Archive for May, 2016

Death By Taser & LSD
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Death By Taser & LSD

This upcoming week offers a rare chance to catch a highly-praised avant garde feature film, a portrait of a very influential female sculptor, and a documentary that has already inspired backlash from the makers of the Taser. 88:88 & Hit 2 Pass For one night only, catch two Canadian avant-garde debut features. Isiah Medina’s 88:88 […]

Anthony Weiner Bares All
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Anthony Weiner Bares All

This weekend’s art house openings are a bit more high-minded. There’s a portrait of acclaimed artist David Hockney. Health insurance companies will dislike a Mexican thriller about a woman who pushes back against their bureaucracy. A documentary following Anthony Weiner as he tries making a political comeback provides the closest thing to a mainstream disaster […]

Happy Birthday, Harvey Milk!
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Happy Birthday, Harvey Milk!

The coming week in special screenings include a retrospective of Pedro Almodovar’s early work and an ongoing series of Mexican noir films. But the week’s highlight will be a celebratory birthday screening of an Academy Award-winning classic biography of Harvey Milk. Learn why Harvey Milk is considered an icon in the LGBT community. Cracking The […]

Tom Hiddleston In The Class War Middle
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Tom Hiddleston In The Class War Middle

The strongest of this week’s openings happen to be literary adaptations. The Matteo Garrone film adapts a trio of bizarre folktales with the help of Salma Hayek among others. The Ben Wheatley film features Tom Hiddleston in the lead role of a man caught in the middle of a literal class war. If seeing Tom […]

Viva Great Chinese Movies
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Viva Great Chinese Movies

If you’re a fan of Chinese movies, this weekend will make you shout “Viva!” Four films from China open this weekend, and two of them are must sees. One is the Janus Films restoration of a wuxia cinema classic. The other is Johnnie To’s musical satire of capitalist greed. Cuba and Brazil are the settings […]