Movies

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MOVIES THIS WEEK:

BIRDMAN (R)
Run time: 2 hours.
This film is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (played by Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

INTERSTELLAR (PG13)
Run time: 2 hours, 49 mins.
Director Christopher Nolan’s (Inception, The Dark Knight) new film, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine, our time on Earth coming to an end, and so a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. Presented in 35mm film as the director requested!

ST. VINCENT (PG13)
Run time: 1 hour, 42 mins.
Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a penchant for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine – the race track, a strip club, and the local dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver grow to become a man, while Oliver begins to see in Vincent something that no one else is able to: a misunderstood man with a good heart. Bill Murray stars.

GONE GIRL (R)
Run time: 2 hours, 29 mins.
This film by David Fincher (Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Seven, Fight Club) unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?