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LOVING VINCENT

LOVING VINCENT

By Popular Demand! The world's first fully oil-painted animated feature film brings the art of Vincent van Gogh to life. Shot first as a live-action film, and then painted over frame by frame with oils, LOVING VINCENT is a unique cinematic achievement.

THE SQUARE

THE SQUARE

Swedish provocateur Ruben Östlund (FORCE MAJEURE) took home the Palme d’Or at Cannes for this no-holds-barred satire of the postmodern art world.

THE DISASTER ARTIST

THE DISASTER ARTIST

Based on Greg Sestero’s memoir of the same name. Director/star James Franco lovingly recreates the story of the making of THE ROOM, the infamous 2003 film which was unintentionally reborn a few years later as the #1 Midnight Movie of the new millennium.

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

The latest from Sean Baker (TANGERINE) juxtaposes the carefree summer of a spirited kid with the harsh realities dogging the grown-ups of a decaying extended-stay hotel in the shadows of Orlando’s Disney World.

THE SHAPE OF WATER

THE SHAPE OF WATER

At the height of the Cold War, circa 1962, two workers in a high-tech US government laboratory (Sally Hawkins and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer) discover a terrifying secret experiment, in this otherworldly fairytale from Guillermo del Toro (PAN’S LABYRINTH).

IN A LONELY PLACE

IN A LONELY PLACE

Just when a Hollywood screenwriter (Humphrey Bogart) sparks up a romance with his neighbor (Gloria Grahame), the police suspect him of the murder of a young coat check girl he brought home to help him with a script.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

An annual Belcourt tradition! Frank Capra's inverted take on “A Christmas Carol” stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who's spent a lifetime giving up on his dreams in order to keep life in his small town humming. Screening in 35mm.

Light and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXE

Light and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXE

Light and Sound Machine is a monthly screening series of marginalized cinema, both new and repertory, co-presented by the Belcourt Theatre and Third Man Records in Third Man Record’s Blue Room.

THE ROOM

THE ROOM

In deference to the opening of THE DISASTER ARTIST, the film adaptation of Greg Sestero’s making-of-THE-ROOM memoir, we present – once again – Tommy Wiseau’s great disasterpiece of the 21st Century.

DIE HARD

DIE HARD

New York City Detective John McClane becomes the only hope for a small group of hostages, one of whom is his estranged wife, trapped in a Los Angeles high-rise office building when it is seized by terrorists on Christmas Eve.

CHRISTMAS EVIL

CHRISTMAS EVIL

A Christmas-obsessed man dresses up as Santa Claus and sets out instilling his critics and naysayers with the holiday spirit (with an axe!) in Lewis Jackson’s classic black comedy seasonal slasher.

THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

Finnish master-of-deadpan Aki Kaurismäki returns with the wry tale of a stowaway Syrian refugee finding his way in Helsinki.

BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

BRIMSTONE & GLORY

BRIMSTONE & GLORY

Kick off the new year with this spectacular, thunderous depiction of the lead-up to—and execution of—the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico.

HARD EIGHT

HARD EIGHT

A professional gambler (Philip Baker Hall) teaches the tricks of the trade to a luckless young man (John C. Reilly), who does well until he falls for a side-hustling cocktail waitress (Gwyneth Paltrow). The debut feature of writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson.

BOOGIE NIGHTS

BOOGIE NIGHTS

The story of a young man's adventures in the California porn industry of the 70s and 80s starring Mark Wahlberg, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore and Burt Reynolds.

I, TONYA

I, TONYA

Margot Robbie stars as controversial Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in this alternately tragic, hilarious and absurd look at one of the biggest stories to emerge from the world of 1990s professional sport.

MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE

MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE

An uncommon love story between a young South London Pakistani man (Gordon Warnecke), who decides to open an upscale laundromat to make his family proud, and his childhood friend, a skinhead (Daniel Day-Lewis, in a breakthrough role), who volunteers to help make his dream a reality.

LITTLE WOMEN

LITTLE WOMEN

Louisa May Alcott’s autobiographical account of life with her sisters in 1860s Massachusetts. This 1994 adaptation stars Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon and more. Directed by Gillian Armstrong. Age Recommendation: 10+

THERE WILL BE BLOOD

THERE WILL BE BLOOD

When silver miner Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) travels to a little oil-rich town out West to stake his claim, conflict and corruption escalate alongside the profits. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

ELVIS: THAT’S THE WAY IT IS

ELVIS: THAT’S THE WAY IT IS

83rd Birthday Screening! This 1970 documentary follows Presley and the TCB Band through rehearsals, relaxation and his new Vegas show while examining the fan culture surrounding the shows.

INHERENT VICE

INHERENT VICE

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend. Adapted from Thomas Pynchon’s novel and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

PHANTOM THREAD

PHANTOM THREAD

Paul Thomas Anderson paints an illuminating portrait of both a renowned dressmaker (Daniel Day-Lewis) on a creative journey, and the woman who keeps his world running. PHANTOM THREAD is the director’s eighth feature-length film, and his second collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis.

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON – in 3D

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON – in 3D

In deference to its clear influence on THE SHAPE OF WATER (playing this month), we happily kick off 2018 Midnight Movies with this superbly crafted tale of an Amazonian fossil-hunting expedition gone awry. Screening in 3D!

MY LEFT FOOT

MY LEFT FOOT

Daniel Day-Lewis won the Oscar for his performance as Christy Brown, a man born with cerebral palsy who learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb—his left foot.

THE LITTLE PRINCE

THE LITTLE PRINCE

When a pilot makes a forced landing in the desert, he befriends a "little" prince from another planet and learns of the boy's illustrious history, but it isn't until he comes to Earth that the Little Prince learns the importance of life. Directed by Stanley Donen. Age Recommendation: 9+

PAN'S LABYRINTH

PAN'S LABYRINTH

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. Directed by Guillermo del Toro (THE SHAPE OF WATER).

TROUBLE NO MORE

TROUBLE NO MORE

Long-debated by fans, Bob Dylan’s “gospel era,” as evidenced in these newly unearthed performances, produced what would become among his most electrifying of touring bands. A rare screening.

Peripheral Visions: RE-ANIMATOR

Peripheral Visions: RE-ANIMATOR

Peripheral Visions is a monthly screening series of cult action and horror films from the 70s and 80s, co-presented by the Belcourt Theatre and Third Man Records in Third Man Record’s Blue Room.

THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS

THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS

When a rugged frontiersman (Daniel Day-Lewis) saves two sisters—both newly arrived English settlers—from an ambush, he ends up in the midst of the battle between the British and the French for control of the American colonies. Directed by Michael Mann.

WHALE RIDER

WHALE RIDER

A young Māori girl fights generations of tradition and her own beloved grandfather to assert her role as future chief of her tribe. Twelve-year-old star Keisha Castle-Hughes was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for her performance. Age Recommendation: 11+

JUNUN

JUNUN

A making-of documentary of the album with the same name by the Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, English composer and Radiohead guitarist/composer Jonny Greenwood, Indian ensemble the Rajasthan Express, and producer Nigel Godrich. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

IN THE FADE

IN THE FADE

Celebrated German auteur Fatih Akin (HEAD-ON) returns with this gritty and superbly constructed tale—with Diane Krueger in an award-winning performance as a woman wrestling with both fragility and vengeance in the wake of a family tragedy.

THEY LIVE

THEY LIVE

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper plays an unemployed working stiff who inadvertently finds a pair of sunglasses that allow him to see the world as it truly is. Before you can say "Die, yuppie scum!", Piper grabs a gun and starts blasting.

THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

Spiritual rapture and institutional hypocrisy are brought to stark, vivid life in one of the most transcendent achievements of the silent era. New DCP Restoration.

PUFNSTUF

PUFNSTUF

After a bad day at school, a young boy mysteriously enters a dragon's magic land, hounded by a witch who wants to steal his golden, diamond-studded talking flute. Age Recommendation: 7+

THE THING

THE THING

A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight.

BEAT STREET

BEAT STREET

In this propulsive mid-80s hit, an aspiring DJ from the South Bronx and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.

HAPPY END

HAPPY END

Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant star in Michael Haneke’s latest film about the dysfunctional lives of a bourgeois European family.

 

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Saturday

IN A LONELY PLACE: Introduction from Jennifer Fay, Vanderbilt University (11:30am)
The Ornaments in ConcertHollywood’s Gender Problem: Seminar Session 3IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Sunday

IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Monday

THE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Tuesday

THE FLORIDA PROJECTTHE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARE

Wednesday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Thursday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFELight and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

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