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ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE

In this highly anticipated big-screen return of the popular BBC show, the ever glamorous and self-indulgent Patsy and Edina find themselves at the center of a media firestorm when Eddy accidentally kills Kate Moss. Cast includes a staggering amount of celebrity cameos and celebrated drag queens.

Midnight Movies: Catch-up Edition

Midnight Movies: Catch-up Edition

In the interim, a number of films came and went before people knew they’d even arrived, or never arrived at all. We aim to rectify some of what was lost before getting back to the usual midnight matters at hand once September rolls around.

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father (Viggo Mortensen) devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. Directed by Matt Ross (TV’s Silicon Valley, Big Love).

De Palma Series

De Palma Series

In Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow’s new documentary DE PALMA (screening Aug 5-11), one of the most talented, influential and iconoclastic filmmakers of all time engages in a candid discussion of his life, work, and the last 50 years of the film industry. A 10-film series follows.

Weekend Classics: Politics in B&W

Weekend Classics: Politics in B&W

Heading into what’s sure to be one hell of political season, we take a step back to a time in the movies when the images were viewed in black-and-white—even if the issues were not. An era of fabled smoke-filled rooms, stakes as high as the political machinations were shady, party lines as blurred as the protagonists’ motives, and incidents as dire as the longevity of humanity itself. We’re talking campaign dirt, demagoguery, and the Cold War. File in and get with the program.

EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS

EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS

Eschewing talking heads in favor of rare and unseen archival footage, this enormously entertaining new documentary reveals a provocative 20th century musical genius whose worldview reverberates into the present day and beyond.

INDIGNATION

INDIGNATION

When a brilliant working class Jewish boy from Newark travels on scholarship to a small, conservative college in 1951 Ohio, his growing infatuation with a classmate and clashes with the imposing dean put best laid plans to the test. Adapted from the novel by Philip Roth.

BLOW OUT

BLOW OUT

De Palma’s homage to Antonioni’s BLOWUP (and Hitchcock’s REAR WINDOW) concerns a sound effects recordist (John Travolta) who may have stumbled onto a political assassination while on assignment.

MISS SHARON JONES!

MISS SHARON JONES!

Two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple (HARLAN COUNTY, USA) follows R&B queen Sharon Jones over the course of an eventful year of energizing audiences as she battles a cancer diagnosis and struggles to hold her band the Dap-Kings together.

DON'T THINK TWICE

DON'T THINK TWICE

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe (Keegan-Michael Key) gets a huge break, the rest of the tight-knit group begin to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. Co-starring and directed by comedian/filmmaker Mike Birbiglia (SLEEPWALK WITH ME).

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