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Citizenfour

Fri 11/21 6:00 8:45
Sat 11/22 (*3:15) 6:00 8:45
Sun 11/23 (*3:15) 6:00
Mon 11/24 (*5:10)
Tues 11/25 7:45
Weds 11/26 7:45
Thurs 11/27 no showings
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Birdman

Fri 11/21 (*3:15) 6:00 8:45
Sat 11/22 (*12:30) (*3:15) 6:00 8:45
Sun 11/23 (*12:30) (*3:15) 6:00
Mon 11/24 (*2:30) (*5:10) 7:45
Tues 11/25 (*5:10) 7:45
Weds 11/26 (*5:10) 7:45
Thanksgiving 11/27 7:00
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Whiplash

Fri 11/21 (*3:15) 6:00 8:45
Sat 11/22 (*3:15) 6:00 8:45
Sun 11/23 (*3:15) 6:00
Mon 11/24 (*5:10) 7:45
Tues 11/25 7:45
Weds 11/26 7:45
Thanksgiving 11/27 7:00
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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Fri 11/21 no showings
Sat 11/22 (*12:20)
Sun 11/23 (*12:20)
Mon 11/24 (*2:15)
Tues 11/25 (*5:00)
ENDS Weds 11/26 (*5:00)
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My Old Lady

Fri 11/21 (*3:15)
Sat 11/22 (*12:30)
Sun 11/23 (*12:30)
Mon 11/24 (*2:30)
Tues 11/25 (*5:10)
Weds 11/26 (*5:10)
ENDS Thanksgiving 11/27 7:00
(*Bargain Shows) 
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CITIZENFOUR

Germany/United States. 2014. Directed by Laura Poitras. (114 mins.) Not Rated. in English and in German and Portuguese with English subtitles

CITIZENFOURwhether you consider Edward Snowden a traitor or a hero, is a gripping account, striking and stunning in its immediacy and approach! 

Filmmaker Laura Poitras' thrilling documentary captures the clandestine Hong Kong hotel-room meetings between NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the journalists who helped bring his startling revelations to the world's attention. Using the alias Citizenfour, Snowden revealed that he was a high-level analyst wanting to hand over classified documents that gave shocking proof of the U.S. government's massive campaign of illegal surveillance and invasions of privacy carried out against ordinary Americans. As Poitras documented what is arguably the biggest spying revelation in history, she became part of the story herself, holding hundreds of unreleased intelligence documents. Essential viewing, CITIZENFOUR is a real-life, edge-of-your-seat thriller that unfolds minute by minute before our eyes.
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BIRDMAN

United States. 2014. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. (119 mins.) Rated R.

BiRDMAN is an imaginative, ambitious, provocative
and hilariously entertaining take on the relationship between art and celebrity with an all-star cast led by Michael Keaton!

In Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's big, bold and beautifully brash new movie, one-time action hero Riggan Thomson (a jaw-dropping Michael Keaton) is staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. As Thomson tries to get his perilous undertaking in shape for the opening, he must contend with a scene-hogging narcissist (Edward Norton), a vulnerable actress (Naomi Watts), an unhinged girlfriend (Andrea Riseborough), a resentful daughter (Emma Stone), a manager who's about to come undone (Zach Galifianikis) as well as his own ego which takes shape as Birdman, the superhero that made him famous. Though a foolhardy move, the former cinema superhero has high hopes that this creative endeavor will legitimize him as an artist and prove to everyone that he is not just a Hollywood has-been. Inarritu's camera magically prowls, careens and soars in and around the theater, yet remains alive to the most precious subtleties and surprises between his formidable actors. BiRDMAN (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a delicious dream of a movie, alternately hilarious and terrifying, powered by a deep love of theater.
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WHIPLASH

United States. 2014. Directed by Damien Chazelle. (106 mins.) Rated R.

WHIPLASH is a thrilling, raw, epic battle of wills between two fanatical artists!

In this winner of both the Sundance Grand Jury and Audience Awards, two strong wills collide when a conservatory student who dreams of becoming the next Buddy Rich comes to the attention of a tyrannical teacher who longs to discover and develop a future jazz legend. Andrew (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top at his elite East Coast music conservatory and hungry to become one of The Greats. Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor equally known for his teaching talents and his terrifying methods, leads the school's top jazz ensemble. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man's life. Riveting and pulse-pounding from beginning to end, WHIPLASH is a stunning, captivating and spectacular showcase!

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THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA

Japan. 2014. Directed by Isau Takahata. (137 mins.) Rated PG.

Voiced by James Caan, Chloe Grace Moretz, Mary Steenburgen and Darren Criss,THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA boasts meticulous, breathtakingly beautiful hand-drawn animation and a whimsical, dazzling and evocative story!

From legendary Japanese animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli, this enchanting hand-drawn return to directing from Isao Takahata (GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES) exudes a sense of romance and tender, childlike wonder with its visually stunning art. Based on one of Japan's oldest surviving ancient folktales, a princess is plucked from a magical bamboo stalk and lights up the life of a childless woodcutter and his wife. A wild child at heart, the charming girl captivates everyone she meets. THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA, a lush, heroic poem filled with adventure, tragedy, laughter and whimsy, is a marvel that will delight audiences of all ages.

This feature film is in English.

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MY OLD LADY

UK/France/United States. 2014. Directed by Israel Horovitz. (107 mins.) Rated PG-13.

MY OLD LADY is a tender tale of family secrets that is brimming with humorous, razor-edged banter!

In this warm and witty comedy-drama from the great American playwright Israel Horvitz, a harried, down-on-his-luck New Yorker (Kevin Kline) travels to Paris after learning that he's inherited a spacious apartment from his estranged father. He hopes to simply liquidate his new property, take the money and run, but his plan hits a snag when he arrives to find a spirited woman (Maggie Smith) and her acid-tongued daughter (Kristin Scott Thomas) still occupying the premises. With no place to go, he strikes a tentative lodging arrangement with the two women until an agreement can be reached. Their sporting, sparring dialogue provides ongoing delight as a revealing, complex labyrinth of secrets unfurl and unite the trio in unexpected ways. A resonant blend of light comedy and heartfelt drama, MY OLD LADY is a mature work from a master storyteller.

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