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Actor: Joaquin Phoenix

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix) has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender ends in a catastrophic car accident, the last thing he intends to do is give up drinking. But when he reluctantly enters treatment -with encouragement from his girlfriend (Rooney Mara) and a charismatic sponsor (Jonah Hill), Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop an international following and grant him a new lease on life. Based on a true story, this poignant, insightful and often funny drama about the healing power of art is adapted from Callahan’s autobiography and directed by two-time Oscar (R) nominee Gus Van Sant. Jack Black, Carrie Brownstein, Beth Ditto and Kim Gordon also star.

DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT avoids inspirational biopic clichés thanks to sensitive work from writer-director Gus Van Sant and the admirable efforts of a well-chosen cast.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

“The film sings with creativity and a feel-good ’70s vibe and some fantastic dark humor.” (Chicago Sun-Times)

Joaquin Phoenix and director Gus Van Sant raise the bar when they use roguish humor and bruising pain to color outside the box.” (Rolling Stone)

“Leave it to filmmaker Gus Van Sant to make a film about a hopeless drunk who becomes a quadriplegic into a story that’s funny, dark, sad, sweet and even sort of inspirational.” (Toronto Star)

Thursday, August 23
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm
Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 at the door

Monday, August 27
Doors 6:00 pm | Movie 6:30 pm
Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 at the door

*Minors welcome in the balcony! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
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DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT (Gus Van Sant, 2018 / 113 mins / 14A) After nearly dying in a car accident, the last thing Oregon slacker John Callahan intends to do is give up alcohol. Encouraged by his girlfriend and a charismatic sponsor, Callahan reluctantly enters a treatment program and discovers that he has a knack for drawing. The budding artist soon finds himself with a new lease on life when his edgy and irreverent newspaper cartoons gain a national and devoted following.

You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here

When an unfinished version of Scottish director Lynne Ramsay‘s (WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN) neo-noirish adaptation of writer Jonathan Ames‘ suspenseful crime thriller YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017, it netted awards for both Best Screenplay (Ramsay) and Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix). In another dark, powerful performance,… Continue Reading

Her

Her

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love… Continue Reading

Walk the Line

Walk the Line

The rise of country music legend Johnny Cash (Joaquin Phoenix) begins with his days as a boy growing up on the family farm, where he struggles under the scorn of his father (Robert Patrick). As the years pass, Cash ends up in Memphis, Tenn., with his wife, Vivian (Ginnifer Goodwin), and breaks into the music… Continue Reading

Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice

Set in the drug-fueled haze of 1970s Los Angeles, Paul Thomas Anderson‘s (BOOGIE NIGHTS, THERE WILL BE BLOOD) adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s acclaimed fever dream of a novel INHERENT VICE stars Joaquin Phoenix as detective Larry “Doc” Sportello, who is investigating the disappearance of a former girlfriend. Also starring Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson,… Continue Reading