Events for July 3 – November 10 – Page 3 – TRYLON

BUFFALO ’66

(1998, DCP, 110m) dir Vincent Gallo w/Gallo, Christina Ricci, Ben Gazzarra. After doing time, Billy Brown finds a place to belong in his home town when Layla taps into his life, spanning time. -Ann Romine, box office volunteer since January 2010 7:00

XANADU

(1980, DCP, 96m) dir Robert Greenwald w/Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck. Selected by Maria Gomez, box office volunteer since February 2010. 7:00

LOVE & BASKETBALL

(2000, DCP, 124m) dir Gina Prince-Bythewood w/Omar Epps, Sanaa Lathan, Glenndon Chatman. Love & Basketball excels on both sides of the ampersand: a great romance, expressed as tenderly as Maxwell singing “This Woman’s Work” on the soundtrack; a great sports drama, exploring lack of opportunity in the pre-WNBA era. -Geoffrey Stueven, box office volunteer since […]

PARIS, TEXAS

(1984, DCP, 147m) dir Wim Wenders w/Harry Dean Stanton, Natassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell. “Paris, Texas is something like a western, something like a ghost story, and a powerful film about reckoning with regret, with a rare—and perfect—lead performance from one of film’s great character actors, Harry Dean Stanton.” -Greg Hunter, box office volunteer since January […]

PUNISHMENT PARK

(1971, DCP, 91m) dir Peter Watkins w/Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano. “Punishment Park is a Molotov cocktail of a pseudo-documentary. Dissenters, draft dodgers, and other ‘undesirables’ are hunted across a California desert by the soldiers from a conservative, violent police state. It doesn’t get much timelier!” —Matt Levine, box office volunteer since July 2010 […]

IT HAPPENED HERE

(1965, 35mm, 93m) dir Kevin Brownlow, Andrew Mollo w/Pauline Murray, Sebastian Shaw, Bart Allison. “Two British teenagers began shooting this movie on weekends, with whatever volunteers they could find and whatever film stock they could scrounge. Seven years later they completed one of the most sophisticated films about foreign occupation ever made.” -Michael Popham, box […]

RED ROAD

(2006, 35mm, 113m) dir Andrea Arnold w/Kate Dickle, Tony Curran, Martin Compston. “I chose Red Road because of the atmosphere, suspense, & the pace of it.” -George Hick, box office volunteer since March 2012. 7:00

THEATER OF BLOOD

(1973, 35mm, 105m) dir Douglas Hickox w/Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry. “Vincent Price as a washed up Shakespearean actor bent out of shape due to poor reviews so he wreaks havoc on the critics, murdering them one at a time while playing the individual roles they dissed. Yas! I’ve wanted to see this one […]

PATHER PANCHALI

(1955, DCP, 125m) dir Satyajit Ray w/Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee. “I find movies that draw compelling insights from the familiar to be particularly moving. I am not sure any film evokes the dual joy and sadness of the human experience better than Satyajit Ray’s simple and elegant meditation on childhood, family, and loss. […]

WITHNAIL & I

(1987, DCP, 107m) dir Bruce Robinson w/Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann. “Few films can navigate the arena of the unwell successfully, but Withnail & I triumphs in tragedy and wit through an exploration of a booze-soaked and complex friendship that’s perfectly written, and expertly acted — Richard E. Grant’s performance is a singular tour de […]

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

(1940, DCP, 113m) dir George Cukor w/Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, John Howard. Fast-talking socialite Tracy Ward (Hepburn) contemplates fate and fortune while tangled between blueblood ex-hubby Dexter Haven (Grant), freewheeling scandal-sheet scribbler Mike Connor (Stewart), and populist nouveau-riche beau George Kittredge (Howard). FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00


Showings: Dec. 2 7:00, Dec. 3 9:00, Dec. 4 3:00

FATHER OF THE BRIDE

(1950, DCP, 92m) dir Vincente Minnelli w/Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor. Stanley Banks (Tracy) is in deep straits after his sprightly daughter, Kay (Taylor), announces she’s engaged. As the wedding day looms, everyone in town is out for a piece of the patriarchal pocketbook. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15


Showings: Dec. 2 9:15, Dec. 3 7:00, Dec. 4 5:15

THREE COLORS: BLUE

(1993, DCP, 98m, French w/English subtitles) dir Krzysztof Kieślowski w/Juliette Binoche, Florence Pernel, Emmanuelle Riva. When Julie (Binoche) loses her husband and child in a car accident, she seeks liberty by withdrawing from the world. Yet she finds that people she knows still need her. Tones of blue wash over the viewer to suggest that […]


Showings: Dec. 4 7:15, Dec. 5 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 6 7:00, 9:00

IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT

(1934, DCP, 105m) dir Frank Capra w/Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly. Fleeing daddy’s iron fist, spoiled upper-cruster Ellie Andrews (Colbert) sneaks onto a Florida-to-New-York Greyhound to join her new husband. But after meeting worldly-wise newspaperman Peter Warne (Gable), she gets more than she bargained for. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN 3:00 5:00


Showings: Dec. 9 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 10 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 11 3:00, 5:00

THREE COLORS: WHITE

(1994, DCP, 92m, French w/English subtitles) dir Krzysztof Kieślowski w/Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos. A dark divorce comedy, White ruminates on equality as Polish immigrant Karol Karol (Zamachowski) is divorced by his wife (Delpy) and descends into poverty. Revenge and arson figure prominently. SUN 7:15 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Dec. 11 7:15, Dec. 12 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 13 7:00, 9:00

SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS

(1941, 35mm, 91m) dir Preston Sturges w/Veronica Lake, Joel McCrea, Robert Warwick. Hollywood director John L. Sullivan (McCrea) takes to the countryside as a hobo to study the “real” America and glean ideas for his next movie. He winds up in a boxcar with a happy-go-lucky girl (Lake) — and more! FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN […]


Showings: Dec. 16 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 17 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 18 3:00, 5:00

THREE COLORS: RED

(1994, DCP, 99m, French w/English subtitles) dir Krzysztof Kieślowski w/Irène Jacob, Jean‑Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder. A model (Jacob) and a judge (Trintignant) form an unlikely bond while trying to determine how much to intervene in others’ lives. Red explores fraternity: down the street, on the phone, and across Paris. The final installment in the trilogy, […]


Showings: Dec. 18 7:00, Dec. 19 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 20 7:00, 9:00

BALL OF FIRE

(1941, 35mm, 111m) dir Howard Hawks w/Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka. Nightclub crooner Sugarpuss O’Shea (Stanwyck) comes bounding to the rescue when a gaggle of academics, led by bumbling Bertram Potts (Cooper), need a hand finishing the world’s most comprehensive encyclopedia. Read about why Ball of Fire is more than your run-of-the-mill screwball rom-com at Perisphere. FRI/SAT 7:00 […]


Showings: Dec. 30 7:00, 9:15, Dec. 31 7:00, 9:15, Jan. 1 3:00, 5:15

GHOST IN THE SHELL *SOLD OUT*

(1995, DCP, 83m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Mamoru Oshii w/Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera. In this highly influential film from the golden age of anime, Major Kusanagi (Tanaka) is tasked with hunting down a criminal hacker known as the Puppet Master. When the mission starts to unravel, the major is left questioning her government, […]

PULSE

(2001, 35mm, 119m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kiyoshi Kurosawa w/Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuki. Kurosawa expertly digs into two terrifying parallel tales about the spirits that haunt our technology. One follows a haunted computer disk, while the other depicts the horror of unencrypted Web access. Read more at Perisphere. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:15 SUN 3:00


Showings: Jan. 6 7:00, Jan. 7 9:15, Jan. 8 3:00

THE ROVER

(2014, DCP, 103m) dir David Michôd w/Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy. Following a global economic collapse, a drifter with nothing left to lose (Pearce) and a wounded thief (Pattinson) take revenge on the men who left them both for dead in a Mad Max-esque Australian Outback. FRI 9:30 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:30


Showings: Jan. 6 9:30, Jan. 7 7:00, Jan. 8 5:30

CHILDREN OF MEN

(2006, 35mm, 109m) dir Alfonso Cuarón w/Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor. A former activist (Owen) finds himself at the center of a world-changing conflict when he’s forced to help smuggle a young woman through a war-torn and childless United Kingdom in Cuarón’s masterpiece—featuring some of the most complicated and exciting camera movements ever put […]


Showings: Jan. 8 7:45, Jan. 9 7:00, 9:15, Jan. 10 7:00, 9:15

WAR OF THE WORLDS

(2005, DCP, 116m) dir Steven Spielberg w/Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins. Spielberg’s thrilling adaptation of the H. G. Wells novel, which invented the genre of alien invasion, places the action with blue-collar worker Ray Ferrier (Cruise) as he attempts to flee the invasion and protect his family. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:30 SUN 3:00 5:30


Showings: Jan. 13 7:00, 9:30, Jan. 14 7:00, 9:30, Jan. 15 3:00, 5:30

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