Now playing at The Flicks
Daily Showtimes: 4:25, 6:55, 9:20
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 1:45
Award winning writer/director Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) brings his unique sensibility to this love story set in Los Angles in the near future. A lonely writer (Joaquin Phoenix) develops a relationship with Samantha, a bright and sensitive woman he created on line with his new computer operating system. Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pratt and Rooney Mara co-star. "With his new movie her... Jonze creates the splendid anachronism of a movie romance that is laugh-and-cry and warm all over, totally sweet and utterly serious." Richard Corliss, Time Nominated for 5 Academy Awards.
Running Time: 120 minutes
Like Father, Like Son
Daily Showtimes: 4:30, 7:00, 9:25
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 1:30
Japanese writer-director Hirokazu Koreeda tells the story of success driven father who has raised his 6 year old son from birth only to find out that an error was made and that his biological son is living a very different life. A decision must be made-whether to part with the little boy he knows and remove another child from a loving home, or to live things as they are while knowing they can never be the same. Stars Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yoko Maki. In Japanese with English subtitles. Recipient of the Jury Prize at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Running Time: 122 minutes
Daily Showtimes: 5:00, 7:00, 9:00
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 1:00, 3:00
Judi Dench stars as Philomena Lee, who was forced by nuns at her convent to give away her baby in 1952. Years later she meets reporter, Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan) who wants to expose the Catholic Church for its cruelty and agrees to help her find the son who was shipped away to America. Directed by Stephen Frears; based on the book by Sixsmith. "Stephen Frears returns to top form in a touching, at times funny true story of grave injustice and a mother's search for closure." Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Nominated for four Academy Awards.
Running Time: 98 minutes
The Broken Circle Breakdown
Daily Showtimes: 5:00, 7:15, 9:30
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 12:30, 2:45
Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, director Felix Van Groeningen adapted the stage play by Johan Heldenbergh and Mieke Dobbels. Didier (Heldenbergh) and Elise (Veerie Baetens) fall in love over their shared obsession with American bluegrass music. In English and Flemish with English subtitles. "The soundtrack is irresistible, the cast is enthralling and the passions are universal in “The Broken Circle Breakdown.” Calvin Covert, Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Running Time: 112 minutes