Forget night baseball games, bars and anything too social Friday and Saturday night. Curl up and enjoy some movies.
VOD Indie: Sushi: The Global Catch
The Cove meets Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Sushi: The Global Catch will make you think twice before you consume your delicious spicy tuna roll. Don’t worry though, you can still enjoy your sushi. You’ll just be a smarter consumer after watching this one!
VOD PBS Goodie: The Central Park Five
Missed The Central Park Five on PBS this past week? No problem as you can now rent it on VOD. We shouldn’t have to say much except “Ken Burns” for you to know this is a goodie.
In Theaters: Dans La Maison (In the House)
French filmmaker François Ozon (Swimming Pool, 8 Women) has consistently intrigued us with his look into the psyche and sexuality. His latest film takes the art of writing and begs the question - what exactly is art? Be ready for the typical mystery associated with Ozon.
Every year legions of New York film lovers, and some friends from around the globe, come together at the Tribeca Film Festival. Being an office of New Yorkers, or at least an office of transplants who love this sleepless city, we check our jade at the door and let out our frenzied excitement for the festival DeNiro built.
Some highlights for us this year include:
Thursday 4/18: Our own Julie La’Bassiere (Head of Marketing) will be sharing her expertise, knowledge and own brand of crazy film love to an audience during the panel, “Supporting Filmmakers Year Round”. This panel is part of a series titled, “Growing Your Festival Brand”.
Friday 4/19: BEETLEJUICE! BEETLEJUICE! BEETLEJUICE! Michael Keaton gets weird while Jeffrey Jones twirls his mustache in Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice. Just know that come Friday, we’ll be dancing to Harry Belafonte’s “Jump in the Line (Shake Senora)”. Thank you Tribeca Drive-In!
Saturday 4/20: Red Obsession premieres at 6:45pm showing that the wine of the elite, Bourdeaux, doesn’t simply live as a Western obsession.
The rain in New York has made us OBSESS over what we’re going to watch this weekend. Here are some of our ‘must-sees’ for this weekend:
VOD INDIE: LA SOURCE
Feel all warm and tingly as you watch a Princeton janitor work toward bringing bacteria-free water to his native village in Haiti.
VOD & IN THEATERS: TO THE WONDER
Terrence Malick is back with a new film. Only two years since his last film, which is much more quickly than we’re used to. His work in the past has been both artistic…and very divisive. We can’t wait to see how this one goes over with the public. Another Oscar nom?
There’s a revenge-seeking teacher, a woman and her family struck by tragedy and Jeff Goldblum dropping sarcasm every minute he speaks.
Here are our picks to watch this weekend:
VOD SUPER INDIE: WUSS
Wuss boasts a great cast and a new take on an old story. BONUS: Shosh’s ex-boyfriend from Girls (Ray) is the principal.
VOD BIGGER INDIE: THE IMPOSSIBLE
Naomi Watts was nominated for an Oscar in her performance here. Watching the tsunami unfold may require a tissue or two. Be sure to have a box ready!
IN THEATERS: JURASSIC PARK 3D
Relive your childhood! And if it’s your thing, there are some great drinking games you can play during the film. Getting your alcohol into the theater though is all on you!