Events for September 2nd, 2012
Directed by Otto Preminger. US. 1944. NR. 88 min. Fox. 35mm.
- Sun, Sep 2, 2:00 pm
As you may know, “film noir” is a French phrase that refers to films, primarily those made in the U.S. in the late 1940s, which manifest a certain style (often in black and white, with atmospheric shadows and effects) and an attitude of cynicism and, sometimes, hard-boiled criminal activity. Another characteristic of many films noir is the tendency to make use of flashbacks in moving the story along or providing exposition. One of the most effective and memorable of this type of film is Laura, based on the best-selling novel by Vera Caspary. More»
Directed by Lauren Greenfield. US. 2012. PG. 100 min. Magnolia Pictures. 35mm.
Fri, Aug 31 thru Thu, Sep 6 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“It has been said that we live in a new gilded age, in which the rich take it as their sovereign right and civic duty to get richer, while the rest of us look on in envy, simmer with resentment or dream of rebellion. “The Queen of Versailles,” a new documentary by Lauren Greenfield about life on the thin, fragile, sugarcoated top layer of the upper crust, captures the tone of the times with a clear, surprisingly compassionate eye. More»