Sunday, March 1, 2015

March Contemporary Film Series – Sundays at 2PM: Woody Allen Festival

03/01 – ANNIE HALL (1977) PG
93 minutes – Winner of four Oscars — including Best Picture and Best Actress — director Woody Allen's iconic romantic comedy charts the relationship between neurotic writer Alvy Singer and quirky aspiring singer Annie Hall. (United Artist)

03/08 – Midnight in Paris (2011) PG-13
94 minutes – In this charming romantic comedy, legendary director Woody Allen focuses his lens on an engaged young couple whose experiences traveling together in Paris make them begin to question the kind of life they want to live. (Sony Pictures Classics)

03/15 – Magic in the Moonlight (2014) PG – 13
98 minutes – Exposing a phony soothsayer proves harder than expected when the debunker (an Englishman) becomes smitten with the purported fraud (a French beauty). This deft romantic comedy unwinds amid the gilt and glamour of the French Riviera in the 1920s. (Sony Pictures Classics)

03/22 – Blue Jasmine (2013) PG-13
98 minutes – The high life leads to high anxiety for a fashionable New York City homemaker in crisis who finds herself forced to live a more modest lifestyle in San Francisco. Woody Allen directs an ensemble cast that includes Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin. (Sony Pictures Classics)

03/29 – Radio days (1987) PG
88 minutes – Director Woody Allen's Oscar-nominated comedy set in 1940s Brooklyn draws heavily on his youth — a time when radio was king. Through vignettes woven together by music from the era, the film focuses on young Joe (Seth Green) and his houseful of relatives. His father (Michael Tucker) craves news from Europe, his aunt (Dianne Wiest) is obsessed with marriage, and his mother (Julie Kavner) is appalled that Joe has bought a secret decoder ring. (Orion Pictures)

March Family Friendly Films – Saturdays at 2PM

03/07 – The Boxtrolls (2014) PG
96 minutes – In this animated fable, young orphan Eggs lives in an underground cave with his adoptive family: a band of impish creatures called Boxtrolls. When a malicious exterminator sets out to destroy them, they look to Eggs and a plucky rich girl for help. (Focus Features)

03/14 – Scooby-Doo: Frankencreepy (2014) NR
74 minutes – Scooby-Doo and those meddling kids are back in this all-new original movie! Velma discovers she's inherited her great-great-uncle Dr. Von Dinkenstein's cursed castle in the terrifying town of Transylvania, Pennsylvania. (Warner Bros Animation)

03/21 – The Book of Life (2014) PG
95 minutes – Zoe Saldana, Danny Trejo and Cheech Marin lend their voices to this splashy animated fable that weaves a Romeo-and-Juliet story against the backdrop of the Mexican customs surrounding the Day of the Dead. (Twenty Century Fox Film Corporation)

03/28 – The Maze Runner (2014) PG-13
113 minutes – In a postapocalyptic future, an amnesiac named Thomas wakes up to find himself trapped with a group of other teenage boys in a mysterious community called the Glade, where they must uncover the deadly secrets of a giant maze in order to survive. (Twenty Century Fox Film Corporation)