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Viewer's Choice - Wet Hot American Summer

Rated: R (for language and some sexual content)
Running Time:
1 hour, 37 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Cast: Michael Showalter, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Janeane Garofalo,  David Hyde Pierce, Elizabeth Banks, Marisa Ryan, Adraina Miles, Molly Shannon, Christopher Meloni, Marguerite Moreau,  Kyle Gallner
Directed by: David Wain

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    One show only! Thursday, July 24
time: 7:30
tickets: $5

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The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.



 

A Most Wanted Man

Rated: R (for language)
Running Time:
  2 hours, 1 minute
Genre: Suspense
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Willem Dafoe, Rachel McAdams, Daniel Bruhl, Martin Wuttke, Nina Hoss, Kostja Ullmann, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Rainer Bock, Vicky Krieps
Directed by: Anton Corbijn

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   Starts Friday, July 25

Friday- 4:30, 7:00, 9:25

Sat & Sun- 11:00, 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:25 

When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, laying claim to his father’s ill-gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man’s true identity—oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist? Based on John le Carré's novel, A MOST WANTED MAN is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene.



 

Wish I Was Here

Rated: R (for language and some sexual content)
Running Time:
2 hours
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Cast: Kate Hudson, Zach Braff, Mandy Patinkin, Donald Faison, Michael Weston, Josh Gad, Ashley Greene, Joey King, Jim Parsons, Pierce Gagnon
Directed by: Zach Braff

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    Starts Friday, July 25. 

Friday- 4:40, 7:10, 9:30

Sat & Sun- 11:10, 1:45, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30

  

Director Zach Braff's follow-up to his indie breakout hit GARDEN STATE is a comedy telling the story of a thirty-something man who finds himself at major crossroads, which forces him to examine his life, his career, and his family. Cast includes Zach Braff, Kate Hudson and Mandy Patinkin.



 

Venus in Fur

Not Rated
Running Time:
1 hour, 36 minutes
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Cast: KMathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Louis Garrel
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Language: French with Englsh subtitles

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    Starts Friday, July 25. 

Friday- 7:20, 9:30

Sat & Sun- 11:15, 2:00, 7:20, 9:30

French-language screen adaptation of David Ives' erotic and blackly comic Broadway and off-Broadway play 'Venus In Fur'

Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas complains that no actress he's seen has what it takes to play the lead female character: a woman who enters into an agreement with her male counterpart to dominate him as her slave. Thomas is about to leave the theater when actress Vanda bursts in, a whirlwind of erratic - and, it turns out, erotic - energy. At first she seems to embody everything Thomas has been lamenting. She is pushy, foul-mouthed, desperate and ill-prepared - or so it seems. When Thomas finally, reluctantly, agrees to let her try out for the part, he is stunned and captivated by her transformation. Not only is Vanda a perfect fit (even sharing the character's name), but she apparently has researched the role exhaustively, learned her lines by heart and even bought her own props. The likeness proves to be much more than skin-deep. As the extended "audition" builds momentum, Thomas moves from attraction to obsession until, with Vanda taking an ever more dominant role, the balance of power shifts completely.



 

New York Film Critics Series presents: Child of God

Rated: R (for disturbing aberrant sexual content, nudity, language and some violence)
Running Time:
1 hour, 44minutes
Genre: Drama, Suspense
Cast: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze, Jim Parrack
Directed by: James Franco

Director James Franco will hold an on-screen Q&A following this special advanced screening!

    Special advanced screening!
    Tuesday, July 29 at 7:30

tickets:$16

  

Based on the novel by Cormack McCarthy, author of No Country for Old Men and The Road. Set in mountainous Sevier County, Tennessee in the 1960s, Child of God tells the story of Lester Ballard, a dispossessed, violent man whom the narrator describes as aa child of God much like yourself perhaps.a Ballardas life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Deprived of both his parents and a home, and with few other ties, Ballard descends to the level of a cave dweller, falling deeper into crime and degradation.



 

Boyhood

Rated: R (for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use)
Running Time:
 2 hours, 43 minutes
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Nick Krause, Evie Thompson
Directed by: Richard Linklater

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Tentatively scheduled to open August 8.

Filmed over short periods from 2002 to 2013, BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking cinematic experience covering 12 years in the life of a family. At the center is Mason, who with his sister Samantha, is taken on an emotional and transcendent journey through the years, from childhood to adulthood.



 

One Chance

Rated: PG13 (for some language and sexual material)
Running Time:
 1 hour, 44 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Foreign, Musical, Biography
Cast: Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, Mackenzie Crook, James Corden, Jemima Rooper, Alexandra Roach, Kathryn Drysdale
Directed by: David Frankel

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Tentatively opening August 29

From the director of The Devil Wears Prada, ONE CHANCE is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for 'Britain's Got Talent.' Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win 'Britain's Got Talent' and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning Broadway run in 'One Man, Two Guvnors', BAFTA winner James Corden (THE HISTORY BOYS) stars as Paul Potts and is supported by an acclaimed ensemble cast that includes Julie Walters (MAMMA MIA!, CALENDAR GIRLS, BILLY ELLIOT), Mackenzie Crook (THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN), Colm Meaney (GET HIM TO THE GREEK), Jemima Rooper (KINKY BOOTS) and rising star Alexandra Roach (THE IRON LADY). Directed by David Frankel (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, MARLEY & ME, HOPE SPRINGS) and written by Justin Zackham (THE BUCKET LIST), ONE CHANCE is produced by Mike Menchel, Brad Weston, Kris Thykier (KICK-ASS, THE DEBT, I GIVE IT A YEAR), Simon Cowell, and executive produced by Bob and Harvey Weinstein.



 

The Last of Robin Hood

Rated: MPAA Rating Not Available
Running Time:
 1 hour, 30 minutes
Genre: Drama
Cast: Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon, Dakota Fanning, Max Casella, Bryan Batt, Matt Kane, Jane McNeill, Patrick St. Esprit, Sean Flynn, Ben Winchell, Emily Marie Palmer
Directed by: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland

Trailer coming soon!

Tentatively opening September 12

Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an underage aspiring actress, Beverly Aadland. The two had a high-flying affair that spanned the globe and was enabled by the girl's fame-obsessed mother, Florence. It all came crashing to an end in October 1959, when events forced the relationship into the open, sparking an avalanche of publicity castigating Beverly and her mother -- which only fed Florence's need to stay in the spotlight. THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD is a story about the desire for fame and the price it exacts.



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