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OPENING APRIL 22, 2014

					

MOZART: DON GIOVANNI - Royal Opera House

A potent mix of lust, murder, and vengeance, this mesmerizing new production of Mozart’s sublime tragicomedy DON GIOVANNI will thrill cinema audiences. Mozart’s notorious hero is an artist who seduces an endless stream of women through his ability to create wonderful illusions. Shifting emphasis away from Don Giovanni’s sex life, Director of the Royal Opera Kasper Holten portrays Giovanni’s womanizing as an attempt to stave off his own mortality. The superb cast includes Mariusz Kwiecien, one of the world’s leading Giovannis; Alex Esposito, a fresh, vigorous Leporello; and acclaimed French soprano Veronique Gens.    more
230 min | NR
  

OPENING MAY 6, 2014

					

RICHARD II (reprise) - Royal Shakespeare Company

David Tennant stars in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s blockbuster production of RICHARD II, captured live from Stratford–upon–Avon and launching an exciting new season of cinema broadcasts from the stage of the RSC. A story of power and plotting, RICHARD II is the first of Shakespeare’s four plays about the House of Lancaster. Richard is King, ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years.    more
190 min | NR
  

OPENING MAY 13, 2014

					

CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA - Stratford Festival

Christopher Plummer stars in CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA, a witty and seductive comedy about the relationship between a veteran political strategist and an enchanting young queen. Plummer plays the Roman emperor Caesar, opposite Tony winner Nikki M. James (Book of Mormon) as Cleopatra, the teenaged Queen of Roman–occupied Egypt. Their encounters lead to a shift in history as Caesar teaches Cleopatra to become a determined player in the game of politics. Captured live in HD from the prestigious Stratford Festival, this acclaimed production of CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA brings George Bernard Shaw’s celebrated play to life on the big screen.    more
141 min | NR
  

OPENING MAY 20, 2014

					

KING LEAR - NT Live

Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (SKYFALL, AMERICAN BEAUTY) returns to the National Theatre to direct this highly anticipated production of Shakespeare’s tragedy, KING LEAR. Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) is exceptional as Lear, an aged king who decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. When his favorite, Cordelia, says nothing, his world descends into chaos.    more
220 min | NR
  

OPENING MAY 27, 2014

					

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (reprise) - NT Live

Mark Haddon’s beloved and award winning novel THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT–TIME has been adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens. Marianne Elliott (WAR HORSE) directs this richly theatrical exploration of Haddon’s touching and bleakly humorous story. The cast includes Niamh Cusack, Nick Sidi, Una Stubbs, Luke Treadaway, Nicola Walker.    more
190 min | NR
  

OPENING APRIL 25, 2014

					

THE LUNCHBOX

Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes that this new recipe will finally arouse some kind of reaction from her neglectful husband. She prepares a special lunchbox to be delivered to him at work, but, unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another office worker, Saajan, a lonely man on the verge of retirement. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a little note in the following day's lunchbox, in the hopes of getting to the bottom of the mystery.    more
104 min | PG
 
					

LE WEEK-END

Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan star in the bittersweet and charming fourth collaboration between acclaimed British filmmaker Roger Michell and Oscar nominated screenwriter Hanif Kureishi (VENUS, THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA). LE WEEK–END follows a long–married British couple who attempt to reinvigorate their marriage by visiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon. While there, they run into an old friend (Jeff Goldblum) who acts as a catalyst for them to recapture their youthful fearlessness, lack of responsibility and idealism.    more
93 min | R
 
					

JOE

A gripping mix of friendship, violence and redemption erupts in the contemporary South in this adaptation of Larry Brown's novel, celebrated for its grit and its deeply moving core. Directed by David Gordon Green (PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, ALL THE REAL GIRLS), the film brings Oscar winner Nicolas Cage back to his indie roots as the hard-living, hot-tempered ex-con Joe Ransom, who is just trying to stay out of trouble when he meets a kid (Tye Sheridan, MUD) who awakens in him a fierce and tender-hearted protector.    more
117 min | R
 
					

DOM HEMINGWAY

Jude Law plays DOM HEMINGWAY, a larger–than–life safecracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous. After twelve years in prison, he sets off with his partner in crime Dickie (Richard E. Grant, WITHNAIL & I) looking to collect what hes owed for keeping his mouth shut and protecting his boss Mr. Fontaine (Demian Birchir, A BETTER LIFE). After a near death experience, Dom tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter (Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke), but is soon drawn back into the only world he knows, looking to settle the ultimate debt.    more
93 min | R
 

OPENING MAY 2, 2014

					

JODOROWSKY'S DUNE

This fascinating documentary explores the genesis of one of cinema’s greatest epics that never was: cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci–fi classic Dune, whose cast would have included such icons as Salvador Dali, Orson Welles, and Mick Jagger. In 1975, following the runaway success of his arthouse freak–outs EL TOPO and HOLY MOUNTAIN, Jodorowsky secured the rights to Dune and began work on what was gearing up to be a cinematic game–changer, a sci–fi epic unlike anything the world had ever seen.    more
90 min | PG13
 

OPENING MAY 9, 2014

					

ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE

Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and vibrant exoticism of Tangier, Jim Jarmusch’s tender take on the vampire genre follows the romantic path of reclusive musician Adam and his beloved Eve, a pair of centuries–old vampires played by Tilda Swinton and Tim Hiddleston. Their love story has already endured the ages, but their debauched idyll is disrupted by a lack of untainted human blood and Eve’s wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Driven by sensual photography, trance–like music, and droll humor, ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE is a meditation on art, science, memory, and the mysteries of everlasting love.    more
123 min | R
 

OPENING MAY 16, 2014

					

FADING GIGOLO

Woody Allen plays a bookseller–turned–pimp in John Turturro’s bold new comedy, FADING GIGOLO. With his small bookshop is facing closure, Murray decides to try the world’s oldest profession and enlists the help of his friend Fioravante, a middle–aged florist perfect for the wealthy older women of New York City. Murray’s plan seems foolproof until he introduces a sheltered and lonely orthodox Jewish widow to his mix of clientele. Working from his own screenplay and starring alongside Allen, Turturro crafts a funny, tender, and wryly observant New York story about loneliness and the need for human connection.    more
98 min | NR
 
					

LOCKE

Written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Steven Knight (EASTERN PROMISES, DIRTY PRETTY THINGS) and driven by an unforgettable performance by Tom Hardy, LOCKE is a thrillingly unique cinematic experience explores how one decision can lead to the complete collapse of a life. Ivan Locke has worked diligently to craft the life he envisioned, dedicating himself to the job that he loves and the family he adores. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, he receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that completely unravel his family, job, and soul.    more
85 min | R
 
					

FED UP

Upending the conventional wisdom of why we gain weight and how to lose it, FED UP unearths a dirty secret of the American food industry: far more of us are getting sick from what we eat than anyone previously realized. Through riveting interviews and sharp examination of data, filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig and TV journalist Katie Couric lead this potent expose that uncovers why — despite media attention, the public’s fascination with appearance, and government policies to combat childhood obesity — generations of American children will now live shorter lives than their parents did.    more
92 min | PG
 

OPENING JUNE 13, 2014

					

FOR NO GOOD REASON

Inspiring, humorous, and occasionally harrowing, FOR NO GOOD REASON celebrates the life and works of iconic artist Ralph Steadman. A longtime collaborator of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Steadman rose to prominence in the 1970s with his distinctively grotesque drawings and bold political satire. Filmmaker Charlie Paul spent 15 years meticulously amassing footage of Steadman in his studio, showcasing his original works and creating remarkable animations that match the same anarchic energy of Steadman’s drawings. With contributions from Johnny Depp, Richard E. Grant, Terry Gilliam, the film is a visually stunning look at the power and importance of art.    more
89 min | R
 

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