“Grandma” – Aug 30th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 30th at 5:00pm for Grandma at the Landmark Bethesda Row . Look for Laine wearing a black and white skirt 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 acerbic comedy Grandma, Lily Tomlin stars as Elle Reid, a misanthropic grandmother who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend. Thats when her granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) unexpectedly shows up needing $600 before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash by making unannounced visits to old friends and flamesrattling skeletons and digging up secrets in the process. Also starring Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Sam Elliott, Nat Wolff and John Cho, Grandma is written and directed by Paul Weitz (About a Boy, In Good Company, American Pie).

Landmark Bethesda Row features assigned seating. Tickets may be purchased here: https://www.landmarktheatres.com/Booking/bethesda-row-cinema/1900291 The group will be sitting in row F, but if you prefer to sit elsewhere we will meet back in the upstairs theatre lobby after the movie ends to proceed to dinner.

“Mistress America” – Aug 23rd

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 23rd at 3:30 for Mistress America at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian A. wearing a green 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.

In Mistress America, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke’s alluringly mad schemes.

“The End of the Tour” – Aug 16th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 16th at 4:15pm for The End of the Tour at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian F. wearing a green “DC Bocce” 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.

The End of the Tour tells the story of the five-day interview between novelist and Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallaces groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest. As the days go on, a tenuous yet intense relationship seems to develop between journalist and subject. The two men bob and weave around each other, sharing laughs and also possibly revealing hidden frailtiesbut its never clear how truthful they are being with each other. Ironically, the interview was never published, and five days of audio tapes were packed away in Lipskys closet. The film is based on Lipskys critically acclaimed memoir about this unforgettable encounter, written following Wallaces 2008 suicide. Both Segel and Eisenberg reveal great depths of emotion in their performances and the film is directed with humor and tenderness by James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now), from Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies insightful and heartbreaking screenplay.

“Mr. Holmes” – Aug 9th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 9th at 4:50 pm for Mr. Holmes at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian A. wearing a green 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.

Mr. Holmes is a new twist on the world’s most famous detective. 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love – before it’s too late.

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” – Aug 2nd

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 2nd at 4:30pm for Me and Earl and the Dying Girl at the West End Cinema . Look for Laine wearing a blue Bob’s Burgers 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.

TRAILER ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL (PG13) 1 hrs, 44 mins RELEASE: 06/12/2015 CAST: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, R.J. Cyler, Nick Offerman, Molly Shannon, Jon Bernthal, Connie Britton DIRECTOR: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the uniquely funny, moving story of Greg (Thomas Mann), a high school senior who is trying to blend in as anonymously as possible, avoiding deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is teenage life. He even describes his constant companion Earl (R.J. Cyler), with whom he makes short film parodies of classic movies, as more of a ‘co-worker than a best friend. But when Gregs mom (Connie Britton) insists he spend time with Rachel (Olivia Cooke)a girl in his class who has just been diagnosed with cancerhe slowly discovers how worthwhile the true bonds of friendship can be. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Tickets may be purchased in advance here: https://www.landmarktheatres.com/Booking/west-end-cinema/1778142

“Inside Out” – Jul 26th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jul 26th at 3:15 for Inside Out at the Regal Gallery Place . Look for Brian A. wearing a green 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.

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

“Tangerine” – Jul 19th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jul 19th at 5:15 for Tangerine at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Eric wearing a gray shirt and 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.

After hearing that her boyfriend/pimp cheated on her while she was in jail, a hooker and her best friend set out to find him and teach him and his new lover a lesson.

“Amy” – Jul 12th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jul 12th at 4:00pm for Amy at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Laine wearing a red 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.

Amy tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy winner Amy Winehousein her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the worlds attention. A pure jazz artist in the most authentic senseshe wrote and sung from the heart using her musical gifts to analyze her own problems. The combination of her raw honesty and supreme talent resulted in some of the most unique and adored songs of the modern era. Her huge success, however, resulted in relentless and invasive media attention which, coupled with Amys troubled relationships and precarious lifestyle, saw her life tragically begin to unravel. Amy Winehouse died from alcohol poisoning in July 2011 at the age of 27. Directed by Asif Kapadia (Senna).

“The Overnight” – Jul 5th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jul 5th at 3:25pm for The Overnight at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian F. wearing a green “DC Bocce” 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.

Alex, Emily and their son RJ have recently moved to Los Angeles’ Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in a new city, they are desperate to find their first new friends. After a chance meeting with Kurt at the neighborhood park, they gladly agree to join family pizza night at the home. But as it gets later and the kids go to bed, the family playdate becomes increasingly more revealing and bizarre as the couples begin to open up. Writer/director Patrick Brice’s painfully funny take on thirty-something sexual frustration and parenthood features memorable lead performances by Taylor Schilling, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godreche.

“Love & Mercy” – Jun 28th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jun 28th at 5:00pm for Love & Mercy at the Avalon Theatre . Look for Laine wearing a black and white skirt 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.

LOVE & MERCY presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilsons music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost.