Somewhere—Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) directs this film about a Hollywood actor Johnny Marco, nested in his luxury hotel of choice. Drinking, parties, and women keep a creeping boredom under wraps in between Johnny’s job choices. He is the occasional father of a bright girl, Cleo, who may be spoiled, but doesn’t act it. When Cleo’s mother drops her off and leaves town, Johnny brings her along for the ride, but can he fit an 11-year-old-girl into his privileged lifestyle? Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 3:00, 5:00 and 9:00. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 3:00, 5:00, and 9:00.
The Illusionist—One of the three Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature (Toy Story 3 and How To Train Your Dragon). “The Illusionist” details the story of a dying breed of stage entertainer who finds himself out of work and is forced to accept increasingly obscure assignments in fringe theaters, garden parties and bars. He travels to Scotland, where he meets someone and their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15 and 9:15. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15 and 9:15.
Biutiful—Starts March 18th—Oscar nominee for best foreign film and starring Oscar winner Javier Bardem. This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who is sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tained reality and a fate that works against him in order to forgive: for love and forever. Times—To Be Announced.
Additional Upcoming Events
Live Music (Open mic night coming soon) –
DJs (all ages!) – March 25th – Hoopla, ZDot, DJ Attack & Triketz
April 2nd – Rock Your Tom’s Off Benefit
April 9th – Mindset Evolution (all ages)
April—To Be Announced – Summer Camp Warm Up
Drunken Zombie Deadly Double Feature – last Saturday of each month
Bradley’s ‘The Edge Radio Station’ Benefit for House Fire Victim – March 25th
Travel Hockey Team Rental – March 26th
Rock Your Tom’s Off Benefit – (Bands To Be Announced) – April 2nd
Summer Camp Music Festival Warm-Up – Bands and FREE ticket giveaways!-April
Found Footage Film Festival – April 14th
ICC Student Film Festival – April 28th
‘Big Lebowski’ Night – $3 white Russians, Costume Contest & more – May 7th
‘Food Matters’ Film & Discussion from Essential Wellness – May 10th
Universalist Unitarian Church Fundraiser – May 22nd
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