Now Playing at The Magnolia

In the hilarious and emotional The Skeleton Twins, twins Maggie (Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids) and Milo (Bill Hader, "Saturday Night Live") lead separate lives on opposite sides of the country. After many years of estrangement, both feel that they're at the end of their ropes, and an unexpected reunion forces them to confront how their lives went so wrong. For Maggie, that means re-examining her marriage to sweet "nature frat boy" Lance (Luke Wilson) and her own self-destructive tendencies, while Milo must face the pain of an early heartbreak he never quite got past. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them both, they realize the key to fixing their lives just may lie in accepting the past and mending their relationship with each other. Also starring Ty Burrell ("Modern Family"). Official Web Site
Director/co-writer Craig Johnson on creating memorable movie moments
Betsy Sharkey's Dallas Morning News review...


Now Playing at the Inwood Theatre

Based on Lawrence Block's bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk Among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson (Taken) as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the P.I. learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime... nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the dseviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again. Written and directed by Scott Frank (The Lookout). Official Web Site


Now Playing at The Magnolia

From director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy, Zack and Miri Make a Porno) comes Tusk, an epic twist on horror. Born out of Smith's immensely popular SModcast, this modern day monster movie is truly one you'll have to see to believe. Tusk follows Wallace (Justin Long, The Conspirator), a journalist on a peculiar mission. He finds the story of a lifetime in Mr. Howe (Michael Parks), a worldwide adventurer with a curious penchant for walruses. Official Web Site
Clark Collis' Entertainment Weekly review...


Now Playing at The Magnolia


At the height of World War II, amid bombing and starvation in the city, a desperate mother takes her twin 13-year-old sons to live with her estranged mother at a rundown dump of a farm. The old woman, called "the Witch" by the villagers who suspect she poisoned her husband, treats the boys like dogs and makes them work for their food. The twins, who are inseparable and seem to uncannily communicate without words, devise their own shocking strategy to cope with the cruelty around them. They set out to systematically harden themselves to become unfeeling and merciless. When deprived of a meal they declare they will fast for four days; when slapped they ask the grandmother to hit them again, and they practice killing bugs to learn how to kill. All the while they dutifully record their experiences in the notebook their father gave them when he went off to fight. Startling and profoundly disturbing, with mesmerizing performances by real-life twins Andras and Laszlo Gyemant, The Notebook at times recalls Lord of the Flies. With starkly beautiful wide-screen cinematography by Christian Berger (The White Ribbon); directed and co-written by János Szász. Official Web Site




Now Playing 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
Nancy Churnin's Dallas Morning News review...


Now Playing at The Magnolia

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...


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

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...


Now Playing at The Magnolia

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


Tuesday, Sept 23 at 7:30 & 10:15pm
at The Magnolia

Be careful what you say in private. It could become a movie. Some gossip overheard by Clare Boothe Luce in a nightclub powder room inspired her Broadway hit that's wittily adapted for the screen in The Women. George Cukor (My Fair Lady, A Star Is Born) directs an all-female cast in this catty tale of battling and bonding that paints its claws "Jungle Red" and shreds the excesses of pampered Park Avenue princesses. Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Joan Fontaine, Mary Boland and Paulette Goddard are among the array of husband snatchers, snitches and lovelorn ladies. Norma Shearer plays jilted Mary Haines, who ultimately learns to claw without ruining her manicure. All the glamming and slamming comes with a shimmery bauble: a fashion show sequence in eye-popping Technicolor.


Big Movies on Tuesday Nights at The Magnolia! Download PDF

Tue, Sep 23: The Women (1939) at 7:30 and 10:15pm
Tue, Sep 30: The Man With the Golden Gun (1974) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Oct 7: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) at 7:30pm
Tue, Oct 14: Double Indemnity (1944) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Oct 21: Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Oct 28: Trick 'r Treat (2007) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Nov 4: Harold and Maude (1971) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Nov 11: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane (1962) at 7:30 and 10:15pm
Tue, Nov 18: Grand Prix (1966) at 7:30pm
Tue, Nov 25: The Sound of Music (1965) at 7:30pm
Tue, Dec 2: Last Tango in Paris (1972) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Dec 9: Die Hard (1988) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Dec 16: La Cage Aux Folles (1978) at 7:30 and 10:00pm
Tue, Dec 23: Miracle on 34th Street (1947) at 7:30 and 10:00pm


Starts Friday, September 26
at The Magnolia

Outkast's André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning writer/director John Ridley (writer of 12 Years a Slave). Jimi: All Is By My Side covers a year in Hendrix's life from 1966-67 as an unknown backup guitarist playing New York's Cheetah Club to making his mark in London's music scene, up until his Monterey Pop Festival triumph. Also starring Imogen Poots and Hayley Atwell, the film presents an intimate portrait of the sensitive young musician on the verge of becoming a rock legend. Official Web Site


Starts Friday, September 26
at the Inwood Theatre in 3D & 2D!

From the creators of animated hits Coraline and ParaNorman comes a new breed of family—The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley), comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, "into the light," where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnie (Elle Fanning). Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs' family. The Boxtrolls also features the voice talents of Tracy Morgan, Richard Ayoade, Nick Frost, Jared Harris, Simon Pegg and Toni Collette. Official Web Site


Fri, Sep 26 at Midnight at the Inwood Theatre!

The Room is an electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies, starring writer/director Tommy Wiseau as a successful banker with a great respect for—and dedication to—the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa (Juliette Danielle). As the film depicts friendships and relationships in the lives of its five major characters, it raises life's real and most-asked question: "Can you really trust anyone?" A midnight cult sensation, this quirky black comedy has been running for over 10 years in Los Angeles and has now taken the rest of the country by storm. You'll want to be there for the devastation it will leave in its wake! Official Web Site


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


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

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!


Tuesday, Sept 30 at 7:30 & 10:00pm
at The Magnolia

James Bond (Roger Moore) becomes the target of the world's most dangerous killer, the assassin-for-hire Scaramanga (Christopher Lee), in this nimble thriller set in Southeast Asia. The decorative damsels in distress include Britt Eckland and Maud Adams. Herve Villechaize (Tattoo from "Fantasy Island") co-stars as Nick Nack.


Starts Friday, October 3
at The Magnolia

The haunting thriller Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher (The Social Network, Fight Club) and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn, unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? Also starring Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry. Official Web Site


Friday & Saturday, October 3 & 4
at Midnight at the Inwood Theatre!

Only Lovers Left Alive is the best film in years by writer/director Jim Jarmusch (Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Mystery Train, Down By Law). Stylish, hip and droll, it's the nocturnal tale of two vampires in love, and their quest for amusement and an untainted supply of blood. Tom Hiddleston (Loki in Marvel's The Avengers and the Thor films) and the ageless Tilda Swinton (I Am Love, Michael Clayton) play Adam and Eve, vampires who have been lovers for centuries. He's a reclusive underground musician hiding out in the ruins of Detroit; she's a lover of knowledge residing in Tangier—but they're soulmates. Adam's music is eagerly received by the zombies (i.e. humans) such as rock promoter Ian (Anton Yelchin, Star Trek), whose adulation threatens his need for solitude. Sensing Adam's growing angst and despair, Eve makes a transatlantic journey to see him, despite the difficulties of travelling by day. Their joyful reunion is interrupted by the uninvited arrival of Eve's carefree and uncontrollable little sister Ava (Mia Wasikowska, Alice in Wonderland, The Kids Are All Right), who brings trouble in her wake. Driven by sensual photography, trance-like music by Jarmusch's band Squrl, and sly humor, Only Lovers Left Alive is a hypnotic meditation on art, science, memory, and the mysteries of everlasting love. With John Hurt and Jeffrey Wright. Official Web Site


Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30pm
at The Magnolia

Sergio Leone's epic homage to the Hollywood western has become a cinematic classic. Leone plays with the genre's conventions primarily through evocative camerawork and music, and with a minimum of dialogue. Starring Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards and Charles Bronson, Once Upon a Time in the West follows several stories, all centering on greed, murder and revenge. In one, gunmen slaughter an entire family who are awaiting the arrival of their father's new bride. The wife valiantly attempts to hold on to the land she has inherited. But the cold-blooded outlaws who committed the massacre want to complete the job by killing her. There's also a mysterious "Nameless Man" who has his own reasons for hunting down these bandits... and he has murder on his mind.



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