The Magnificent Andersons Tues and Weds in June & July
A celebration of two modern auteurs.
Tuesdays | The Films of Wes Anderson
Wednesdays | The Films of Paul Thomas Anderson
June 24, 2014
USA | 1996 | 92 Minutes | Wes Anderson
Wes Anderson burst on the scene with this unique caper comedy, co-written by frequent collaborator Owen Wilson, about a trio of wanna-be criminal masterminds who hook up with the local "godfather" (James Caan) to plan a daring, ill-conceived heist.
June 25, 2014
USA | 1997 | 102 Minutes | Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson's thrilling first film is a modern-day noir about a gambler (John C. Reilly) who finds a mentor in Sydney (Phillip Baker Hall), a wise and wizened professional card sharp.
July 1, 2014
USA | 1998 | 93 Minutes | Wes Anderson
The first of the stylized "Wes Anderson" films, prep school student Max Fischer's love of his alma mater's extra-curricular activities is only surpassed by his crush on the beguiling Miss Cross.
July 2, 2014
USA | 1997 | 155 Minutes | Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson's directorial tour-de-force is an epic story tracking the meteoric rise of super-stud 70's porn star Dirk Diggler.
July 8, 2014
USA | 2001 | 109 Minutes | Wes Anderson
Wes Anderson's modern classic uses a heightened sense of style (Those clothes! That soundtrack!) to tell a tenderly emotional story of family and belonging.
July 9, 2014
USA | 1999 | 188 Minutes | Paul Thomas Anderson
A group of seemingly unconnected characters–a ruthless self-help guru, a former boy genius, a game show host, a caretaker, a trophy wife, a lovesick cop–all come together over the course of a single day that ends with a stunningly emotional moment of (literally) biblical significance.
July 15, 2014
USA | 2004 | 118 Minutes | Wes Anderson
Inspired by the life of Jacques Cousteau, Wes Anderson's love letter to discovery and adventure stars Bill Murray as the titular oceanographer, who is on a mission to enact revenge on the Jaguar Shark, which killed his partner.
July 16, 2014
USA | 2002 | 95 Minutes | Paul Thomas Anderson
Casting Adam Sandler in this unconventional romantic comedy was a surprising move for Paul Thomas Anderson, but paid off wonderfully as the director perfectly channeled Sandler's barely repressed anger.
July 22, 2014
USA | 2007 | 91 Minutes | Wes Anderson
Three estranged brothers (Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Adrien Brody) take a train across India on a mission to strengthen their bond, but find that their vacation goes horribly wrong in unexpected ways.
July 23, 2014
USA | 2007 | 158 Minutes | Paul Thomas Anderson
Daniel Day-Lewis stars in Paul Thomas Anderson's multi-Oscar® nominated historical drama, a visually stunning and enthralling exploration of greed, capitalism and violence.
July 29, 2014
USA | 2009 | 87 Minutes | Wes Anderson
Wes Anderson's delightful adaptation of the Roald Dahl story features an outstanding voice cast (including George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and Bill Murray) to tell the whimsical tale of a cunning fox who, with the help of his friends, must outsmart three feeble-minded farmers.
July 29, 2014
USA | 2012 | 94 minutes | Wes Anderson
Set on an island off the coast of New England in he summer of 1965, Wes Anderson's wonderfully droll and nostalgic romantic comedy follows 12-year-olds Suzy and Sam, who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.
July 30, 2014
USA | 2012 | 138 Minutes | Paul Thomas Anderson
Joaquin Phoenix plays a Navy veteran psychologically broken by his experiences, who becomes a disciple of the charismatic leader of The Cause (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and his controlling wife (Amy Adams). Film preceeded by a tribute reel celebrating the career of Philip Seymour Hoffman.