Now Playing: SYNECDOCHE, THE DEER HUNTER and FROM HELL
This week, don’t miss Charlie Kaufman’s directorial debut (and one of his most mind-bending films) along with a classic from the Vietnam era and two bonus films that’ll have you reaching for that record button on your DVR remote. See more of what’s in store!
ROBERT REDFORD PRESENTS
An insightful introduction into a diverse array of thought provoking films brought to you by the man who made it all possible… Mr. Robert Redford presents…
From the mind of Charlie Kaufman (BEING JOHN MALKOVICH, ADAPTATION) comes this stupifyingly beautiful and allegorical story of a down and out theater director (Philip Seymour Hoffman) determined to capture the truth of life in his final work – by building a full-scale replica of New York City in a giant warehouse and populating it with actors who live and work there.
1001 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE
Spend Sunday Nights with a film that reminds you why you love the movies.
DeNiro. Walken. Streep. Some of the premier names in modern American cinema star in this classic post-Vietnam film that shows the psychological horror of war. Three friends from Pennsylvania enlist to fight but are captured by the Vietcong; their ordeal will leave their friendship strained and their minds shattered.
Also this week:
THE JEWEL OF THE NILE
Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner return in the sequel to ROMANCING THE STONE. Now living the good life, novelist Joan (Turner) is invited to the fictional country of Kadir by its ruler Omar, who, as it turns out, may not have her best interests at heart. Old buddies Jack (Douglas) and Ralph (Danny DeVito) get on the case to save Joan and recover the mythic “Jewel of the Nile”.
THE JEWEL OF THE NILE, Wednesday at 4:15PM
Adapted from the Alan Moore graphical novel, this new twist on “Jack the Ripper” follows Inspector Fred Abberline (Johnny Depp), a police detective whose power to see the future is unlocked by his addiction to opium. When he begins to fall in love with a prostitute he sees as Jack’s next victim, the case takes on personal urgency for him.
FROM HELL, Thursday at 10:15PM