*Golden Globe nominee – Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Best Actress (Annette Bening)
A few years ago Mike Mills directed the utterly charming BEGINNERS starring Christopher Plummer; his new film, another charmer, is an unusual coming of age/coming to grips with life set during the summer of 1979 in Santa Barbara. David Edelstein, NY Magazine, “20th Century Women is irreducible … although certain adjectives and adverbs do leap to mind: generous, reflective, absolutely delightful.”
*Golden Globe nominee – Best Foreign Language Feature
Inspired by a collection of short stories by writer Alice Munro, Pedro Almodóvar’s (Talk to Me, Volver, High Heels, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, All About My Mother) latest film is as stylish as it is substantive. The story of a mother searching for her estranged daughter, Julieta reflects on the magic of chance encounters and the fragility of relationships in the face of long-buried secrets.
Staff pick! Sunday at 8:00, join us in Rhinebeck for a special presentation of BRAZIL, presented by staff member Joel Griffith. (Also showing without discussion on Friday January 20th at 11:30am).
33 years ago Terry (Monty Python, Time Bandits, Fisher King) Gilliam organized private screenings for critics and powerful movie folks to get his dystopian vision released, and it’s proven to be one of the most trenchant looks at a fascistic society overwhelmed by bureaucratic control mechanisms.
Wednesday February 8th in Rhinebeck. Time tba.
“Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London.”
Wednesday March 15th in Rhinebeck. Time tba.
“Vienna: the music capital of the world. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God.”
*Golden Globe nominee – Best Foreign Language Film
*Winner: Best Actor and Best Screenplay at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival
A gripping drama by writer-director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation, The Past), The Salesman focuses on an Iranian couple whose life changes in an instant when their apartment begins to crumble around them.
Double Golden Globe winner – Best Foreign Language Film & Best Actress Isabelle Huppert – ELLE is the story of Michèle who heads a successful video game company, and who brings a ruthless attitude to her business as well as her love life.