Events for September 4th, 2011
Directed by Robert Altman. US. 1970. R. 116 min. Criterion. 35mm.
- Sun, Sep 4, 2:00 pm
This is it. The real thing. The quite iconoclastic ﬁlm that spawned the very popular, long-running TV series of the same name. Starring Donald Sutherland and Elliot Gould (as, respectively, Hawkeye Pierce and Trapper John MacIntyre), this was Robert Altman”s breakthrough ﬁlm. More»
Directed by Fred Cavayé. France. 2010. R. 84 min. Magnolia Pictures. 35mm.
Fri, Sep 2 thru Thu, Sep 8 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“Point Blank, a French action film that has nothing to do with the 1967 (and highly Frenchified) John Boorman flick of the same name, opens with a bang: An apparent burglar (Roschdy Zem) running from the scene of an office break-in gone wrong. Zem, a familiar presence in the films of French–North African director Rachid Bouchareb, is chased by a pair of hit men over the rooftops and through the catacombs of “downtown” Paris, to be saved for the moment when a providential car accident lands him—wham!—in the hospital. More»