Events for May 7th, 2012
Directed by Ralph Fiennes. UK. 2011. R. 122 min. Weinstein Co. 35mm.
Fri, May 4 thru Wed, May 9 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus is the story of a peerless soldier undone twice: first by an inability to stir any tenderness in his soul when he’s made a leader of men, then by a late-arriving overabundance of that tenderness. He’s only skilled at killing—bred for it by a patriotic mother, if not born to it—and lost when called upon to do anything else. As played by Ralph Fiennes in his own cinematic adaptation of the play, Coriolanus’ military genius makes him a figure of awe, but it’s his near-absence of empathy that makes him terrifying. More»