(1946) Back from bombing Germany, RAF flyboy David Niven crashes into the Channel, despite American operator Kim Hunter's effort to talk him down - but he isn't dead yet, since Collector 71, a previously beheaded French aristocrat has missed his scheduled soul pick-up due to heavy fog. Asked to make a film promotion Anglo-American good will, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger soared into other wordly whimsical fantasy, moving from the great Jack Cardiff's Technicolor-drenched Earthly photography to a grandiose celestial trial with Raymond Massey. New 4F restoration.
In this magnificent filmic essay, the director explores the mythology attached to the endangered typewriter, starting with a brilliant reconstruction of a 1966 work of art by renowned artist Ed Ruscha, in which a typewriter is "murdered" on a California highway. Nichol's fascinating combination of history and aesthetic analysis plunges us into the mysterious, bittersweet moment in which a beloved technology faces extinction.
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane. But he may be wiser than anyone knows.
1950. Starring James Stewart
This is one of my favorite movies that I watch at least once a year. Bill Forsyth directed this comedy-drama about an American oil company representative who journeys to the small Scottish village of Ferness to purchase the town and surrounding property for his company. But things do not go as planned. Starring Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, and Jenny Seagrove. 1983
In the year leading up to the 1940 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.
Starring Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien and Mary Astor.
Rfor sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language
From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.
With an Oscar-nominated screenplay by John Hodge, this 1996 black comedy follows a group of heroin addicts in an economically depressed area of Edinburgh, and their passage through life. Directed by Danny Boyle and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewin Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Kelly Macdonald.