Events for May 1st, 2012
Directed by Lynne Ramsay. 2011. R. 112 min. Oscilloscope. 35mm.
Fri, Apr 27 thru Thu, May 3 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“Every parent’s nightmare” would be the evening news boilerplate description of “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” Lynne Ramsay’s disturbing movie about the mother of a child who goes on a killing spree at his high school. That trite phrase is accurate in an almost technical sense: Ms. Ramsay (who adapted Lionel Shriver’s novel with Rory Stewart Kinnear) follows a kind of dream logic in telling a chronologically splintered story, weaving patterns of associated images and sensations into an intense and claustrophobic web of fear. More»