Love Hurts: True Romance

This month we’re celebrating the beautiful misery of being in love and all the pitfalls that come with it. Shy, lonely comic-book aficionado Clarence (Slater) meets Alabama (Arquette), his dream girl, during a triple bill of old kung fu movies at a local cinema. After a whirlwind courtship, violence erupts and the couple find themselves … Read more

The Whale

In his first film in five years, Director Darren Aronofsky bucks expectations again with a chamber piece about an English teacher, Charlie (Brendan Fraser, still recognizable under layers of latex), who appears to be on the verge of eating himself to death. The term “morbidly obese” is rightfully considered problematic, but in Charlie’s case it … Read more

The Banshees of Inisherin

The perils of petty grievances are imaginatively explored in Oscar-winning writer-director Martin McDonagh’s (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) latest comedy-drama, set on the fictional island of Inisherin off the west coast of Ireland during the time of the Civil War, where old pals Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson) have reached a confounding impasse … Read more

Living

“In the eyes of cinephiles, remaking any film from Japanese giant Akira Kurosawa would be sheer blasphemy. But when captivating actor Bill Nighy is at the center of the story, his angelic smile and splendid vocals do more than win you over.” – Clayton Davis, Variety Living is the story of an ordinary man, reduced … Read more

Kids vs. Aliens

From the minds of the people who brought you “Hobo with a Shotgun” comes “Kids vs. Aliens”, the feature-length spin-off of “Slumber Party Alien Abduction”, a segment from the popular anthology “V/H/S 2”. When their parents head out of town for the weekend on Halloween, Samantha (Phoebe Rex) is able to throw an all-time rager … Read more

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Come experience — for the first time — award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee’s masterpiece “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” in stunning 4K. Based on the novel by the same name, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” became a commercial and critical hit. Directed by Ang Lee (“Brokeback Mountain”, “LIfe of Pi”) and starring Chow Yun-fat (“Hard Boiled”, “Pirates of … Read more

Love Hurts: Chungking Express

This month we’re celebrating the beautiful misery of being in love and all the pitfalls that come with it. This neon-lit Hong Kong charmer features two tales of melancholic love, linked by a pair of heartsick Hong Kong cops (Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tony Leung), both jilted by ex-lovers, who cross paths at the Midnight Express … Read more

Love Hurts: Fatal Attraction

This month we’re celebrating the beautiful misery of being in love and all the pitfalls that come with it. “I’m not gonna be ignored!” This crackling, tension-packed thriller is set into motion when a married attorney (Michael Douglas) has what he thinks is a one-night stand with a publishing executive (Glenn Close), who becomes the … Read more

Babylon

“One of the year’s richest and most ambitious films.” – Kyle Smith, Wall Street Journal Writer and director Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”, “Whiplash”) is back with a star-studded cast including A-listers Brad Pitt (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood…”, “Fight Club”) and Margot Robbie (“The Wolf of Wall Street”, “I, Tonya”), alongside newcomer Diego … Read more

Love Hurts: Badlands

This month we’re celebrating the beautiful misery of being in love and all the pitfalls that come with it. In this hallmark of ’70s independent cinema Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek play Kit and Holly, young lovers in 1950s South Dakota who go on the run across the American West, committing a string of murders … Read more

Love Hurts: Brief Encounter

This month we’re celebrating the beautiful misery of being in love and all the pitfalls that come with it. After a chance meeting on a train platform, a married doctor (Trevor Howard) and a suburban housewife (Celia Johnson) begin a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair. With its evocatively fog-enshrouded setting, swooning Rachmaninoff … Read more