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Now Showing and Upcoming Films
Magic in the Moonlight
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. (PG13, 98 mins)
ADDED SHOW: Sat, Aug 23 at 1:00 matinee
Driven by an inexplicable calling and a grand sense of adventure, various pilgrims, from ages 3 to 73, attempt to cross the entire country of Spain on foot. Equipped with only a backpack, a pair of boots and an open mind, they experience the Camino’s magnetic and miraculous power to transform lives. Each pilgrim throws themselves body and soul into their incredibly challenging trek to Santiago de Compostela, and most importantly, their own personal journey to find their true selves. (84 mins)
Filmmaker Zach Braff's follow-up to his indie breakout hit Garden State is a funny, touching, universal dramatic comedy about what it means to be at a major crossroads as a parent, spouse and child—all at once. Aidan Bloom (Braff) and his wife Sarah (Kate Hudson) live in Los Angeles with their two children, Grace (Joey King) and Tucker (Pierce Gagnon). Sarah supports the family with her public service job, while struggling actor Aidan auditions and escapes into fantasies about being the futuristic space knight of his childhood dreams. When Aidan’s ailing, widowed father Gabe (Mandy Patinkin, "Homeland") can no longer pay for his grandchildren’s schooling, Aidan eschews cultural traditions and embarks on a chaotic attempt to home-school his kids. Aidan’s curriculum for Grace and Tucker leads to some surprising self-discoveries for everyone, and causes him to reassess his life, his career and his family. Also starring Josh Gad. (R, 107 mins)
Again this year it’s three silent shorts: Georges Méliès A TRIP TO THE MOON (1902, 14 mins), Charlie Chaplin in THE PAWN SHOP (1916, 24 mins), and Buster Keaton in ONE WEEK (1920, 25 mins), all featuring the original live musical accompaniment of Chris Kypros. Keyboard courtesy of St. Patrick School.
Filmmaker and resident physician Ryan McGarry transports us to the front lines of America’s busiest emergency room, Los Angeles County Hospital’s legendary trauma unit. McGarry and his colleagues exhibit a new attitude about how our society treats those around us who are in pain or suffering. The dedicated staff provide the only safety net available for most of the poor and the uninsured in L.A. county. The film is an intense, doctor’s-eye view into the heart of the American healthcare debate. (80 mins)
Post-film discussion and speakers:
Jon Mason, M.D. is a professor at EVMS and practices emergency medicine at CHKD.
Tim McCarthy is the Virginia Organizing South Hampton Roads team leader for Affordable Health Care Issues.
Charlie Graffeo MD is Professor of Emergency Medicine at EVMS.
WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Gene Wilder incarnates humanity's apex of creepy candy-magnate charm. Wonka is accompanied by an all-characters costume contest, because a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. Hold your breath, make a wish, count to three. Beer will be served to all Oopah-Loompahs 21 and over. (1972, G, 100 mins)