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CWRU Film Society Spring 2019 Schedule

Old Schedules:

Schedule subject to change without notice. Movie information provided by the Internet Movie Database and Rotten Tomatoes.

Sunday, August 26, 2018 6:30pm
44th Annual Sci-fi Marathon

See the complete details at http://films.cwru.edu/sfmarathon44/

Friday, January 25, 2019 7:00pm, 9:30pm, 11:59pm
Fast Five (2011)
Rated PG-13 (130 min.)
Director: Justin Lin
With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson
Format: 35mm Film
Read more about it at IMDb

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Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 7:00pm
Yappie (2018)
With Philip Wang, Brad Gage, Simu Liu
Format: Digital
Read more about it at IMDb

Cosponsored by Asian American Alliance
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Andrew is a 29 year old Chinese American who, for most of his life, has never questioned his place or his purpose, unintentionally becoming a "model minority". But for the first time, due to some new influences and experiences, Andrew is discovering the effects of his invisibility on the canvas of diversity and is finally realizing he wants to do something about it.

Friday, February 1, 2019 7:00pm, 9:30pm, 12:00am
BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Rated R (135 min.)
Director: Spike Lee
With John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier
Format: DCP
Read more about it at IMDb

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In the early 1970s, Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman, into the undercover investigation. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream.

Saturday, February 2, 2019 7:00pm, 9:00pm
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) FREE ADMISSION
Rated PG-13 (89 min.)
Director: Jay Roach
With Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York
Format: 35mm Film
Read more about it at IMDb

In the 1990s, secret agent Austin Powers is revived after 30 years of cryostasis. Once synonymous with style, Powers soon realises that his 1960s vocabulary, fashion sense and attitude to women are hopelessly out of date. He enlists the help of a decidedly modern woman to help him adjust to the present-day and vanquish his old adversary, Dr. Evil.

Friday, February 8, 2019 7:00pm, 10:00pm, 1:00am
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Rated R (153 min.)
Director: Quentin Tarantino
With Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth
Format: 35mm Film
Read more about it at IMDb
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It is the first year of Germany's occupation of France. Allied officer Lt. Aldo Raine assembles a team of Jewish soldiers to commit violent acts of retribution against the Nazis. He and his men join forces with Bridget von Hammersmark, a German actress and undercover agent, to bring down the leaders of the Third Reich. Their fates converge with theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, who seeks to avenge the Nazis' execution of her family.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:00pm, 10:00pm
Apollo 13 (1995) FREE ADMISSION
Rated PG (140 min.)
Director: Ron Howard
With Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon
Format: 35mm Film
Read more about it at IMDb
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Cosponsored by Professor Schiraldi
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Based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert find everything going according to plan after leaving Earth's orbit. However, when an oxygen tank explodes, the scheduled moon landing is called off. Subsequent tensions within the crew and numerous technical problems threaten both the astronauts' survival and their safe return to Earth.

Friday, February 15, 2019 8:30pm, 11:00pm
The Matrix (1999) FREE ADMISSION
Rated R (136 min.)
Directors: The Wachowskis
With Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Format: 35mm Film
Read more about it at IMDb
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Cosponsored by HackCWRU
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Thomas “Neo” Anderson is brought back to reason and reality when learning he was living in a program created by gigantic machines which make human birth artificial. In order to set humanity free, Neo will have to face many enemies by using technologies and self-trust.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:00pm, 9:30pm
The Silence of the Lambs (1991) FREE ADMISSION
Rated R (118 min.)
Director: Johnathan Demme
With Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
Format: Digital
Read more about it at IMDb
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Clarice Starling, a young intelligent FBI trainee, has been sent to the Baltimore state hospital for the criminally insane to interview an inmate, Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter, a brilliant renowned psychiatrist turned infamous psychopathic serial killer. She must match wits with Lecter and trust him to give her clues in the search for "Buffalo Bill", a nickname given to a loose, unknown, unstoppable psychopathic serial killer.

Friday, February 22, 2019 7:00pm, 9:00pm, 11:00pm
Colossal (2016)
Rated R (109 min.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
With Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell
Format: TBD
Read more about it at IMDb
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Gloria is an out-of-work party girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:00pm, 9:00pm
Godzilla (1954) FREE ADMISSION
Not Rated (96 min.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
With Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada
Format: TBD
Read more about it at IMDb
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American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast that threatens to destroy the entire world.

Friday, March 1, 2019 7:00pm, 10:00pm, 1:00am
Ready Player One (2018)
Rated PG-13 (140 min.)
Director: Steven Spielberg
With Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
Format: Digital
Read more about it at IMDb
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People's Choice Weekend!

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:00pm, 9:00pm
Hocus Pocus (1985)
Rated PG (96 min.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
With Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy
Format: 35mm Film
Read more about it at IMDb
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Cosponsored by University Media Board
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300 years have passed since the Sanderson sisters were executed for practicing dark witchcraft. Returning to life thanks to a combination of a spell spoken before their demise and the accidental actions of Max, the new-kid-in-town, the sisters have but one night to secure their continuing existence.