Schedule for Monday, August 27
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The Queen of Versailles
Opulence and ignorance are centerstage in The Queen of Versailles, when a billionaire business man and his trophy wife, in the process of building their 90,000 sq.ft. home are hit by the financial crisis of 2008. Lauren Greenfield's documentary reveals a lifestyle of astounding excess and overweening entitlement in this terrific documentary that the NY Times says, "captures the tone of the times with a clear, surprisingly compassionate eye."
Lauren Greenfield. 2012. 100 m. PG. USA. Magnolia Pictures.2:30 PM 5:10 PM
Robot & Frank
"A rueful and funny reflection on aging, death, parenthood, and technology." (Dana Stevens, Slate.com)
Aging curmudgeon and retired jewel thief Frank (Frank Langella) lives a solitary life until his son installs a caretaker robot that puts him on a strict regimen of exercise, diet and gardening. Frank’s unhappiness with his new android companion dissipates when he discovers that Robot (voiced by Peter Sarsgaard) is capable of far more than cooking and cleaning. Set in the near future, the film also stars James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Liev Schreiber and Susan Sarandon.
Jack Schreier. 2012. 90 m. PG-13. USA. IDP Releasing.2:35 PM 5:05 PM 7:05 PM 9:05 PM
Whisper of the Heart
“Things never turn out like they do in fairy tales,” young aspiring novelist Shizuku tells herself. She’s changing, losing sight of herself, and finds that her only connection to the romantic inspirations that once drove her is writing about the Baron, a posh feline statuette from an antique shop with a unique history of its own. An insightful portrait into the awakening of creative talent.
Yoshifumi Kondo. 1995. 111 m. G. Japan, Japanese with subtitles. GKids.2:40 PM 5:00 PM 7:20 PM 9:40 PM
2 Days in New York
"The screenplay...has a jittery kind of honesty about it, which Rock and Delpy sometimes push to its limits." (Stephanie Zacharek, NPR)
This follow-up to 2 Days in Paris finds Marion (Julie Delpy) living in New York with her young son and new boyfriend, Mingus (Chris Rock). Marion's new life is chaotic, funny, and insightful, proving that filmmaker/ actress Delpy still has a knack for realistically portraying familial and cultural clashes on the big screen.
Julie Delpy. 2012. 91 m. R. France/Germany/Belgium, English/French/Italian. Magnolia Pictures.7:25 PM 9:35 PM