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If there's something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call? If you answered Ghostbusters, then get ready to get slimed again on the big screen during these special Halloween weekend shows.
In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras received encrypted e-mails from someone identified only as "citizen four" who claimed to have information about covert surveillance programs run by US government agencies. This informant became one of the most divisive figures in modern political history: Edward Snowden.
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's brilliantly original science-fiction epic centers on a widowed psychologist who is sent to the remote Solaris space station where he discovers strange psychological phenomena, including visions of his dead wife.
Director David Fincher (Se7en, The Social Network) brings Gillian Flynn's page-turning mystery to the big screen. On their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) discovers that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. As the clues to her disappearance begin to pile up, the evidence becomes more and more convincing...
French director Alain Resnais' 1959 drama returns to once again captivate audiences in this stunning new 4K restoration. Emmanuelle Riva (recently Oscar® nominated for her role in Amour), and Eiji Okada star as a pair who enter a brief relationship after World War II. Told using an innovative blend of non-linear narrative and voice-over, the film became a major influence on the French New Wave movement.
Back by popular demand for Halloween, this 2011 production directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) features Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's "Sherlock," 12 Years a Slave) as the creature and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS's "Elementary," Trainspotting) as Victor Frankenstein.
Special-effects legend Douglas Trumbull takes us to a future where Earth is barren, with the only remaining plant life in an orbiting greenhouse. There, the caretaker (Bruce Dern) and a trio of endearing robots (named Huey, Dewey, and Louie) must defend our only surviving ecological paradise. Preceded by Georges Méliès 1902 silent sci-fi classic A Trip to the Moon.
Houston, we have a problem. Director Ron Howard's Best Picture Oscar® nominee grippingly recreates the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission crisis, in which a crew of courageous astronauts (Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, and Bill Paxton) face certain death unless a Mission Control officer (Ed Harris) can find a way to bring them back home.
In this alternate version of Danny Boyle's stage adaptation of the classic monster story, the stars swap roles with Jonny Lee Miller taking on the role of the creature, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein.