Washington Post Critic's Pick!
Michelle Monaghan joins us for Skype Q+A after 7p show Saturday, Oct. 4! Hosted by the National Military Family Association!
A decorated Army medic and single mother (Michelle Monaghan) returns home from an extended tour in Afghanistan to discover that the bond with her five-year-old son has been shattered.
In her absence, the boy has attached to his father (Ron Livingston) and his new girlfriend (Emmanuelle Chriqui). As she struggles to reclaim her son’s affection and reintegrate into civilian life, she meets a mechanic (Manolo Cardona) with whom she becomes romantically involved. Just as her life begins to stabilize and the bond with her son shows signs of healing, she gets news of another deployment. She must now find a way to reconcile her duties as a mother and her obligations as a soldier
109 min • NR • FAMILY DRAMA • Dir. Claudia Myers
Washington Post Critic's Pick!
The incredible true story of Robyn Davidson (Mia Wasikowska), a young woman who in 1977 undertook a perilous solo trek across 1,700 miles of stunning Australian outback. Abandoning city life, Robyn arrives in Alice Springs and declares her ambition to cross the desert to the Indian Ocean, to the amusement of the locals.
But after months of camping out and working on a camel farm, people begin to take her seriously. A chance meeting with National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan (Adam Driver) provides the necessary financing for her expedition under the conditions that he be allowed to photograph parts of her journey for the magazine.
With only her dog and four unpredictable camels for company, she embarks on an inspiring and life changing journey of self discovery.
110 min • PG-13 • DRAMA/ADVENTURE • Dir. John Curran
New York Times Critic's Pick!
In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer (Josh Charles, THE GOOD WIFE) abruptly chucks his job, breaks things off with his wife, and holes up in his room. As fate draws him and a young French maid (Anais Demoustier) together, an audacious second-act surprise suddenly transforms César Award-winning director Pascale Ferran's dark-tinged fairy-tale into something altogether richer, more beguiling, and utterly astonishing.
128 min • NR • DRAMA/ROMANCE • Dir. Pascale Ferran
THE GREEN PRINCE
Winner - Sundance Audience Prize!
Set against the chaotic backdrop of recent events in the Middle East, Nadav Schirman's THE GREEN PRINCE retraces the details of a highly unprecedented partnership that developed between sworn enemies. In the style of a tense psychological thriller, this extraordinary documentary recounts the true story of the son of a Hamas leader who emerged as one of Israel's prized informants, and the Shin Bet agent who risked his career to protect him.
101 min • PG-13 • Dir. Nadav Schirman
GONE GIRL - SOLD OUT!
1-time show: Thursday October 2nd, 7pm!
GONE GIRL - directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn - unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?