Head To Your Local Art Movie Theater This Weekend!

Last week we brought you some new movies we’re dying to see! This week we’re bringing you some more – this time we want to bring out the art/indie movie lover in you. So head on over to Main Art Theater in Royal Oak or the Maple Art Theater in Bloomfield and see something new with your friends!

Now Showing at Main Art:

win-win-movie“Win Win”

Paul Giamatti headlines writer/director Tom McCarthy’s comedy drama centering on a beleaguered attorney and part-time wrestling coach who schemes to keep his practice from going under by acting as the legal caretaker of an elderly client. Mike Flaherty (Giamatti) thinks he has discovered the perfect loophole to keep his practice in business. But his brilliant plan hits an unexpected hitch when his client’s troubled grandson shows up looking for a place to stay. With his home life in turmoil and both of his careers in jeopardy, Mike quickly realizes that he’ll have to get creative in order to find a way out of his current predicament. – Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Genre(s): Comedy – Drama

Runtime: 106 min.

MPAA Rating: R (for language.)

Theatrical Release Date: 03/25/2011

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey, Alex Shaffer

Click here to watch the trailer and read more.

kill-the-irishman-movie“Kill The Irishman”

Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene (Ray Stevenson) and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, ‘Kill The Irishman’ chronicles Greene’s heroic rise from a tough Cleveland neighborhood to become an enforcer in the local mob. Turning the tables on loan shark Shondor Birns (Christopher Walken) and allying himself with gangster John Nardi (Vincent D’Onofrio), Greene stops taking orders from the mafia and pursues his own power. Surviving countless assassination attempts from the mob and killing off anyone who went after him in retaliation, Danny Greene’s infamous invincibility and notorious fearlessness eventually led to the collapse of mafia syndicates across the U.S. and also earned him the status of the man the mob couldnÂ’t kill.

Genre(s): Crime and Mystery – Thriller

Runtime: 106 min.

MPAA Rating: R (for strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.)

Theatrical Release Date: 03/11/2011

Starring: Ray Stevenson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Marcus Thomas, Linda Cardellini

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barney's-version-movie“Barney’s Version”

This seriocomic adaptation of Mordecai Richler’s award-winning 1997 novel stars Paul Giamatti as Barney Panofsky, who meets the great love of his life, Miriam (Rosamund Pike), at the most inopportune time imaginable: his marriage to his second wife (Minnie Driver), a wealthy Jewish princess and compulsive shopper. Narrated by Barney as a confessional, the film covers 30 years of his unusual journey — from his first marriage to the chronically unfaithful free spirit Clara (Rachelle Lefevre) and their life in Italy together, through his third marriage to Miriam, with whom he has two children. Standing in the wings is Barney’s father, Izzy (Dustin Hoffman), who continues to stick by him as his loyal right-hand man. Through it all, Barney experiences numerous highs and lows, but manages to consistently surprise everyone with unforeseen acts of altruism and kindness that turn him into the quintessential modern hero. – Nathan Southern, Rovi

Genre(s): Comedy – Drama

Runtime: 132 min.

MPAA Rating: R (for language and some sexual content.)

Theatrical Release Date: 01/14/2011

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman, Rosamund Pike, Minnie Driver, Rachelle Lefevre

Click here to watch the trailer and read more.

Now Showing at Maple Art:

jane-eyre-movie“Jane Eyre”

Mia Wasikowska (‘Alice in Wonderland’) and Michael Fassbender (‘Inglourious Basterds’) star in the romantic drama based on Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel, from acclaimed director Cary Fukunaga (‘Sin Nombre’). In the story, Jane Eyre flees Thornfield House, where she works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester. As she reflects upon the people and emotions that have defined her, it is clear that the isolated and imposing residence — and Mr. Rochester’s coldness — have sorely tested the young woman’s resilience, forged years earlier when she was orphaned. She must now act decisively to secure her own future and come to terms with the past that haunts her — and the terrible secret that Mr. Rochester is hiding and that she has uncovered…

Genre(s): Drama

Runtime: 115 min.

MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some thematic elements including a nude image and brief violent content.)

Theatrical Release Date: 03/11/2011

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench, Holliday Grainger

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certified-copy-movie“Certified Copy”

Academy Award-winner Juliette Binoche gives one of the finest performances of her career (for which she won the best actress award at Cannes) in ‘Certified Copy,’ the first European film from Abbas Kiarostami (‘Taste of Cherry’). The film is a playful and provocative romance set against the lush, golden landscapes of Tuscany, a captivating story of a couple’s apparent chance meeting and a masterful game of hide and seek exploring the nature of love, marriage and art.

Genre(s): Drama – Romance

Runtime: 106 min.

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Theatrical Release Date: 03/11/2011

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Jean-Claude Carrière, Agathe Natanson, William Shimell, Gianna Giachetti

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