Cinematique of Wilmington Film Series http://whqr.org en Cinematique: "12 Years A Slave" (One Night Only) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-12-years-slave-one-night-only <p>Winner of the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress, <em>Twelve Years a Slave</em> is based on the incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:50:03 +0000 Staff 51713 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "12 Years A Slave" (One Night Only) Cinematique Presents: "Le Week-End" http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-presents-le-week-end <p>This magically buoyant, bittersweet comedy drama about a long-married British couple revisiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon to try to rekindle their past romance. <em>Le Week-End</em> stars Academy Award winner Jim Broadbent (Iris, Topsy-Turvy, Another Year) and Lindsay Duncan (About Time, Alice in Wonderland, Mansfield Park), both delivering exquisite performances as Nick and Meg, a couple hoping the romance of a Parisian vacation can rekindle their relationship.</p><p>Don't miss this romantic romp through the streets of Paris. (R, 1hr, 30min)</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:36:40 +0000 Staff 52900 at http://whqr.org Cinematique Presents: "Le Week-End" Cinematique: "Enemy" (New Time, 7PM) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-enemy-new-time-7pm <p>Nominated for Best Motion Picture at the Canadian Screen Awards, well in advance of it's official release, <em>Enemy </em>is already dazzling international audiences. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal (October Sky, Brokeback Mountain) and directed by Academy Award Nominee Denis Villeneuve, is a sexy and hypnotically surreal psychological thriller about a man who discovers an exact physical double of himself.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:43:27 +0000 Staff 51008 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "Enemy" (New Time, 7PM) Cinematique: "Gloria" (New Time, 7PM) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-gloria-new-time-7pm <p><em>Gloria</em>, Chile's official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, stars Paulina García in a tour de force performance that captured the Silver Bear Best Actress Award at this year's Berlin Film Festival. Gloria is a "woman of a certain age" but still feels young. Though lonely, she makes the best of her situation and fills her nights seeking love at social dance clubs for single adults.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:34:36 +0000 Staff 51007 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "Gloria" (New Time, 7PM) Cinematique: "The Past" (New Time, 7PM) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-past-new-time-7pm <p>An official Selection at Cannes, Telluride, and Toronto International Film Festivals in 2013 and winner of Best Actress (Berenice Bejo) at Cannes, <em>The Past</em> is one of the season's best foreign films. Following a four year separation, Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa) returns to Paris from Tehran in order to finalize a divorce from his estranged wife Marie (Bejo) so she can marry her boyfriend (Tahar Rahim).</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:27:28 +0000 Staff 51006 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "The Past" (New Time, 7PM) Cinematique: "The Invisible Woman" (New Time, 7PM) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-invisible-woman-new-time-7pm <p>The Invisible Woman is the beautiful and compelling new film directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes with Felicity Jones and Kristin Scott Thomas. This multilayered portrait of Charles Dickens, his young mistress and the 19th century Victorian society in which they carried out their secret affair, is winning critical raves. (R, 1hr, 51min)</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:17:32 +0000 Staff 51005 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "The Invisible Woman" (New Time, 7PM) Cinematique: "Like Father, Like Son" (New Time, 7PM) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-father-son-new-time-7pm <p><a href="https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=ef552b600c9793da057a530743d44d93&amp;t=tix">https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=ef552b600c9793da057a530743d44d93&amp;t=</a><a href="https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=ef552b600c9793da057a530743d44d93&amp;t=tix">tix</a>Two Japanese families are upended when they discover that their sons were switched at birth in acclaimed filmmaker Kore-eda Hirokazu's wry exploration of the nature-vs.-nurture debate. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:08:31 +0000 Staff 51000 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "Like Father, Like Son" (New Time, 7PM) Cinematique: "Her" (New Time, 7PM) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-her-new-time-7pm <p>This unconventional love story from Spike Jonze received five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay, and won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay. In the not so distant future, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a lonely writer, purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:41:16 +0000 Staff 50999 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "Her" (New Time, 7PM) Cinematique: "Inside Llewyn Davis" (New Time, 7PM) http://whqr.org/post/cinematique-inside-llewyn-davis-new-time-7pm <p>Don't miss Joel and Ethan Coen's wonderful new film. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he's struggling to make it as a musician. Llewyn’s misadventures take him from the Village to an empty Chicago club—on an odyssey to audition for a music mogul—and back again.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:30:27 +0000 Staff 50996 at http://whqr.org Cinematique: "Inside Llewyn Davis" (New Time, 7PM) Friday Feedback for January 31, 2014 http://whqr.org/post/friday-feedback-january-31-2014 <p></p><p>Listener Ashley enjoyed a recent film at <a href="http://whqr.org/topic/cinematique-wilmington-film-series" target="_blank"><strong>Cinematique</strong></a>. She wrote to Mary Bradley, who oversees our participation in this joint venture with Thalian Hall:</p><blockquote><p>Will you please run The Book Thief a few more days?! We missed it at the theatre and I wasn't able to go when you ran it.</p></blockquote><p>Mary replied,</p><blockquote><p>I wish we could, but we have films booked for all the available times this month and next.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Cleve Callison 49790 at http://whqr.org Friday Feedback for January 31, 2014