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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).

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 women who keep his world running. PHANTOM THREAD is the director’s eighth feature-length film, and his second collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

BPM

BPM

Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes, BPM is a harrowing yet inspiring look back at the activism of French ACT UP protesters during the height of the AIDS crisis in the early 1990s.

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (aka STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN)

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (aka STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN)

Powell & Pressburger (THE RED SHOES) soared into otherworldly Technicolor fantasy about a homebound British flyboy (David Niven) and the Allied radio op (Kim Hunter) with whom he shares what he believes to be his final moments on Earth. New 4K DCP Restoration

THE KING OF COMEDY

THE KING OF COMEDY

Martin Scorsese's satirical dramedy caustically explores the lengths to which wannabe TV host Ruper Pupkin (Robert De Niro) will go to be as famous as his idol, played by Jerry Lewis. New 4K DCP Restoration

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.

MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO

MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self-discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

BEAT THE DEVIL

BEAT THE DEVIL

Seen for decades only in a mangled version, this cult-status Bogart and Lollobrigida oddity— directed by John Huston and scripted by Truman Capote—returns anew. New 4K Restoration

ROMEO + JULIET

ROMEO + JULIET

Director Baz Luhrman gives the bard's classic tale of forbidden love the 90s treatment in this iconic slab of over-the-top romantic teen angst cinema.

THE SACRIFICE

THE SACRIFICE

In Andrei Tarkovsky’s final masterpiece, the prospect of nuclear extinction compels a family patriarch into a Faustian bargain with God to save his loved ones from the fear which grips them. New 4K Restoration

ALWAYS FOR PLEASURE and HOT PEPPER

ALWAYS FOR PLEASURE and HOT PEPPER

This Mardi Gras Monday, dig into the sights, sounds, and flavors of New Orleans with A duo of shorter features from the great documentarian Les Blank.

Peripheral Visions: PSYCHOS IN LOVE

Peripheral Visions: PSYCHOS IN LOVE

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.

2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films - LIVE ACTION

2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films - LIVE ACTION

For the 13th consecutive year, the Belcourt again presents this very popular program. With all three categories offered—Animated, Live Action, Documentary—this is your annual chance to predict the winners!

2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films - DOCUMENTARY

2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films - DOCUMENTARY

For the 13th consecutive year, the Belcourt again presents this very popular program. With all three categories offered—Animated, Live Action, Documentary—this is your annual chance to predict the winners!

2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films - ANIMATION

2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films - ANIMATION

For the 13th consecutive year, the Belcourt again presents this very popular program. With all three categories offered—Animated, Live Action, Documentary—this is your annual chance to predict the winners!

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND

After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.  Directed by Steven Spielberg. New 4K Restoration

LEGEND OF THE MOUNTAIN

LEGEND OF THE MOUNTAIN

In King Hu’s later-era wuxia, a traveling scholar loses his way in the mountains, encountering ghostly visitations amid a haunting fantasia of color, light and landscape. New 4K Restoration

GET CRAZY

GET CRAZY

For anyone who's ever gone to a music festival and wondered what sort of backstage shenanigans were afoot. For anyone who’s ever worked in the arts and lived to tell the tale.

A FANTASTIC WOMAN

A FANTASTIC WOMAN

Chilean director Sebastián Lelio follows his 2013 film GLORIA with this drama about a young transgender woman struggling with both her own grief and societal prejudice after the death of her middle-aged lover.

CREEPSHOW

CREEPSHOW

Paying homage to the controversial EC horror comics of the 1950s, this cult classic anthology film from the minds of director George Romero (RIP) and screenwriter Stephen King perfectly captures the stylized look, morbid sense of humor, and trademark irony of these iconic publications in five terrifying, star-studded tales.

BOB LE FLAMBEUR

BOB LE FLAMBEUR

Jean-Pierre Melville’s top-notch gambling caper, once called “the cinematic birth of the cool”, saunters back to screen. New 4K Restoration

PET SEMATARY

PET SEMATARY

Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.

THE NEW WORLD – Extended Cut

THE NEW WORLD – Extended Cut

Terence Malick’s singular vision of early 17th century America from Terrence Malick reimagines the meeting of John Smith (Colin Farrell) and Pocahontas (Q’orianka Kilcher) as a romantic idyll between spiritual equals. New 4K Restoration

THE ROSE

THE ROSE

In a role similar to Janis Joplin, Bette Midler got the Oscar for her explosive portrayal of THE ROSE, a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager. New 4K Restoration

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