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Cinemit Screenings in September - check back for constant updates!

Submitted by melissa on August 31, 2013 - 11:43am


 

The summer may  have slowed down, but not the movie season. Check out all the movies we'll be screening in September!

More to be added, keep checking back often!

Posted 8/31: The Family, Prisoners, Rush, Runner Runner, Wizard of Oz 3D, Baggage Claim

Posted 8/30: Austenland, Short Term 12, Riddick, Insidious: Chapter 2

Coming Soon: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Enough Said, Battle of the Year

What do you want to see?

     
   

What to Watch Where: Melissa's movie picks of the week

Submitted by melissa on August 30, 2013 - 5:53pm


 

It's a long weekend so there's plenty of time to seek out the best in entertainment!

What to see if you're going out to the movies

Movies available nationally

Comedy: The World's End, the latest from director Edgar Wright starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost & Co. It's fun, fast-paced and hilarious.

Drama: The Butler. Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and countless other amazing talent from director Lee Daniels. It will most likely be nominated for multiple Oscars so when people really start talking about it, you'll be ahead of the game.

Drama: Blue Jasmine from writer/director Woody Allen starring Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins, Andrew Dice Clay, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Sarsgaard, Louis C.K.  Blanchett is unhinged as a socialite that has suddenly lost everything.

'Abigail Harm' is dreamy and intimate

Submitted by melissa on August 30, 2013 - 5:08pm


 

ONE WEEK ONLY at the Quad Cinema in NYC
SPECIAL TREAT: Director Lee Isaac Chung (and select crew members) will appear for a Q&A after the 7pm show on Friday 8/30 and Saturday 8/31. He will introduce the 9:20pm show on the same days.
Star/Lead actress Amanda Plummer and Director Lee Isaac Chung will appear for a Q&A after the 7pm screenings on Sunday 9/1 and Tuesday 9/3.

Featuring a mesmerizing lead performance by Amanda Plummer and co-starring legendary actors Will Patton, Burt Young and newcomer Tetsuo Kuramochi, ABIGAIL HARM is the poetic new film by Lee Isaac Chung, the director of the internationally acclaimed MUNYURANGABO.

4 movies premiering on VOD TODAY before hitting theaters

Submitted by melissa on August 20, 2013 - 6:00am


 

Watching movies on TV used to be totally substandard, but with so many TVs now at 42" or more, it can be almost as good as in the theater. For one thing, you don't have the heavy admission price, and you also have complete control of your environment. No chatty neighbors, no one texting in front of you and if you REALLY need to take a bathroom break, you can pause. However, have to be committed. Movies are meant to watch all in one sitting, with your complete attention. So turn off the lights, turn off your phone and enjoy the movie. Smile

Tribeca Film releases, A Single Shot (with Sam Rockwell) & Sparrows Dance,
IP Man: The Final Fight (latest from Hong Kong),
Jayne Mansfield's Car (writer/director Billy Bob Thornton)

Interview: Lake Bell talks about her new comedy 'In a World'

Submitted by melissa on August 19, 2013 - 9:25pm


 

Screened for Cinemit members
In Theaters Now

She's one of those actresses that you know her face, but may not know her name. Lake Bell's credits include both comedy and drama with an aptitude for voices. Her curiosity for voices began at a very young age and is what lead her to write the script for In a World, that won her the Sundance 2013 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. As the director, writer and producer, Bell also plays the lead, Carol. As a voice coach, Carol helps prepare others but after filling in for an actor for a voiceover, she's suddenly given an opportunity to shine herself. This new development causes big waves in the small, tightly knit and male-dominated circle of actors who do voiceovers for trailers, one of which is her father, Sam (Fred Melamed, A Serious Man). Also starring in the movie are many of Bell's personal friends, all of which round out the cast and blend together without outshining each other. She wrote many roles specifically for these friends, so it's no wonder that all the performances are brilliant. Here's a breakdown of the main cast:

  • Fred Melamed - A Serious Man, Woody Allen movies: Hannah and Her Sisters, Another Woman, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Radio Days, Husbands & Wives, Hollywood Ending and Shadows and Fog
  • Demetri Martin - standup comedian, Taking Woodstock, The Rocker
  • Michaela Watkins - upcoming Afternoon Delight, upcoming Thanks for Sharing, NBC's Saturday Night Live, Wanderlust
  • Ken Marino - upcoming Bad Milo (which is HILARIOUS), Starz series Party Down, Role Models
  • Rob Corddry - upcoming Hell Baby, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Warm Bodies, Hot Tub Time Machine
  • Nick Offerman - NBC's Parks & Recreation, We're the Millers, upcoming Somebody Up There Likes Me, upcoming Paradise

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