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Spring 2001 Movie Descriptions

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Classic Movies
Unbreakable (2000) (PG-13) 106 min
Monday February 5, 7:00pm & 10pm in 26-100
From the writer/director of last years remarkable Sixth Sense. David is a character who, for lack of a better term is invincible, having survived disasters like car and train wrecks. Elijah was born with his arms and legs broken - the polar opposite of David - is so frail that he is constrained to a wheelchair. Elijah is in love with comic books and believes that the world consists of a universal balance; that David is the superhero that balances out his frailty and spends the movie trying to convince David of his own greatness in order to validate his ideas about the world.
Funny Girl (1968) 16mm (G) 151 min
Friday, February 9, 7:30pm in 10-250
The life of comedian Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfield Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Meet the Parents (2000) (PG-13) 107 min
Friday February 9, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday February 11, 7pm in 26-100
A Jewish male nurse (Ben Stiller) plans to ask his live-in girl friend (Teri Polo) to marry him. However, he learns that her strict father (Robert DeNiro) expects to be asked for his daughter's hand before she can accept. Thus begins the visit from Hell as the two travel to meet Mom (Blythe Danner) and Dad, who turns out to be former CIA with a lie detector in the basement. Coincidentally, a sister (Nicole DeHuff) also has announced her wedding to a young doctor (Thomas McCarthy). Of course everything that can go wrong, does, including the disappearance of Dad's beloved Himalayan cat, Jinxie.
Almost Famous (2000) (R) 122 min
Saturday February 10, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday February 11, 10pm in 26-100
A 15 year old boy (Patrick Fugit) gets an opportunity to travel with a rock band, Stillwater (a fictional band not the actual band of the same name that was around in the late 70's) on a 1973 tour. As a younger boy, his sister (Zooey Deschanel) and his widowed mother (Frances McDormand) had fought about the mother's control over the family and her denial of rock music. The sister leaves home and leaves the young boy her record collection, which immediately seizes his attention. As a teen, he makes record reviews for an underground newspaper. He submits those to Creem magazine writer Lester Bangs (Phillip Seymour Hoffman) and gets his attention. The two become fast friends and Bangs acts as his mentor as Rolling Stone magazine comes calling. Slipping into an inner group connected with Stillwater, Rolling Stone agrees to bankroll him on a trip with the group. There he meets the "Band Aids", a group of girls that refuse to be called groupies because they are dedicated only to specific bands. "Penny Lane" (Kate Hudson), the Band Aid's leader is enamored with the group leader (Billy Crudup), but befriends the teen. He responds with complete infatuation with her, but he is equally enamored with the charismatic guitarist. While accepted by the band (other members are Jason Lee, John Fedevich and Mark Kozeleck), they nonetheless refer to him as "the enemy - a rock critic". This story is loosely based on writer-director Cameron Crowe's own teen rock critic adventures. Peter Frampton also acted as consultant on the film.
How to Marry a Millionare (1953) (Not Rated) 95 min
Friday, February 16, 7:30pm in 10-250
Three New York models, Shatze, Pola and Loco set-up in an exclusive appartment with a plan: tired of cheap men and a lack of money they intend to use all their talents to trap and marry three millionaires. The trouble is that's it's not so easy to tell the rich men from the huxters and even when they can, is the money really worth it?
Charlie's Angels (2000) (PG-13) 98 min
Friday February 16, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday February 18, 7pm in 26-100
Charlie's private investigation company is addressed by programmer Eric Knox, owner of Knox Technologies, whose revolutionary voice-recognition software has been stolen. Charlie's Angels Natalie, Dylan and Alex are sent to place a bug in the system of bitter rival Roger Corwin, who is under strong suspicion. But after the deed is done, the Angels and their boss Bosley face the fact of a destroyed home base as well as Charlie's life in immediate danger. But how do you protect someone you never met?
Saving Grace (2000) (R) 94 min
Saturday February 17, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday February 18, 10pm in 26-100
Grace has just lost her husband, which is sad enough, but she's also discovered that he's left her in debt to the tune of thousands of pounds. Faced with losing all of her belonging and her home, Grace turns to the only thing she's got left: her skill as a greenhouse gardener. She and her handyman Matthew hatch a brilliant marijuana-growing scheme. But are they doing the right thing? Can Matthew's girlfriend put up with these kind of illegal antics? And finally, once they grow it, can they even manage to sell the stuff?
It Happened One Night (1934) (Not Rated) 105 min
Friday, February 23, 7:30pm in 10-250
Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and eventually winds up on a bus headed back to her husband. Reluctantly she must accept the help of out-of- work reporter Peter Warne. Actually, Warne doesn't give her any choice: either she sticks with him until he gets her back to her husband, or he'll blow the whistle on Ellie to her father. Either way, Peter gets what (he thinks!) he wants .... a really juicy newspaper story.
Remember the Titans (2000) (PG) 113 min
Friday February 23, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday February 25, 7pm in 26-100
Denzel Washington is hired as the T.C. Williams High football coach over a white coach in Alexandria, Virginia in the early 1970's during a time when the school has just been integrated to allow blacks into the school.
Bedazzled (2000) (PG-13) 93 min
Saturday February 24, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday February 25, 10pm in 26-100
Elliot Richards, a socially incompetent technical advisor working at a call-center, has had a crush on Alison Gardner for nearly four years. One evening, which already started particularly bad for Elliot, she ditches him. Elliot wishes for her to be in his life with all his heart - and is heard. An incredibly beautiful young lady addresses Elliot, and after introducing herself as the Devil, Lucifer, the Princess of Darkness, she offers him a deal: Seven wishes for him, his Soul for her. Quickly, Elliot is convinced and accepts. But every wish he gets fulfilled has massive disadvantages as well, and soon Elliot wants to get out of the contract. The only thing that matters to him now is being able to take his chances by himself.
Special Fugitive/Terminator II Double Feature $4.00

The Fugitive (1993) (PG-13) 127 min
Friday March 2, 7pm in 26-100
Sunday March 4, 4:30pm in 26-100
Wrongly convicted of murdering his wife, Dr. Richard Kimble escapes from a prison bus and tries to find out why she was killed and who the murderer really was. He is relentlessly pursued by Samuel Gerard, a U.S. Marshal, and is forced to keep out of contact from any friends or relatives. However, his determination and ingenuity soon produce results and he comes to the frightening realization that he can trust no one.
Terminator II: Judgment Day (1991) (R) 137 min
Friday March 2, 10pm in 26-100
Sunday March 4, 7pm in 26-100
Sequel to Terminator. Skynet, the 21st century computer waging a losing war on humans sends a second terminator back in time to destroy the leader of the human resistance while he is still a boy. His mother is the only one who knows of the existence of the Terminators, human-like robots that exist only to kill and are nearly indestructible, and Sarah, the boy's mother is currently in a state mental hospital because of her 'delusions'. A second protector is sent back to the past by the Human resistance to protect John Connor, their future leader, at all costs.
Little Nicky (2000) (PG-13) 90 min
Saturday March 3, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday March 4, 10pm in 26-100
Little Nicky is "daddy's little girl" in Hell. He's the son of Satan, who got the job from HIS father, Lucifer. Satan wants to retire, but none of his sons are good enough for the job. There's Cassius, who's big and strong, but lacks the 'goodness' to make the job real. There's Adrian, who while really hot (no pun intended) and smart, has no goodness at all. Then there's Nicky [Sandler] who, while having good, lacks any evil whatsoever. As seen in the previews, he is told to release his evil. He needs to release it to save his dad. Cassius and Adrain leave Hell, thereby freezing the wall of fire that lets the damned souls into Hell. Since no souls can come in now, Satan starts to die. It's up to Little Nicky to go and get his brothers, putting them into a flask and bringing them back to Hell at the exact same time to save Satan from decomposition. If Nicky 'dies' on Earth, he will be able to get through the frozen wall and back up to Earth. The catch is that he has only a week, and that Adrian and Cassius are MUCH more powerful than he is.
Dr. Bengali - Hypnotist
Thursday, March 8 at 7pm in 10-250
Dr. Bengali's show is one of the most amazing and amusing hypnotism shows in the country. Audience participation will be absolutely necessary. Some audience members will be hypnotized, while others will get the opportunity to aid Dr. Bengali in convincing his subjects that what he tells them is true. For the more academic among you, Dr. Bengali will also demonstrate self-hypnosis techniques designed to aid in relaxation, concentration or overall well-being.

Admission is $2.50 Tickets are on sale now at The Source.
All the President's Men (1976) 16mm (PG) 138 min
Friday, March 9, 7:30pm in 10-250
In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.
O Brother, Where Art Thou (2000) (PG-13) 106 min
Friday March 9, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday March 11, 7pm in 26-100
Loosely based on Homer's 'Odyssey' the movie deals with the grotesque adventures of Everett Ulysses McGill and his companions Delmar and Pete in 1930s Mississippi. Sprung from a chain gang and trying to reach Everett's home to recover the buried loot of a bank heist they are confronted by a series of strange characters. Among them sirens, a cyclops, bank robber George 'Babyface' Nelson (very annoyed by that nickname), a campaigning Governor, his opponent, a KKK lynch mob, and a blind prophet, who warns the trio that "the treasure you seek shall not be the treasure you find."
Dungeons & Dragons (2000) (PG-13) 107 min
Saturday March 10, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday March 11, 10pm in 26-100
The Empire of Izmer has long been a divided land. The Mages - an elite group of magic users - rule whilst the lowly commoners are powerless. Izmer's young Empress, Savina (Thora Birch), wants equality and prosperity for all, but the evil Mage Profion (Jeremy Irons) is plotting to depose her, and establish his own rule. The Empress possesses a scepter which controls Izmer's Golden Dragons. To challenge her rule, Profion must have the scepter, and tricks the Council of Mages into believing Savina is unfit to hold it. Knowing that Profion will bring death and destruction to Izmer, Savina, must find the legendary Rod of Savrille, a mythical rod that has the power to control Red Dragons, a species even mightier than the Gold. Enter two thieves, Ridley (Justin Whalin) and Snails (Marlon Wayans), who unwittingly become instrumental in Savina's search for the Rod. Joined by a feisty Dwarf named Elwood (Lee Arenberg), and helped by the Empress's expert tracker, the Elf Norda (Kristen Wilson), the young heroes go in search of the Rod of Savrille. From the deadly maze of the Thieves Guild at Antius to an Elven Village, secret grotto and abandoned castles, Ridley and his band must outwit Profion's chief henchman Damodar (Bruce Payne) at every turn while back in Izmer, Profion prepares to do battle with the Empress. All depends on the Rod, but outcome of the race to reach it first is far from certain, and Izmar's very survival hangs in the balance.
Scott McCloud
Friday, March 16 at 7pm in 34-101
Scott McCloud is the author of Understanding Comics. He will be speaking about the comic book art and what makes any given comic successful. For more information about his work, visit

This event is free and open to the public.
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)16mm (Not Rated) 113 min
Friday, March 16, 7:30pm in 10-250
Nick Smith, the middle-aged proprietor of a roadside restaurant, hires drifter Frank Chambers as a handyman. Frank eventually begins an affair with Nick's beautiful wife Cora, who talks Frank into helping her kill Nick, by "accident." But the best laid plans......
Vertical Limit (2000) (PG-13) 124 min
Friday March 16, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday March 18, 7pm in 26-100
A high-adrenaline tale of young climber Peter Garrett (Chris O'Donnell), who must launch a treacherous and extraordinary rescue effort up K2, the world's second highest peak. Confronting both his own limitations and the awesome power of nature's uncontrollable elements, Peter risks his life to save his sister, Annie (Robin Tunney), and her summit team (Bill Paxton and Nicholas Lea) in a race against time. The team is trapped in an icy grave at 26,000 feet - a death zone above the vertical limit of endurance where the human body cannot survive for long. Every second counts as Peter enlists the help of a crew of fellow climbers, including eccentric, reclusive mountain man Montgomery Wick (Scott Glenn), to ascend the chilling might of the world's most feared peak to save her.
Dude, Where's My Car (2000) (PG-13) 83 min
Saturday March 17, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday March 18, 10pm in 26-100
Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car which prompts them on a journey to find it and along the way, they encounter a variety of people who include their angry girlfriends Wilma and Wanda whose house they trashed, an angry street gang, a transexual stripper hounding them for a suitcase full of stolen money, a cult of alien seeking fanatics, and a group of aliens in human form looking for a mystical device that could save or destroy the world.
Proof of Life (2000) (R) 135 min
Friday March 23, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Saturday March 24, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Alicia hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.

(We were forced to move Quillis to April 14 and 15)
The Family (1987) 127 min
Friday, April 6, 7:30pm in 10-250
Director Etorre Scola brings us an entertaining tour-de-force which covers the 20th century through the experiences of an Italian family without ever leaving their apartment. The movie provides powerful and moving insights on Italian politics and culture.

Co-sponsored by MISTI Italy
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) (R)
Thursday, April 5, 8:00pm in 26-100
At the start of the New Year, 32-year-old Bridget decides it's time to take control of her life and start keeping a diary. Now, the most provocative, erotic and hysterical book on her bedside table is the one she's writing. With a taste for adventure, and an opinion on every subject from exercise to men to food to sex and everything in between she's turning the page on a whole new life.

Pick up passes starting 6pm in lobby 16.

Miss Congeniality (2000) (PG-13) 109 min
Friday April 6, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 8, 7pm in 26-100
When a serial killer indicates that his next target is the Miss United States beauty pageant, the FBI decides that they must get an undercover agent as a participant in the contest. A search uncovers no suitable candidate other than a bumbling female agent (Sandra Bullock). Reluctantly her captain (Ernie Hudson) agrees to let her join the team working the case. The team is led by a womanizing agent (Ben Bratt) who has an apparent reluctant attraction to Bullock's character. She enters as Miss New Jersey replacing a contestant who was discovered to have acted in a porno film. The pageant managers (Candice Bergen, William Shatner) are immediately aghast about the agent appearing in the pageant, but arrange a top handler (Michael Caine) to come give her a quick makeover with the expected outstanding results. Unfortunately she still is bumbling. When the killer is suddenly caught, everything seems to be over, except the female agent tries to convince her boss that something is still not right. She has discovered that the pageant managers are being dismissed after 21 years for younger people and Bergen's character may not be as solid as she seems on the surface.
The Emperor's New Groove (2000) (G) 78 min
Saturday April 7, 7 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 8, 4:00, 10pm in 26-100
In this animated comedy from the folks at Disney, the vain and cocky Emperor Kuzco is a very busy man. Besides maintaining his "groove", and firing his suspicious administrator, Yzma; he's also planning to build a new water park just for himself for his birthday. However, this means destroying one of the villages in his kingdom. Meanwhile, Yzma is hatching a plan to get revenge and usurp the throne. But, in a botched assassination courtesy of Yzma's right-hand man, Kronk, Kuzco is magically transformed into a llama. Now, Kuzco finds himself the property of Pacha, a lowly llama herder whose home is ground zero for the water park. Upon discovering the llama's true self, Pacha offers to help resolve the Emperor's problem and regain his throne, only if he promises to move his water park.
Das Schreckliche Mädchen
aka: Nasty Girl (1990)
(PG-13) 92 min
Friday, April 13, 7:30pm in 10-250
Carolin is a German high school student who decides to write an essay about her town's history during the Third Reich and its resistance to it. To her dismay, and more so the town's, she uncovers instead definite collaboration during the period. As she digs deeper, she must struggle against the town's vocal and violent opposition to her search for the truth.

Co-sponsored by MISTI Germany
State and Main (2000) (R) 105 min
Friday April 13, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 15, 7pm in 26-100
Having left New Hampshire over excessive demands by the locals, the cast and crew of "The Old Mill" moves their movie shoot to a small town in Vermont. However, they soon discover that The Old Mill burned down in 1960, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take her top off, and the locals aren't quite as easily conned as they appear.
Quills (2000) (R) 123 min
Saturday April 14, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 15, 10pm in 26-100
This film directed by Philip Kaufman, is about a French notorious writer who writes books about sexual situations. Geoffrey Rush plays the Marquis de Sade. Kate Winslet Madeline LeCrec, de Sade's laundress who smuggles his last writings out of the asylum. Michael Caine will play de Sade's doctor and Joaquin Phoenix will play Abbe de Coulmier.
Zubeidaa: The Story of a Princess (2001) 150 min
Friday, April 20, 7:30pm in 10-250
Zubeidaa is the story of the young man Riyaz (Rajit Kapoor) and his quest to recover the memory of his dead mother - Zubeidaa (Karishma Kapoor), a mother he never knew. Zubeidaa was an ordinary girl living in the time of India's struggle back to it's feet after the British Raj, her life is totally transformed when she meets the Maharaja of Fatehpur. Their meeting blossoms into love and blinded by that love, she elopes with him to Fatehpur. In Fatehpur Zubeidaa meets Mandira, the Maharaja's first wife, who introduces Zubeidaa to the rules and customs of a Royal family. Can a woman of such ordinary upbringing adjust to her new lifestyle in the royal palace?

Co-sponsored by MISTI India
Thirteen Days (2000) (PG-13) 145 min
Friday April 20, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 22, 7pm in 26-100
In October, 1962, U-2 surveillance photos reveal that the Soviet Union is in the process of placing nuclear weapons in Cuba. These weapons have the capability of wiping out most of the Eastern and Southern United States in minutes if they become operational. President John F. Kennedy and his advisors must come up with a plan of action against the Soviets. Kennedy is determined to show that he is strong enough to stand up to the threat, and the Pentagon advises U.S. military strikes against Cuba--which could lead the way to another U.S. invasion of the island. However, Kennedy is reluctant to follow through, because a U.S. invasion could cause the Soviets to retaliate in Europe. A nuclear showdown appears to be almost inevitable. Can it be prevented?
What Women Want (2000) (PG-13) 126 min
Saturday April 21, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 22, 10pm in 26-100
Nick Marshall, Playboy and Hot Shot in advertising, thinks he's God's gift to women. After a little accident, he discovers that he is suddenly able to hear what women really think. First, Nick is pretty disappointed when he discovers that his beloved macho behavior does not exactly contribute to being desired. Then, his upcoming dream position in the company is being given to a new team member: Darcy, not only a woman, but a man-eating one, also is a very talented ad expert. So, Nick decides to sabotage his new boss by reading her thoughts and selling her ideas as his own. Unfortunately, love gets in his way.
The Ford/MIT Nobel Laureate Lecture Series presents:
Prof. Charles Townes - "The Black Hole at the Center of our Galaxy"
Monday April 23, 7pm in 10-250
Prof. Townes was awarded a Noble Prize in Physics in 1964. He will be speaking about black holes in general, but will specifically focus on the effects and implications of the existence of a black hole in our own galaxy.

This lecture is free and open to the public.
Driven (2001) (PG-13)
Thursday, April 26, 7:00pm in 10-250
Sylvester Stallone and Kip Pardue - Set in the world of CART (Championship Auto Racing Teams), a seasoned race car driver is hired to mentor an up-and-coming racer. As both men try and work together to move up the standings, they also must out-maneuver aggressive competition from a competing driver - and from each other, for the teacher and the student are both vying for the affection of the same woman.

Pick up passes starting 6pm.

Marusa no onna II
aka: A Taxing Woman's Return (1988)
(Not Rated) ?? min
Friday, April 27, 7:30pm in 10-250
Ryoko Itakura returns as the government tax agent willing to tackle the toughest cases. This time she takes on a fanatical but lucrative religious cult run by a vile lecher.

Co-sponsored by MISTI Japan
In cooperation with LSC Classics
A Hard Day's Night (1964) (G) 85 min
Friday April 27, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 29, 7pm in 26-100
An exaggerated "Day In the Life" of the Beatlemania era Beatles. The foursome travel from train to hotel to television studio with their road crew, while "Grandfather" stirs up trouble, and even temporarily convinces one member to leave his responsibilities behind to go off "paradin'."
The Legend of Drunken Master (1994) (R) 99 min
Saturday April 28, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday April 29, 10pm in 26-100
Years before the modern antics of Chinese movies Jackie Chan stars in the movie that made him famous in the US. Wong Fei-Hong is a young master of "Drunken Boxing", a comical style which is assisted by ingesting alcohol. Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, he is unwittingly caught up in a battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. The many fights culminate in a dramatic battle in a coal mine involving a fire breathing!

We're sorry due to unavailability from Mirimax we were unable to get Chocolat

Arthur Ganson - Artist
Wednesday, May 2 at 7pm 26-100
Arthur Ganson is a visiting artist whose current display of robotic art at the MIT Museum is nothing short of spectacular. Mr. Ganson is a very talented artist and a tremendous speaker who would like to share his visions with the MIT community.

This lecture is free and open to the public.
Manchurian Candidate (1962) 16mm (Unrated) 126 min
Friday, May 4, 7:30pm in 10-250
After Harvey returns from the Korean War as a decorated hero, the other members of his platoon can't really remember what he did to win his medal. Two of the soldiers start having recurring nightmares, and one of them decides to investigate Harveys current activities. What dark and sinister secrets are being withheld by the Government and the Army ?
Cast Away (2000) (PG-13) 143 min
Friday May 4, 7:00 & 10:30pm in 26-100
Sunday May 6, 7pm in 26-100
After FedEx systems engineer Chuck Noland is ripped out of his hasty life by the clock in a plane crash, he finds himself alone on the shores of a tropical island. First, frustration gets to him and then he realizes how little his chances are to ever get back to civilization. Four years later, Chuck has learned very well how to survive on his own: mending his dental health, catching fish with a spear, predicting the weather with a home made calendar. A photograph of his girlfriend Kelly has kept his hopes alive all these years. Finally, Chuck takes the opportunity to take off for home: He sets off on a wooden raft with a sail that has washed ashore.
Traffic (2000) (R) 147 min
Saturday May 5, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday May 6, 10:30pm in 26-100
Intertwining vignettes frame this tale of America's escalating War on Drugs. Ohio Supreme Court judge Robert Wakefield has been appointed the nation's Drug Czar, his new position made more daunting by the discovery that his teenage daughter Caroline is a heroin addict. Meanwhile, DEA agents Montel Gordon and Ray Castro are pursuing Helena Ayala, wife of jailed kingpin Carlos Ayala, as she seeks to the control the business that her husband had kept hidden from her. South of the Border, duplicitous local constable Javier Rodriguez is fighting the battle with his own jaded, questionable ethical code.
Sidewalks of New York (2001) (R)
Tuesday, May 8, 8:00pm in 26-100
Writer/director/actor Edward Burns takes the classic theme of a "circle of love" and films it in contemporary style that infuses the scenes with emotional intensity. His fourth feature as a director returns to the ensemble energy of The Brothers McMullen, as Burns explores the questions we all ask about love, sex and commitment. The first rate cast features Heather Graham, Stanley Tucci, Dennis Farina, David Krumholtz, Brittany Murphy and Rosario Dawson as the men and women who come together and break apart on the Sidewalks of New York.

We are limited to seating 300 students for this showing, so consider coming early.

The Birds (1963) (PG-13) 119 min
Friday, May 11, 7:30pm in 10-250
Alfred Hitchcock. Spoilt socialite and notorious practical joker Melanie Daniels is shopping in a San Francisco pet store when she meets Mitch Brenner. Mitch is looking to buy a pair of love birds for his young sister's birthday; he recognizes Melanie but pretends to mistake her for an assistant. She decides to get her own back by buying the birds and driving up to the quiet coastal town of Bodega Bay, where Mitch spends his weekends with his sister and mother. Shortly after she arrives, Melanie is attacked by a gull, but this is just the start of a series of attacks by an increasing number of birds.
Snatch (2000) (R) 102 min
Friday May 11, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday May 13, 7pm in 26-100
A botched diamond heist leads to a wild and tangled adventure involving gangsters, boxers, and a detailed look at the London underground. A stylized work with a gritty urban soundtrack and a cast of intricately developed characters, this film is a welcome follow-up to director Guy Ritchie's earlier "Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels".
Shadow of the Vampire (2000) (R) 91 min
Saturday May 12, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Sunday May 13, 10pm in 26-100
Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) is out to make the greatest silent Vampire movie ever, Nosferatu. Because he is bent on making authentic horror, he hires a real vampire (Willem Dafoe) to play the part of Count Orlak. Murnau promises Schreck the neck of the female lead (Catherine McCormack) after filming ends. Murnau explains his star's odd behavior to the crew as method acting, but they still wonder why he really looks that way, why Schreck only wants to shoot at night, and why crew members keep dying...
Hannibal (2001) (R) 131 min
Thursday May 17, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Saturday May 19, 7pm in 26-100
Having escaped the asylum in "Silence of the Lambs," Dr Lecter goes into hiding in Florence, Italy. Back in America, Mason Verger, an old victim of the doctor's, seeks revenge. Disfigured and confined to a life-support system, he plans to draw Lecter out of his hiding place, using the one thing he truly cares for: Clarice Starling.
Finding Forrester (2000) (PG-13) 136 min
Friday May 18, 7:00 & 10pm in 26-100
Saturday May 19, 10pm in 26-100
Jamal Wallace (Robert Brown) is an inner-city kid from the Bronx who's great at both basketball and writing. While always a C student, Jamal comes to the attention of a prestigious New York prep school when he scores highly on his standardized tests. While Jamal is given a heavy load at his new school, both he and the school know that the real reason they took him on is for his prowess on the court. Befriended by fellow student Claire (Anna Paquin) and helped along by reclusive writer William Forrester (Sean Connery), Jamal pursues his dreams both on and off the court while overcoming obstacles placed by his bitter literature teacher. As Jamal is shaped by Forrester, he finds that he is changing the old writer as well, forcing him to confront his past ... and his future.

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