Colossal - Opens April 28th
Anne Hathaway is Gloria, an out-of-work party girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.
"Colossal is one of those movies with the amount of creativity that some directors never produce in their whole lives." - RogerEbert.com.
"I have not felt this kind of catharsis while watching a film in a long time." - LA Weekly.
110 mins., Unrated
Special Mothers' Day Engagement
May 13th & May 14th
When her adoptive mother Joan Crawford died in 1977, erstwhile actress/author Christina Crawford was left out of Crawford's will. Christina then penned a scathing autobiography. According to this film (and the book that preceded it), Joan Crawford was a licentious, child-beating behemoth, who stalked and postured through life.
"Dunaway does not chew scenery. Dunaway starts neatly at each corner of the set in every scene and swallows it whole, costars and all." - Variety.
129 mins., Rated PG
David Lynch: The Art Life - Opens May 19th
This riveting profile of director David Lynch explores how the formative experiences of his youth led him to become the artist he is today. The film includes archival footage and home movies, as well as interviews with Lynch as he paints in his studio.
"Mostly, the documentary is a fond portrait of how one man nurtured his artistic temperament and risked being misunderstood - sometimes by his own family." - New York Times.
93 mins., Unrated.
The Lovers - Opens May 26th
The Lovers is a refreshing, funny look at love, fidelity, and family, starring Debra Winger and Tracy Letts as a long-married and completely dispassionate husband and wife. Both are in the midst of serious affairs and are increasingly committed to their new partners. But on the brink of officially calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly and unexpectedly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance that forces them to navigate the hilarious complications of "cheating" on their respective lovers. A mixture of humor and powerful emotion, the story is a uniquely honest take on modern marriage.
94 mins., Unrated.