Week 5/13 through 5/19
My top five picks for this week are as follows. SIFF is coming soon, and I’m already slated for 8 screenings. That list is coming soon!
starring: Héctor Medina, Jorge Perugorría, Luis Alberto García
dir. Paddy Breathnach
writers: Mark O’Halloran
Why?: Foreign language Oscar shortlist for Ireland. LGBTQ focus. Father/son drama in Cuba.
Where?: Sundance Cinemas
2. The Meddler
starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons
dir. Lorene Scafaria
writers: Lorene Scafaria
Why?: Susan Sarandon’s best role in years. Rose Byrne is always amazing. Early word is great.
Where?: Guild 45th, AMC Pacific Place
3. Money Monster
starring: Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Jack O’Connell
dir. Piero Messina
writers: Giacomo Bendotti, Ilaria Macchia, Andrea Paolo Massara, Piero Messina
Why?: Juliette Binoche in a family drama of certain regard.
Where?: Sundance Cinemas, Regal Northgate, AMC Pacific Place
starring: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller
dir. Ben Wheatley
writers: Amy Jump
Why?: Sex and humor with some naked Tom Hiddleston
Where?: SIFF Egyptian
5. How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town
starring: Jewel Staite, Ennis Esmer, Lauren Lee Smith
dir. Jeremy LaLonde
writers: Jeremy LaLonde
Why?: The title alone….
Where?: Varsity Theater U-District