Dear, Mary Shelley (novel)

Cast

Jonny Lee Miller (Victor Frankenstein), Benedict Cumberbatch (the Creature)

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KILL THE MESSENGER

112 min | R
Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner leads an all-star cast in KILL THE MESSENGER, a dramatic thriller based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. After exposing the CIA’s role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California, he becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign. Webb‘s investigation draws the kind of attention that threatens not just his career, but his family and his life. Directed by Michael Cuesta, the film also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ray Liotta, and Michael Sheen.

 

Directed By
Michael Cuesta

Written By
Peter Landesman, Gary Webb (book)

Language
English Cast Includes
Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michael Sheen

Official Site
www.focusfeatures.com/kill_the_messenger/

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PRIDE

117 min | R
A crowd-pleasing hit since its Cannes Film Festival premiere, PRIDE is a warm-hearted film inspired by the extraordinary true story of two very different communities. In the summer of 1984, the National Union of Mineworkers strike prompts a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers. Rebuffed by the Union and with the strike dragging on, the group sets off to a tiny mining village in Wales to make their donation in person. The standout ensemble cast includes Paddy Considine (SUBMARINE), Bill Nighy (LOVE ACTUALLY), Ben Schnetzer (THE BOOK THIEF), and George MacKay (HOW I LIVE NOW).

 

Directed By
Matthew Warchus

Written By
Stephen Beresford

Language
English

Cast Includes
Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine

Official Site
www.pridemovie.com

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KILL THE MESSENGER – Advance screening

112 min | R
Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (THE BOURNE LEGACY) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation’s streets, and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua.

 

Directed By
Michael Cuesta

Written By
Peter Landesman, Gary Webb (book)

Language
English Cast Includes
Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michael Sheen

Official Site
www.focusfeatures.com/kill_the_messenger/

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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – NT Live

NR  |  3 hours 0 minutes

The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is presented by NT Live in association with the Young Vic theatre. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (LONE SURVIVOR, KILL YOUR DARLINGS) as Stanley, and Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations) as Stella. As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski. Visionary director Benedict Andrews returns to the Young Vic following his Critics’ Circle Award-winning Three Sisters.

Directed By

Benedict Andrews

Written By

Tennessee Williams

Cast

Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster, Vanessa Kirby

Official Site

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HENRY V – SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE ON SCREEN

NR  |  2 hours 58 minutes 

Shakespeare’s masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the arts of peace tells the romantic story of Henry’s campaign to recapture the English possessions in France. But the ambitions of this charismatic king are challenged by a host of vivid characters caught up in the real horrors of war. HENRY V celebrates the power of language to summon into life courts, pubs, ships, and battlefields within the ‘wooden O’ – and beyond. Jamie Parker, much loved for his performance as Prince Hal in Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 (2010), returns to his journey as Henry V.

Schedule

Tuesday 10/7 @ 6:00PM

 

Directed By

Dominic Dromgoole

Written By

William Shakespeare

Official Site

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TRACKS

PG-13  |  1 hour 42 minutes 

Adapted from Robyn Davidson’s deeply evocative memoirs and directed by John Curran (THE PAINTED VEIL), TRACKS tells the remarkable true story of a young woman (Mia Wasikowska, JANE EYRE) who leaves her life in the city to make a solo trek through almost 2,000 miles of sprawling Australian desert. Accompanied by only her dog and four unpredictable camels, she sets off on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Along the way, she meets National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan (Adam Driver, THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU) who begins to photograph her voyage.

Directed By

John Curran

Written By

Marion Nelson, Robyn Davidson (book)

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver