Screening Watchlist April 5th thru 11th

April 8, 202012 min
Alex Honnold making a rope-less ascent of the famous Seperate Reality, a difficult over hanging hand rack that is perched 500ft. above the Valley floor. This route has only been done rope-less three other times.


      The Bling Ring 

        Starring: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson

        Written by Sofia Coppola, Nancy Jo Sales Directed by Sofia Coppola.        Run Time: 1hr 30min

           The often always entertaining inspired by actual events story, in which a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their homes. This is one you might of missed in 2013, but since we all have time now, you might want to check it out. 

    The Squid and the Whale

    Starring: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

    Written and Directed by Noah Baumbach

Run Time: 1hr 21min

          Long before Baumbach was having every one live through their parent’s divorce with Marriage Story he was getting in this story that follows two young boys dealing with their parents’ divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980’s. This movie is incredible and features some amazing performances and with its under ninety minute runtime, you have zero excuses to not watching it. 


Mom and Dad

  Starring: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters

  Written and Directed by Brian Taylor

Run Time: 1hr 26min

          A teenage girl and her younger brother must survive a wild twenty-four hours during which a mass hysteria of unknown origin causes parents to turn violently on their own kids. Look I know this is a trying time so what better way to get through it than with Nick Cage going full Nick Cage. Plus you have a film written and directed by a guy with a perfect name, so just sit back and enjoy the craziness with this one. 

Free Solo

   Starring: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin

   Directed by Jimmy Chin, Elizbeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Run Time: 1 hr 40 min

             There might not be a better movie to watch while you are trapped inside than one about Alex Honnold attempting to be the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan. This has it all, and you will be on the edge of your couch as you witness this feat that none of would be able to do even if we could go outside. 


Bone Tomahawk

  Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox

  Written and Directed by S. Craig Zahler

Run Time 2hr 12min

            You have to have a western on these watch lists, because I mean most of them are so great. In this one during the dying days of the old west, an elderly sheriff (Russell)  and his posse set out to rescue their town’s doctor from cannibalistic cave dwellers. This movie comes at you hard and while it takes it time as it goes there, the payoff is well worth the wait. 

 The Last Black Man in San Francisco

   Starring: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan

   Written by Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot,  Directed by Joe Talbot

Run Time 2hr 1min

        Not only one of the best movies you didn’t see in 2019, but one of the best movies of the year period. This is the story of a young man searching for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind. Everything about this movie screams beauty, something we all could use a lot of in our world right now. 

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