Events for September 23rd, 2012
Directed by Jacques Tourneur. US. 1947. NR. 97 min. Warner Bros. 35mm.
- Sun, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
If you ever want to show a friend a nearly perfect example of what a film noir is (or can be), bring him/her to see Out of The Past. Itís got everything: crime, seduction, betrayal, vengeance, great dialogue, and shadowy people in shadow-filled places. And flashbacks. Boy does this movie have great flashbacks. More»
Directed by David Gelb. US. 2011. PG. 81 min. Magnolia. 35mm.
- Sun, Sep 23, 4:30 pm
“Tucked away in a Tokyo subway concourse, with just 10 seats and a cramped work space behind the counter, stands Sukiyabashi Jiro, a sushi bar. This is no ordinary Japanese sushi bar, but a three-star Michelin restaurant – the guide’s highest rating, and the first ever accorded to a sushi-only establishment. It is a place where the 85-year-old chef, Jiro Ono, prepares simple trays of raw fish and rice with an obsessive quest for perfection. More»
Directed by Alison Klayman. US. 2012. R. 91 min. Sundance Selects. 35mm.
Fri, Sep 21 thru Thu, Sep 27 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“Alison Klaymanís documentary is one of the most engagingly powerful movies of the year almost completely on the strength of Aiís rumpled charisma and the confusion it creates in the bureaucratic mindset of the Chinese Communist Party. A big, burly bear of a man, with a caustic sense of humor behind deadpan eyes, heís a culture jammer who began as an artist with political tendencies but has become an activist who happens to make art. More»