A dignified send-off for a loved one erupts into uproarious chaos when romance, jealousy, in-laws, hallucinogens, dark secrets, life-long yearnings and a spot of bold blackmail collide graveside in this irreverent British comedy.
Winner of Audience Award at U.S. Comedy Arts Festival
Friday, August 24, 2007
This fascinating documentary intertwines an interview with the Dalai Lama, a look back at the history of the spiritual leader and an exploration of the culture of the small city of Dharamsala, India, where His Holiness was exiled 50 years ago.
For a jump on the 2008 Oscar scene, don't miss Don Cheadle's electrifying perfermance. Director Kasi Lemmons (Eve's Bayou) tells the powerful real-life story of Ralph "Petey" Green (Cheadle), an outspoken ex-con who talked his way into becoming an iconic radio personality in 1960s Washington, D.C.
You've read the novels, now see the back-story. This wonderful biographical movie takes us into the life of Jane Austen, who clearly knew whereof she wrote. Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada, Brokeback Mountain) stars in this fresh and daring view of Jane Austen's early years.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Christian Bale (Batman, The Machinist) stars in this true story of a German-American pilot shot down in Vietnam. Written and directed by the great Werner Herzog (Fitzcarraldo, Aguirre: The Wrath of God), this action drama recounts the ordeal of Dieter Dengler (Bale), who grew up in bombed-out post-war Germany, dreaming of becoming a pilot.
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The much loved indie film star Parker Posey brings a startlingly mature and nuanced performance to this film written and directed by Zoe Cassavetes (daugher of the late John Cassavetes). Posey is Nora Wilder, a thirty-something Manhattanite cynical about love and relationships.
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