Films Coming Soon - Spring 2018
Just announced for April 13 & 14!
“The arc of the Marvel universe is long, but it’s finally bent toward Black Panther” (Entertainment Weekly). Director Ryan Coogler (Creed) delivers one of the most anticipated films of the year with Chadwick Boseman (Marshall) as the Wakandan king/superhero and a stellar supporting cast (Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker). D: Ryan Coogler, US, 2018, 2h14m
A Fantastic Woman
Just announced for April 20 & 21!
This Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Film paints an exquisite portrait of a Chilean transgender woman, grieving the death of her partner while navigating unforgiving social mores. Sebastián Lelio’s (Gloria) rapturous melodrama makes us re-think our ideas of gender and cheer for Marina in all her beautiful, headstrong glory. D: Sebastián Lelio, Chile, subtitled, 2017, 1h44m
Like Aardman Film’s other stop-motion masterpieces (Chicken Run, Shaun the Sheep), this Bronze Age comedy voiced by Eddie Redmayne and Tom Hiddleston evokes laughter from the adult’s inner child and the child’s inner adult. “The genius of Early Man is that it cannot possibly be spoiled. The animation is foolproof” (New York Times). D: Nick Park, UK, 2018, 1h30m
The one-liners are fast and furious in Sally Potter’s (Orlando) dark comedy of manners, which shows just how quickly a small microcosm of enlightened liberal society can descend into chaos. The guests for tonight’s dinner-party-from-hell include Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Timothy Spall, Emily Mortimer and Cillian Murphy. D: Sally Potter, UK, 2018, 1h11m
Just announced for May 5!
A yuppie couple going through a brutal divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. Andrey Zvyagintsev’s (Leviathan) newest earned an Oscar nomination for its unflinching—and thus devastating—look at modern Russian society. D: Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russia, subtitled, 2017, 2h7m
Isle of Dogs
Wes Anderson returns to stop-motion with this canine adventure story set in near-future Japan, where a decree has exiled all dogs to a vast garbage heap called Trash Island. Round up the usual suspects: Ed Norton, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Scarlett Johansson, Greta Gerwig and Jeff Goldblum. D: Wes Anderson, US, 2018, 1h45m
A grieving father faces the absurd circumstances around his son’s death in this critical reflection on Israeli military culture, which portrays grief and soldiering as a surreal, inescapable dance with destiny. “No matter what you’re expecting, Foxtrot is not the film you expect it to be. It’s better” (Hollywood Reporter). D: Samuel Maoz, Israel, subtitled, 2017, 1h48m