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Finding Vivian Maier

Director: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel
USA 2013, 83 min, Digital
  • Apr 17, 19 & 21 @ 7pm
  • Apr 19 @ 2:30pm
  • Apr 20 @ 4:15pm
  • Apr 20 & 23 @ 9:15pm
  • Apr 26 @ 4pm
Vivian Maier’s photographs seemed destined for obscurity, lost among the clutter of the countless objects she’d collected throughout her life. Instead these images have shaken the world of street photography and irrevocably changed the life of the man who brought... view more

Caddyshack

Director: Harold Ramis
USA 1980, 98 min, Digital
  • Apr 17 @ 9:30pm
At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy eagerly pursues a scholarship … His story evolves in a series of slapstick encounters among a cast of kooky characters, including an obnoxious land developer (Rodney Dangerfield); a Zen-quoting, millionaire slacker/golf... view more

Royal Opera: Wagner’s Parsifal

UK 2013, 345 min, Digital
  • Apr 18 @ 2pm
A young man ignorant of everything, including his own name, arrives at the Kingdom of the Holy Grail. Is he the ‘pure fool, enlightened by compassion’, who, it has been prophesied, will purify the kingdom? Richard Wagner’s final great masterpiece... view more

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party

Director: Kier-La Janisse
Various, 150 min, Digital
  • Apr 19 @ 10am
Once more, Metro brings you this super-fun sugar-fuelled event, featuring an all new program of cartoons! Put on your best PJs and experience it all over again on the big screen! Programmed for all ages, the cereal will be all-you-can-eat... view more

Bergman: Cries & Whispers

Director: Ingmar Bergman,
Sweden 1972, 91 min, Digital
  • Apr 5 @ 7pm
  • Apr 11 @ 9pm
  • Apr 19 @ 4:30pm
Bergman creates a testament to the strength of the soul - and a film of absolute power. Karin and Maria come to the aid of their dying sister, Agnes, but jealousy, manipulation, and selfishness come before empathy. Agnes, tortured by... view more

The Princess Bride

Director: Rob Reiner
USA 1987, 98 min, Digital
  • Apr 19 @ 9:30pm
  • Apr 21 @ 4:30pm
This sincerely whimsical send-up of classic fairy tales follows Buttercup and Wesley as they battle pirates, sea monsters, and an evil prince. Along the way they’re joined by a flamboyant Spaniard, his slow-witted giant friend and a burned-out wizard named... view more

Gloria

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Chile/Spain 2013, 110 min, Digital
  • Apr 11 @ 6:45pm
  • Apr 12 @ 9:15pm
  • Apr 13 & 20 @ 2pm
  • Apr 14 @ 9pm
  • Apr 15 @ 9:30pm
  • Apr 16 @ 7pm
Gloria is 58 years old and still feels young. Making a party out of her loneliness, she fills her nights seeking love in ballrooms for single adults. This fragile happiness changes the day she meets Rodolfo. Their intense passion, to... view more

Bergman: The Seventh Seal

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Sweden 1957, 95 min, 35mm
  • Apr 6 & 21 @ 2pm
  • Apr 12 & 20 @ 7pm
Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess. Much studied, imitated, even parodied, but never outdone, Bergman’s... view more

Bergman: Persona

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Sweden 1966, 83 min, Digital
  • Apr 8 @ 7:15pm
  • Apr 13 @ 4:15pm
  • Apr 21 @ 9pm
By the mid sixties, Bergman had already conjured many of cinema’s most unforgettable images. But with the radical _Persona_, this supreme artist attained new levels of visual poetry. In the first of a series of legendary performances for him, Liv... view more

AGA: 127 Hours

Director: Danny Boyle
USA 2010, 94 min, Digital
  • Apr 22 @ 7pm
The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his... view more

Cult: Synecdoche, New York

Director: Charlie Kaufman
USA 2008, 124 min, Digital
  • Apr 22 @ 9:15pm
In one of his best leading roles, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman is Caden Cotard, a neurotic playwright who, upon receiving a MacArthur grant, sets out to mount a production that will capture the tragic mundanity of life. Casting actors... view more

Programer's Blurb April 2014

By : metro

Hi Everyone///

We all love going to the movies. More than just entertainment, the best films also have the power to enchant, inform, and transport us, viscerally and emotionally. Few filmmakers have been able to achieve this feat so consistently as the artist in Metro’s spotlight this month, who once said of his work: “I don’t want to make merely intellectual films. I want audiences to feel, to sense my films. This to me is much more important than understanding them.” With that sentiment, we present a spotlight on Ingmar Bergman, featuring a new documentary, Liv & Ingmar, along ...

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