Cinematique of Wilmington Film Series http://whqr.org en Cinematique Presents "Ida" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-ida <p class="p1">Follow Anna (later revealed to be Ida), a novitiate nun in 1960's Poland, as&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">she enters on a painful, eye-opening journey into her family's past. Sent by&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Mother Superior of her convent to visit her only living relative, Aunt&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wanda, Anna uncovers the secrets of her family; secrets that are heavily&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">shaded by the Holocaust and her family's ties to the Communist Party. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:54:27 +0000 Alexa Doran 58510 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents "Ida" Cinematique Presents "SnowPiercer" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-snowpiercer <p class="p1">A must-see sci-fi epic from director Bong Joon Ho (The Host), starring Chris&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Evans, </span>Tilda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Swinton<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and John Hurt.Tthis film focuses on the aftermath of a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> failed global-warming experiment that ends up killing off most life on the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">planet. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:31:49 +0000 Alexa Doran 58509 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents "SnowPiercer" Cinematique Presents "Life Itself" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-life-itself <p class="p1">Director Steve James and executive producers Martin Scorsese and Steven&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Zaillian present Life Itself, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">entertaining life of the world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ebert. Ebert's story is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:51:00 +0000 Alexa Doran 58504 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents "Life Itself" Friday Feedback for July 18, 2014 http://whqr.org/post/friday-feedback-july-18-2014 <p></p><p>There’s not too much Feedback for our little clambake this week. Here are some possible explanations:</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Cleve Callison 58256 at http://whqr.org Friday Feedback for July 18, 2014 Cinematique Presents: "The Immigrant" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-immigrant <p>In James Gray's <em>The Immigrant</em>, Ewa Cybulski (Marion Cotillard) and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and the American dream. The two women become separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined on Ellis Island. &nbsp;Alone and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix), a charming but wicked man who takes her in. The arrival of Orlando (Jeremy Renner) - a dashing stage magician who is also Bruno's cousin - restores her hopes for a brighter future. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:49:40 +0000 WHQR Staff 57023 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents: "The Immigrant" Cinematique Presents: "Chef" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-chef <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many are heralding <em>Chef</em> as the most delicious comedy of 2014! When chef Carl Casper (Jon </span>Favreau<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner (Dustin Hoffman), he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife (Sofia </span>Vergara<span style="line-height: 1.5;">), his friend (John </span>Leguizamo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) and his son to launch a food truck. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:49:54 +0000 WHQR Staff 57021 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents: "Chef" Cinematique Presents: "Chef" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-chef-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Many are heralding&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Chef</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;as the most delicious comedy of 2014! Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:31:57 +0000 WHQR Staff 56772 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents: "Chef" Cinematique Presents: "The Railway Man" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-railway-man <p>Don't miss this powerful and inspiring tale of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love. Based on the remarkable bestselling autobiography, <em>The Railway Man </em>tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax and his beautiful love interest Patti (Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him, and his haunting past. (R, 1hr, 56 min.)</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 18:33:28 +0000 WHQR Staff 55285 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents: "The Railway Man" Cinematique Presents: The Lunchbox http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-lunchbox <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Don't miss this touching portrait of friendship, a film being hailed as one of the best films of the year! Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage through her cooking. She prepares a special lunchbox to be delivered to her husband at work, but it is mistakenly delivered to another office worker, Saajan, a lonely man on the verge of retirement. This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the mere comfort of communicating with a stranger anonymously soon evolves into an unexpected friendship. Thu, 15 May 2014 17:02:08 +0000 WHQR Staff 54965 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents: The Lunchbox Cinematique Presents: Fading Gigolo http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-fading-gigolo <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">John Turturro writes, directs, and acts in this light-hearted comedy about a man struggling to find his place in life. Fioravante (Turturro) works part time as a florist and makes very little money. His friend Murray (Woody Allen) owns a rare book store that is being forced to close. Murray, on a visit to his dermatologist Dr. Parker (Sharon Stone), gets into a conversation with her that turns to sex. Highly reluctant, Fioravante eventually consents to a strange new business venture. Thu, 15 May 2014 16:46:02 +0000 WHQR Staff 54964 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents: Fading Gigolo