Movies

5 Mar 20180 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “The Shape of Water,” nominated for 13 Oscars, including Best Picture It will be screened on Sat., Mar. 10, and Tues., Mar. 17, at 7:30 p.m and Tues., Mar. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The most-nominated film in the 2017 Oscar race – with nominations for Best Picture, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Director and Screenplay, among others -- “The Shape of Water” is an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America, circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of...

2 Feb 20180 FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the Oscar-nominated “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.” It will be screened on Sat., Feb. 10, and Tues., Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor, and winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast (the equivalent of Best Picture). After months have passed without a suspect in her...

29 Jan 20181 FREDONIA – The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Art, an examination of two recent exhibitions by the 80-year-old artist, on Thurs., Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. as part of its Art & Architecture On Screen Series.  Additionally, local ceramic artist Marcia Merrins will exhibit her unique and creative work in the Village Hall lobby before and during the show; and the short documentary, Moods, Mountains and Masterpieces. A Portrait of an Artist. Marcia Merrins., by Roslin Smith, will be screened at the start of the evening’s program. Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney...

17 Jan 20180 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the true story “Wonder,” starring Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay.”  It will be screened on Sat., Jan. 27, and Tues., Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary...

10 Jan 20180 The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the National Theatre production of a new comedy, Young Marx, captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s Bridge Theatre, on Sat., Jan. 20, at 1 p.m. Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is young Karl Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night) is Friedrich Engels in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman.  The production is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind the hilarious Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors.   In Young Marx, it’s 1850 London; and Europe’s most feared terrorist is...

10 Jan 20180 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Last Flag Flying,” starring Steve Carell, Laurence Fishburne and Bryan Cranston.  It will be screened on Sat., Jan. 20, and Tues., Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m.  Active and former members of the Armed Services can attend the film for the discounted admission price of $5. In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Corps medic Larry “Doc” Shepherd (Carell) re-unites with ex-Marine Sal Nealon (Cranston) and Reverend Richard Mueller (Fishburne) on a different type of mission: to bury Doc’s son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. Doc decides...

2 Jan 20180 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Murder on the Orient Express.”  It will be screened on Sat., Jan. 13, and Tues., Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, “Murder on the Orient Express” tells the tale of 13 strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.  Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast including...

13 Nov 20170 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Lucky,” starring the late character actor Harry Dean Stanton.  It will be screened on Sat., Nov. 18, and Tues., Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. “Lucky” follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. Having outlived and out-smoked all of his contemporaries, the fiercely independent Lucky (Stanton) finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration, leading towards that which is so often unattainable: enlightenment.  Acclaimed character actor John Carroll Lynch’s directorial...
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