Now Playing at The Magnolia


Michael Winterbottom's largely improvised 2010 film The Trip took comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon—or semifictionalized versions thereof—on a restaurant tour around northern England. In this witty and incisive follow-up, Winterbottom reunites the pair for a new culinary road trip, retracing the steps of the Romantic poets' grand tour of Italy and indulging in some sparkling banter and impersonation-offs. Re-whetting our palates from the earlier film, the characters enjoy mouthwatering meals in gorgeous settings from Liguria to Capri while riffing on subjects as varied as Batman's vocal register, the artistic merits of "Jagged Little Pill," and, of course, the virtue of sequels. Winterbottom trains his camera to capture the idyllic Italian landscape and the gastronomic treasures being prepared and consumed while keeping the film centered on the crackling chemistry between the two leads. The Trip to Italy effortlessly melds the brilliant comic interplay between Coogan and Brydon into quieter moments of self-reflection, letting audiences into their insightful ruminations on the nuances of friendship and the juggling of family and career. The result is a biting portrait of modern-day masculinity. Official Web Site
Chris Vognar's Dallas Morning News review...


Now Playing at the Inwood Theatre

A spy is never out of the game. Code named "The November Man," Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent, who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness Alice Fournier (Olga Kurylenko, Quantum of Solace). He soon uncovers this assignment marks him a target of his former friend and CIA protégé David Mason (Luke Bracey). With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules and no holds barred. Based on Bill Granger's novel There Are No Spies from the bestselling November Man book series, this is the ultimate cat and mouse game set in the world of international espionage. Directed by Roger Donaldson (The Bank Job, No Way Out, Thirteen Days). Official Web Site


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Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Boyhood by writer/director Richard Linklater (director and co-writer of Before Midnight) is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, Boyhood charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent, set to a soundtrack spanning the years from Coldplay's "Yellow" to Arcade Fire's "Deep Blue." Boyhood is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. It's impossible to watch Mason and his family without thinking about our own journey. Official Web Site
Chris Vognar's Dallas Morning News review...


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Set in the 1920s on the opulent Riviera in the south of France, Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight is a romantic comedy starring Colin Firth (The King's Speech) as Stanley Crawford, a master magician who tries to expose psychic medium Sophie Baker (Emma Stone) as a fake. Persuaded by his life-long friend (Simon McBurney), Stanley goes undercover on a mission to a Côte d'Azur mansion in order to debunk the alluring young clairvoyant, who is staying there with her mother (Marcia Gay Harden). From his very first meeting with Sophie, Stanley dismisses her as an insignificant pip-squeak who he can unmask in no time. To his great surprise and discomfort, however, Sophie accomplishes numerous feats of mind-reading and other supernatural deeds that defy all rational explanation, leaving him dumbfounded—and wondering whether Sophie's powers could actually be real. Official Web Site




Now Playing at the Inwood Theatre

The action-packed, epic space adventure Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan (Lee Pace), a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—gun-toting raccoon Rocket (voice of Bradley Cooper), tree-like humanoid Groot (voice of Vin Diesel), the deadly and enigmatic Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista). But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand—with the galaxy's fate in the balance. Also starring John C. Reilly, Benicio del Toro and Djimon Hounsou, Guardians of the Galaxy is directed and co-written by James Gunn (Super, Slither). Official Web Site
Roger Moore's Dallas Morning News review...


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The haunting sci-fi drama The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined—a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all—a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before. Also starring Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift, The Giver is based on Lois Lowry's beloved novel of the same name. Directed by Phillip Noyce (Salt, The Quiet American). Official Web Site
Mick LaSalle's Dallas Morning News review...


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It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals (Damon Wayans Jr. and Jake Johnson) dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real-life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line. Also starring Rob Riggle, Nina Dobrev, James D'Arcy and Andy Garcia, Let's Be Cops is directed and co-written by Luke Greenfield (The Girl Next Door). Official Web Site


One Night Only! Tuesday, September 2
at 7:30 & 10:00pm at The Magnolia!

One of the scariest sci-fi thrillers ever made stars Sigourney Weaver as an officer whose entire crew is menaced by unstoppable, insect-like xenomorphs, unwittingly brought on board their spacecraft after responding to a mysterious distress signal. Directed by Ridley Scott (Prometheus, Blade Runner).


Big Movies on Tuesday Nights at The Magnolia! Download PDF

Tue, Sep 2: Alien (1979) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Sep 9: Doctor Zhivago (1965) at 7:30pm
Tue, Sep 16: Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) at 7:30 and 10:15pm


Friday & Saturday, September 5 & 6
at Midnight at the Inwood Theatre!

Robert De Niro is absolutely chilling in Martin Scorsese's classic film about a disturbed New York cabbie who befriends a teenage hooker (Jodie Foster) and tries to free her from her pimp (Harvey Keitel). He also begins stalking political worker Cybill Shepherd, just as work in the nighttime jungle gets the best of him. An atmospheric, violent urban nightmare, from the acclaimed director of The Departed, Gangs of New York and Raging Bull.


Dallas Observer & Premiere Video present
Friday & Saturday Midnight Movies
at the Inwood Theatre! Download PDF

Sep 5 & 6: Taxi Driver, starring Robert De Niro.
Sep 12 & 13: Ghost in the Shell, in Japanese with English subtitles!
Sep 19 & 20: The Professional, a film by Luc Besson starring Jean Reno.
Fri, Sep 26: The Room, "You are tearing me apart, Lisa!"
Sat, Sep 27: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with Live Shadow Cast Los Bastardos!
Oct 3 & 4: Only Lovers Left Alive, a film by Jim Jarmusch.
Oct 10 & 11: Batman, a film by Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton.
Oct 17 & 18: Gremlins, don't feed them after midnight!


One Night Only! Tuesday, September 9
at 7:30pm at The Magnolia!

This epic film version of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning novel, painted against a detailed backdrop of the Russian Revolution, is one of the most popular romances ever filmed. Omar Sharif is a Russian doctor, exiled for writing poetry, who is forced into partisan service and separated from his only love (Julie Christie). Winner of 6 Oscars!


Starts Friday, September 12
at the Inwood Theatre

Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, Frontera stars Michael Peña as Miguel, a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife of a former sheriff (Ed Harris). Miguel's pregnant wife (Eva Longoria) lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican "coyote" smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while the ex-lawman investigates his wife's death and unearths evidence that could destroy one family's future. Frontera examines both sides of the complex issues of immigration and human trafficking that deeply affects both the U.S. and Mexico. It shows that a border might divide two countries, but can't divide humanity, for good or bad, and that we are all part of the problem and the solution. Official Web Site


Starts Friday, September 12
at the Inwood Theatre

The family adventure Dolphin Tale 2 continues the story of the brave dolphin Winter, whose miraculous rescue and recovery—thanks to a groundbreaking prosthetic tail—made her a symbol of hope and perseverance to people around the world. Yet their fight is not over. Winter's surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only pool mate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter, who, according to USDA regulations, cannot be housed alone, as dolphins' social behavior requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium. Starring Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson and Nathan Gamble. Official Web Site


Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13
at Midnight at the Inwood Theatre!
In Japanese with English Subtitles!

2029—a female government cyber agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of "The Puppet Master"—a computer virus capable of invading cybernetic brains and altering its victims' memory. Created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and codenamed "Project 2501," this "hacker" is actually a prototype virtual agent which has now defied its makers by seeking asylum within a new host body outside of the electronic net. Now the two agencies must maneuver against each other in a violent, high-tech race to capture the omnipresent entity. Ghost in the Shell took the world by storm exhibiting a new dimension of anime with unprecedented and mesmerizing cinematic expression. Created by veteran anime writer/director/producer Mamoru Oshii (writer of Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade), and seamlessly merging traditional cel animation with the latest computer graphic imagery, this stunning 1995 sci-fi spectacle broke through the boundaries of mainstream animation with detailed artistic expression and a uniquely intelligent story line.


One Night Only! Tuesday, September 16
at 7:30 & 10:15pm at The Magnolia!

Not only is Thoroughly Modern Millie a zany romantic spoof of the Roaring Twenties, it's a musical that won an Oscar for Best Original Music Score! Julie Andrews stars as Millie, an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon (John Gavin), befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy (Mary Tyler Moore), fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers (Beatrice Lillie) and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy (James Fox). In the end it takes a rich nutty jazz baby like Muzzy (Carol Channing) to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers. Directed by George Roy Hill (The Sting, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid).


Sat, Sep 27 at Midnight at the Inwood Theatre!

The longest-running midnight movie of all time stars Tim Curry as the kinky yet endearing “transsexual from Transylvania” Dr. Frank N. Furter, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick as his hapless guests Brad and Janet, Meat Loaf as motorcycle-riding rough trade and author Richard O’Brien as the hunchbacked butler Riff Raff. It’s harmless musical fun—a delightful spoof of Hollywood horror movies and Old Dark House melodramas. The Rocky Horror Picture was the first—and is still the best—interactive movie experience! Official Web Site



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