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Genre: Romance

If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

Director Barry Jenkins‘ (MOONLIGHT) striking visual and narrative style is on full display in his latest work, If Beale Street Could Talk, an adaptation of acclaimed American author James Baldwin‘s timeless and moving novel of the same name. Set in 1970’s Harlem, this love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s… Continue Reading

Romeo + Juliet

Romeo + Juliet

In director Baz Luhrmann‘s very contemporary and highly stylized take on William Shakespeare‘s classic romantic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering, yet very hip, suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. Though the film is visually modern, the bard’s dialogue remains.… Continue Reading

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

Director Hal Ashby‘s sublime romantic black comedy stars a young Bud Cort as Harold, the son of a wealthy wealthy, neglectful woman. Disillusioned with life and obsessed with death to a morbid degree, he tries to gain attention for himself with various hilariously staged “suicides.” At a funeral, he meets a much, much older woman… Continue Reading

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

“When one woman strikes at the heart of another she seldom misses, and the wound is invariably fatal.” Based on French author Choderlos de Laclos’ scandalous 1782 novel “Les Liasons Dangeureuses,” Stephen Frears’ sumptuously stylish DANGEROUS LIAISONS (not to be confused with Milos Forman‘s VALMONT) is a ribald tale concerning a cruel, wicked wager between scheming… Continue Reading

Henry & June

Henry & June

“I’ve done the vilest things – the foulest things – but I’ve done them… superbly.” A love triangle inspired by the two of the Twentieth Century’s most notable literary figures is explored in Philip Kaufman‘s (THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING) highly erotic cult-classic HENRY & JUNE, which was the first to earn an NC-17 rating… Continue Reading

Moonstruck

Moonstruck

“Snap out of it!” Oh, Marone!!! We’re getting right into the Valentine’s Day groove with one of the most beloved romantic comedies in the history of romantic comedies on February 8 – Norman Jewison‘s MOONSTRUCK. Cher – in what may be her best onscreen performance, and the role that won her a Best Actress Oscar… Continue Reading

ArtLive Presents Taksi Blues

ArtLive Presents Taksi Blues

“TAKSI BLUZ” is a romantic comedy. At the same time it is a charming and exciting “road movie”. The main character of this story is Marko (42), a sympathetic failed dramaturg who has been working for years as a taxi driver and whose adventures we will follow during a hurried night. A seemingly normal day… Continue Reading

Border

Border

In Ali Abbasi‘s award-winning BORDER, nothing is quite as it seems. The story follows an unusual customs officer named Tina, a women who is well known for her extraordinary sense of smell – it’s almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past… Continue Reading

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

CRAZY RICH ASIANS follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a… Continue Reading

Coming to America

Coming to America

“I want a woman that will arouse my intellect as well as my loins.” Are you ready to bark like a dog…? A big dog? Join us for a Friday Late Night Movie screening of one of the 80’s biggest comedy blockbusters, starring one of the biggest comedians of that decade – it’s Eddie Murphy… Continue Reading