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PASSENGERS

| 2016 | 116 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Morten Tyldum

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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in an exciting action-thriller about two passengers who are on a 120-year journey to another planet when their hibernation pods wake them 90 years too early. Jim and Aurora are forced to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction as the ship teeters on the brink of…

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

| 2016 | 133 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Gareth Edwards

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From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key…

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Warren Miller’s 67th Ski film, HERE, THERE, & EVERYWHERE

| 2016 | 120 mins | | , , ,

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Included with each ticket  Movie Ticket – National Premier Tour of Warren Miller’s 67th movie Sugarbush Lift Ticket (weekday) FREE with each movie ticket Free weekday lift ticket to Steamboat in Colorado National WME Tour Sweepstakes for Ski trips and more! Visit Audi Norwell, test drive, and get a chance to win…

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ALLIED

, | 2016 | 124 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Robert Zemeckis

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Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) and Marianne Beauséjour (Marion Cotillard) are World War II operatives who never reveal their true identities. After falling in love during a risky mission, they hope to leave all that double-dealing behind them and start new lives. Instead, suspicion and danger envelop their marriage as both husband and…

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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

, | 2016 | 132 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by David Yates

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There are growing dangers in the wizarding world of 1926 New York. Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets, threatening to expose the wizarding community to the Second Salemers, a fanatical faction of No-Majs (American for Muggles) bent on eradicating them. And the powerful, dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald,…

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DOCTOR STRANGE

| 2016 | 130 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Scott Derrickson

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Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real…

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CORALINE

| 2009 | 101 minutes | | , , , , ,
Directed by Pete Kozachik, Henry Selick

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Coraline Jones is a girl of 11 who is feisty, curious, and adventurous beyond her years. She and her parents have just relocated from Michigan to Oregon. Missing her friends and finding her parents to be distracted by their work, Coraline tries to find some excitement in her new environment. Coraline seriously…

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DEEPWATER HORIZON

2016 | 108 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Peter Berg

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On April 20, 2010, a massive blowout and a pair of violent explosions on the oil rig Deepwater Horizon irreparably damages and sinks the oil rig, resulting in the deaths of eleven workers and releasing tens of millions of gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico in the U.S.’ worst ever…

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THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

| 2016 | 132 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Antoine Fuqua

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Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople, led by Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett), employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters,…

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MASTERMINDS

| 2016 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jared Hess
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In this action comedy based on true events, directed by Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite; Nacho Libre), David Ghantt (Zach Galifianakis) discovers the true meaning of adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. He is an uncomplicated man stuck in a monotonous life. Day in and day out he drives an armored vehicle, transporting…

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2016 MVIFF — International Short Films Juried Competition– SOLD OUT!

| 2016 | | , , , , ,

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This screening is SOLD OUT!     From over 300+ entries our festival selection committee has chosen 10 finalists. We will screen each finalist short film and our jury will choose Best Over-all Short at the conclusion of the program.  Program notes to be added very very soon.   TO PURCHASE AN ALL-ACCESS…

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2016 MVIFF – ANIMATION SHORTS SHOWCASE

| 2016 | 60 mins. | | , , , ,
BILL PLYMPTON

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A collection of some of the world’s best new short animated films from acclaimed animators. PLEASE NOTE- Bill informs me “there is full frontal male and female nudity as well as foul language and sexual content in the program.”  The MV International Film Festival will present a display of animated shorts with a…

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2016 MVIFF – AFERIM!

| 2015 | 108 mins | | , , ,
RADU JUDE

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Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife. Together with his son, they set out in search for the gypsy slave. While the unflappable Costandin comments on…

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JASON BOURNE

| 2016 | 123 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Paul Greengrass

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Years after the events of THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, former CIA assassin Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) resurfaces just as his former employers are implementing a new program aimed at hunting him down. Now fully recovered from his amnesia, Bourne teams up with Nicky Parsons (Julia Stiles) to uncover the ultimate truth about his…

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2016 MVIFF — THE WAVE

| 2016 | 105 mins | | , , ,
ROAR UTHAUG

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The mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger, collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it. Nestled in Norway’s Sunnmøre region, Geiranger is one of the most spectacular tourist draws on the planet. With the mountain Åkerneset overlooking…

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HUNT FOR WILDERPEOPLE

| 2016 | 93 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Taika Waititi

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In this wildly funny and endearing comedy from director/co-writer Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows, Boy), defiant city kid Ricky (Julian Dennison), raised on hip-hop and foster care, gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving…

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SUICIDE SQUAD

| 2016 | 130 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Ayer
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Director David Ayer (FURY) takes the helm for this production adapted from the DC Comics series about a group of super-villains who are given a shot at redemption by embarking on a heroic mission that will most likely mean the death of them all.

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Film Club: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

| 1987 | 98 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Rob Reiner

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An elderly man reads the book “The Princess Bride” to his sick and thus currently bedridden adolescent grandson, the reading of the book which has been passed down within the family for generations. The grandson is sure he won’t like the story, with a romance at its core, he preferring something with…

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STAR TREK BEYOND — Last Show!

| 2016 | 120 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Justin Lin
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Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise encounter an alien warrior race when marooned on a distant planet after the destruction of their spaceship in this thrilling sequel directed by Fast & Furious director Justin Lin.  ‘Star Trek Beyond’ is a terrific 50th anniversary salute to the series appeal.

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GHOSTBUSTERS

| 2016 | 116 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Paul Feig
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Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today–Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth….

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THE YOUNG AMERICANS multimedia and live-music performance

| 2016 | 90 mins | | , , , , , , , ,

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A unique multimedia performance with live music chronicles the race to reach the moon.  With rare archival footage and interviews with the major players, astronauts and their families, John Monsky, creator and narrator, takes us inside the capsule and the control room to trace the great rush to the lunar surface. The drama,…

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THE LEGEND OF TARZAN – Last Show!

| 2016 | 109 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Yates
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It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Margot Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary…

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INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE

| 2016 | 120 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Roland Emmerich
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We always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.   All-star cast including many from the original movie from…

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NOW YOU SEE ME 2

| 2016 | 115 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jon M. Chu

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THE FOUR HORSEMEN (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan) return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights and taking them around the globe. One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface…

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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

| 2016 | 136 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Bryan Singer
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Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible….

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

| 2016 | 146 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team….

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THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016)

| 2016 | 111 mins | | , ,
Directed by Jon Favreau

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As lovely to behold as it is engrossing to watch, The Jungle Book is the rare remake that actually improves upon its predecessors — all while setting a new standard for CGI. Directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, The…

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Special Benefit: THE HARDER THEY COME presented with WYOB-FM

| 1972 | 105 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Perry Henzell

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WYOB-FM and the MV Film Society have teamed up to host a fundraiser for FM WYOB in honor of Jimmy Cliff’s April 1st birthday. Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as Ivan Martin, an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village for the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica hoping to make a name…

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THEEB

, , , | 2015 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Naji Abu Nowar

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1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb (“Wolf”) in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers’ quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well…

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA with Matthew Stackpole

| 2015 | 121 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ron Howard

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SPECIAL SCREENING IN COLLABORATION WITH SAIL MV, TO BENEFIT THEIR PROGRAMMING. In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s…

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THE FINEST HOURS (Last Show!)

| 2016 | 109 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Craig Gillespie

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A heroic action-thriller, THE FINEST HOURS is the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history. The film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns…

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THE HATEFUL EIGHT

| 2015 | 182 mins (includes Overture and Intermission) | | , , ,
Directed by Quentin Tarantino

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While racing toward the town of Red Rock in post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunter John “The Hangman” Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive prisoner (Jennifer Jason Leigh) encounter another bounty hunter (Samuel L. Jackson) and a man who claims to be a sheriff. Hoping to find shelter from a blizzard, the group…

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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY–PART 2

| 2015 | 136 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Francis Lawrence

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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 is a 2015 American epic dystopian science fiction war film directed by Francis Lawrence, with a screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong. It is the fourth and final installment in The Hunger Games film series, and the second of two films based on the novel Mockingjay, the…

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SPECTRE

, | 2015 | 150 minutes | | ,
Directed by Sam Mendes

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A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal.  Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as Spectre. Meanwhile…

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THE ASSASSIN

, , | 2015 | 120 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Hsiao-Hsien Hou

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THE ASSASSIN is a 2015 martial arts film directed by Taiwanese director Hsiao-Hsien Hou. The film is set during the Tang Dynasty-period in Chinese history, in 9th century China. It centers on Nie Yinniang, a female killer appointed to slay corrupt government officals by her master, Jiaxin, a nun who raised her…

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CLASSIC FILM NIGHT: BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985)

| 1985 | 116 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Robert Zemeckis

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Don’t miss the pre-show documentary that filmmakers made on those technology and cultural changes they expected to see in 2015 30 years ago. From Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes BACK TO THE FUTURE— the original, ground-breaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever. When teenager…

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5: ROGUE NATION

| 2015 | 132 minutes | |
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie

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With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly trained operatives are hellbent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Ethan gathers his team and joins…

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NO ESCAPE

| 2015 | 103 min | | ,
Directed by John Erick Dowdle
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An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city. Directed by…

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THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.

| 2015 | 116 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Guy Ritchie
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Henry Cavill (MAN OF STEEL) stars as Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer (THE SOCIAL NETWORK) as Illya Kuryakin in director Guy Ritchie’s THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., a fresh take on the hugely popular 1960s television series. Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, THE MAN…

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CARTEL LAND Q&A w/ Director Matthew Heineman

| 2015 | 98 minutes | | ,
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In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona’s Altar Valley – a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine…

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Documentary Week MV: UNBRANDED Q&A w/ Executive Producer Cindy Meehl

| 2015 | 105 minutes | | ,
Directed by Phillip Baribeau

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UNBRANDED the Film is more than a documentary. It’s an adventure, a message, and a wakeup call for better land and wild horse management. Follow along as Ben Masters, Ben Thamer, Jonny Fitzsimons, and Thomas Glover travel 3,000 miles from Mexico to Canada through the deepest backcountry in the American West on wild…

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ANT-MAN

| 2015 | 117 min | | ,
Directed by Peyton Reed
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The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man.” Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor,…

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The 9:49 Show – SCOTT PILGRIM vs. THE WORLD

| 2010 | 112 min | | , , ,
Directed by Edgar Wright

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Based on Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Oni Press comic book of the same name, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World follows the eponymous slacker rocker on his colorful quest to defeat his dream girl’s seven evil ex-boyfriends. Twenty-two-year-old Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) may not have a job, but rocking the bass for his band,…

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SPY

| 2015 | 117 minutes | | ,
Directed by Paul Feig
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Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms…

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TERMINATOR GENISYS

| 2015 | 119 minutes | | ,
Directed by Alan Taylor
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When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past,…

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MAX

2015 | 111 minutes | | ,
Directed by Boaz Yakin
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After U.S. Marine Kyle Wincott is killed in Afghanistan, Max, his highly trained service dog, is too traumatized to remain in service. Back in the U.S., Kyle’s family adopts the dog, but teenage brother Justin (Josh Wiggins) has problems of his own and doesn’t want the animal. However, Max may be Justin’s…

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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

2015 | 120 minutes | | ,
Directed by George Miller

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From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes…

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JAWS – 40th Anniversary of its release by Universal

| 1975 | 124 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg
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Two Shows/Two Theaters — The Capawock Theater at 6:30 PM, The Strand Theater in Oak Bluffs at 9:30 PM. Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, JAWS set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When the seaside community of Amity finds…

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SLOW WEST

2015 | 84 minutes | | , ,
Directed by John Maclean
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At the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) journeys across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. He is joined by Silas (Michael Fassbender), a mysterious traveler, and hotly pursued by an outlaw along the way.

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GOOD KILL

| 2015 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Andrew Niccol

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In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game-only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned box in…

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Classic Film Night: SUDDENLY

| 1954 | 75 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Lewis Allen

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In advance of a presidential visit to the small town of Suddenly, California, a trio of FBI agents enters the Benson family’s home to assess potential security risks. Once inside, leader John Baron (Frank Sinatra) reveals himself as a psychopathic assassin, and he kidnaps the family in order to use their house…

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Nature as Inspiration: HIMALAYA: L’ENFANCE D’UN CHEF

| 1999 | 109 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Eric Valli

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Set in the mountains of Tibet near Nepal, this film begins with mountaineer Karma (Gurgon Kyap) returning from a long journey with bad news: the son of Tinle (Thilen Lhondup), the village leader, died in the midst of the trek, leaving behind a wife, Pema (Lhapka Tsamchoe), and a son, Pasang (Karma…

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Classic Film Night: JACKIE BROWN

1997 | 154 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Quentin Tarantino

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Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed this adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s 1995 Rum Punch, switching the action from Miami to LA, and altering the central character from white to black. Ruthless arms dealer Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson), who lives with perpetually stoned beach-babe Melanie (Bridget Fonda), teams with his old buddy Louis…

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EASY RIDER (Co-sponsored by the MV Museum)

| 1969 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Dennis Hopper

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In collaboration with the MV Museum’s ongoing exhibit “Sea Change: Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s”, join us for the first in this four part 1960s film series.  Historian and movie buff A. Bowdoin Van Riper will talk about how the film fits in the context of the decade. Easy Rider is a 1969 American road…

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Classic Film Night: CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (2001)

| 2001 | 120 mins | | , , ,
Directed by Ang Lee

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Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee took a break from making Western period dramas to fashion this wild and woolly martial arts spectacular featuring special effects and action sequences courtesy of the choreographer of The Matrix (1999), Yuen Woo Ping. In the early 19th century, martial arts master Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun-Fat) is…

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THE SHOOTING (1967)

| 1967 | 82 mins | | , ,
Directed by Monte Hellman

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In the 1960s and 1970s, producer Roger Corman attracted talented young filmmakers with a simple promise: If they were willing to make commercial pictures, and could stay within his minuscule budgets, they’d gain hands-on experience and might even be able to experiment a little. Few directors took as much advantage of the…

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MVIFF: METRO MANILA

, | 2014 | 115 minutes | | , , ,
Sean Ellis

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Ellis, whose previous films include the award-winning CASHBACK and THE BROKEN, travels to the Philippines to tell the story of Oscar Ramirez, a down-on-his-luck farmer who flees the countryside with his family to look for a brighter future in the bustling, overwhelming metropolis of Manila. Oscar believes he has caught a break…