Signature Program. The one major drawback here is that the film doesn't make any sense, especially in the final act. But so what? Whoever heard of anyone seeking out a David Lynch film for its simplistic narrative drive? Read a full review of Mulholland Drive.
Director Sonnenfeld wisely chose to steer clear of the morass presented by the old Addams sitcom, and instead has taken much, if not all, of his inspiration directly from the original Charles Addams cartoons which ran in The New Yorker magazine for decades. Read a full review of The Addams Family.
Carpenter remakes this 1951 sci-fi classic about shape-shifting aliens from the Antarctic. Much grislier than Howard Hawks' original, Carpenter's version is also more a study of internalization than group dynamics.
Movie Matinee. When Billy is suddenly gifted with unbelievable powers – inadvertently becoming the target of would-be supervillain Thaddeus Sivana (Strong) in the process – he must lean on his newest foster family’s support to save the world. Read a full review of Shazam!.
Laser IMAX 2D: Timed to the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 – and made exclusively for science centers and museums – Apollo 11: First Steps Edition reconstructs the exhilarating mission with never-before-seen footage and newly discovered audio recordings.
Now celebrating its 16th anniversary, this two-night program aims to change the picture of disability through film. Free to attend, but a $10 ticket guarantees a seat and can be redeemed for $10 worth of food and drink at the fest. For the complete schedule, see www.ctdfilmfest.org. Read a full review of Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival.