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BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT – Tower Classics

See your favorite classic films the way they were meant to be seen – on the BIG SCREEN!

Director Ridley Scott’s follow-up to his 1979 hit ALIEN, BLADE RUNNER is one of the most popular and influential science-fiction films of all time – and it has become an enduring cult classic favorite. Inspired by Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the film depicts a dystopian future in which genetically engineered, dangerous replicants are hunted down by special police operatives. Although the enthralling film was originally a box-office failure, it was nominated for two Academy Awards in 1983, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Visual Effects.

TOP GUN – Tower Classics

See your favorite classic films the way they were meant to be seen – on the BIG SCREEN!

In the role that made him one of the world’s biggest stars, Tom Cruise rides into the Danger Zone in this smash-hit film that defined the modern-day blockbuster. Cruise plays Maverick, a hotshot flier who is sent to the Navy’s prestigious Top Gun program. But in order to become the “best of the best,” He’l need the help of his wingman (Anthony Edwards) and newfound love (Kelly McGillis). Co-starring Val Kilmer, this Mach-speed hit will take your breath away!

MAN AND SUPERMAN – NT Live

NR  |  4 hours

Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (THE ENGLISH PATIENT, SCHINDLER’S LIST) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Bernard Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. Celebrated radical thinker and rich bachelor Tanner seems an unlikely choice as guardian to the alluring heiress, Ann. But she takes it in stride and, despite the love of a poet, she decides to marry and tame this dazzling revolutionary. Tanner, appalled by domesticity, flees to Spain where he is captured by bandits and meets The Devil. Following in hot pursuit, Ann is there when Tanner awakes, as fierce in her certainty as he is in his.

Directed By

Simon Godwin

Written By

Bernard Shaw

Cast

Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma

INDIANA JONES & THE TEMPLE OF DOOM – Tower Classics

See your favorite classic films the way they were meant to be seen – on the BIG SCREEN!

The second of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg’s INDIANA JONES epics is set a year or so before the events in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. From a wild ride down a raging Himalayan river, to a harrowing rollercoaster ride in an abandoned mineshaft, to Indy’s rescue of the heroine from a ritual sacrifice, TEMPLE OF DOOM’s ingenious thrills are a showcase for one of Hollywood’s finest filmmaking teams.

CAN’T STAND LOSING YOU: SURVIVING THE POLICE

Based on the acclaimed memoir by renowned guitarist Andy Summers, CAN’T STAND LOSING YOU: SURVIVING THE POLICE follows Summers’ journey from his early days in the psychedelic ‘60s music scene, to chance encounters with drummer Stewart Copeland and bassist Sting, which led to the formation of The Police. During the band’s phenomenal rise and its dissolution at the height of their popularity in the early ’80s, Summers captured history with his candid photographs. Utilizing rare archival footage and insights from the guitarist’s side of the stage, this film brings together past and present as the band members reunite for a global reunion tour in 2007.

Directed By

Andy Grieve

Written By

Andy Grieve

Cast

Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland, Sting

RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY – Royal Opera House

NR  |  3 hours 0 minutes
The Royal Opera House presents a new production of this astonishing opera, starring Anne Sofie von Otter, Willard White and Christine Rice conducted by Mark Wigglesworth. A major work from the remarkable partnership of the playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill, RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY is a satire on money, morality and pleasure seeking among the dubious citizens of a fictional city. The richly varied, jazz-infused score is influenced by ragtime music and includes irresistible melodies and many dramatic ensembles.

Directed By

John Fulljames

Written By

Kurt Weill (music), Bertolt Brecht (libretto), Jeremy Sams (English translation)

Cast

Ann Sophie Von Otter, Peter Hoare, Willard W. White

THE 100 YEAR-OLD MAN WHO JUMPED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED

Beloved comedian Robert Gustafsson stars as a mischievous centenarian on the run in this irreverent and charming blockbuster Swedish comedy. After a long and colorful life working in munitions and getting entangled in the Spanish Civil War, the Manhattan Project, and other definitive events of the 20th century, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. Determined to escape on his 100th birthday, he leaps out of a window and onto the nearest bus, kicking off an unexpected journey.  Allan’s youthful escapades and current adventures weave together into an offbeat treat for anyone who’s young at heart.

Directed By

Felix Herngren

Written By

Felix Herngren, Hans Ingemansson; Jonas Jonasson (novel)

Cast

Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg

Language

English, French, German, Swedish, Italian, and Russian with English subtitles

IVAN THE TERRIBLE – Bolshoi Ballet

As young Ivan IV is crowned, he chooses Anastasia to be his wife and tsarina. The two eventually fall deeply in love. When the Boyar’s plot against him and poison his beloved wife, Tsar Ivan finds himself surrounded by enemies and he slowly sinks into madness. Yuri Grigorovich’s powerful and fascinating epic dramatizes Ivan the Terrible’s controversial reign, and portrays events in 16th-century Russia in visually stunning scenes.

LAMBERT & STAMP

R  |  1 hour 57 minutes

Charged with a mad concoction of noise, love, and rebellion, LAMBERT & STAMP tells the remarkable story of Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert, aspiring filmmakers who discovered the iconic band The Who. Inspired by the burgeoning 1960s youth culture, Lambert and Stamp set out to find a subject for their underground movie but instead forged a complex and moving relationship, fueling the band’s artistic development and leaving an indelible imprint on its time. Featuring The Who’s Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, this documentary reveals the two men who shaped one of the most exciting bands of all time.

Directed By

James D. Cooper

Cast

Chris Stamp, Kit Lambert, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey