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Please note that opening dates are listed and scheduled films plus opening dates may change without further notice, special one night only or limited engagement screenings will be additionally noted.

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Learning to Drive Sept 11 Grandma Sept 11
The Second Mother Sept 18    
Dying to Know Sept 18 - The Nick The New Girlfriend Sept 25
Pawn Sacrifice Sept 25 Stonewall Sept 25
Goodnight Mommy Sept 25 Everest Sept 25
National Theatre Live presents The Beaux Stratagem - Special Screening Sept 24 & 27 - The Del Mar Royal Shakespeare Company presents Othello - Special Screening Sept 30 & Oct 4 - The Del Mar
Ventana Wilderness Alliance presents Wrenched - Special Event Screening Oct 1 - The Del Mar    
Sleeping with Other People Oct 2 Breathe Oct 2
Mississippi Grind Oct 2 Coming Home Oct 2
He Named Me Malala Oct 9 The Final Girls Oct 9
Pan Oct 9 - The Del Mar

National Theatre Live presents: Hamlet

- Special Screening

Oct 15 & Oct 18 - The Del Mar
Beasts of No Nation Oct 16 - The Nick Labyrinth of Lies Oct  16
Freeheld Oct 16  
My Fair Lady  - Special 50th Anniversary Screening Oct 18 & Oct 20 - The Nick Victoria Oct 23
Our Brand is Crisis Oct 30    
Truth Oct 30 Oklahoma - Special 60th Anniversary Screening Nov 1 & Nov 3 - The Nick
When Giants Fall - TUGG Special Screening Nov 3 Miss You Already Nov 6
Room Nov 6    
Fantasia - Special 75th Anniversary Screening Nov 8 & Nov 10 National Theatre Live presents Coriolanus Encore - Special Screening Nov 12 & 15 - The Del Mar
Royal Shakespeare Company presents Henry V - Special Screening Nov 19 & 22 - The Del Mar  
Suffragette Nov 13    
Brooklyn Mid November Youth Late December




MIDNIGHTS @ THE DEL MAR

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LEARNING TO DRIVE-- September 11th

Starring Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson

Isabel Coixet's slice-of-life comedy/drama Learning to Drive stars Patricia Clarkson as Wendy, a middle-ages book critic who is shattered when her husband Ted (Jake Weber) leaves her. In order to visit her daughter (Grace Gummer), who lives upstate, Wendy begins taking driving lessons from Darwan (Ben Kingsley) an American citizen originally from India who makes a living as a cabbie and giving driving lessons. The two strike-up a friendship that helps her learn to take control of her life, and him adjust to his new life after an arranged marriage. Learning to Drive screened at the 2014 (Toronto International Film Festival.

Running Time: 105

Rated: R (for language and sexual content).

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"An amiable, well-meaning story of fellow feeling extending across social boundaries." - The Playlist

"Clarkson’s lovely performance, far more layered... is the film’s chief pleasure."

- The Hollywood Reporter

 

 

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GRANDMA-- September 11th

Starring Academy Award winner Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Laverne Cox and Sam Elliot

Lily Tomlin is Elle Reid. Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.

Running Time: 82

Rated: R (for language and some drug use)

 

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“...one thing that is absolutely right with the world is the existence of GRANDMA Paul Weitz’s wry and insightful movie about an eventful day in the life of Elle (played by Lily Tomlin) and her granddaughter. ...the wonder that is GRANDMA can be summed up in two words: Lily Tomlin.”

- A.O. Scott, New York Times

"A story about three generations of women and how they interact with each other. Lily Tomlin adds heart, soul and naturally tons of comedy."

-The Guardian

"Tomlin's greatest role since NASHVILLE genuinely funny. Totally smart and generous." - The Film Experience

 

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THE SECOND MOTHER -- September 18th

 

Val spends 13 years working as nanny to Fabinho in Sao Paulo. She is financially stable but has to live with the guilt of having left her daughter Jessica, in Pernambuco, in the north of Brazil, raised by relatives. As college entrance exams roll around, Jessica wants to come to Sao Paulo to take her college entrance exams too. When Jessica arrives, cohabitation is not easy. Everyone will be affected by the personality and candor of the girl and Val finds herself right in the middle of it.

Running Time: 120

Rated: R (for some language and brief drug use)

in Portuguese with Englisg subtitles

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"This densely-layered yet fast-paced drama…dissects with both chilling precision and humor such matters as class differences, real mothers vs. caretakers, and whether privilege and one’s own station are things that can be questioned or changed."
- The Hollywood Reporter

 

"One of the most accomplished, sure-handed films of the 2015 Sundance Film festival." -IndieWire

"The Second Mother is easily one of the best films I’ve seen this year. It’s deeply satisfyingly to see a story so deceptively simple unfold with such thoughtful and thought provoking resonance."
- Awards Daily

 

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DYING TO KNOW-- September 18th at The Nick

Narrated by Robert Redford

In the early 1960s Harvard psychology professors Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert began probing the edges of consciousness through their experiments with psychedelics. Leary became the LSD guru, challenging convention, questioning authority and as a result spawned a global counter culture movement landing in prison after Nixon called him "the most dangerous man in America". Alpert journeyed to the East becoming Ram Dass, a spiritual teacher for an entire generation who continues in his 80's teaching service through compassion. With interviews spanning 50 years the film invites us into the future encouraging us to ponder questions about life, drugs & the biggest mystery of all: death.

Running Time: 99

Rated: NR

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THE DUDE APPROVES: Jeff Bridges on Dying to Know: Ram Dass and Timothy Leary check it out HERE

 

We can feel the bond that these two men had for each other - and it makes for a genuine love story.

-San Francisco Chronicle

 

"...an important slice of countercultural history. Peppered with poignant wit, it inspires boomers and millenials alike"

- Eat Drink Films

DYING TO KNOW opens a full schedule on Friday 9/18 in addition to shows The Nick will host a special Q&A screening

on Saturday, September 19th at 7:00pm

tickets are available for this 9/19 show with post-film Q&A with the filmmakers - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

Q&A Panel

Gay Dillingham - Director

Michael Connelly - Producer

and Robert Forte, a scholar of religion and psychology interested in the individual and cultural effects of psychedelic drugs. He is the editor of Entheogens and the Future of Religion, (Council on Spiritual Practices, 1997), Timothy Leary: Outside Looking In (Park Street Press, 1999) and the 30th Anniversary Edition of The Road To Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries (North Atlantic Books, 2008).

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THE NEW GIRLFRIEND-- September 25th

 

Francois Ozon's humorous psychological drama The New Girlfriend stars Anais Demoustier as Claire, a young woman whose closest friend since childhood, Lea, passes away leaving behind a husband, David (Romain Duris) and a newborn baby. One day she drops by David's house unexpectedly, and finds him dressed in his dead wife's clothes and feeding their baby with a bottle. He explains that Lea was well aware of his predilection, and eventually, so relieved that he has someone to share his secret with, David and Claire create a female persona for him named Virginia. As David begins to identify more strongly as Virginia, this leads to confusing and conflicting feelings in Claire, and causes a rift between Claire and her husband (Raphael Personnaz). The New Girlfriend screened at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

Running Time: 120

Rated: R (for some strong sexual content and graphic nudity)

in French with English subtitles

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"Brilliant! exemplary filmmaking." - Empire

"subversive, twisty, joyously perverse" - The Hollywood Reporter


"Another witty dissection of social and sexual mores from perennial provocateur Ozon, deftly playing with the unpredictable complexities of desire."

- Total Film

 

 

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PAWN SACRIFICE-- September 25th

Starring Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard and Liev Schrieber

In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.

Running Time: 120

Rated: PG-13 (for brief strong language, some sexual content and historical smoking)

 

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"A riveting performance from Toby Maguire as mentally ill chess champion Bobby Fischer dominates an assured but unremarkable biopic."

- HeyUGuys

"Aided by a prickly, career-best turn from Tobey Maguire, Pawn Sacrifice is a mostly fascinating look at chess iconoclast Bobby Fischer." - We Got This Covered

 

 

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STONEWALL-- September 25th

 

Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Ron Perlman

Danny Winters is forced to leave behind friends and loved ones when he is kicked out of his parent's home and flees to New York. Alone in Greenwich Village, homeless and destitute, he befriends a group of street kids who soon introduce him to the local watering hole The Stonewall Inn; however, this shady, mafia-run club is far from a safe-haven. As Danny and his friends experience discrimination, endure atrocities and are repeatedly harassed by the police, we see a rage begin to build. This emotion runs through Danny and the entire community of young gays, lesbians and drag queens who populate the Stonewall Inn and erupts in a storm of anger. With the toss of a single brick, a riot ensues and a crusade for equality is born.

Running Time: 129

Rated: R (for sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug use)

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"Action-movie auteur behind films like Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow, and White House Down, director Roland Emmerich changes gears to make the intimate, low-budget gay-rights drama Stonewall" 

-Vulture

 

 

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GOODNIGHT MOMMY-- September 25th

In the heat of the summer. A lonesome house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Nine-year-old twin brothers are waiting for their mother. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before. The children start to doubt that this woman is actually their mother. It emerges an existential struggle for identity and fundamental trust.

Running Time: 100

Rated: R (for disturbing violent content and some nudity)

in German with English subtitles

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"Goodnight Mommy" delivers a finale you watch all the way through to the bitterest of ends, though it's a high compliment the film's horror cred to say that you might not want to." - The Playlist

"This insidious tale of a mother-son bond gone haywire is squirm-inducing stuff. It has cult potential stamped all over it." - The Hollywood Reporter

 

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EVEREST-- September 25th

Based on the incredible true story!

Starring Keira Knightly, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin and Jason Clarke

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

Running Time: 121

Rated: PG-13 (for intense peril and disturbing images)

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National Theatre Live presents THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM

-- September 24th & 27th at The Del Mar

An HD Live captured broadcast.

Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash.

The ‘Beaux’: Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their ‘Stratagem’: to marry for money.

Lodged at the local inn, posing as master and servant, they encounter a teeming variety of human obstacles: a crooked landlord, a fearsome highwayman, a fervent French Count, a maid on the make, a drunken husband, a furious butler, a natural healer and a strange, turbulent priest.

But their greatest obstacle is love. When the Beaux meet their match in Dorinda and Mrs Sullen they are most at risk, for in love they might be truly discovered.

 

Running Time: 160 including intermission

Rated: NR

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Thursday, September 24 at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, September 27 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

 

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THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY PRESENTS

OTHELLO --September 30 & October 4th

at The Del Mar

An HD Live captured broadcast.

Othello is the greatest general of his age. A fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. But he is also an outsider whose victories have created enemies of his own, men driven by prejudice and jealousy to destroy him. As they plot in the shadows, Othello realizes too late that the greatest danger lies not in the hatred of others, but his own fragile and destructive pride.

After more than a decade working in film and television on projects from Star Wars to Holby City, Hugh Quarshie returns to the RSC to play Shakespeare's Othello. He was last seen with us in Faust and Julius Caesar (1996). Hugh will play opposite Lucian Msamati in the role of Iago, returning to the RSC following his role as Pericles in 2006.

Running Time: 160 including intermission

Rated: NR

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Sunday, October 4 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

 

 

 

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Ventana Wilderness Alliance presents WRENCHED --OCTOBER 1ST Special Event Screening at The Del Mar

 

Join the Ventana Wilderness Alliance at the Del Mar Theatre for a special screening of Wrenched: how Edward Abbey lit the flame of environmental activism and gave the movement its soul. This film captures the passing of the monkey wrench from the pioneers of eco-activism to a new generation carrying Edward Abbey’s legacy into the 21st century. How far are you willing to go in defense of wilderness?

 

EVENT DETAILS:
Thursday, October 1: Doors open at 6:00 pm and show starts at 7:00 pm.

Ticket Prices: $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
To purchase tickets click HERE


For more information: Call 831-423-3191

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Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

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"For over a decade the Ventana Wilderness Alliance has led the grassroots effort to protect the wilderness qualities of the Ventana Region, along the Big Sur Coast. VWA volunteers also contribute thousands of hours each year maintaining the public trails in the Ventana back country. I support their conservation work and endorse the Ventana Trails Forever campaign."   - Robert Redford, Actor, Director, Conservationist

 

 

 

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SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE -- October 2nd

 

Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie star as two romantic failures whose years of serial infidelity and self-sabotage have led them to swear that their relationship will remain strictly platonic. But can love still bloom while you're sleeping with other people? Writer/director Leslye Headland's (Bachelorette) sexy romantic comedy co-stars Amanda Peet, Adam Scott, and Natasha Lyonne.

 

Running Time: 95

Rated: R (for strong sexual content, language including sexual references, and some drug use)

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"Headland's script is so hilarious, so full of achingly well-observed one-liners on sex and relationships and parenting, that it qualifies as a sparkling new rethink of a beloved film we've all seen too many times."

- New York Post


"Instantly cements itself as the best romantic comedy in many years. So many, in fact, that I honestly can't remember what the last truly great one was before this."

- CraveOnline

 

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BREATHE -- October 2nd

A taut, nuanced story about the depths of female friendships and the dark side of teenage infatuations, BREATHE, the sophomore directorial effort from Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds, Beginners), is an assured adaptation of the sensational French young adult novel of the same name. Charlie (Joséphine Japy) is seventeen and bored. Her estranged parents are too caught up in their own drama to pay her much attention. School holds no surprises either, and Charlie grows tired of her staid friends. Enter Sarah (Lou de Laâge), a confident and charismatic new transfer student who brings with her an alluring air of boldness and danger. The two form an instant connection, and through shared secrets, love interests and holiday getaways their relationship deepens to levels of unspoken intimacy. But with this intimacy comes jealousy and unrealistic expectations, and soon the teens find themselves on a dangerous trajectory toward an inevitable and unforeseen collapse.

French with English subtitles

Running Time: 91

Rated:NR

 

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“Mélanie Laurent offers a compelling, superbly acted portrait of an adolescent friendship perched on the brink of obsession.” –Variety

"Outstanding…phenomenal performances"
-Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"Mélanie Laurent's gorgeous, twisted and confident Breathe is a natural second act to the early moments of Kechiche's time-spanning new classic [Blue is the Warmest Color], applying the same level of care and consideration to the hormonally driven closeness of yet another pair of wild teen girls." - Kate Erbland, Film School Rejects

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MISSISSIPPI GRIND -- October 2nd

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller and Alfre Woodward

Gerry is a talented poker player, but his gambling habit is getting the best of him. One day, he meets a charismatic young traveler named Curtis. Deeming Curtis his lucky charm, Gerry convinces him that they should hit the road together. As they gamble their way down South toward a legendary high-stakes poker game in New Orleans, the trip's highs and lows unveil the duo's true character and motivation, and an undeniable bond forms between them.

 

Running Time: 108

Rated: R (for language)

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"Discerning arthouse-goers will warm to the film's superb performances, haunting sense of place and willingness to meander, as well as its sly rumination on the mysterious interplay of fate and friendship in shaping an individual's destiny." - Variety

 

 

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COMING HOME -- October 2nd

 

Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Unable to recognize Lu, she patiently waits for her husband's return.

In Mandarin with English subtitles

Running Time: 120

Rated: PG-13 (for some thematic material)

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"As beautifully shot as all the director's work, the film has a hypnotic quality complemented by simple yet powerful music." - Eye for Film

"Coming Home is an affecting pocket magnum of a melodrama: it looks small and hits big." - We Got This Covered

 

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HE NAMED ME MALALA -- October 9th

FROM THE OSCAR WINNER DIRECTOR OF "AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH", DAVIS GUGGENHEIM BRINGS AN INSPIRING DOCUMENTARY

HE NAMED ME MALALA is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls' education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan, was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

 

Running Time: 120

Rated: PG-13 (for thematic elements involving disturbing images and threats)

 

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"an intimate portrait of the world's youngest Nobel Prize winner" - The Wrap

 

 

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THE FINAL GIRLS -- October 9th

 

THE FINAL GIRLS is an unconventional comedy about Max, a high school senior, who is mysteriously transported with her friends into a 1980s horror film that starred Max’s mother, a celebrated scream queen. Trapped inside the movie, Max finds herself reunited with her mom, who she lost in real life. Together with Max’s friends, they must fend off the camp counselors’ raging hormones, battle a deranged machete-wielding killer and find a way to escape the movie and make it back home.

Running Time: 88

Rated: PG-13 (for horror violence, some crude and sexual material, language and drug use)

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"The Finals Girls is a hilarious treat that pays proper respect to an era of horror that's beloved for its goofy cheesiness, yet Todd Strauss-Schulson's film never feels cheap, shoddy or weak. Quite the opposite, in fact." - We Got This Covered

 

"The Final Girls is a brilliant, hysterically funny riff on the camp slasher subgenre and on the innate sexisms of horror movies in general." - Consequence of Sound

 

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PAN-- October 9th at The Del Mar

Starring Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller, Amanda Seyfried, Rooney Mara and Garret Hedlund.

 

From Warner Bros. Pictures comes, PAN, a live-action Peter Pan feature directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice). Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the action adventure follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny—to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.

The film stars Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman (Les Misérables) as Blackbeard; Garrett Hedlund (Inside Llewyn Davis) as Hook; Oscar nominee Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) as Tiger Lily; Adeel Akhtar (The Dictator) as Smee; and newcomer Levi Miller as Peter.

Running Time: TBD

Rated: TBD

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FREEHELD-- October 16th

Starring Academy Award winner Juliane Moore, Ellen Page Michael Shannon and Steve Carrell

The true story of Laurel Hester, a detective with the New Jersey Police Department, who spends the final year of her life fighting a policy that will not allow her to transfer her pension to her domestic partner, Stacie Andree.

 

Running Time: 103

Rated: PG-13

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National Theatre Live presents

HAMLET by William Shakespeare-- October 15th and October 18th at The Del Mar

Starring Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

An HD live captured broadcast directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

 

Running Time: TBD

Rated: NR

Thursday, October 15 at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, October 18 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

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BEASTS OF NO NATION -- Oct 16th at The Nick

Adaped by the stunning debut novel by Uzodinma Iweala

BEASTS OF NO NATION is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, bringing to life the gripping tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country. Newcomer Abraham Attah gives a stunning portrayal of Agu, while Elba dominates the screen in the role of Commandant, a warlord who takes in Agu and instructs him in the ways of war.

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

 

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LABYRINTH OF LIES -- Oct 16th

 

In "Labyrinth of Lies" the economic miracle is changing the life of Germans in post-war Germany 20 years later. Most of them are sick of the war and prefer to push their guilt to the back of their mind. When a journalist (André Szymanski) identifies a teacher in the playground as a former guard from Auschwitz, no one wants to take notice. But a young prosecutor (Alexander Fehling) takes on the case and can't even be stopped by his boss. During his research he realizes that some Germans claim that they never heard the expression "Auschwitz," while others try to forget about it. As the resolute prosecutor doesn't give up, the Attorney General Fritz Bauer (Gert Voss) retains him to take charge of the investigations. Struggling with an overload of information, the young attorney blunders into a labyrinth of guilt and lies where he almost gets lost.

Running Time: 124

Rated: NR

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MY FAIR LADY - 50th ANNIVERSARY SCREENING -- OCTOBER 18TH AND OCTOBER 20th at The Nick

EIGHT TIME ACADEMY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL FILM RESTORED FOR THIS SPECIAL RELEASE!

My Fair Lady is now more “lovelier” than ever with a breathtaking new restoration In honor of its 50th Anniversary, this eight time OSCAR winning musical has been restored frame-by-frame from the original 65mm negative and scanned utilizing start-of-the-art technology under the supervision of Robert Harris (the famed film historian and preservationist known for his restoration of films including Lawrence of Arabia, Spartacus, Vertigo and The Godfather Parts I & II). See the difference in picture quality.


Bonus content: The Fairest Fair Lady, a 10 minute theatrical trailer produced by Warner Bros. for the film’s original release will be added to the event screenings. The Fairest Lady takes a revealing and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the remarkable efforts that went into making My Fair Lady.

My Fair Lady was adapted by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe from the George Bernard Shaw comedy Pygmalion. Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, dishevelled cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison). After delivering a musical tirade against "verbal class distinction," Higgins tells his companion Colonel Pickering (Wilfred Hyde-White) that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, offering to pay him to teach her to be a lady. "It's almost irresistable," clucks Higgins. "She's so deliciously low. So horribly dirty." He turns his mission into a sporting proposition, making a bet with Pickering that he can accomplish his six-month miracle to turn Eliza into a lady.

Running Time: 192

Rated: G

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Sunday, October 18th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Tuesday, October 20th at 7:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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VICTORIA-- October 23rd

Silver Bear for outstanding artistic contribution for cinematography at the Berlin Film Festival

This film is not a movie it's not about a bank robbery. It is bank robbery. "Victoria" was shot in one single take. Two hours and eighteen minutes. No cuts. No CGI. No cheap tricks. No expensive ones, either. Just one shot. Victoria, a young woman from Madrid, meets four local Berliners outside a nightclub. Sonne and his friends promise to show her a good time and the real side of the city. But these lads have gotten themselves into hot water: they owe someone a dangerous favor that requires repaying that evening. As Victoria's flirtation with Sonne deepens into something more, he convinces her to come along for the ride. And later, when things become more ominous and possibly lethally dangerous for Sonne, she insists on coming along. As the night takes on an ever more menacing character, what started out as a good time, quickly spirals out of control. As dawn approaches, Victoria and Sonne address the inevitable: it's all or nothing and they abandon themselves to a heart-stopping race into the depths of hell.

Running Time: 140

Rated: NR

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“Stunning. The cinematography by Sturla Brandth is incredible. ‘Victoria’ is a powerful, honest and thrilling film.”
- Next Projection

“ VICTORIA rocked my world.”
-“Black Swan” Director Darren Aronofsky

 

 

 

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OUR BRAND IS CRISIS-- October 30th

Starring Academy Award winners Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton

A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist “Calamity” Jane Bodine (Bullock). In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Candy (Thornton), now coaching the opposition.

But as Candy zeroes in on every vulnerability – both on and off the campaign trail – Jane is plunged into a personal crisis as intense as the one her team exploits nationally to boost their numbers. Dramatic, rapid-fire and laced with satire, “Our Brand is Crisis” reveals the cynical machinations and private battles of world-class political consultants for whom nothing is sacred and winning is all that matters.

 

Running Time: TBD

Rated: NR

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TRUTH-- October 30th

Starring Academy Award winners Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett, co-starring Elisabeth Moss, Topher Grace and Dennis Quaid

TRUTH is an upcoming American biographical political drama film written and directed by James Vanderbilt, based on the 2005 memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, The President And The Priviliege Of Power by Mary Mapes.

A behind-the-scenes look at news anchor Dan Rather during his final days at C.B.S. News when he broadcast a damaging report about how President Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War.

Running Time: TBD

Rated: TBD

 

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OKLAHOMA - Special 60th Anniversary Screening -- November 1st & 3rd at The Nick

Academy Award winning Classic Film starring Shirley Jones!

For wide screen film release for the first time in 60 years! This 60th Anniversary cinema event is more than just OK — it’s an outstanding opportunity to revisit Oklahoma! on the only screen big enough to capture the fun, music and romance! Immerse yourself in this fully remastered presentation set against the backdrop of Oklahoma territory in the early 1900s.

Bonus content: In addition to the remastered version of the film, this special cinema event will feature a newly recorded, exclusive performance from a current Broadway star who has received several Tony Award nominees and will perform their favorite songs from Oklahoma! Oh what a beautiful night as Oklahoma! hits the big screen once again.

There's a box social coming up, and Curly (Gordon MacRae) asks Laurey (Shirley Jones) if she'll be his date. Trouble is, Laurey thinks he's waited too long, and in a fit of pique accepts an offer from the boorish Jud (Rod Steiger) instead. Meanwhile, Laurey's friend Ado Annie (Gloria Grahame) is also torn between two men: a cowboy named Will (Gene Nelson) and a foreign peddler, Ali Hakim (Eddie Albert). Both women struggle to know their own hearts before it's too late.

Running Time: 155

Rated: G

Sunday, November 1 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Tuesday, November 3 at 7:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

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"The film is so richly layered that multiple viewings become compulsive -- you think it's all there in front of you, but every time you revisit it, you notice something more, and finish with a desire to go back again." - The Hollywood Reporter

"A full-bodied Oklahoma! has been brought forth in this film to match in vitality, eloquence and melody any musical this reviewer has ever seen." - New York Times

 

 

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WHEN GIANTS FALL-- November 3rd at The Nick - Special Screening by TUGG

Promoted by Santa Cruz March for Elephants

Caught between bloody civil wars and a lust for money, African elephants struggle to avoid extinction while facing a seemingly insatiable worldwide demand for their ivory.

Please join us for an exclusive one night only screening of "When Giants Fall." One hundred years ago, an estimated ten million African elephants roamed the continent. Today there are less than five hundred thousand. Genocides require mass complicity. Caught between bloody civil wars and a lust for money, African elephants struggle to survive a seemingly insatiable global demand for ivory. Who will fight Al-Shabaab, Janjaweed, Al-Qaeda, The Lord's Resistance Army and the International cartels? Meet the outgunned, inexhaustible heroes trying to save them in the feature film, "When Giants Fall."

Running Time: 80

Rated: NR

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Tuesday, November 3rd at 7:30pm
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MISS YOU ALREADY -- November 6th

Starring Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper and Jaqueline Bisset

They say opposites attract. Milly is the woman who has everything: a successful career; a rock-star husband and two beautiful children. Her best friend is Jess, she works in a community garden; lives in a boathouse with her boyfriend Jago and desperately wants a baby. Friends since childhood Jess and Milly can't remember a time they didn't share everything - secrets, clothes, even boyfriends, their differences are the glue that binds them together. That is until Milly is hit with the life changing news that she has breast cancer and needs Jess's support more than ever. As Jess tries to balance her own life as well as being there for Milly it is only a matter of time before the pressure on their bond takes its toll.

 

Running Time: TBD

Rated:PG-13 (for thematic content, sexual material and some language)

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ROOM-- November 6th

Adapted from Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel "Room"

Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Academy Award nominees Joan Allen and William H. Macy

This drama tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5 year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted Ma. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. However, they are trapped in a windowless, 10-by-10-foot space, which Ma has euphemistically named "Room." As Jack's curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma's resilience reaches its breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the real world.

Running Time: 120

Rated: TBD

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"Brie Larson Enters the Oscar Race as A24 Sets ROOM"

  - Indiewire

"Emma Donoghue‘s Room was one of the most talked-about novels of 2011, and now it could be one of the most talked-about films of 2015." - Slashfilm

 

 

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FANTASIA - Special 75th Anniversary Screening -- November 8th & 10th at The Nick

Walt Disney's groundbreaking animated feature!!!

Throughout history, there have been but a handful of groundbreaking films where the soundtrack has become inextricably linked to the cinematic achievement of the film itself. There is perhaps no greater example of this marriage than Walt Disney’s 1940 masterpiece, Fantasia.

Bonus content: One hundred years after conductor Leopold Stokowski’s – who originally conducted several pieces of Fantasia -- first season with The Philadelphia Orchestra, the acclaimed conductor Yannik Nezet-Seguin now leads the company. The event screenings will include a newly recorded behind-the-scenes look from the orchestra’s rehearsals, including a selection of pieces from Fantasia. And as if that weren’t spectacle enough, Yannik Nezet-Seguin will lead an exclusive, up-close-and-personal discussion about the history of Stokowski, Fantasia, and the indelible imprint both left on the modern world symphonic world.

Regarded by many as Walt Disney's masterpiece, Fantasia predicted the modern music video by offering nine animated segments that were directly inspired by compressed versions of well-known classical music without necessarily adhering to the original composers' intent. Featuring the work of the Disney studio's artists at the height of their powers, and coupled with conductor Leopold Stokowski's musical arrangements, Fantasia's fanciful interpretations include a semi-abstract rendition of Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor; water sprites, dancing mushrooms, and other creatures in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite; Mickey Mouse as the title character in Paul Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice; dinosaurs roaming a primordial Earth in Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring; frolicking mythical creatures in Beethoven's The Pastoral Symphony; ballet-dancing ostriches, hippopotamuses, and alligators in Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours; and the rise and fall of the dark demon Chernobog in Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain and Schubert's "Ave Maria." Deems Taylor's narration (and brief words by Stokowski and Mickey) provide the only spoken words in the film.

Running Time: 130

Rated: G

Sunday, November  8 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Tuesday, November 10 at 7:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

 


"The words most used to describe "Fantasia," besides the conventional "beautiful" and "wonderful" were "path-breaking" and "courageous." The phrase "courageous beyond belief" would be even more accurate." - Los Angeles Times

"Fantasia is simply terrific -- as terrific as anything that has ever happened on a screen." - New York Times

 

 

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National Theatre Live presents

CORIOLANUS (Encore) by William Shakespeare-- Noveber 12th and November 15th at The Del Mar

National Theatre Live’s 2014 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus returns to cinemas by popular demand.

Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, Coriolanus features an Evening Standard Award-winning performance from Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. The full company includes Jacqueline Boatswain, Peter De Jersey, Alfred Enoch, Deborah Findlay, Hadley Fraser, Mark Gatiss, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Elliot Levey, Rochenda Sandall, Helen Schlesinger, Mark Stanley and Dwane Walcott.

When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more on her hero and defender: Coriolanus. But he has enemies at home too. Famine threatens the city, the citizens’ hunger swells to an appetite for change, and on returning from the field Coriolanus must confront the march of realpolitik and the voice of an angry people.

 

Running Time: 180 including intermission

Rated: NR

Thursday, November 12 at 7:30pm  - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, November 15 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

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SUFFRAGETTE -- November 13th

Academy Award nominees Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, and three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, lead the cast of a powerful drama about the women who were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality in early-20th-century Britain. The stirring story centers on Maud (played by Carey Mulligan), a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life. When increasingly aggressive police action forces Maud and her dedicated fellow suffragettes underground, they engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the authorities, who are shocked as the women's civil disobedience escalates and sparks debate across the nation. Inspired by true events, SUFFRAGETTE is a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of those who risked all they had for women's right to vote - their jobs, their homes, their children, and even their lives. The film also stars Ben Whishaw, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson, Romola Garai, and Natalie Press. SUFFRAGETTE is directed by BAFTA Award winner Sarah Gavron from an original screenplay by Emmy Award winner Abi Morgan.

 

Running Time: 106

Rated: PG-13 (for some intense violence, thematic elements, brief strong language and partial nudity)

 

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"SUFFRAGETTE doesn’t look like your average historical drama or biopic, even though it checks off a few of those boxes — no, this true story of the women’s suffrage movement looks intense and stunning" - Screencrush

 

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The Royal Shakespeare Company presents

HENRY V by William Shakespeare-- Noveber 19th and November 22nd at The Del Mar

An HD Live captured Broadcast

Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people.

Laying claim to parts of France and following an insult from the French Dauphin, Henry gathers his troops and prepares for a war that he hopes will unite his country.

Gregory Doran continues his exploration of Shakespeare's History Plays with Henry V performed in the 600th anniversary year of the Battle of Agincourt. Following his performance as Hal in Henry IV Parts I & II Alex Hassell returns as Henry V.

Following its run at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Barbican this November with Henry V, as this epic journey through Shakespeare's History Plays reaches its climax.

 

Running Time: TBD

Rated: NR

Thursday, November 19 at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, November 22 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

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BROOKLYN -- Mid- November

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within

Running Time: 83

Rated:PG-13 (for a scene of sexuality and brief strong language)

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"I'm not sure where it turned me. It could have been a look in Saoirse Ronan's eyes or a musical cue or just the right image, but I was helpless. It worked its magic. And, yes, this movie is magical."   - RogerEbert.com

 

"A superb, emotionally turbulent account of a young Irishwoman's attempt to become an American in the early 1950s." - Hollywood Reporter

 

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YOUTH -- Late December

YOUTH is about two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Oscar winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor, who brings along his daughter (Rachel Weisz) and best friend Mick (Harvey Keitel), a renowned filmmaker. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. The two men reflect on their past, each finding that some of the most important experiences can come later in life.

Running Time: 120

Rated:NR

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“YOUTH director, Paolo Sorrentino delivers his most tender film to date, an emotionally rich contemplation of life’s wisdom gained, lost and remembered"   - Variety

 

 

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