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Genre: Drama

Fiddler on the Roof

“Tradition.”

Director Norman Jewison‘s lavish screen adaptation of the internationally acclaimed Broadway production recalls the glory days of Hollywood musicals via the endearing story of Tevye (Topol), a poor Jewish milkman whose love, pride and faith in his shtetl help him face the increasing oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia.

“Sentimental in a theatrical way, romantic in the oldfashioned way, nostalgic of immigration days, affirmative of human decency, loyalty, bravery and folk humor.” (Variety)

Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper

Following a fantastic collaboration in 2014’s highly acclaimed (and sorely under seen) THE CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA, director Olivier Assayas re-teams with Kristen Stewart (delivering an equally nuanced, strong performance) in PERSONAL SHOPPER, a hauntingly intimate, quietly erotic thriller set against the backdrop of the world of Paris’ high-end world of couture. Maureen (Stewart) is… Continue Reading

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Charlton Heston leads an all-star cast in one of Hollywood’s greatest “golden age” biblical epics – and legendary director Cecil B. DeMille‘s final film – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. A landmark title even upon release in 1956, it was the most expensive cinematic extravaganza ever made at the time; it won seven Oscars (including Best Picture)… Continue Reading

8 Mile

8 Mile

You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime… Rap icon Eminem‘s feature film acting debut had him taking home Oscar gold (Best Original Song, Lose Yourself)… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Footloose (1984)

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Footloose (1984)

“You won’t get any dancing here, it’s illegal.” The Gentlemen Hecklers return to the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, April 12 to cut loose (and kick off their Sunday shoes) when they present the ultimate game of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon – the 1980s pop-culture classic FOOTLOOSE. In this iconic 80s romantic drama, Bacon stars… Continue Reading

The Salesman

The Salesman

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) was recently awarded his second Best Foreign Language Oscar (this time in absentia, out of solidarity for those whose movement into the US has been compromised) for the politically subversive THE SALESMAN. In keeping with his growing body of exceptional work, this film too moves quietly and capably into… Continue Reading

Moonlight

Moonlight

Easily one of 2016’s most memorable and important films, director Barry Jenkins‘ luminous MOONLIGHT had been an audience and critical darling for months, and was recently honoured with three Oscars – including Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, Best Adapted Screenplay, and (of course) Best Picture. A timeless coming-of-age story centered on themes of self-discovery… Continue Reading

Paterson

Paterson

Jim Jarmusch lends his seamless eye to the majesty of the mundane in the melancholic comedy-drama PATERSON, which offers star Adam Driver (SILENCE, HBO’s GIRLS) a solid vehicle for this quiet, thoughtful character study of a bus driver with an uncanny knack for seeing the poetry of life in the world around him. Also starring… Continue Reading

Lion

Lion

Best Supporting Actor Oscar-nominee Dev Patel (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, ‘The Newsroom’) helms LION, inspired by the true, touching, and ultimately uplifting story of an Australian man who finds his long-lost family in India – with the help of Google Earth. Nominated for a whopping six Oscars (including Best Picture), LION also stars… Continue Reading

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

“Beautiful thing, the destruction of words.” The late, great, John Hurt stars in one of the most talked (not to mention timely) about movies of 2017… 1984. First published in 1949, English author George Orwell’s chilling dystopian satire has again come to prominence in the ether (and atop bestseller lists) given the current political climate… Continue Reading

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