An experience you can't download

Genre: Drama

The Square

The Square

Director Ruben Östlund‘s follow-up to 2014’s “avalanche comedy” FORCE MAJEURE, THE SQUARE, rivals its predecessor in its ambitious, challenging and utterly absurdist employ of dark humour as biting social commentary. Despite dividing critics and audiences at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, it still went on win the coveted Palme d’Or prize from an enthusiastic jury.… Continue Reading

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Following 2015’s breathtakingly original and Oscar-nominated romance THE LOBSTER, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (DOGTOOTH) and actor Colin Farrell re-team for another unusual offering, with the psychological revenge- thriller THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER. Farrell again stars, this time as a renowned cardiovascular surgeon presiding over a spotless household with his ophthalmologist wife Anna (Nicole… Continue Reading

Seoul Station

Seoul Station

Directed by Sang-ho Yeon (THE KING OF PIGS, THE FAKE), the highly entertaining and socially aware animated zombie thriller SEOUL STATION is a kind of “prequel” to Yeon’s live-action horror film, the international mega-blockbuster TRAIN TO BUSAN (Korea’s highest grossing film of 2016 that also enjoyed several sold out screenings at the Rio!). SEOUL STATION… Continue Reading

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

This feature-length painted animation — the first film of its kind — explores the life and unusual death of celebrated painter Vincent Van Gogh via depictions of his artworks, bringing the paintings to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, hand-painted by 125 professional… Continue Reading

My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the Midwest United States between 1978 and 1991 before being captured and incarcerated. He would become one of America’s most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story. Jeff Dahmer (Ross Lynch, in a breakout performance) is an awkward teenager in suburban America, struggling to… Continue Reading

Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Acclaimed auteur Christopher Nolan directs this World War II thriller – now nominated for multiple Golden Globes, including Best Drama, Best Director, and Best Original Score – about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. Told in three parts, the film takes a bold and… Continue Reading

Lucky

Lucky

Best known as a character actor, John Carroll Lynch (FARGO, SHUTTER ISLAND, GRAN TORINO) makes a very comfortable move into the director’s chair with his debut feature LUCKY, a film that will forever be remembered as a fittingly poignant swan song for its tour de force performance from another beloved character actor, the late, great,… Continue Reading

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Bodied (Filmmakers in Attendance!)

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Bodied (Filmmakers in Attendance!)

In his third feature film, director Joseph Kahn (perhaps best known for his work crafting music videos for up-and-comers like U2, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Eminem and Britney Spears) dives headfirst into an explosive “safe space” where the art of battle rap and PC-culture literally collide, triggering a hip-hop infused satirical tsunami that brilliantly captures… Continue Reading

Blade of the Immortal

Blade of the Immortal

Legendary (not to mention prolific) Japanese writer-director Takashi Miike has marked his 100th feature (!) as one of his hands-down best – a feast for the eyes, BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL is an utterly sweeping, fantasy-fueled samurai action-adventure epic. Takuya Kimura stars as Manji, a highly skilled samurai warrior who becomes cursed with immortality following… Continue Reading

The Big Sick

The Big Sick

Directed by Michael Showalter (WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER) and based on the real-life love story of comedian Kumail Nanjiani (SILICONE VALLEY) and comedy writer Emily Gordon (who also both co-wrote the script), THE BIG SICK quietly emerged as one of the sleeper hits of 2017. Nanjiani stars here as a Pakistani comic who meets an… Continue Reading

Site powered by Barker Host, a fully customizable movie theatre website solution for WordPress