“Hail, Caesar!” – Feb 7th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Feb 7th at 5:15pm for Hail, Caesar! at the Landmark Atlantic Plumbing Cinema . Look for Brian F. wearing a green button-down shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

In the early 1950s, Eddie Mannix is busy at work trying to solve all the problems of the actors and filmmakers at Capitol Pictures. His latest assignments involve a disgruntled director, a singing cowboy, a beautiful swimmer and a handsome dancer. As if all this wasn’t enough, Mannix faces his biggest challenge when Baird Whitlock gets kidnapped while in costume for the swords-and-sandals epic “Hail, Caesar!” If the studio doesn’t pay $100,000, it’s the end of the line for the movie star.

Due to this being opening weekend, we recommend that you pre-purchase tickets at https://www.landmarktheatres.com/Booking/atlantic-plumbing-cinema/2585766

“Oscar Nominated Live Shorts” – Jan 31st

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jan 31st at 4:40pm for Oscar Nominated Live Shorts at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Eric wearing blue jeans and a gray shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see all five Academy Award nominees in the category of Best Live Action Short! Program includes:

Ave Maria (Palestine/France/Germany), in which the silent routine of five Palestinian nuns living in the West Bank wilderness is disturbed when an Israeli settler family breaks down right outside the convent just as the Sabbath comes into effect;

Day One (USA), depicting a new translators first day accompanying a U.S. Army unit as it searches for a local terrorist;

Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut) (Germany/Austria), about a divorced father who picks up his eight-year-old daughter Lea, as he does every second weekend, but she cant help feeling that something isn’t right;

Shok (Friend) (Kosovo/UK), in which the friendship of two boys is tested to its limit as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war; and

Stutterer (UK/Ireland), the story of Greenwood, whose online girlfriend Ellie travels to London on the eve of their six-month anniversary to surprise him. These shows usually get pretty full – pre-purchase your ticket for the 4:40pm showing at the link below and don’t be late!

https://www.landmarktheatres.com/Booking/e-street-cinema/2555897

“Carol” – Jan 17th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jan 17th at 3:45 for Carol at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Laine wearing a long purple coat in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Cate Blanchett (Truth, Blue Jasmine) and Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) are mesmerizing as two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves feeling a forbidden attraction in 1950s Manhattan. Carol (Blanchett), an alluring older woman, is trapped in a loveless marriage; Therese (Mara) is a young working woman and aspiring photographer who dreams of a more fulfilling life. They meet at a department store sales counter, and sparks fly. As their relationship intensifies, Carols well-to-do husband (Kyle Chandler) begins to question her fitness as mother of their young daughter. Featuring magnificent period production design, Carol is a luscious, sexy, intelligent, breathtaking romantic drama. Adapted from the groundbreaking novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (Strangers on a Train, The Talented Mr. Ripley) and masterfully directed by Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven, Im Not There, Safe). Nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Actress (Blanchett), Supporting Actress (Mara), Cinematography, Costume Design, Original Score and Adapted Screenplay.

“Anomalisa” – Jan 10th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jan 10th at 4:10 pm for Anomalisa at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian F. wearing a green long-sleeved shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Michael Stonehusband, father and respected author of How May I Help You Help Them?is a man crippled by the mundanity of his life. On a business trip to Cincinnati, where he’s scheduled to speak at a convention of customer service professionals, he checks into the Fregoli Hotel. There, he is amazed to discover a possible escape from his desperation in the form of Lisa, an unassuming Akron baked goods sales rep who may or may not be the love of his life. A beautifully tender and absurdly humorous dreamscape, from the brilliant minds of Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, New York) and Duke Johnson (Community episode Abed’s Uncontrollable Christmas), this stop-motion animation wonder features the vocal cast of Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan and David Thewlis and a stirring strings-based score by Carter Burwell. The darkly comedic and surreal stop-motion journey of a man’s long night of the soul, Anomalisa confirms Charlie Kaufman’s place amongst the most important of American filmmakers, and announces Duke Johnson as a major creative force. Anomalisa, recent winner of the Best Animated Film prize from the Los Angeles Film Critics, received four Independent Spirit Awards nominations including Best Film, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Jason Leigh) as well as a Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Film.

“The Big Short” – Jan 3rd

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jan 3rd at 4 pm for The Big Short at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian A. wearing a green and gray striped sweater in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media, and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything.

“Hateful Eight 70mm Roadshow” – Dec 27th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Dec 27th at 3:55pm for Hateful Eight 70mm Roadshow at the Regal Gallery Place . Look for Brian F. wearing a North Face t-shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Bounty hunter John “The Hangman” Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his dangerous prisoner Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) encounter a treacherous blizzard en route to her sentencing in Wyoming. During their stagecoach ride they come across another bounty hunter, Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson), and former Confederate rebel leader Chris Mannix (Walton Goggins). Seeking refuge from the weather, the group chart a course for a mountain cabin to wait out the storm. There, they meet four other traveling strangers (Tim Roth, Demian Bichir, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern) with whom they must share the stuffy confines until the end of the blizzard. Tensions eventually boil over as each individual has his or her own agenda in this inventive Western, which is set in the aftermath of the American Civil War and written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.

This is a limited run of the film shown as it was shot in Ultra Panavision 70mm. For that reason, we recommend that you pre-purchase your tickets at http://www.fandango.com/thehatefuleight:70mmroadshow_189434/movieoverview

“The Danish Girl” – Dec 20th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Dec 20th at 4 pm for The Danish Girl at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian A. wearing a green and gray striped sweater in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

“45 Years” – Dec 13th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Dec 13th at 3:00pm for 45 Years at the AFI Silver . Look for Laine wearing a purple jacket in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Plans for Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) Mercers 45th anniversary party are thrown 
into turmoil at the arrival of a letter informing Geoff that the body of his girlfriend Katya has been recovered from the mountain where she fell to her death 50 years ago. Shaken, Geoff withdraws, taking inventory of memories long shelved away. The news affects Kate just as deeply, as Geoffs
 state of distraction breeds uncertainty and increasingly angrier emotions. Directed and written by Andrew Haigh (WEEKEND, HBO series LOOKING). Best Actor and Actress, 2015 Berlin Film Festival; Official Selection, 2015 AFI FEST, Karlovy Vary, Telluride, Toronto Film Festivals. DIR/SCR Andrew Haigh; from the story by David Constantine; PROD Tristan Goligher. UK, 2015, color, 95 min, DCP. In English. NOT RATED

This screening is presented as part of the AFI European Union Film Showcase. Please purchase your ticket in advance at http://silver.afi.com/Ticketing/visSelectTickets.aspx?cinemacode=1001&txtSessionId=2270&visLang=1

“Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” – Dec 6th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Dec 6th at 5:20 for Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Eric wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Lisa Immordino Vreeland follows up her acclaimed debut “Diana Vreeland: The Eye has to Travel” with PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT. A colorful character who was not only ahead of her time but helped to define it, Peggy Guggenheim was an heiress to her family fortune who became a central figure in the modern art movement. As she moved through the cultural upheaval of the 20th century, she collected not only art, but artists. Her colorful personal history included such figures as Samuel Beckett, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, Alexander Calder, Marcel Duchamp as well as countless others. While fighting through personal tragedy, she maintained her vision to build one of the most important collections of modern art, now enshrined in her Venetian palazzo.

“Brooklyn” – Nov 29th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Nov 29th at 4:40pm for Brooklyn at the AFI Silver . Look for Laine wearing a purple jacket in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Brooklyn tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan, Atonement, Hanna), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mothers home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Directed by John Crowley (Boy A, Intermission) from a screenplay by Nick Hornby (Wild, An Education, About a Boy), Brooklyn also stars Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters.