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A song to live to. A song to love to. A song to break up to. In this modern love story set against the vibrant Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples—struggling songwriters in love Faye (Rooney Mara, Lion, Carol, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and BV (Ryan Gosling, La La Land, The Nice Guys, Drive), and ambitious music mogul Cook (Michael Fassbender, Assassin’s Creed, Steve Jobs, X-Men: Apocalypse) and the waitress whom he ensnares (Natalie Portman, Jackie, Black Swan, V For Vendetta)—chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal. Written and directed by Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life, The New World, The Thin Red Line, Days of Heaven), Song to Song is filled with enchanting, candy-colored imagery. With a glittering supporting cast that includes cameos by Cate Blanchett, Benicio Del Toro, Holly Hunter, Val Kilmer, Haley Bennett, John Lydon, Patti Smith and Iggy Pop.
Rated R, Runtime 2 hr 9 mins
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The intense romantic drama Frantz is set in a small German town just after the end of World War I. Anna (Venice Festival award-winning actress Paula Beer) is a young German woman frozen in grief for her dead fiancé, Frantz, killed in combat; she lives with his aged parents, helping alleviate their grief and despair. When she sees a mysterious young Frenchman laying roses on Frantz’s grave, she is surprised and curious. She learns that the fragile-looking Adrien (Pierre Niney, Yves Saint Laurent) is a pre-war friend of Frantz’s who shares their mourning. While other townsfolk revile him as a murderer of Germans, Frantz’s parents, at first suspicious, welcome him into their home and treasure his stories about their son. But there are hidden secrets that eventually surface as the relationship deepens. Paula Beer is magnetic as Anna, a strong and complex woman, recovering from loss and slowly turning back to embrace life. Filmed mostly in sumptuous black and white, Frantz is written and directed by François Ozon (The New Girlfriend, Swimming Pool, Under the Sand). (Fully subtitled)
Rated PG 13, Runtime 1 hr 53 mins
OPENS APRIL 7TH: The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the gripping real-life story of a working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonia Żabiński (portrayed by two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty and The Help) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (John Heldenbergh, The Broken Circle Breakdown), run the Warsaw Zoo, which is flourishing under his stewardship and her care. Antonia loves the animals, and loves seeing people come and enjoy the zoo, getting away from the worries of impending war. When their country is invaded by the Germans, Jan and Antonia are stunned and forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl, Woman in Gold, Rush). To fight back on their own terms, the Żabińskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonia putting herself and even her children at great risk. Written by Angela Workman (Snow Flower and the Secret Fan), based on the international bestselling book by Diane Ackerman. Directed by Niki Caro (Whale Rider, North Country).
Rated PG 13, Runtime 2 hrs
Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) - in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.
Rated PG 13, Runtime 1 hr 36 mins
In the wildly original, audacious and darkly comic sci-fi film Colossal, Gloria (Anne Hathaway) loses her job and is kicked out of her boyfriend’s apartment. After leaving her life in New York and moving back to her home town, news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea. Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon, and as events begin to spin out of control, she must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world. Also starring Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Austin Stowell and Tim Blake Nelson. Written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes). Winner, Best Picture, Austin Fantastic Fest.
Rated R, Runtime 1 hr 55 mins
The charming dramatic comedy Their Finest is set in England during World War II. With London emptied of its men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) is hired by the British Ministry of Information as a “slop” scriptwriter charged with bringing “a woman’s touch” to morale-boosting propaganda films. Her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by dashing movie producer Buckley (Sam Claflin), whose path would never have crossed hers in peacetime. As bombs are dropping all around them, Catrin, Buckley and a colorful crew work furiously to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation. Although Catrin’s artist husband (Jack Huston) looks down on her job, she quickly discovers there is as much camaraderie, laughter and passion behind the camera as there is onscreen. Bill Nighy co-stars. Directed by Lone Scherfig (An Education, One Day).
Rated PG 13, Runtime 1 hr 57 mins