THE GIVER

THE GIVER

91 min | PG13
Based on Lois Lowry’s beloved bestselling young adult novel, THE GIVER portrays the haunting story of Jonas, a young man who lives in a colorless world of conformity and contentment. As he spends more time with The Giver (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges, CRAZY HEART), who is the keeper of the community’s memories, Jonas (Brenton Thwaites, MALEFICENT) begins to realize the dark and deadly truths of his community’s secret past. Against all odds, he must escape their world to protect himself and his loved ones, a challenge at which no one has ever succeeded.

 

Directed By
Phillip Noyce

Written By
Lois Lowry, Michael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide

Language
English Cast Includes
Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift

Official Site
thegiverfilm.com

disappearanceofeleanorrigby800

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: HIM & HER

About

With his unique vision, filmmaker Ned Benson ambitiously captures two perspectives on a relationship in this beautifully relatable portrait of love, empathy, and truth. Once happily married, Conor and Eleanor suddenly find themselves longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. This dual version, which premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, showcases two films side by side – titled HIM and HER – that examine each side’s perspective and take a further look into the subjectivity of relationships.

For this special double feature, choose the order in which you experience the stories by selecting one of two programs (alternating showtimes): HIM/HER or HER/HIM.

11:00AM – HER/HIM | 3:00PM – HIM/HER | 7:00PM – HER/HIM*

*SAT 10/11 – Q&A WITH DIRECTOR NED BENSON FOLLOWING THE 7:00PM SHOW

 

Directed By

Ned Benson

Written By

Ned Benson

Cast

James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis

thejudge800

THE JUDGE

141 min | R
Robert Downey Jr. and Oscar winner Robert Duvall have ferocious on-screen chemistry in THE JUDGE, a drama about an estranged father and son who find their already tense relationship put on trial. Upon returning home to grieve the passing of his mother, big city lawyer Hank Palmer finds his father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before. THE JUDGE also stars Billy Bob Thornton as the prosecuting lawyer, along with Vincent D’Onofrio, Melissa Leo, Leighton Meester, and Vera Farmiga.

 

Directed By
David Dobkin

Written By
Nick Schenk, Bill Dubuque

Language
English

Cast Includes
Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga

Official Site
thejudgemovie.com/

killthemessenger800

KILL THE MESSENGER

112 min | R
Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (THE BOURNE LEGACY) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation’s streets, and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua.

 

Directed By
Michael Cuesta

Written By
Peter Landesman, Gary Webb (book)

Language
English Cast Includes
Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michael Sheen

Official Site
www.focusfeatures.com/kill_the_messenger/

annabelle800

ANNABELLE

99 min | R
Inspired by the doll from real-life horror hit THE CONJURING, supernatural thriller ANNABELLE goes back to the beginning, before the evil was unleashed. John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, a beautiful vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia’s delight with Annabelle doesn’t last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing compares to doll capable of unspeakable evil.

 

Directed By
John R. Leonetti

Written By
Gary Dauberman

Language
English

Cast Includes
Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard

Official Site
annabellemovie.com/

gonegirl800

GONE GIRL

148 min | R
Directed by Oscar nominee David Fincher (THE SOCIAL NETWORK) and based on the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn, GONE GIRL unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike, DIE ANOTHER DAY), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?

 

Directed By
David Fincher

Written By
Gillian Flynn

Language
English

Cast Includes
Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris

Official Site
www.gonegirlmovie.com/

hectorsearchforhappiness800

HECTOR & THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS

114 min | R
Based on the worldwide bestselling novel, HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS is a rich, exhilarating, and hilarious tale from director Peter Chelsom, starring Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, Rosamund Pike, Stellan Skarsgard, Jean Reno, and Christopher Plummer. Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life, so he decides to break out of his routine. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. So begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results.

 

Directed By
Peter Chelsom

Written By
Maria von Hyeland, Peter Chelsom, Tinker Lindsay, Francois Lelord (novel)

Language
English

Cast Includes
Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Jordan Schartner

Official Site
www.facebook.com/hectorandthesearchforhappiness

tusk800

TUSK

R | 1 02 min

From the singular mind of filmmaker Kevin Smith, and conceived from one of Smith’s own Smodcast’s, TUSK is a story unlike anything that has ever been committed to screen before. Justin Long stars as a podcaster who is targeted by a sadistic killer while attempting to land an interview with a misanthropic adventurer (Michael Parks). Genesis Rodriguez and Haley Joel Osment co-star in this tale that is equal parts hilarious and horrifying.

Directed By

Kevin Smith

Written By

Kevin Smith

Cast

Justin Long, Michael Parks, Haley Joel Osment

Language

English

Official Site

skeletontwins800

THE SKELETON TWINS

Sundance Film Festival Screenwriting Award winner, Grand Jury Prize nominee

R | 1 hour 32 minutes

Saturday Night Live veterans Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig give knockout performances in this fearless indie dramedy about thirty-something angst. As children, Maggie and Milo seemed inseparable. But their father’s death sent them on different paths, and ultimately led to a decade-long estrangement. Now in their thirties, another set of near-tragedies forces them to consider how their lives got so off track. As the siblings reconnect, they realize the key to fixing their lives may lie in repairing their relationship. Luke Wilson and Ty Burrell also star in Craig Johnson’s Sundance Film Festival award-winning sophomore feature.

Directed By

Craig Johnson

Written By

Mark Heyman, Craig Johnson

Cast

Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson

CALVARY

100 min | R
A darkly comedic drama from John Michael McDonagh (THE GUARD), international film sensation CALVARY follows the story of Father James, a priest driven by spiritual integrity whose world is turned upside down when his life is threatened during confessional. Brendan Gleeson (THE GUARD and IN BRUGES) brilliantly inhabits the fascinating role of a good priest tormented by a cynical, spiteful community. As he continues to minster to the towns lost souls in the week leading up to his threatened murder, he struggles to reconcile himself with God’s will.

 

Directed By
John Michael McDonagh

Written By
John Michael McDonagh

Language
English Cast Includes
Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly

Official Site
www.foxsearchlight.com/calvary/

lastofrobinhood800_624x355x1

THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD

About

A captivating story about the desire for fame and the price it exacts, THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD stars Oscar winner Kevin Kline as the swashbuckling Hollywood legend Errol Flynn. The notorious womanizer was captivated by precocious young starlet Beverly Aadland (Dakota Fanning) during his final, vodka-soaked years. Enabled by the girl’s fame-obsessed mother Florence (Susan Sarandon), the two had a scandalous affair that spanned the globe until it all came crashing down in an avalanche of publicity – which only fed Florence’s need to stay in the spotlight.

Directed By

Richard Glazer, Wash Westmoreland

Written By

Richard Glazer, Wash Westmoreland

Cast

Kevin Kline, Dakota Fanning, Susan Sarandon