7/25 - 7/31
Life Itself recounts the inspiring, entertaining and colorful life of world-renowned film critic Roger Ebert--a story that turns personal, funny, moving and transcendent. Based on his best-selling memoir of the same name, the film explores Ebert's legacy, his Pulitzer Prize-winning criticism at the Sun-Times, and his ascension as one of the most influential cultural voices in America. 115 min.
7/25 - 7/31
Writer-director-actor Zach Braff (Garden State) stars as Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is searching for his identity, a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his father can no longer afford to pay for private education. Through teaching his children about life, Aidan gradually discovers some major life lessons. 120 min.
Free outdoor movie at the Jefferson County Faigrounds! Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, E.T. is a sci-fi adventure that captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities (some wonderful, some awful), and the universe seems somehow separate from the one inhabited by grown-ups. 114 min.
8/1 - 8/7
Very involving and visually voluptuous for a film anchored in a rather arcane area of scientific research, writer-director Mike Cahill's follow-up to his impressive, Sundance multi-award-winning 2011 debut Another Earth, puts exciting filmmaking skills at the service of a story with romantic, biological and metaphysical dimensions. The matter of personal chemistry is provocatively covered. 113 min.
8/15 - 8/21
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents.
8/15 - 8/21
Set in the 1920s in the French Riviera, Woody Allen's latest is a romantic comedy about a master magician (Colin Firth) trying to expose a psychic medium (Emma Stone) as a fake. What follows is a series of events that are magical in every sense of the word and send the characters reeling. In the end, the biggest trick Magic in the Moonlight plays is the one that fools us all.
8/22 - 8/28
The road movie is such a durable American genre that you can fly the idea half way around the world, drop it in on Iceland and still make it work. Land Ho!, is a delightful tale of two longtime friends of a certain age, who embark on a journey generously embellished with laughter, otherworldly beauty and inquiries into the nature of existence, perfumed by the aroma of cheerfully smoked joints. 95 min.
Helen Mirren stars in this delightful story about an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant directly across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Mirren). Directed by Lasse Hallstrom (What's Eating Gilbert Grape, My Life as a Dog, Chocolat, The Cider House Rules).
The story of Wallace (Daniel Radlcliffe), a med school drop out who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. Then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan), an animator with a boyfriend with whom he forms a close friendship. There is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend. 102 min.
Lukas Moodysson's adaptation of his wife Coco's graphic novel about three young misfits growing up in early '80s Stockholm. Pixieish mohawk-sporting KIara and her best friend Bobo are 13-year-old rebels looking for a cause and form and all-girl punk band. 102 min.
Kelly Reichart's (Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff) suspense thriller follows three passionate environmentalist whose homegrown plot to blow up a controversial dam unravels into a journey of doubt, paranoia and unintended consequences. 112 min.
9/5 - 9/11
Port Townsend filmmakers Ward Serrill and Sophie Jane Mortimer follow the transformative life journey of renowned sound healer and psychotherapist Tom Kenyon on his quest to integrate modern science and ancient mysticism through sound.
9/5 - 9/11
Begin Again is a joyous celebration of music's capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rosatto-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music.
9/26 - 10/2
A beautifully modern love story. Ben and George take advantage of New York's new marriage laws and tie the knot after being together for 39 years. Unfortunately the Catholic school where George teaches does not approve and they reluctantly fire him, forcing the couple to navigate some very new territory. 98 min.
10/4, 10/5, 10/8, 10/12
The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations, Three Sisters at the Young Vic) as Stella.
Helen McCrory (The Last of the Huaussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides' powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, and directed by Carrie Cracknell.
Oct 2014 - Apr 2015
Seven stunning ballets from Moscow's Bolshoi, not to be missed!
Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan star in this highly anticipated West End production broadcast by National Theatre Live. One evening, a young schoolteacher receives an unexpected visit from her former lover. The two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. An authentic depiction of real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for ages 18 and up.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery. It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins. For ages 10 and up.