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Grandma (R) 9/11/2015
Rated for language and some drug use
Lilly Tomlin, Julia Garner
- 1 hr. 22 mins.
photoLily Tomlin stars as Elle who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when [her] granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing 600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
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Learning to Drive (R) 9/11/2015
Rated for language and sexual content
Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley
- 1 hr. 45 mins.
photoWendy is a fiery Manhattan author whose husband has just left her for a younger woman; Darwan is a soft-spoken taxi driver from India on the verge of an arranged marriage. As Wendy sets out to reclaim her independence, she runs into a barrier common to many lifelong New Yorkers: she's never learned to drive. When Wendy hires Darwan to teach her, her unraveling life and his calm restraint seem like an awkward fit. But as he shows her how to take control of the wheel, and she coaches him on how to impress a woman, their unlikely friendship awakens them to the joy, humor, and love in starting life anew.
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Wolf Totem (PG-13) 9/11/2015
Rated for disturbing images and violence involving animals, and for brief sexuality
Shaofeng Feng, Shawn Dou
- 1 hr. 58 mins.
photoIn 1967, a Chen Zhen travels from China to Mongolia during the Cultural Revolution to work to improve the lives of the nomads who have long lived on the land and the Han Chinese who have begun to migrate there. Against his government's orders to kill all wolves in order to protect the livestock, Chen rescues a wolf cub that he raises in secret.
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A Brilliant Young Mind (NR) 9/18/2015
Asa Butterfield, Eddie Marsan - 1 hr. 51 mins.
photoA young maths genius has his logic thwarted by the one thing he can't make sense of - love.Teenage maths prodigy Nathan struggles with people, not least his mother, Julie, but finds comfort in numbers. Mentored by unconventional and anarchic teacher Mr Humphreys, Nathan's talents win him a place representing GB at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

When the team go to train in Taiwan, headed up by squad leader Richard, Nathan is faced with unexpected challenges - not least his new and unfamiliar feelings for his Chinese counterpart, the beautiful Zhang Mei.
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National Theatre Live: The Beaux Stratagem (NR) 9/24/2015
Esh Alladi, Samuel Barnett -
photoThe ‘Beaux': Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their ‘Stratagem': to marry for money. Lodged at the local inn, posing as master and servant, they encounter a teeming variety of human obstacles: a crooked landlord, a fearsome highwayman, a fervent French Count, a maid on the make, a drunken husband, a furious butler, a natural healer and a strange, turbulent priest. But their greatest obstacle is love. When the Beaux meet their match in Dorinda and Mrs Sullen they are most at risk, for in love they might be truly discovered.
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Pawn Sacrifice (PG-13) 9/25/2015
Rated for brief strong language, some sexual content and historical smoking
Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard
- 1 hr. 54 mins.
photoIn a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire, whose players have dominated the game for decades. The film chronicles Fisher's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.
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The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie) (R) 9/25/2015
Rated for some strong sexual content and graphic nudity
Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier
- 1 hr. 49 mins.
photoClaire has just lost Laura, her best friend. Deeply depressed, she begins spending time with David, Laura's husband, whom she secretly loves. Following a dinner with Gilles, her husband, and David, where her feelings for the latter resurface, she shows up unannounced at his home. She discovers that the young widower dresses up as a woman. Is it a way for David to fill the gap left by the deceased? While he asks her not to say anything, she soon realizes that she can't keep her promise. As a quest of identity begins, Gilles starts suspecting his wife of having an affair with David. Based on the novel by Ruth Rendell.
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He Named Me Malala (PG-13) 10/9/2015
Rated for thematic elements involving disturbing images and threats
Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai
- 1 hr. 27 mins.
photoThis film is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls' education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan, was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
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Labyrinth of Lies (Im Labyrinth des Schweigens) (R) 10/9/2015
Rated for a scene of sexuality
Alexander Fehling, Johannes Krisch
- 2 hr. 2 mins.
photoA young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
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Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle (NR) 10/11/2015
- 2 hr. 20 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are thrilled to bring the intense and romantic beauty of Giselle, performed and broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, October 11.

The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the wilis, vengeful spirits, who now turn against Albrecht and condemn him to dance until he dies of exhaustion. This treasure of romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in classical repertoire, touching upon the great romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy, and ultimate redemption through the power of love.
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National Theatre Live: Hamlet (NR) 10/15/2015
Benedict Cumberbatch - 4 hr. 0 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live invite you to join Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch for an extraordinary one-night cinema event on Thursday, October 15. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Hamlet tells the story of a son who is forced to avenge his father's death but rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
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National Theatre Live: Hamlet Encore Screening (NR) 10/18/2015
Benedict Cumberbatch - 4 hr. 0 mins.
photoBenedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare's great tragedy. Directed by Lyndsey Turner and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, National Theatre Live will broadcast this eagerly awaited production live to cinemas.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father's death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
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My Fair Lady (1964) (G) 10/18/2015
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison - 2 hr. 55 mins.
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Oklahoma! (1955) (G) 11/1/2015
Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones - 2 hr. 25 mins.
photoRodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration is set in a western Indian territory just after the turn of the century. The high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, there is no doubt they will succeed in making a new life together.
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Suffragette (PG-13) 11/6/2015
Rated for some intense violence, thematic elements, brief strong language and partial nudity
Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep
- 1 hr. 46 mins.
photoThis stirring story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life. When increasingly aggressive police action forces Maud and her dedicated fellow suffragettes underground, they engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the authorities, who are shocked as the women's civil disobedience escalates and sparks debate across the nation.
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Spotlight () 11/6/2015
Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton - 2 hr. 7 mins.
photoThe riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.
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Fantasia (1940) (G) 11/8/2015
Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor - 2 hr. 0 mins.
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Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels (NR) 11/15/2015
- 2 hr. 5 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are partnering again to bring the magnificent and critically-acclaimed Jewels, performed and broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, November 15.

This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine's visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York's Fifth Avenue, and celebrates the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone. With this first abstract ballet, Balanchine paid homage to the captivating beauty of the dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting jewel: emerald, ruby, and diamond. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy this visually captivating work, as the Bolshoi is the only company authorized by the Balanchine Trust to film and broadcast his masterpiece.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Lady of the Camellias (NR) 12/6/2015
- 3 hr. 5 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to bring John Neumeier's dramatic masterpiece The Lady of the Camellias, performed and broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, December 6.

A young bourgeois, Armand Duval, falls madly in love with Marguerite Gautier, a gorgeous courtesan celebrated by the Parisian high society. Despite her infidelity, Armand will do all he can to win the beautiful woman's heart and convince her to leave her indulgent life. The Bolshoi breathes new life into John Neumeier's tragic masterpiece, inspired by Alexandre Dumas' novel and accompanied by Chopin's exquisite score. This production assumes a new emotional and dramatic texture that only the Bolshoi's dancers can deliver.

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National Theatre Live: Jane Eyre (NR) 12/8/2015
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photoAlmost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë's story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman's fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms. From her beginnings as a destitute orphan, Jane Eyre's spirited heroine faces life's obstacles head-on, surviving poverty, injustice and the discovery of bitter betrayal before taking the ultimate decision to follow her heart. This acclaimed re-imagining of Brontë's masterpiece was first staged by Bristol Old Vic last year, when the story was performed over two evenings. Director Sally Cookson now brings her celebrated production to the National, presented as a single, exhilarating performance.
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I Saw the Light (NR) 12/11/2015
Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen -
photoThis is the story of legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (NR) 12/20/2015
- 2 hr. 10 mins.
photoOn Christmas Eve, Marie is given a wooden nutcracker as a gift. When the clock strikes midnight, the Nutcracker transforms into a prince and saves Marie from the Mouse King and his army. This beloved holiday classic will enchant the whole family with its fairytale setting and Tchaikovsky's timeless score. The Bolshoi's version of The Nutcracker has a unique and beautiful sense of romance and philosophy, danced by the heroic Denis Rodkin as the courageous Prince and the magical Anna Nikulina as Marie.
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The Danish Girl (NR) 12/25/2015
Eddie Redmayne, Amber Heard - 2 hr. 0 mins.
photoThe story of real-life Danish painter Einar Wegener who, in 1931, became the first man to undergo a sex-change operation. His wife Greta, also a painter, first discovers her husband's affinity for feminine attire when he sits in for one of her models. Ultimately, she encourages him on his transexual journey.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew (NR) 1/24/2016
- 2 hr. 5 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to bring The Taming of the Shrew, performed and broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, January 24.

Many suitors dream of marrying the lovely and docile Bianca, including Luciento. However her father will not let anyone marry her before her elder sister, the ill-tempered shrew Katharina, is herself married. French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, nonstop dance unlike any other, portraying the Bolshoi's audacity and energy in a completely new way. This new production was staged exclusively for the Bolshoi and cannot be seen anywhere else!

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National Theatre Live: As You Like It (NR) 2/25/2016
Rosalie Craig -
photoShakespeare's glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig as Rosalind. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There, released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love.
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Bolshoi Ballet: Spartacus (NR) 3/13/2016
- 2 hr. 50 mins.
photoIn ancient Rome, Spartacus, a Thracian king, is turned captive by Crassus with his wife Phrygia. Forced to fight as a gladiator and kill one of his friends, Spartacus plots an unprecedented upheaval. Grigorovich's Spartacus was created at the Bolshoi in 1968 and has since remained the Russian company's signature ballet. This most spectacular production is an epic tour de force, giving full expression to the virility and strengh for which the Bolshoi's male dancers are renowned. Principal dancer Mikhail Lobukhin is stunning in the role of the legendary gladiator, along with Svetlana Zakharova as Aegina and Vladislav Lantratov as Crassus.
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Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote (NR) 4/10/2016
- 3 hr. 10 mins.
photoCervantes' eccentric hero Don Quixote leaves on journey full of adventures with his loyal squire Sancho Panza in search of his perfect woman. On the way he meets Kitri, the dazzling daughter of an innkeeper who he thinks might be his ideal love. The Bolshoi's panache and excellence are combined in Fadeyechev's critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance with Leon Minkus' famous score. Featuring brand new sets and costumes to accompany this colorful and technically challenging production, Don Quixote is quintessential Bolshoi, abounding with life and not to be missed!
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