The best movies every week of the year

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Pain and Glory

January 17 January 22, 2020

• The Historic Theater

This latest film from Pedro Almodóvar tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo (Antonio Banderas), a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered.

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The Lighthouse

January 17 January 23, 2020

• The Loft

A hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.

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The Irishman

January 12 January 26, 2020

• The Historic Theater

This biographical crime thriller from Martin Scorcese follows Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) as he recalls his past years working for the Bufalino crime family.

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Harriet

January 24 January 28, 2020

• The Historic Theater

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes.

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Parasite

January 24 January 30, 2020

• The Loft

Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) brings his work home to Korea in this pitch-black modern fairytale.

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Dark Waters

January 31 February 5, 2020

• The Historic Theater

Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world's largest corporations.

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Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2020

February 1 February 6, 2020

• The Loft

A yearly treat to see each of the Oscar Nominated Short Films prior to the awards presentation.

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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

February 7 February 8, 2020

• The Historic Theater

Quentin Tarantino's ninth feature film is a story that takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, at the height of hippy Hollywood.

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Varda by Agnès

February 8 February 11, 2020

• The Loft

An unpredictable documentary from a fascinating storyteller, Agnès Varda's new feature documentary sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to what she calls "cine-writing."

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Motherless Brooklyn

February 15 February 19, 2020

• The Historic Theater

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

February 19 February 20, 2020

• The Loft

Marion Stokes was secretly recording television twenty-four hours a day for thirty years. She recorded on 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing revolutions, lies, wars, triumphs, catastrophes, bloopers, talk shows, and commercials that tell us who we were, and show how television shaped the world of today.

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Citizen K

February 21 February 26, 2020

• The Loft

From Oscar-winning writer/director Alex Gibney, an intimate yet sweeping look at post-Soviet Russia from the perspective of the enigmatic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former oligarch turned political dissident.

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Little Women

February 21 February 27, 2020

• The Historic Theater

Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.