The Temptation of St. TonyRoxie (Friday)
An Estonian film about factory layoffs that turns increasingly dark. In Estonian.

Black SwanMetreon, Kabuki
Darren Aronofsky’s dark surreal film about the bloodiness of ballet. Vincent Cassel (a real ballerina!) with the chickeny collared-boned Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis. I was asked if there were any good reviews, or if I thought it would be good, and I paused for a long time and replied with an “Um.” Which I think will probably sum up the movie. Related note – rent The Company.

Sound of Music Sing-A-Long – Castro
You may think you don’t know the words, but then you hear a song and realize you know every line of this amazing movie – imagine sharing this enlightened childlike feeling with about a hundred others, tipsy.

Saint Misbehavin’: The Wavy Gravy MovieRed Vic
You may have seen this hippie clown at various concerts with his gaggle of fake fish. Here’s a doc about that man, Wavy Gravy.

White MaterialBridge
Claire Denis’ directs Isabelle Huppert, who tries to save her coffee plantation in Africa, and has an ex-husband (Christopher Lambert aka The Highlander) who tries to sabotage. Some are comparing it to Nicholas Roeg’s Walkabout and Herzog’s Agguire: The Wrath of God, two very fine pictures.

A documentary about art as post traumatic stress therapy after a brutal attack. The art becomes a world of its own, with doll doppelgangers. Then, it becomes big news in a art magazine, and the man’s safe world shatters.

I Love You Phillip MorrisMetreon
Jim Carrey kisses Ewan McGregor. True story.

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