Synopsis: The Stanford prison experiment was a study of human responses to captivity and behavioral effects on prison guards and inmates. Conducted by a team of researchers led by Philip Zimbardo at Stanford, undergrad volunteers played roles of both guards and prisoners in the basement of the Stanford psychology building. Within a day…
Archive for the ‘Drama’ Category
After mourning the loss of Laura, Claire comes across Laura’s husband David dressed head-to-toe in his wife’s clothes. Unsure whether his new guise is the result of foul play, she threatens to reveal him to Laura’s family. But the more time she spends with him, the more she is seduced by his…
Synopsis: Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose. Minnie begins a complex affair with her mother’s boyfriend, “the handsomest man in the world,” Monroe. What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of a girl’s sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.
Synopsis: Aging musician Antoine is too depressed to go on playing. After wandering in the streets, he decides to seek an occupation. Unskilled as he is, he is lucky to be hired as the caretaker of an old Paris apartment building. He soon proves good at his job, even if he performs it…
Synopsis: Why are we fascinated by murder? Inspired by the killing of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy, THE FACE OF AN ANGEL looks beyond the salacious headlines to explore both the media and the public’s obsession with violent stories, whether fictional or real.
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Starring: Cara Delevingne, Kate Beckinsale, Daniel…
Synopsis: Based on a true story and set in Iran, where it is forbidden to dance, the story fol lows Afshin Ghaffarian and his friends who form an underground dance company via hacking into YouTube, they learn from the very best – Michael Jackson, Pina Bausch, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev. Reveling in…
Synopsis: Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, “Dear White People” is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the age of Obama. Writer/director Justin Simien follows a group of African American students as they navigate campus life and racial politics at a predominantly white college…
Based on the musical, a struggling actress and her novelist lover each illustrate the struggle and deconstruction of their love affair.
Because this is a musical, we will be offering all languages in subtitled format.
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan
Directed by: Richard LaGravanese
When a devastating illness threatens to end Evan Lake’s career in the CIA, he goes rogue to hunt down a terrorist who tortured him during a mission gone awry years ago.
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Anton Yelchin
Director: Paul Schrader
Genre: Drama / Thriller
After a troubled youth and 18 years in prison, Wiliam Garnett (Whitaker) is being released. With the help of the an idealistic parole agent (Blethyn) and his newfound Islamic faith, Garnett struggles to rebuild his life and overcome the vuilent impulses which possess him.
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Brenda…