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On Sunday, February 18, 2018, Michael T. Leggiardro, passed away at 72 years old from pancreatic and liver cancer. He was a hard-working family man who spent the majority of his career in law enforcement, including the Chief of Police of NAB Little Creek. Mike spent nearly 40 years at the door for many Naro special events and, of course, Rocky Horror late shows. He enjoyed helping others, oldies music, cruising, a good action movie, spending time with his kids and grandkids, watching the Dodgers and Redskins, and a big bowl of ice cream. Farewell Mike.
Steven Spielberg's thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post's Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose Daniel Ellsberg's leaked Pentagon Papers, a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers - and their very freedom - to help bring long-buried truths to light. (PG-13, 116 mins)
"The Post is an expertly-crafted and compelling film brought to tantalizing life by a master director and an all-star ensemble cast." – Chris Agar, Screen Rant
"Steven Spielberg's exhilarating drama is a ticktock thriller about the freedom of the press, the White House's war on that constitutional right and the woman who defended freedom." – Manohla Dargis, The NYTimes
Nominated for 6 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor.
During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, and the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advancing, Britain faces its darkest hour. The fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed Prime Minister, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman in an Oscar worthy performance). While maneuvering his political rivals, he must confront the ultimate choice: negotiate with Hitler and save the British people at a terrible cost or rally the nation and keep fighting against incredible odds. Gary Oldman is a tour-de-force in an acclaimed film directed by Joe Wright (Anna Karenina, Atonement). (PG-13, 125 mins)
"Wright is both a virtuoso filmmaker and a natural showman, interpreting the screenplay as no other director could have possibly imagined it." – Peter Debruge, Variety
"Wright has found an ideal collaborator in Oldman, an actor who knows how to embrace his most dramatic side but who still excels in his quieter moments." – David Sims, The Atlantic
It's the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a precocious 17-year-old American-Italian boy, spends his days in his family's 17th century villa playing classical music and flirting with his girlfriend Marzia (Esther Garrel). His father (Michael Stuhlbarg), a professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture, takes on a summer intern named Oliver (Armie Hammer), a handsome young American scholar working on his doctorate. Unexpectedly, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a beautiful summer in Italy. In English and Italian with subtitles. (R, 132 mins)
"A film that’s at once light, joyful and emotionally devastating, with deeply affecting central performances. A full-hearted romantic masterpiece." – Olly Richards, Empire
"Each element is carefully calibrated, but deployed with consummate grace—this is a film to rush to, and to then savor every minute of." – David Sims, The Atlantic
Tuesday, Feb 27 at 7:15pm
Presented with AIA of Hampton Roads
The film follows Bjarke Ingels, one of architecture’s biggest stars, during the course of five years, while he struggles to finish his biggest project so far. We are let into Bjarke’s creative processes as well as the endless compromises that his work entails, and we are on the side when his personal life starts putting pressure on him, too. Bjarke Ingels’ company Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been given the task of designing and building one of the skyscrapers, which will replace the Twin Towers. The film offers an intimate look into the innovative and ambitious Danish architect, whom the entire world is celebrating as a young genius. (93 mins)
"Somewhat incredibly, the buildings come to life: Kaspar Astrup Schröder puts Ingels's remarkable communication skills to work through a series of sketches and chats, and then shows us the finished products." – Alex Bozikovic, The Globe and Mail
The new Michael Haneke film (Oscar nominated Amour) is set in northern France, where the Laurents are a clan to be reckoned with. Thomas (Mathieu Kassovitz) is a surgeon. His sister, Anne (Isabelle Huppert), oversees the family’s construction company. After Thomas’s former wife attempts suicide, their daughter, Eve (Fantine Harduin), aged thirteen, comes to live with her father, who is now married to Anaïs (Laura Verlinden). They have a baby son, for whose safety you fear. There is also a sizable dog, whose bite is worse than his bark. They all dwell in a mansion with Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant), the elderly father of Thomas and Anne, who is at the end of his life and longs to die. In French with subtitles. (R, 110 mins)
"It has an uncommonly strong ensemble cast...but the movie belongs to Mr. Trintignant." – GlennKenny, The New York Times
"Happy End is a puzzle and it's our job to connect the pieces. If it doesn't drive you crazy first, you'll find yourself maddened and mesmerized to the bitter end." – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
All five Oscar nominees in the category of Best Documentary Short. The program is divided into two parts with an intermission. All selected films were produced in the U.S.
Part I – (102 mins) Traffic Stop A 26-year-old African-American elementary school teacher named Breaion King was pulled over by a white police officer for a routine traffic stop. The incident escalated into a violent arrest, but also resulted in a necessary conversation about race in America. Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 Artist Mindy Alper has spent most of her life combating severe depression and anxiety. Drawing and sculpture have given her a creative outlet for her fears and mental battles. Edith & Eddie 96-year-old Edith Hill and 95-year-old Eddie Harrison are newlyweds, unconcerned that one is African American and the other is white. The couple is torn apart, however, when Edith is forced by her family to leave her Virginia home and move to Florida
Part II – (82 mins) Heroin(e) Huntington, West Virginia is known as the overdose capital of America. Three women — a fire chief, a drug court judge and the head of an outreach ministry — are attempting to take back their community by using compassion to break the cycle of despair and addiction. Knife Skills The Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Institute in Cleveland is considered one of the best French restaurants in America. The restaurant staff are men and women recently released from prison – and they have only six weeks to learn their culinary skills.