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OPENING JULY 26, 2014

					

TALES OF THE NIGHT

Renowned animation auteur Michel Ocelot weaves together six exotic fables in TALES OF THE NIGHT, with each gorgeously animated segment unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead. A hit at its initial Berlin Film Festival premiere, TALES OF THE NIGHT film extends the shadow puppet style of Ocelot’s PRINCES & PRINCESSES, with black silhouetted characters set off against exquisitely detailed Day-Glo backgrounds, bursting with color and kaleidoscopic patterns to create a stunning diorama-like effect.    more
94 min | NR
  

OPENING JULY 29, 2014

					

MANON LESCAUT - Royal Opera House

This early Puccini masterpiece makes a welcome return to Covent Garden after an absence of over 20 years, in a highly anticipated new production by Jonathan Kent under the baton of Music Director Antonio Pappano. The exciting Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais sings the title role of Manon Lescaut, the bold but impressionable heroine. A consummate Puccini soprano, Opolais caused a sensation as Madama Butterfly in 2011. She is matched in star power by Jonas Kaufmann as her lover, Des Grieux, and Christopher Maltman as her cynical brother Lescaut.    more
190 min | NR
  

OPENING JULY 31, 2014

					

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

This action-packed, epic space adventure expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos where adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt, Parks & Recreation) finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the universe. Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a group of misfits but when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the threat it poses, he must rally his rivals for one last stand.    more
134 min | PG13
  
					

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 3D

This action-packed, epic space adventure expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos where adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt, Parks & Recreation) finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the universe. Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a group of misfits but when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the threat it poses, he must rally his rivals for one last stand.    more
134 min | PG13
  

OPENING AUGUST 7, 2014

					

THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren stars in this heartfelt portrayal of two worlds colliding from Oscar winning director Lasse Hallstrom (CHOCOLAT) and producers Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey. Based on the best-selling novel, THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY tells the story of a displaced Indian family who settle in a picturesque French village and open a colorful Indian restaurant, causing an all-out war with the adjacent classical French restaurant. The family’s young culinary ingénue is inspired by his growing love of French haute cuisine to weave magic between their two cultures and imbue the village with the flavors of life.    more
129 min | PG
  
					

RETURN TO HOMS - Eye on World Issues

Winner of the Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Grand Jury Prize, RETURN TO HOMS is an intimate look at the Syrian citizens who challenged everything and everyone to demand freedom. As the army acts ever more brutally and their city is transformed into a ghost town, two friends rally a group of brave but inexperienced insurgents determined to help captive civilians get out of the city. Primal and visceral, this extraordinary film dives into the reality of the Syrian resistance with a frenzied immediacy, capturing the dreaded rite of passage of two friends and a haunting battle cry for justice.    more
97 min | NR
  

OPENING AUGUST 1, 2014

					

I ORIGINS

The second feature film from writer and director Mike Cahill (ANOTHER EART), I ORIGINS follows a molecular biologist whose study of the human eye points to evidence with far reaching implications about our scientific and spiritual beliefs. After a brief encounter with an exotic young woman, Dr. Ian Gray (Michael Pitt) finds his work permeating his life – until he and his lab partner (Brit Marling) make a stunning discovery. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything to validate his theory.    more
113 min | R
 

OPENING AUGUST 8, 2014

					

BOYHOOD

Filmed over a 12-year span with the same cast, Oscar nominee Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is an unprecedented coming-of-age story that follows the ups and downs of childhood like no other film before. Ellar Coltrane gives a stunning breakthrough performance as the boy, Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke (Linklater’s BEFORE MIDNIGHT), Emmy winner Patricia Arquette (Medium), and newcomer Lorelei Linklater, this early Oscar contender is already being hailed by critics as one of the finest films of the year.    more
164 min | R
 

OPENING AUGUST 15, 2014

					

MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

Oscar winning filmmaker Woody Allen (BLUE JASMINE and MIDNIGHT IN PARIS) delivers another whimsical romantic comedy in his 1920’s period piece MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT. Academy Award winner Colin Firth (THE KING’S SPEECH) stars as a master magician known for his work disproving fake spiritualists, who travels to the south of France to expose another presumed fraud, a psychic medium played by Emma Stone (CRAZY, STUPID LOVE and THE HELP). This quirky tale of mystery and love also stars Marcia Gay Harden, Jacki Weaver, Eileen Atkins and Simon McBurney.    more
98 min | PG13
 

OPENING AUGUST 22, 2014

					

LAND HO!

Appearing in the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals, LAND HO! is a throwback to classic road comedies following a pair of 60-something ex-brothers-in-law as they journey on a road trip through Iceland hoping to reclaim their youth. Written and directed by Martha Stephens (PILGRIM SONG) and Aaron Katz (QUIET CITY), and shot on location in the beautiful scenery of Iceland, LAND HO!’s stars Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson deliver a delightful and candid exploration of aging, loneliness and friendship.    more
95 min | R
 

OPENING SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

					

CODE BLACK

Winner of the Best Documentary at the Los Angeles and Hamptons International Film Festivals, CODE BLACK gives unprecedented access to America’s busiest Emergency Department and a tense, doctor’s-eye view right into the heart of the healthcare debate. Amidst real life-or-death situations, this thrilling documentary follows a dedicated team of charismatic young doctors-in-training as they wrestle with their ideals and the realities of saving lives in an overburdened system. Their training ground and source of inspiration is the birthplace of Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles County Hospital’s legendary trauma bay.    more
81 min | NR
 

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