Aug 14-20. Brotherhood (w/ director Q&A), Grand Budapest Hotel, a new Hammer-filmed horror, Emma., Amelie & a new punk doc!

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Brotherhood. On Sunday, Aug 16, director Richard Bell and actor Perry Mucci will be in attendance for Q&A. Tickets on sale now! (Look for Joel Rubinoff's article on 'Brotherhood' and the true story that inspired the movie online soon.)


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 If you didn't get to see Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel when it was in theatres in 2014, now is your chance, and what better place to see it than in the palatial Playhouse!? You will feel like you're in the movie!


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Films with psychoanalysis as a subject are quite rare, but not nearly as rare as an award-winning comedy from Tunisia that gets a North American theatrical release. Arab Blues is a real delight. Come see it at your favourite, neighbourhood cinema!


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Clever horror film directed by and starring Jay Baruchel. Filmed in and around Hamilton! Say no more!


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Relevant, essential documentary about a very cool time and place: the punk scene in late 1970s London and the Rock Against Racism movement. Get tickets now!


 

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Actor Perry Mucci in attendance Sunday Aug 16 for Q&A! (Please note that due to a family emergency, Richard Bell can no longer attend the Q&A)

Brotherhood is a movie based on a true story. It tells the story of 11 teenage boys who lost their lives in a sudden summer storm on Balsam Lake in July 1926.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

Wes Anderson heads to Europe for the first time with this Indian Paintbrush production starring Saoirse Ronan, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray, and Jude Law.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

"It is both a slasher film, and a satire of slasher tropes. It is in conversation about violence, while being violent. It occupies the same space it is criticizing, and then it fills that space with blood." - Birth.Movies.Death.

Filmed in Hamilton! What are the real consequences when life begins to imitate art? Comic book creator Todd Walkley, his wife Kathy, assistant Aurora and best friend, Hard Calibre Comics owner Ezra, embark upon a road trip from Toronto to NYC comic con and bad things start to happen. People start getting killed.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

If Woody Allen were a French-Tunisian woman, he would have made something such as Arab Blues. Golshifteh Farahani has a magnetic and hugely watchable presence.” - The National

Selma, a psychoanalyst, deals with a cast of colourful new patients after returning home to Tunisia to open a practice.

In this sophisticated comedy, Manele Labidi opens a fascinating window into modern Tunisia at a crossroads, with a story of contrasts, contradictions and culture clashes, full of vitality and humour.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

"The sort of magical work that reminds us how truly fine movies at their best can be." - Mountain Xpress

“In the role of Amélie, a waitress in a Paris cafe, 23 year-old Audrey Tautou is utterly captivating. Ditto the movie. There’s magic in it.

No screenings currently scheduled.

PG

“In an inspirational, powerful, and entertaining documentary, director Rubika Shah and a handful of punk rock royalty present the story of Rock Against Racism, the National Front, and 70s British underground music” - Cinapse

Britain, late-1970s. Punk is exploding. The country is deeply divided over immigration. The National Front, a far-right and fascist political party, is gaining strength as politicians like Enoch Powell push a xenophobic agenda. Outraged by a racist speech from Eric Clapton, music photographer Red Saunders writes a letter to the music press, calling for rock to be a force against racism.

No screenings currently scheduled.

NR

Anya Taylor-Joy Leads the Most Stylish Jane Austen Movie Ever Made

Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town.

No screenings currently scheduled.

18A

"“In Django, Tarantino is a man unchained, creating his most articulate, intriguing, provoking, appalling, hilarious, exhilarating, scathing and downright entertaining film yet.” – Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times

“Quentin Tarantino's latest action/comedy/romance hybrid is by turns dazzling, daring, gruesome and astonishingly funny. Django Unchained is classic Tarantino. The dialogue is some of the wittiest of any screenplay in recent memory.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

10th Anniversary Re-release!

Acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan directs an international cast in "Inception," an original sci-fi actioner that travels around the globe and into the intimate and infinite world of dreams.

No screenings currently scheduled.

18A

"A surreal meditation on sex, death and the eroticism of destruction, Crash, based on a 1973 novel by British novelist J.G. Ballard, focuses on an underground cult of car-crash fetishists." - San Francisco Chronicle

"Awarded a special jury prize for 'originality, daring and audacity' at the Cannes Film Festival, Crash – adapted from J.G. Ballard’s novel – follows James Ballard (James Spader) and his wife Catherine (Deborah Kara Unger) as they discover an enigmatic subculture of people who fetishize the injuries sustained in car crashes.

No screenings currently scheduled.

“Alone Across The Arctic” is a film about endurance and the power of the human spirit.

As the next logical step in his career as a professional explorer, Adam Shoalts sets out to cross the Canadian Arctic in a race against time that will last four months, 4000 kilometers, with no rifle, on foot and by canoe. He is the first to do this expedition in one season, alone. A companion piece to the national best selling book Beyond The Trees: A Journey Alone Across Canada’s Arctic.

Dir. Francis Luta • Canada, 2020 • 86 min.

Watch the trailer:

NR

"The film expertly captures the tensions in the Austrian capital on the eve of Hitler's takeover, and it also manages to be a vibrant coming-of-age story and an intriguing portrayal of Sigmund Freud, expertly portrayed by Bruno Ganz, in his final perfomance." - Hollywood Reporter

Veteran actor Bruno Ganz plays Sigmund Freud in this coming-of-age story set in Vienna on the eve of World War II.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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