Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 4th at 4:10 for 99 Homes at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Laine wearing a green 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.
In the timely thriller 99 Homes, charismatic and ruthless businessman Rick Carver (Michael Shannon, Take Shelter, Boardwalk Empire) is making a killing by repossessing homes -gaming the real estate market, Wall Street banks and the U.S. government. When he evicts Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield), a single father trying to care for his mother (Laura Dern) and young son (Noah Lomax), Nash becomes so desperate to provide for his family that he goes to work for Carverthe very man who evicted him in the first place. Carver promises Nash a way to regain his home and earn security for his family, but slyly seduces him into a lifestyle of wealth and glamour. It is a deal-with-the-devil that comes with an increasingly high coston Carver’s orders, Nash must evict families from their homes. As Nash falls deeper into Carver’s web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined. Directed and co-written by Ramin Bahrani (Goodbye Solo).