Saturday Matinees

Saturday Matinees

Saturday Matinees
  • Phantom Boy


    Directed by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli • 2015 • France, Belgium
    Starring Jared Padalecki, Vincent D’Onofrio, Melissa Disney

    This animated noir caper is a stylish, heart-thumping adventure that prowls the shadowy streets and alleyways of New York and swoops and soars above the greatest ...

  • April and the Extraordinary World

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci • 2015 • France, Belgium
    Starring Angela Galuppo, Tod Fennell, Tony Hale

    Born from the imagination of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi, APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD is a riveting sci-fi adventure set in an alternate steampunk universe....

  • The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert • 2017 • France, Belgium
    Starring Giles New, Phill Jupitus, Matthew Goode

    From the creators of the Academy Award–nominated ERNEST & CELESTINE comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits destined to become a family classic. The count...

  • Three Wishes for Cinderella


    Directed by Václav Vorlíček • 1973 • Czechoslovakia
    Starring Libuše Šafránková, Pavel Trávníček, Carola Braunbock

    This enchanting Czech Christmas classic has become a Central European yuletide staple thanks to its perennial presence on television each holiday season. A charming, spirited twist o...

  • Rhubarb


    Directed by Arthur Lubin • 1951 • United States
    Starring Ray Milland, Jan Sterling, Gene Lockhart

    Legendary feline performer Orangey the Cat stars alongside Ray Milland in this uproariously absurd screwball charmer. When an eccentric millionaire bequeaths his fortune—and his baseball franchise, ...

  • The Rink


    Directed by Charles Chaplin • 1916 • United States

    In this two-reel delight, Charlie Chaplin’s havoc-wreaking Little Tramp serves up mayhem while working as a waiter in a posh restaurant (witness his unique, full-body cocktail-mixing skills). However, it’s not until he straps on a pair of skates...

  • The Pied Piper


    Directed by Jacques Demy • 1972 • United Kingdom, United States
    Starring Donovan, Diana Dors, Donald Pleasence

    The classic story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin comes to life courtesy of French New Wave magician Jacques Demy. Psych-folk legend Donovan plays the titular, magic-flute-playing troubado...

  • Sounder


    Directed by Martin Ritt • 1972 • United States
    Starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks

    Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield received Academy Award nominations for their powerful performances as the heads of a Black sharecropping family whose fierce love keeps them afloat as they struggle to ...

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Taika Waititi • 2016 • New Zealand
    Starring Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata

    Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky (Julian Dennison) gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving...

  • Supergirl


    Directed by Jessie Auritt • 2016 • United States

    When a nine-year-old girl breaks a powerlifting world record, she turns into an international phenomenon and “Supergirl” is born. Naomi Kutin seems like a typical Orthodox Jewish pre-teen, until her extraordinary talent transforms the lives of her...

  • Invisible Essence: The Little Prince


    Directed by Charles Officer • 2018 • Canada

    For nearly eighty years, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s novella THE LITTLE PRINCE has captivated readers with its simple yet transcendent story that suggests an ethical philosophy about life and a universal code of respect for humanity. Delving into Saint-...

  • The Secret of Roan Inish


    Directed by John Sayles • 1994 • United States, Ireland
    Starring Jeni Courtney, Eileen Colgan, Mick Lally

    Steeped in Irish folklore, this lovely magical-realist fable tells the story of Fiona (Jeni Courtney), a spirited young girl who is sent to live with her grandparents in a small town on the ...

  • Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators


    Directed by Ema Ryan Yamazaki • 2017 • United States

    With more than seventy-five million copies sold in over twenty languages, the stories of Curious George have endured for seventy-five years. Most people know the tales of the adventurous little monkey who frequently finds himself in trouble. B...

  • Patang


    Directed by Prashant Bhargava • 2011 • India
    Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mukkund Shukla, Seema Biswas

    Set against the vibrant backdrop of Ahmedabad, India, during the city’s magnificent kite festival—in which a million kites take to the skies in a spectacular display of color and pageantry—PAT...

  • Misty


    Directed by James B. Clark • 1961 • United States
    Starring David Ladd, Arthur O’Connell, Pam Smith

    Based on Marguerite Henry’s classic children’s novel “Misty of Chincoteague,” this heartwarming horse’s tale follows young Paul (David Ladd) and his sister Maureen (Pam Smith), who set out to catch...

  • We Are the Best!


    Directed by Lukas Moodysson • 2013 • Sweden, Denmark
    Starring Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne

    Punk is alive and well in this exuberant ode to nonconformity from Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson. Pixieish, mohawk-sporting Klara (Mira Grosin) and her best friend Bobo (Mira Barkhammar) are ...

  • Peter & the Wolf


    Directed by Suzie Templeton • 2006 • United Kingdom

    Gorgeous stop-motion animation is set to the beloved music of Sergei Prokofiev in Suzie Templeton’s brilliant take on the classic fable, in which a lonely, bullied boy proves his bravery in an encounter with a wolf. Winner of the Academy Award ...

  • Being Two Isn’t Easy


    Directed by Kon Ichikawa • 1962 • Japan
    Starring Hirro Suzuki, Fujiko Yamamoto, Eiji Funakoshi

    You can say that again! The days leading up to a toddler’s second birthday are seen alternately from the adorable youngster’s point of view and from the perspective of his anxious parents as they navig...

  • Time Bandits
    Movie + 4 extras

    Time Bandits

    Movie + 4 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #37

    In this fantastic voyage through time and space from Terry Gilliam, a boy named Kevin (Craig Warnock) escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarfs. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being (Ralph Richardson), they plunder trea...

  • The Importance of Being Earnest


    Directed by Anthony Asquith • 1952 • United Kingdom
    Starring Michael Redgrave, Joan Greenwood, Dame Edith Evans

    Oscar Wilde’s comic jewel sparkles in Anthony Asquith’s film adaptation of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Featuring brilliantly polished performances by Michael Redgrave, Joan Greenw...

  • Oliver Twist


    Directed by David Lean • 1948 • United Kingdom
    Starring Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh

    Following the success of GREAT EXPECTATIONS, David Lean applied his sterling craftsmanship to another beloved Charles Dickens classic and once again set the standard for all future screen adaptations....

  • An Inn in Tokyo


    Directed by Yasujiro Ozu • 1935 • Japan

    The final still-extant silent film directed by Yasujiro Ozu is an exquisitely tender portrait of everyday survival in 1930s Japan. Anticipating the neorealist poetry of BICYCLE THIEVES, AN INN IN TOKYO follows unemployed ne’er-do-well Kihachi (Takeshi Saka...

  • Aparajito
    Movie + 4 extras


    Movie + 4 extras

    Directed by Satyajit Ray • 1956 • India
    Starring Pinaki Sengupta, Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee

    Satyajit Ray had not planned to make a sequel to PATHER PANCHALI, but after the film’s international success, he decided to continue Apu’s narrative. APARAJITO picks up where the first film leaves of...

  • Androcles and the Lion


    Directed by Chester Erskine • 1952 • United Kingdom

    George Bernard Shaw's breezy, delightful dramatization of this classic fable, about a Christian slave who pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of his kind act, was written as a meditation on mode...