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Now displaying: October, 2014
Oct 28, 2014
​After directing the indie hit Memento director Christopher Nolan was chosen by producer Steven Soderbergh to direct Insomnia--a ​crime thriller based on the 1997 Norwegian film of the same name. The result was Nolan's first mainstream studio film starring Al Pacino and Robin Williams. Does a film about a man who can't sleep live up to a film about a man with no memory? Don't lose any sleep thinking about it, just join Stuart, Arnie, and Jakob to find out!
Oct 21, 2014
​In 2001 Christopher Nolan broke into mainstream filmmaking with Memento--a noir murder mystery about a man who had no short-term memory trying to find his wife's killer. With a quirky concept and an editing style specifically used to play with the audience's own memories the result was an indie hit that launched the director into the public eye. Is this Tarantino-styled film remembered fondly by Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart? Do they remember it at all? Listen to find out!
Oct 20, 2014

​In 2001 Christopher Nolan broke into mainstream filmmaking with Memento--a noir murder mystery about a man who had no short-term memory trying to find his wife's killer. With a quirky concept and an editing style specifically used to play with the audience's own memories the result was an indie hit that launched the director into the public eye. Is this Tarantino-styled film remembered fondly by Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart? Do they remember it at all? Listen to find out!

Oct 14, 2014

Christopher Nolan is one of the most acclaimed directors currently working in American cinema. His films bend the mind and break the box office--his Batman film The Dark Knight is the fourth highest grossing film in the US. Now Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart flash back to the director's first film--the micro-budgeted Following. With almost no money did Nolan's talent shine through, or is this a glorified home movie? Join us to find out! Playing during their Fall, 2014 donation drive you can join Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob and find out!

Oct 10, 2014
Last summer's supernatural horror film The Conjuring scared up big profits for Warner Bros. Pictures. While ghostly Bathsheba terrorized the house, it was possessed doll Annabelle that stole the show. Now the porcelain poltergeist is back in her own spin-off film! The film scored much green in its opening weekend, but will it get green arrows from the Now Playing hosts? Listen to find out!
Oct 7, 2014
When Tim and Allie's car breaks down on the desert streets of California the only help they can find is from nearby farmer Preacher and his Ukrainian wife Oksana. But one night in that house may lead to Tim and Allie's doom as strange occurrences terrorize the young couple. What is going on, and how in the world is this a Children of the Corn film? Join Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob's review of Children of the Corn: Genesis for their the final film in this series (for now), and reflect on all the movies adapted from Stephen King's Night Shift stories.
Oct 3, 2014
​​Last summer a low budget horror film surprised box office pundits and horror fans alike. The weekend the big-budget films RED 2 and R.I.P.D. opened, the box office champion was The Conjuring. Directed by Saw co-creator James Wan, Conjuring seemed like a retread of the horror he showcased in 2010's Insidious, but with a based-on-real-life twist and the film became the top grossing horror film of the year. Now, as the spin-off film Annabelle hits theaters, Marjorie, Stuart, and Arnie go ghost hunting once more. Is this tale of a pesky poltergeist worth watching? Listen and find out!
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