November 13, 2013
Dallas Buyers Club

Buy Into the Hype

About a year ago photos started to surface of a startlingly skinny Matthew McConaughey. He had lost almost 40 pounds to play an HIV positive cowboy in Dallas Buyers Club, which is opening at the...

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October 10, 2013
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Fantastic Foreign Films

The 2014 Oscars is set to have a record number of Foreign Language entries, a few of which we have shown here, but perhaps the most noteworthy is Wadjda, now showing at our...

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September 25, 2013

Enough Can’t Be Said About Enough Said

With the high divorce rate in the United States, the idea of having to start over is one that many people have to face. But that is the reality for the protagonist of...

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August 15, 2013

The Spectacular Now

After her star turn in the indie drama The Descendants, Shailene Woodley‘s career is taking off. She has four films coming out in the next year as well as The Spectacular Now, opening at our theater...

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July 31, 2013

Woody Allen Returns to America with Blue Jasmine

This is a post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin If it’s one thing you can say about Woody Allen, it’s that the guy likes to work. In fact, he likes working so much...

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July 24, 2013

Next Stop…

Fruitvale Station tells the true story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, a young man trying to turn his life around for himself, his girlfriend, and his four year old daughter. Upon meeting Grant we learn...

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July 18, 2013

{Throwback Thursday} Rockwell and Clooney

Check out this great photo of George Clooney and Sam Rockwell with Janet Maslin at our theater in 2002 with their film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Rockwell currently stars in The Way, Way Back,...

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July 9, 2013
The Way Way Back

Growing Pains

We’ve all been there. It’s finally time for summer vacation and instead of enjoying it, you’re forced to do what your parents want you to do; whether it’s getting a job instead of...

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June 20, 2013

Jane Austen with a Twist

Usually, when watching a film about a devoutly Orthodox sect of religion, it is an outsider’s view on what goes on in the lives of the film subjects. Usually, people of the religious...

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June 12, 2013
Much Ado about nothing

When I Said I Should Die a Bachelor, I Did Not Think I Should Live Till I Were Married

Fresh off a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival, Joss Whedon‘s latest work, a modern day adaptation of William Shakespeare‘s comedy classic Much Ado About Nothing, is coming to the Burns! Should...

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May 23, 2013
Something in the Air

Youth and Revolt

Take a trip back to the late ’60s and early ’70s, when student riots were erupting throughout Paris.  Something in the Air is Olivier Assayas‘ (Carlos, Summer Hours) semi-autobiographical story of a young man’s...

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May 23, 2013
room 237

The Conspiracy Collective

What is room 237? Well, for one thing, it is the hotel room in the 1980 film, The Shining, which happens to be the first horror film I ever saw and totally turned me on...

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May 22, 2013
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a film about identities. It’s about the identity of the main character Changez. It’s about the identity of Pakistan, and the Muslim world. It’s about the identity of America,...

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May 20, 2013

Baumbach Returns to Make Us Laugh (and/or Question Our Own Life Decisions)

This is a guest post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin. Feeling lost? Worried about what the future holds? Just plain tired? If so, you’d probably fit right in with the characters in Noah...

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