Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions week of February 27th

Focus (2015)
104 min – Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

In the midst of veteran con man Nicky’s latest scheme, a woman from his past – now an accomplished femme fatale – shows up and throws his plans for a loop.  Directors: Glenn Ficarra | John Requa  Stars: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Adrian Martinez


The Lazarus Effect (2015)
13 83 min – Thriller

A group of medical students discover a way to bring dead patients back to life.
Director: David Gelb  Stars: Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Evan Peters, Sarah Bolger


Maps to the Stars (2014) – [Limited]
111 min – Drama

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Director: David Cronenberg  Stars: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack



’71 (2014) – [Limited]  99 min – Action | Drama | Thriller

A young and disoriented British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.
Director: Yann Demange  Stars: Jack O’Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris, Paul Popplewell




The Hunting Ground (2015) – [Limited]
90 min – Documentary

An expose of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.
Director: Kirby Dick  Stars: Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering, Amy Herdy, Caroline Heldman




A la mala

2015) – [Limited]
99 min – Comedy

When aspiring actress Maria Laura’s best friend begs her to flirt with her boyfriend to test his fidelity, Maria finds a lucrative new career. After being hired by women across the city, Maria is given a gig that should be business as usual until she ends up falling head over heels for her latest mark.
Director: Pedro Pablo Ibarra  Stars: Aislinn Derbez, Mauricio Ochmann, Papile Aurora, Luis Arrieta





Everly (2014) – [Limited]
92 min – Action | Thriller

An action/thriller centered on a woman who faces down assassins sent by her ex, a mob boss, while holed up in her apartment.
Director: Joe Lynch  Stars: Salma Hayek, Jennifer Blanc, Uros Certic, Togo Igawa




The Salvation (2014) – [Limited]
92 min – Drama | Western

In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family’s murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Director: Kristian Levring  Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona



My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (2014) – [Limited]
58 min – Documentary

Liv Corfixen documents her husband, filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn, during the production and release of his movie Only God Forgives (2013).
Director: Liv Corfixen  Stars: Liv Corfixen, Nicolas Winding Refn, Ryan Gosling, Alejandro Jodorowsky

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