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CINEMA



Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, steps from the Yonge/Carlton intersection and the College subway station, Carlton Cinema is the landmark destination for avid cinephiles.

The Magic Lantern Carlton Cinema has been refurbished with a newly designed lobby, upgraded seating and projection system.

Carlton is also Ontario's first full-licensed cinema where customers can enjoy drinks while watching movies.

With 9 auditoriums, "The Carlton", as it is popularly known, showcases a wide variety of independent film, from Canadian to foreign, and some Hollywood fare.

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Magic Lantern Theatres Carlton Cinema


20 Carlton Street at Yonge Toronto, ON M5B 2H5
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  • Low Down

    Low Down

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Substance Abuse, Coarse Language

    1 hr 54 mins

    FRI - THU 1:25 4:05 7:00 9:30

    Drama
    Based on the memoir by Amy-Jo Albany, LOW DOWN is a compassionate, tender look at the complex relationship between Amy-Jo (Elle Fanning) and her father Joe (John Hawkes), a man torn between his musical ambition, his devotion to his teenage daughter, and his suffocating heroin addiction. Set against a sensuously textured 1970s Hollywood, the film beautifully evokes a colorful, seedy world of struggling musicians, artists, and vagabonds, in which Joe and Amy-Jo strive to live the lives they want against seemingly insurmountable odds.

    Director: Jeff Preiss

    Cast - Major:
    Glenn Close, Lena Headey, Flea, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning, Caleb Landry Jones

    Official Site: http://lowdownfilm.tumblr.com/

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  • Metalhead

    Metalhead

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Coarse Language, Mature Themes, Nudity, Sexual Content and is Not Recommended For Young Children

    2 hrs 20 mins

    FRI - THU 3:35 9:00

    Drama
    It's the year 1970 and as Black Sabbath record their first album and mark the birth of Heavy Metal. Hera Karlsdottir is born on the cowshed floor at her parents farm in rural Iceland. Hera is a rebellious, misunderstood delinquent in her early twenties who can't help but get into trouble. The years of her youth are carefree until a tragedy strikes. Hera has to grow up, find her own voice and realize she can't run away her whole life.

    Director: Ragnar Bragason

    Cast - Major:
    Ingvar Eggert Sigurosson, Thora Bjorg Helga, Sveinn Olafur Gunnarsson

    Official Site: http://www.mystery.is/index.php/projects/project/11

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  • Keep On Keepin On

    Keep On Keepin On

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Language May Offend

    1 hr 26 mins

    FRI - TUE 1:45 4:10 7:10 9:10
    WED & THU 1:45 7:10

    Documentary
    In Keep On Keepin' On a 23-year-old, blind piano prodigy, Justin Kauflin, who suffers terrible stage fright, finds his way to jazz legend and teacher Clark Terry, 89. Over the course of filming, Terry begins to lose his sight as an unlikely bond begins to take hold. When Justin is invited to compete in an elite international competition, Clark's health takes a turn for the worse. As clocks tick, we are suddenly witness to two friends tackling the toughest challenges of their interwoven lives. Terry, now 93, was Quincy Jones' first teacher, and mentor to Miles Davis. He is among the few performers ever to have played in both Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands. In the '60s Terry broke the color barrier as the first African-American staff musician at NBC--on "The Tonight Show." The film is by first-time director Al Hicks and producers Paula DuPre' Pesmen (The Cove, Chasing Ice) and Quincy Jones.

    Director: Alan Hicks

    Cast - Major:
    Clark Terry, Justin Kauflin, Gwen Terry, Quincy Jones

    Official Site: http://keeponkeepinon.com/

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  • Horrible Bosses 2

    Horrible Bosses 2

    No PassesFully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Coarse Language, Sexual Content

    1 hr 48 mins

    WED & THU 1:30 1:55 4:00 4:30 6:45 7:00
     & 9:05 9:30


    Comedy
    Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick, Dale and Kurt decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business. But a slick investor soon pulls the rug out from under them. Outplayed and desperate, and with no legal recourse, the three would-be entrepreneurs hatch a misguided plan to kidnap the investor's adult son and ransom him to regain control of their company

    Director: Sean Anders

    Cast - Major:
    Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Chris Pine, Kevin Spacey, Kelly Stables, Suzy Nakamura, Charlie Day, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis, Keeley Hazell, Brendan Hunter, Alyssa Preston, Brianne Howey

    Official Site: http://www.horriblebosses2.com/

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  • Big Hero 6

    Big Hero 6

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    1 hr 48 mins

    WED & THU 1:50 4:10 6:50 9:15

    Action, Animation, Comedy, Adventure
    From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes 'Big Hero 6,' an action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion--a robot named Baymax--Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, and featuring comic-book style action and all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, the CG-animated 'Big Hero 6' hits theaters in on November 7, 2014.

    Director: Don Hall

    Cast - Major:
    Maya Rudolph, T.J. Miller, Ryan Potter, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Jamie Chung, Scott Adsit, Genesis Rodriguez, Daniel Henney, Damon Wayans Jr.

    Official Site: http://movies.disney.com/big-hero-6

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  • Dumb And Dumber To

    Dumb And Dumber To

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Sexual Content, Language May Offend, Crude Content

    1 hr 49 mins

    FRI - THU 1:35 4:00 6:55 9:20

    Comedy
    Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their signature roles as Lloyd and Harry in the sequel to the smash hit that took the physical comedy and kicked it in the nuts: DUMB AND DUMBER TO. The original film's directors, Peter and Bobby Farrelly, take Lloyd and Harry on a road trip to find a child Harry never knew he had and the responsibility neither should ever, ever be given.

    Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

    Cast - Major:
    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Turner, Laurie Holden, Rob Riggle, Rachel Melvin, Cam Neely, Erin Allin O'Reilly, Brady Bluhm, Steve Tom

    Official Site: http://www.dumblr.com/

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  • One Chance

    One Chance

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Violence, Language May Offend

    1 hr 43 mins

    FRI - THU 1:20 6:40

    Comedy, Foreign, Musical
    From the director of The Devil Wears Prada, ONE CHANCE is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for 'Britain's Got Talent.' Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win 'Britain's Got Talent' and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning Broadway run in 'One Man, Two Guvnors', BAFTA winner James Corden (THE HISTORY BOYS) stars as Paul Potts and is supported by an acclaimed ensemble cast that includes Julie Walters (MAMMA MIA!, CALENDAR GIRLS, BILLY ELLIOT), Mackenzie Crook (THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN), Colm Meaney (GET HIM TO THE GREEK), Jemima Rooper (KINKY BOOTS) and rising star Alexandra Roach (THE IRON LADY). Directed by David Frankel (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, MARLEY & ME, HOPE SPRINGS) and written by Justin Zackham (THE BUCKET LIST), ONE CHANCE is produced by Mike Menchel, Brad Weston, Kris Thykier (KICK-ASS, THE DEBT, I GIVE IT A YEAR), Simon Cowell, and executive produced by Bob and Harvey Weinstein.

    Director: David Frankel

    Cast - Major:
    Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, Mackenzie Crook, James Corden, Jemima Rooper, Alexandra Roach, Kathryn Drysdale

    Official Site: http://onechancemovie.net/

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  • Wolves

    Wolves

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Sexual Content, Violence, Gory Scenes

    1 hr 31 mins

    FRI & MON & TUE & THU 4:15 9:30
    WED 4:15

    Action, Horror
    The coming-of-age story of Cayden Richards. Forced to hit the road after the murder of his parents, Cayden wanders, lost, without purpose... Until he meets a certifiable lunatic named Wild Joe, who sets him on a path to the ominous town of Lupine Ridge, to hunt down the truths of his history. But in the end, who's really hunting whom?

    Director: David Hayter

    Cast - Major:
    Lucas Till, Stephen McHattie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Miriam McDonald, Kaitlyn Leeb, Merritt Patterson

    Official Site: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1403241/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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  • Force Majeure

    Force Majeure

    Swedish Subtitled in English

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Coarse Language

    1 hr 58 mins

    FRI - TUE 1:30 4:15 6:45 9:15
    WED 1:30
    THU 1:30 6:45

    Drama
    A critical favorite and word-of-mouth sensation at this year's Cannes Festival, where it took the Jury Prize in Un Certain Regard, this wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama tells the story of a model Swedish family-handsome businessman Tomas, his willowy wife Ebba and their two blond, pre-teen children-on a skiing holiday in the French Alps. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down. With panicked diners fleeing in all directions, Ebba calls out for her husband as she tries to protect their children. Tomas, however, makes a decision that will shake the family's world to its core. Although the anticipated disaster fails to occur, his marriage now hangs in the balance as he struggles to reclaim his role as family patriarch

    Director: Ruben Ostlund

    Cast - Major:
    Brady Corbet, Kristofer Hivju, Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli

    Official Site: http://filmswelike.com/films/forcemajeure/index.html

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  • The Judge

    The Judge

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Coarse Language

    2hr 23 mins

    FRI & WED & THU 1:15
    MON & TUE 1:15 6:35

    Drama
    A big-city lawyer returns home after the death of his mother, only to learn that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.

    Director: David Dobkin

    Cast - Major:
    Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, Balthazar Getty, Ken Howard, Vera Farmiga, David Krumholtz, Leighton Meester, Dax Shepard, Billy Bob Thornton, Sarah Lancaster, Jeremy Strong, Ian Nelson, Emma Tremblay

    Official Site: http://www.thejudgemovie.com/

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Coarse Language, Violence, Gory Scenes

    1 hr 57 mins

    FRI - TUE 1:15 3:45 6:50 9:25
    WED & THU 3:45 9:25

    Crime, Drama, Thriller
    NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of night crawling, where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents. Aided by Rene Russo as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

    Director: Dan Gilroy

    Cast - Major:
    Rene Russo, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Ann Cusack, Kathleen York, Riz Ahmed, Eric Lange, Anne McDaniels, Kevin Rahm, Jamie McShane

    Official Site: http://www.openroadfilms.com/#Nightcrawler

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  • John Wick

    John Wick

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Graphic Violence, Coarse Language

    1 hrs 41 mins

    FRI - TUE 1:40 4:20 7:05 9:20
    WED & THU 4:20 9:20

    Action
    From Summit Entertainment and the producer of CLASH OF THE TITANS and THE TOWN comes a tale of adrenaline-fueled revenge and redemption. When a retired hit man is forced back into action by a sadistic young thug, he hunts down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend.

    Director: David Leitch, Chad Stahelski

    Cast - Major:
    Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Bridget Moynahan, Dean Winters, Daniel Bernhardt, Michael Nyqvist, Adrianne Palicki, Alfie Allen

    Official Site: http://www.johnwickthemovie.com/

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    Coarse Language, Mature Theme

    2 hrs 44 mins

    FRI - SUN & TUE 1:05 4:30 8:00
    MON 1:05

    Drama, Comedy
    Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Boyhood by writer/director Richard Linklater (director and co-writer of Before Midnight) is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, Boyhood charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent, set to a soundtrack spanning the years from Coldplay's "Yellow" to Arcade Fire's "Deep Blue." Boyhood is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. It's impossible to watch Mason and his family without thinking about our own journey.

    Director: Richard Linklater

    Cast - Major:
    Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Nick Krause, Evie Thompson

    Official Site: http://www.boyhoodmovie.com/

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  • Amnesty International Reel Awareness Human Rights Film Festival

    Amnesty International Reel Awareness Human Rights Film Festival

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    FRI 7:00
    SAT & SUN 1:30 3:30 6:00 8:00
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  • Little Terrors Horror Shorts

    Little Terrors Horror Shorts

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    WED 9:00

    Horror
    A monthly showcase of horror short films! Enjoy two full hours of the craziest, goriest, most-disturbing and off-the-wall short films the genre has to offer, followed by an in depth Q&A meet & greet with some of the filmmakers themselves! This event is 18+. Click Carlton's "Special Events" button on the right for more info!

    Official Site: http://littleterrorsfestival.com/

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  • WILDsound

    WILDsound

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    THU 7:00

    Festival
    Gathering the best of short films from around the world, The WILDsound Feedback Toronto Film Festival is a monthly series that puts YOU in the critic's seat! Audience members respond to and discuss the shorts immediately after watching them at The Carlton Cinema. Tickets are $4.00 and available online from WILDsound here.

    Official Site: http://www.wildsound.ca/torontofilmfestivals.html

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  • Heritage Minutes Movie Night

    Heritage Minutes Movie Night

    Fully licensed for beer, wine & liquor sales!

    MON 7:00

    You know them, you love them, and you probably grew up with them. Heritage Minutes are part of our shared heritage, and now there's an entire evening devoted to them! Come out for the Heritage Minutes Movie Night and see all your faves in one gloriously geeky canadian history evening!

    Official Site: https://www.facebook.com/events/1526006864311428/

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Coming Soon

  • Murder Of A Cat

    Murder Of A Cat

    Dec 5th

    Comedy, Mystery
    Clinton Moisey is an iconoclastic, artisan action-figure designer who still lives in his mom's basement, and is, by the standards of the world, a full-blown loser. But Clinton doesn't have time to care about what others think of him; he is too busy running a yard sale where he promotes his hardboiled detective toy line with his pet cat and best friend, "Mouser."

    Director: Gillian Greene

    Cast - Major:
    Fran Kranz, Nikki Reed, J.K. Simmons, Blythe Danner, Greg Kinnear

    Official Site: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2481554/?ref_=nv_sr_1

  • Copenhagen

    Copenhagen

    Dec 5th

    Adventure
    After weeks of traveling through Europe, the immature William (Gethin Anthony,GAME OF THRONES) finds himself at a crossroads in Copenhagen, the birthplace of his father. When William meets pretty local girl Effy (Frederikke Dahl Hansen), they set off on an adventure to find his grandfather. Effy's mix of youthful exuberance and wisdom challenges William like no woman ever has. As the attraction builds and William finds himself truly connecting with someone for the first time in his life, he comes to this realization: if the girl of your dreams is half your age, maybe it's time to grow up!

    Director: Mark Raso

    Cast - Major:
    Tamzin Merchant, Gethin Anthony, Federikke Dahl Hansen, Sebastian Amresto

    Official Site: http://level33entertainment.com/Copenhagen.html

  • The Lego Movie

    The Lego Movie

    Dec 6th
    11AM Charity Screening
    Suggested $2 donation
    to the Santa Claus Fund


    Action, Animation, Adventure
    The original computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

    Director: Christopher Miller, Phil Lord, Christian McKay

    Cast - Major:
    Will Ferrell, Chris Pratt, Nick Offerman, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Channing Tatum, Alison Brie, Cobie Smulders

    Official Site: http://thelegomovie.warnerbros.com/

  • How To Train Your Dragon 2

    How To Train Your Dragon 2

    Dec 13th
    11AM Charity Screening
    Suggested $2 donation
    to the Santa Claus Fund


    Action, Animation, Comedy, Adventure
    The thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy brings us back to the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years after the two have successfully united dragons and vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snoutlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Now, Hiccup and Toothless must unite to stand up for what they believe while recognizing that only together do they have the power to change the future of both men and dragons.

    Director: Dean DeBlois

    Cast - Major:
    Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, Djimon Hounsou, America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig, T.J. Miller, Kit Harington

    Official Site: http://www.howtotrainyourdragon.com/

  • Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

    Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

    Dec 20th
    11AM Charity Screening
    Suggested $2 donation
    to the Santa Claus Fund


    Animation, Comedy, Family
    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 picks up where Sony Pictures Animation's hit comedy left off. Inventor Flint Lockwood's genius is finally being recognized as he's invited by his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, where the best and brightest inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind. Chester's right-hand-gal - and one of his greatest inventions - is Barb (a highly evolved orangutan with a human brain, who is also devious, manipulative and likes to wear lipstick.) It's always been Flint's dream to be recognized as a great inventor, but everything changes when he discovers that his most infamous machine (which turns water into food) is still operating and is now creating food-animal hybrids - 'foodimals!' With the fate of humanity in his hands, Chester sends Flint and his friends on a dangerously delicious mission, battling hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, apple pie-thons, double bacon cheespiders and other food creatures to save the world again!

    Director: Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn

    Cast - Major:
    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Samberg, James Caan, Benjamin Bratt, Terry Crews, Will Forte, Bill Hader, Kristen Schaal

    Official Site: http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/cloudywithachanceofmeatballs2/

  • The Room

    The Room

    Dec 28th
    at 11PM


    Drama
    An American black comedy about love and passion, betrayal and lies. It depicts the depths of friendship and relationships in one's life and raises life's real and most asked question: "Can you ever really trust anyone?...Are you ready to see reflections of your life? A successful banker, Johnny, is madly in love with his fiance, Lisa, and plans to be married next month. His plans take a horrid turn when he finds the truth about Lisa and the people surrounding him.

    Director: Tommy Wiseau

    Cast - Major:
    Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle

    Official Site: http://www.theroommovie.com/

  • Escobar Paradise Lost

    Escobar Paradise Lost

    Jan 16th

    Suspense
    Escobar: Paradise Lost (also known as Paradise Lost) is a 2015 French-Spanish romantic thriller film, written and directed by Andrea Di Stefano. It is the directorial debut of Di Stefano. The film chronicles the life of a surfer, who falls in love while visiting his brother in Colombia and finds out that the girl's uncle is Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

    Director: Andrea Di Stefano

    Cast - Major:
    Josh Hutcherson, Benicio Del Toro, Brady Corbet, Ana Girardot, Claudia Traisac

    Official Site: https://www.facebook.com/escobarfilm

  • The Humbling

    The Humbling

    Jan 23rd

    Drama
    Based on Phillip Roth's final novel, The Humbling tells the story of over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler (Al Pacino) and his struggle to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian Pegeen Stapleford (Greta Gerwig), but as their relationship heats up Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful Pegeen. The Humbling is directed by Barry Levinson and also stars Dianne Wiest, Kyra Sedgwick, Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin and Nina Arianda.

    Director: Barry Levinson

    Cast - Major:
    Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Kyra Sedgwick, Dianne Wiest, Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin, Nina Arianda

    Official Site: http://www.thehumblingmovie.com/

  • Wild Card

    Wild Card

    Jan 30th

    Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    Wild Card is a 2014 American crime drama film based on the 1985 novel Heat by William Goldman. It is a remake of the 1986 adaptation, also titled Heat, that starred Burt Reynolds.

    Director: Simon West

    Cast - Major:
    Jason Statham, Stanley Tucci, Sofia Vergara, Milo Ventimiglia, Michael Angarano, Anne Heche

    Official Site: https://www.facebook.com/WildCardMovie/timeline