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Genre: Romance

The Piano

The Piano

In celebration of #WomensHistoryMonth, we are screening the beautifully restored 25th Anniversary edition of writer-director Jane Campion‘s magnificent third feature, the erotically-charged THE PIANO, for screenings on March 22 and March 24. Set in the mid-19th century, Campion‘s haunting “feminist masterpiece” tells the story of Ada McGrath, who, after a long voyage from Scotland, is… Continue Reading

A Star Is Born (Extended Edition!)

A Star Is Born (Extended Edition!)

In A STAR IS BORN, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive. In this new… Continue Reading

Clueless

“Rollin’ with the homies….” Since it’s March, and it’s #WomensHistoryMonth, we’re totally gonna toast one of the most ferosh movies directed by a fantastic female, like e-ver, as a Friday Late Night Movie, like OK? And that’s CLUELESS, from writer-director Amy Heckerling (the high-larious genius she-brain behind FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH and LOOK WHO’S… Continue Reading

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 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 empowering… Continue Reading

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