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THE LAZARUS EFFECT

83 min | PG13
From the masters producer of THE PURGE, INSIDIOUS, and SINISTER franchises, THE LAZARUS EFFECT follows a group of researchers led by Frank (Mark Duplass, The League) and his fiancee Zoe (Olivia Wilde, House) who’ve achieved the unimaginable: bringing the dead back to life. After a successful, yet unsanctioned, trial on a newly deceased animal, the team is ready to unveil their breakthrough to the world. However, when their dean learns what they’ve done, he shuts them down. Zoe is killed during an attempt to recreate the experiment, leading Frank to test the process on her. Zoe is revived, but something evil is within her.

 

Directed By
David Gelb

Written By
Luke Dawson, Jeremy Slater

Language
English

Cast Includes
Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Evan Peters

Official Site
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FOCUS

R  |  1 hour 45 minutes
Will Smith stars in FOCUS as a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with a novice con artist (Margot Robbie, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET). As he’s teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame—now an accomplished femme fatale—shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes racecar circuit. In the midst of the con man’s latest, very dangerous scheme, she throws his plans for a loop.

Directed By

Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Written By

Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Cast

Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro

 

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THE LAZARUS EFFECT – Advance screenings

83 min | PG13
From the masters producer of THE PURGE, INSIDIOUS, and SINISTER franchises, THE LAZARUS EFFECT follows a group of researchers led by Frank (Mark Duplass, The League) and his fiancee Zoe (Olivia Wilde, House) who’ve achieved the unimaginable: bringing the dead back to life. After a successful, yet unsanctioned, trial on a newly deceased animal, the team is ready to unveil their breakthrough to the world. However, when their dean learns what they’ve done, he shuts them down. Zoe is killed during an attempt to recreate the experiment, leading Frank to test the process on her. Zoe is revived, but something evil is within her.

Directed By
David Gelb

Written By
Luke Dawson, Jeremy Slater

Language
English

Cast Includes
Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Evan Peters

Official Site
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FOCUS – Advance screenings

R  |  1 hour 45 minutes
Will Smith stars in FOCUS as a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with a novice con artist (Margot Robbie, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET). As he’s teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame—now an accomplished femme fatale—shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes racecar circuit. In the midst of the con man’s latest, very dangerous scheme, she throws his plans for a loop.

Directed By

Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Written By

Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Cast

Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro

King Lear – On-The-Run 2014

KING LEAR – Stratford Festival

NR  |  2 hours 53 minutes 

The Stratford Festival presents extraordinary Shakespeare productions, from stage to screen. Four hundred years after it was written, KING LEAR resonates as never before. This powerful production of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy stars the incomparable Colm Feore in the role of a lifetime, directed by Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino. When an aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, he doesn’t expect the consequences. His reason shattered in a storm of violent emotion, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.

Directed By

Stratford Festival

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SWAN LAKE – Bolshoi Ballet

NR  |  2 hours 40 minutes 

With Tchaikovsky’s famous lyrical score, SWAN LAKE depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried. At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Siegfried’s birthday celebrations, where he must choose a wife. Overcome by sudden awareness of his future responsibilities, he escapes into the night and meets a strange flock of swans by a magical lake. White swan by day, human by night, the beautiful Odette awaits an oath of true love to break the curse. The great legend of the enigmatic swan/woman is a universal and enchanting masterpiece of love, deception, and drama.

Directed By

Vincent Bataillon

Written By

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (music), Yuri Grigorovich (libretto & choreography)

Cast

Svetlana Zakharova, Denis Rodin, Artemy Belyakov, Igor Tsvirko

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SWAN LAKE – Bolshoi Ballet

NR  |  2 hours 40 minutes 

With Tchaikovsky’s famous lyrical score, SWAN LAKE depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried. At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Siegfried’s birthday celebrations, where he must choose a wife. Overcome by sudden awareness of his future responsibilities, he escapes into the night and meets a strange flock of swans by a magical lake. White swan by day, human by night, the beautiful Odette awaits an oath of true love to break the curse. The great legend of the enigmatic swan/woman is a universal and enchanting masterpiece of love, deception, and drama.

Directed By

Vincent Bataillon

Written By

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (music), Yuri Grigorovich (libretto & choreography)

Cast

Svetlana Zakharova, Denis Rodin, Artemy Belyakov, Igor Tsvirko

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MCFARLAND, USA

129 min | PG
Inspired by the 1987 true story, MCFARLAND, USA follows novice runners from a town in California’s farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. Coach White and the McFarland students have a lot to learn about each other but when White starts to realize the boys’ exceptional running ability, things begin to change. With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners overcomes the odds to forge not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well.

 

Directed By
Niki Caro

Written By
Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois, Grant Thompson

Language
English

Cast Includes
Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor

Official Site
movies.disney.com/mcfarland-usa

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WHIPLASH

Academy Award winner: Best Supporting Actor – J.K. Simmons, Best Film Editing, Best Sound MixingFilm Independent Spirit Award winner: Best Supporting Male – J.K. Simmons, Best Editing
Golden Globe winner: Best Supporting Actor – J.K. Simmons

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Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at its Sundance Film Festival premiere, WHIPLASH is a thrilling, kinetic jazz musical from filmmaker Damien Chazelle. Driven by searing performances from Miles Teller (THE SPECTACULAR NOW) and J.K. Simmons (JUNO) in an Oscar and Golden Globe-winning performance, the film explores the relationship between an eager young drummer at a cutthroat music conservatory and a brutally savage music instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. Under his ruthless direction, the promising drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost—even his humanity.

Directed By

Damien Chazelle

Written By

Damien Chazelle

Cast

Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist

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HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2

93 min | R
Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, and Clark Duke once again team up to travel through time in this sequel to the cult comedy hit HOT TUB TIME MACHINE. After their trip back to 1986, Lou stayed in the past to become the “father of the Internet” and the founder of “Lougle.” Nick and Jacob fire up the hot tub time machine in an attempt to get back to the past and save Lou from danger, but they inadvertently land in the future. Now they have to alter the future in order to save the past… which is really the present.

 

Directed By
Steve Pink

Written By
Josh Heald

Language
English

Cast Includes
Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott

Official Site
HotTubTimeMachine.com