Events for February 9th, 2013
Directed by Peter Lord. UK. 2012. Ages 6+. 88 min. Sony. 35mm.
- Sat, Feb 9, 2:00 pm
“You can’t always just say ‘aarrr’ at the end of a sentence and think that makes everything all right.” This is wise advice and not only for pirates and piratephiles of all ages. It’s also the closest thing to a lesson — also: pigs are not fruit — in the delightful stop-motion animation “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” a story of high-seas silliness from that British national treasure Aardman Animations (Wallace & Gromit). Exquisitely detailed — from its ocean breakers to the wavelike curlicues on a pirate’s luxurious beard — the movie is a curiosity cabinet of visual pleasures but so breezy and lightly funny that you may not realize at first how good it is. (You’re too busy grinning.) More»
Tickets: $19.50 - $25. Buy tickets online.
- Sat, Feb 9, 8:00 pm
Personally chosen by Jerry Seinfeld to serve as host of NBC’s The Marriage Ref, Tom Papa is a veteran stand up comedian whose clean but cutting comedy has earned him numerous appearances on ”The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Late Show with David Letterman” and several comedy specials on Comedy Central. His most recent, “Tom Papa Live in New York City,” was directed by Rob Zombie. Papa also has his own hit Sirius/XM show, “Come to Papa.” “Analyze That” opposite Robert DeNiro, “The Informant” opposite Matt Damon, and the animated feature “Bee Movie” (as a writer and voiceover actor). His most recent film project Behind the Candelabra with Michael Douglas and Matt Damon comes out in May.