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Calvary

 

Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (Kelly Reilly) and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral - and often comic - problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary. 

 

"3.5/4 Stars.  Calvary offers a fascinating look at contemporary attitudes toward the priesthood and Catholicism, as well as an impeccable lead performance by Brendan Gleeson and darkly sharp wit." - USA Today.

 

"Brendan Gleeson gives a performance of monumental soul in John Michael McDonagh's masterful follow-up toThe Guard." - Variety.

 

"4.4 Stars.  Twice I have left a "Calvary" screening feeling dazed and moved." - New York Post.

 

100 min., Rated R.

 

 

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Why We Ride - One Time Showing

Saturday, September 6th at 6pm

Bike Show entrants get in for FREE.

Regular Pricing Applies.

 

Cinema Center and Hayden Honda are partnering to bring you a showing of Why We Ride as apart of the Ride or Rot Vintage Motorcycle Show.  There will be prizes given away at the showing and motorcycles on display.  

 

An inspiring celebration of the motorcycling community, this documentary film shares the passion of motorcycle riding and shows the camaraderie of the friends and families who ride together. As told by the many racers, riders, pioneers, and parents in the sport, the story weaves its way through generations of motorcyclists who live each day to the fullest on their two-wheeled machines. The refreshing message about the joys of motorcycling, coupled with state of the art photography, capture theimagination and set the soul in motion.

 

85 min., Rated PG.

 

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The Roosevelts PBS Premiere - FREE

Sunday, September 7th at 2pm

 

This series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, fourteen hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. 

The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the Panama Canal, the passage of innovative New Deal programs, the defeat of Hitler, and the postwar struggles for civil rights at home and human rights abroad. It is also an intimate human story about love, betrayal, family loyalty, personal courage and the conquest of fear.

 

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Life After Beth - Last Shows!

 

After his girlfriend (Aubrey PLaza) unexpectedly dies, Zach (Dane DeHaan) is devastated. However, he gets a second chance at love after she rises from the dead.

 

"Charming, thoughtful and laugh-out-loud funny." - Variety.

 

"Sometimes tender, sometimes frantic, and always funny, the film's surprising coherence is exemplified in a climactic scene that pairs credible heartbreak with pure slapstick." - Hollywood Reporter.

 

"A funny, dark and oddly heartwarming look at the complexities of dating a girl who's slowly turning into a zombie." - Movies.com.

 

91 min., Rated R.

 

 

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The Dog - Last Shows!

 

An intimate portrait of the vivacious John Wojtowicz, the inspiration behind Al Pacino's character in Sidney Lumet's Oscar Nominated Dog Day Afternoon. Coming of age in the 1960s, John Wojtowicz took pride in being a pervert. His libido was excessive even by the libertine standards of the era, with multiple wives and lovers, both women and men. In August, 1972, he attempted to rob a Brooklyn bank to finance his lover's sex reassignment surgery. The attempted heist resulted in a fourteen-hourhostage situation that was broadcast on TV. Three years later, Pacino portrayed his character instigating the unforgettable crime on the big screen. The award-winning film had a profound influence on Wojtowicz, and when he emerged from prison six years later, he became known as "The Dog." Filmed over the course of a ten-year period by co-directors Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren, and interweaving extraordinary archival footage on the robbery, 70s era interviews and the early gay liberation movement in which "The Dog" played an active role, the documentary captures the many sides of John Wojtowicz's larger- than-life persona: he is by turns lover, husband, soldier, lover, activist, New Yorker, mama's boy and bank robber.

 

"How often Hollywood embellishes. How rare, then, to find a documentary like The Dog, in which we discover that, if anything, Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon left out much of the incredible story behind its 1972 hostage crisis." - Variety.

 

"Vintage material and first-hand accounts add to engaging expansion on the true-crime tale." - Hollywood Reporter.

 

"The film allows John to tell his story his way, while we meet a number of other key players in his life that tell the tale with equal frankness, if occasionally under a mask of self-delusion." - Twitch.

 

101 min., Unrated.

 

 

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Boyhood

 

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, BOYHOOD charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before.

 

"100% Fresh." - RottenTomatoes.com.

 

"5/5 Stars.  One of the most remarkable moviegoing experiences I've ever had." - Richard Roeper.

 

"4/4 Stars.  Richard Linklater's coming-of-age tale is the best movie of the year, a four-star game-changer that earns its place in the cultural time capsule." - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.

 

165 min., Rated R.

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