Showtimes August 26 to September 1

Miss Sharon Jones!

Showtimes: (11:30 am Sat + Sun); 2:00; 4:30; 7:00; 9:30

This documentary follows the talented Sharon Jones of the R&B group Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings as she struggles to remake her career after a difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. Directed by Barbara Kopple.


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Southside With You

Showtimes: (12:15 pm Sat + Sun); 2:30; 5:00; 7:20; 9:40

Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama's first date; a recounting of the eventful summer day in 1989 when young law firm associate Barack Obama tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson. The film follows the couple on a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.


Don't Think Twice

Showtimes: (12:00 pm Sat + Sun); 2:20; 4:50; 7:10; 9:30

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group - all best friends - start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. This hilarious and honest look at the lives of professional funny people is directed by Mike Birbiglia (Sleepwalk With Me) and produced by Ira Glass (This American Life), and stars Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, and Birbiglia. 99% Rotten Tomatoes Rating.


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Anthropoid

Showtimes: 1:40; 6:45

Based on the true story of "Operation Anthropoid," the code name for the Czechoslovakian operatives' mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution, was the Reich's third in command behind Hitler and Himmler and the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia. The film follows two soldiers from the Czechoslovakian army-in-exile who are parachuted into their occupied homeland in December 1941. With limited intelligence and little equipment in a city under lock down, they must find a way to assassinate Heydrich, an operation that would change the face of Europe forever.


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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Showtimes: (11:20 am Sat + Sun); 4:20; 9:25

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family. From director Taika Waititi (What We Do In Shadows) masterfully weaves lively humor with emotionally honest performances by Sam Neill and Julian Dennison. 99% Rotten Tomatoes Rating


Purple Rain

Showtimes: Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27 at 11:40 pm

The Kid is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship, even as another musician looks to steal the Kid's spotlight and his girl. Starring the late Prince, Apollonia Kotero, and Morris Day.


Coming Soon

September 2: Yoga Hosers

September 2: Equity

September 9: My King

September 16: The Exorcist

September 16: Mr. Church

September 23: The Hollars

September 30: Mia Madre

October 7: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 7: Chronic

October 14: Seed: The Untold Story

October 28: A Man Named Ove

November 4: Kate Plays Christine

November 11: The Handmaiden

 

Christina Lian