Events for January 13th, 2013
Directed by Howard Hawks. US. 1946. NR. 114 min. Warner Bros. DVD.
- Sun, Jan 13
- 2:00 pm
After the success of To Have and Have Not, and capitalizing on the well-publicized romance between stars Bogart and Bacall, Howard Hawks next took on Raymond Chandlerís classic detective story The Big Sleep. With Bogart as heroic Philip Marlowe (private eye extraordinaire) and Bacall as the ultimate femme fatale, this is considered by many to be the definitive detective movie. The story (with screenplay co-written by William Faulkner) is complex, witty and filled with fascinating characters and set pieces More »
Directed by Katherine Fairfax. US. 2012. NR. 90 min. Human Rights Watch Film Festival. DVD.
- Sun, Jan 13
- 4:30 pm
“Uganda’s institutionalised homophobia would be the stuff of parody if it weren’t a matter of life and death. Foaming Christian preachers denounce gay people as violent rapists, a local tabloid prints photos and addresses of suspected “kuchus” (homosexuals), and even links them to al-Qaida, protesters wave placards reading “Africans unite against sodomy”, and politicians draft a bill threatening imprisonment for citizens who fail to report gay people within 24 hours. Medieval Europe was progressive by comparison. This intimate but More »
Directed by Sacha Gervasi. US. 2012. PG-13. 98 min. Fox Searchlight. 35mm.
Fri, Jan 4 thru Thu, Jan 17 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“Hitchcock knew something universal about moviegoers, and it may come down to his most familiar theme: The Innocent Man Wrongly Accused. It’s surprising, then, that his most successful and infamous film, “Psycho” (1960), had no leading characters who were innocent, certainly not Norman Bates and not even the purported heroine, played by Janet Leigh. “Hitchcock” is the second feature in a few months, after the made-for-HBO “The Girl,” based on the life of the great man. “The Girl” was More »