Events for August 12th, 2012
Directed by Otto Preminger. US. 1962. NR. 139 min. Academy Archive.. 35mm.
- Sun, Aug 12, 2:00 pm
With the advent of this year’s political campaign (which, word has it, started somewhere around 2009), the Colonial’s Classic Film Series is proud to bring its fans a month of filmdom’s finest movies with themes of political intrigue. Starting out the group, we have a film with an all-star cast, including Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Don Murray, Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Burgess Meridith, and Peter Lawford (who, ironically, was at the time the brother-in-law to then-President John Kennedy.) More»
Directed by Woody Allen. US. 2012. R. 112 min. Sony Pictures Classics. 35mm..
Fri, Aug 10 thru Thu, Aug 16 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“To Rome with Love — rangy, vaguely ridiculous and trepidatiously optimistic — is Allen’s film for tomorrow: It will never be listed among his greats, but its willingness to surrender — that is, Allen’s willingness to surrender — to mere pleasantness makes it charming enough. Everything in To Rome with Love, from the city traffic cop who opens the festivities with a “This-a city! It has-a the-million stories!”-style monologue, to the misunderstanding-among-young-marrieds plot thread (just one strand among many), points in the direction of breezy, stress-free pleasure. More»