Events for November 11th, 2012
Directed by Rob Reiner. US. 1984. R. 82 min. Rialto and UNCA. 35mm.
Sponsored by Rock and Roll After School
- Sun, Nov 11, 2:00 pm
Bust out your leather pants and your bics because two of the greatest rockumentaries of all time are coming to the Colonial! First up is This Is Spinal Tap – doing double (heavy) duty as a classic film in our Spoofs & Satires series, and as the raison d’etre for Nigel Tufne Day (11/11). The second film is Anvil! The Story of Anvil, part of our documentary series, at 4PM. More»
Directed by Sacha Gervasi. Canada. 2008. NR. 80 min. 35mm.
- Sun, Nov 11, 4:00 pm
Anvil! The Story of Anvil, the legit 2008 doc is about the eponymous 80′s metal band that never quite reached the rock god heights of their compatriots, the Scorpions, Anthrax, Metallica, and Megadeth. But, they’re still trying. Owen Gleiberman wrote in Entertainment Weekly “It’s a hilarious, and unexpectedly moving, documentary about the greatest metal band you’ve probably never heard of.” Trevor Johnston called it “a supremely entertaining, inspirational fable for our times” in Time Out. More»
Directed by Christopher Nolan. US. 2012. PG-13. 165 min. Warner Bros. 35mm.
Sun, Nov 11 thru Thu, Nov 15 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“With “The Dark Knight Rises,” Christopher Nolan brings his Batman trilogy to a close with a majestic, almost completely satisfying crash. Everything feels epic about the film: the characters, the effects, the emotional stakes — even the missteps (and there are more than a few). Because this director puts an individualist’s stamp on all his movies, from “Memento” to “Inception” to the two films preceding this one, “Batman Begins” (2005) and “The Dark Knight” (2008), he’s that very rare creature, a blockbuster auteur. More»