United Kingdom | 2014 | 114 Minutes
2015 Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay, Director, Film Editing, Original Score, and Production Design. This nail-biting true-life thriller stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the brilliant Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist Alan Turing, who was hailed as a hero for cracking the elusive Enigma code during World War II, then later persecuted and sentenced for being gay.
USA | 2014 | 122 Minutes
2015 Oscar Nominations: Best Picture and Original Song. From acclaimed director Ava DuVernay comes the powerful and historic tale of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Mon Jan 19, extra matinee screenings added in celebration of MLK Day!
USA | 2014 | 99 Minutes
Film Center through Jan 15 | Uptown starting Jan 16 This utterly original genre mash-up of Spaghetti Western, vampire tale, and Iranian cinema uses gorgeous black-and-white cinematography and a pulsing soundtrack to tell the story of a lonely female bloodsucker living in the ghost town of Bad City. Independent Spirit Award nominee: Best First Feature.
USA | 2014 | 119 Minutes
Nine Oscar Nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. | Topping critics and awards lists for 2014, the new film from Alejandro González Iñárritu (Biutiful, 21 Grams) stars Michael Keaton in an Oscar-nominated performance as an actor struggling to escape his iconic image and mount a Broadway play.
France | 2014 | 80
Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Jean-Luc Godard's latest is a sensorially immersive experience that employs 3D technology to mind-expanding effect. A late-period masterpiece from a legendary director still very much in control of his craft, Goodbye to Language has been hailed as a "thrilling cinematic experience" (Manohla Dargis, The New York Times).
January 27, 2015
USA | 1934 | 105 minutes
Sweeping the Oscars® to win Best Picture Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay, Capra's landmark romantic comedy follows a spoiled heiress (Claudette Colbert) who forms an unlikely bond with a brash newspaper reporter (Clark Gable).