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NJ Film Fest
Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center. Screenings are Fridays through
Sunday in Scott Hall, Room 123, College Avenue campus, near the corner
of College Avenue and Hamilton Street. Thursday screenings are in
Loree Hall, Room 024, Douglass College campus, near the corner of
Nichol Avenue and George Street; with selected free events at Borders
Books, Route 18 South, East Brunswick. Films are $5, $8, & $10; all
programs begin at 7 p.m. Call 732-932-8482.
won this year’s Golden Palm at Cannes for their film about an
young woman desperate to find work and dignity. $5, Friday to Sunday,
February 25 to 27. Red Hollywood, a documentary on the McCarthy
era witch hunts against Hollywood by Thom Anderson and Noel Burch.
1996. $5, Thursday, March 2.
1966, 3-1/2 hour marathon, in dual screen projection, about the pop
master’s counterculture entourage living in New York’s Chelsea Hotel.
With guest introduction by Paul Morrissey. $10, Friday, March 3.
Old Song , Alain Resnais (`Last Year at Marienbad’) made this 1999
offbeat musical, "On Connait La Chanson." Subtitles. $5,
and Sunday, March 4 and 5.
Japanese New Wave
and rare films, presented by Princeton University’s East Asian Studies
Program, screens Mondays at 7 p.m. in the James Stewart Film Theater,
185 Nassau Street. Free. 609-258-5722.
set in a Tokyo brothel, that is a striking condemnation of the women’s
exploitation and is credited with bringing about the abolition of
prostitution in Japan in 1957, Monday, February 28. Gate of
Suzuki Seijun’s campy 1964 film about a gang of sex workers, Monday,
Second Chance Cinema
Weekly screenings of 13 films, Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., at Kresge
Auditorium, Princeton University. $55 series; $5 single admission.
with Jeremy Irons, Frank Langella and Melanie Griffith, Wednesday,
February 23. Affliction, a meditation about midlife regrets,
rages and limitations, with Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek and James Coburn,
directed by Paul Schrader, Wednesday, March 1.
find $4 million in a plane wreck, and become caught in a web of greed
paranoia, betrayal, and murder, with Bill Paxton and Billy Bob
Wednesday, March 8.
Confirm titles with theaters.
Mendes’ dark drama about two dysfunctional suburban families. The
movie leads the pack with eight Oscar nominations, including best
actor, best actress, and best director. Loews, Mercer.
about the hardships of a Catholic childhood in the slums of Ireland,
brought to the screen by Alan Parker. AMC, Mercer,
Boyle’s lush cinematography and a cast of beauties led by Leonardo
DiCaprio, it’s a treat for the eyes, if not for the brain. AMC,
Destinta, Loews, Mercer, Regal.
accidentally enters Malkovich’s mind in this Spike Jonze original
fantasy, nominated for three Academy Awards, including best director.
a firm where the cost of success is high. Written and directed by
Ben Younger. AMC, Loews, Mercer, Regal.
Brandon Teena won her the Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for
best actress. Directed by Kimberly Peirce. MarketFair,
of John Irving’s 1985 best-seller. Nominated for seven Oscars,
best picture and Lasse Hallstrom for best director. AMC, Regal.
in a Generation-Y romance. AMC, Regal.
Julianne Moore play an adulterous couple during World War II.
finds himself obsessed with master criminal Ashley Judd. AMC,
Destinta, Loews, MarketFair.
star recruited by aliens to save their planet. AMC, Destinta,
East Windsor, Loews, MarketFair.
Angelina Jolie star in the real-life story of Susanna Kaysen’s
to a mental hospital. Loews.
in a screen version of Stephen King’s prison story about an innocent
man with miraculous powers. AMC, Destinta, Loews,
middle-aged sisters dealing with the approaching death of their father
in Delia Ephron’s semi-autobiographical film. AMC, Destinta,
exotic and different, her horrified mother sends Harvey Keitel to
show her the error of her ways. Jane Campion (`The Piano’) co-writes
and directs. AMC.
an Oscar nomination for his heroic performance based on the life of
the New Jersey boxer framed for a triple murder. AMC, Destinta,
Loews, Mercer, Regal.
Plummer in a thriller based on the real story of a research officer
at tobacco giant Brown & Williamson. The film’s seven Oscar
including best picture, Crowe for best actor, and Michael Mann for
best director, have brought it back to theaters. AMC, Regal.
brings together an assortment of intriguing characters. From
Paul Thomas Anderson (`Boogie Nights’), stars Tom Cruise. AMC.
`Friday.’ Cube plays a fish out of water, as his family moves from
the ghetto to the suburbs. AMC.
away, watch out for this solar eclipse. AMC, Destinta, Loews,
elegantly constructed thriller starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly.
Cox-Arquette return. AMC, Destinta, Loews, Mercer, Regal.
Willis as a psychologist aiding Haley Joel Osment, a boy who
with the dead. Six Academy Award nominations, including best picture,
and writing and directing for M. Night Shyamalan. AMC, Mercer,
Films’ frosty family comedy. AMC, Destinta, Loews, Mercer,
brought to the screen, starring Ethan Hawke and Youki Kudoh. East
White’s beloved mouse to the big screen. AMC, Destinta, Loews,
fake biography of a stellar ’30s jazz guitarist with a less than
private life. Sean Penn got an Oscar nomination as the guitarist,
but New Jersey musicians Howard Alden and Bucky Pizzarelli provide
much of the jazz. MarketFair.
star in this thriller based on the Patricia Highsmith novel. AMC,
by Jim Cummings and John Hurt. AMC, Destinta, Loews,
stars Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange, directed by Julie Taymor
of `Lion King’ fame. Garden.
Victorian world of Gilbert and Sullivan, and their peerless command
of light opera. AMC, Garden, Mercer, Montgomery, Regal.
of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen. AMC, MarketFair.
as an ex-hitman on the straight and narrow, with Matthew Perry as
his uptight neighbor. AMC, Destinta, Loews, MarketFair,
AMC Hamilton 24 Theaters, 325 Sloan Avenue, I-295 Exit
65A, 609-890-8307. 24-screen multiplex. $7 adults; $5 matinees; $5
Destinta, Independence Plaza, 2465 South Broad Street,
Hamilton, 609-888-4500. Stadium-seating 12 screens. $6.75 adults;
East Windsor Cinemas, Routes 130 and 571, 609-443-9295.
$3 adults; $2.50 matinees.
Garden Theater, 160 Nassau Street, 609-683-7595. $6.50
adults; $4 matinees.
Loews Theaters, Route 1 South, New Brunswick,
Stadium-seating multiplex. $8.50 adults; $5.25 matinees.
MarketFair-UA, Routeth, 609-520-8700. $7.50; $4.75
Mercer Mall General Cinemas, Route 1, 609-452-2868.
$7.25 adults; $4.75 matinees.
Montgomery Center Theater, Routes 206 and 518,
609-924-7444. $7 adults; $4.25 matinees.
Regal Cinemas Town Center, 319 Route 130 North, East
Windsor, 609-371-8470. Stadium-seating, 15 screens. $8 adults; $5
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