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LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND: SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA

95 min | NR
This exclusive music documentary, which premiered at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, follows the breakup of Swedish House Mafia and their final tour — the largest electronic dance music tour in history. Director Christian Larson captures the band in a unique fly on the wall manner as they decide to end the biggest achievement of their lives and seek closure by going on the tour they had always dreamed of. With breathtaking live moments, huge laughs, and dark lows, LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND maps out three of the biggest stars of a music scene influential the world over.

 

Directed By
Christian Larson

Cast Includes
Axel Hedfors, Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello

Official Site
leavetheworldbehind.com/

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MOZART: DON GIOVANNI – Royal Opera House

200 min | NR
A potent mix of lust, murder, and vengeance, this mesmerizing new production of Mozart’s sublime tragicomedy DON GIOVANNI will thrill cinema audiences. Mozart’s notorious hero is an artist who seduces an endless stream of women through his ability to create wonderful illusions. Shifting emphasis away from Don Giovanni’s sex life, Director of the Royal Opera Kasper Holten portrays Giovanni’s womanizing as an attempt to stave off his own mortality. The superb cast includes Mariusz Kwiecien, one of the world’s leading Giovannis; Alex Esposito, a fresh, vigorous Leporello; and acclaimed French soprano Veronique Gens.

 

Directed By
Kasper Holten

Written By
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (music), Lorenzo da Ponte (libretto)

Cast Includes
Mariusz Kwiecien, Alex Esposito, Veronique Gens

Official Site
screenvision.com/ROH

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PRIVATE LIVES – West End Theatre

113 min | NR
Captured live from the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End, this explosive production proves the works of playwright Noel Coward still have the power to thrill, provoke, and delight. Elyot Chase (Toby Stephens) and Amanda Prynne (Anna Chancellor) are glamorous, rich, reckless… and divorced. Five years later, their love for one another is unexpectedly rekindled when they take adjoining suites of a French hotel while honeymooning with their new spouses. This chance encounter instantly reignites their passion, and they fling themselves headlong into a whirlwind of love and lust, without a thought for partners present or turbulences past.

 

Directed By
Jonathan Kent

Written By
Noel Coward

Language
English

Cast Includes
Toby Stephens, Anna Chancellor, Anthony Calf

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National Theatre’s WAR HORSE

180 min | NR
Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, WAR HORSE has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of millions around the world. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, WAR HORSE takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of World War I France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life–size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who thrillingly bring the horses to life on stage.

 

Directed By
Marianne Elliott, Tom Morris

Written By
Nick Stafford (stageplay), Michael Morpurgo (novel)

Language
English Cast Includes

Official Site
ntlive.com/

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MUPPETS MOST WANTED – Advance Screenings

112 min | PG
MUPPETS MOST WANTED takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine, the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit, and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. The film also stars Tina Fey as Nadya, a feisty prison guard, and Ty Burrell as Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon.

 

Directed By
James Bobin

Written By
James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller

Language
English Cast Includes
Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell

Official Site
muppets.disney.com/muppets-most-wanted

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National Theatre’s WAR HORSE

180 min | NR
Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, WAR HORSE has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of millions around the world. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, WAR HORSE takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of World War I France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life–size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who thrillingly bring the horses to life on stage.

 

Directed By
Marianne Elliott, Tom Morris

Written By
Nick Stafford (stageplay), Michael Morpurgo (novel)

Language
English Cast Includes

Official Site
ntlive.com/

 

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TIGER & BUNNY: THE RISING

110 min | NR | Tickets: $15
The heroes of TIGER & BUNNY are back in the in an all–new feature length film. In this revolutionary new anime, the city of Stern Bild is protected by corporate superheroes who fight crime while promoting their sponsors on HERO TV. Kotetsu T. Kaburagi, a.k.a. Wild Tiger, and Barnaby Brooks Jr.’s partnership comes to a sudden end when Kotetsu is fired and Barnaby is paired up with Golden Ryan, a new hero with awesome powers and a huge ego to match. When they are sent to investigate a string of strange incidents, they discover three superpowered NEXTs plotting to bring terror and destruction.

Each admission ticket includes a chance to win an exclusive giveaway items, while supplies last.

 

Directed By
Yoshitomo Yonetani

Language
Japanese with English subtitles Cast Includes
Hiroaki Hirata, Masakazu Morita

Official Site
http://www.elevenarts.net/th_gallery/tigerandbunny-therising/

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TIGER & BUNNY: THE RISING

110 min | NR | Tickets: $15
The heroes of TIGER & BUNNY are back in the in an all–new feature length film. In this revolutionary new anime, the city of Stern Bild is protected by corporate superheroes who fight crime while promoting their sponsors on HERO TV. Kotetsu T. Kaburagi, a.k.a. Wild Tiger, and Barnaby Brooks Jr.’s partnership comes to a sudden end when Kotetsu is fired and Barnaby is paired up with Golden Ryan, a new hero with awesome powers and a huge ego to match. When they are sent to investigate a string of strange incidents, they discover three superpowered NEXTs plotting to bring terror and destruction.

Each admission ticket includes a chance to win an exclusive giveaway items, while supplies last.

 

Directed By
Yoshitomo Yonetani

Language
Japanese with English subtitles Cast Includes
Hiroaki Hirata, Masakazu Morita

Official Site
http://www.elevenarts.net/th_gallery/tigerandbunny-therising/

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THE TEMPEST – Stratford Festival

120 min | NR
The culminating masterpiece of Shakespeare’s career pits the desire for revenge against the demands of love and asks if man is capable of creating a brave new world. The production stars stage and screen Christopher Plummer, who shines as Prospero. Captured live in over three performances at the prominent Stratford Festival, this spectacular and gripping play is captured by 14 high definition cameras that gives the viewer an upfront and intimate theatrical experience unlike any other.

 

Directed By
Des McAnuff

Written By
William Shakespeare

Language
English Cast Includes
Christopher Plummer, Trish Lindstrom, Julyana Soelistyo, Dion Johnstone

Official Site
www.specticast.com/event_generic.jsp?xml=/xml/event/tempest.xml

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SHORT PEACE – Anime

68 min | NR
Bringing Japan’s most influential animators together in one visionary anthology, Katsuhiro Otomo’s SHORT PEACE ushers in a new era in anime with four stunning short films. A lone traveler is confronted by unusual spirits in Shuhei Morita’s Oscar nominated POSSESSIONS (Tsukumo). A mysterious white bear defends the royal family from a red demon in GAMBO, directed by Hiroaki Ando and featuring character designs by Yohiyuki Sadamoto (NEON GENESIS EVANGELION). Hajime Katoki helms Otomo’s tour–de–force saga A FAREWELL TO ARMS (Buki yo Saraba), while grandmaster Otomo himself assumes the directorial reigns for a spectacular tale set in ancient Japan with the multi–award winning COMBUSTIBLE.

 

Directed By
Katsuhiro Otomo, Shuhei Morita, Hiroaki Ando, Hajime Katoki

Language
Japanese with English subtitles

Official Site
shortpeace-movie.com/