“The Arrival” – Nov 20th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Nov 20th at http://www.arrivalmovie.com/ for The Arrival at the Landmark Bethesda Row . Look for Brian F. wearing a tan vest 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.

Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind.

“The Eagle Huntress” – Nov 13th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Nov 13th at 5:30 for The Eagle Huntress 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.

Aishol-pan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries. While there are many old Kazakh eagle hunters who vehemently reject the idea of any female taking part in their ancient tradition, Aisholpan’s father, Nurgaiv, believes that a girl can do anything a boy can, as long as she’s determined.

“Doctor Strange” – Nov 6th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Nov 6th at 4:20 for Doctor Strange at the AMC Loews Uptown 1 . 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.

A disgraced former surgeon named Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes a powerful sorcerer under the tutelage of a mystic known as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, and Chiwetel Ejiofor co-star in this entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister).

“A Man Called Ove” – Oct 30th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 30th at 4:35 for A Man Called Ove 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.

Ove is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules that only he cares about, and visiting his wife’s grave, Ove has given up on life. Enter a boisterous young family next door who accidentally flattens Ove’s mailbox while moving in and earning his special brand of ire. Yet from this inauspicious beginning an unlikely friendship forms and we come to understand Ove’s past happiness and heartbreaks. What emerges is a heartwarming tale of unreliable first impressions and the gentle reminder that life is sweeter when its shared.

“Captain Fantastic” – Oct 16th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 16th at 4:10 for Captain Fantastic at the Landmark Bethesda Row . Look for Laine wearing a denim 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.

Captain Fantastic is a charmingly eccentric, sweet and funny look at an unconventional family living deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Viggo Mortensen (The Lord of the Rings, The Road) stars as Ben, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education. After the death of his absent wife, he is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, beginning a journey that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent. Winner of the Un Certain Regard award for directing at Cannes Film Festival, this heart-wrenching drama from writer/director Matt Ross also stars Frank Langella, Kathryn Hahn, Annalise Basso, George MacKay, Ann Dowd, Samantha Isler and Nicholas Hamilton.

“Girl Asleep” – Oct 9th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 9th at 5:25 for Girl Asleep 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.

The world is closing in on Greta Driscoll. On the cusp of turning fifteen she can’t bear to leave her childhood, it contains all the things that give her comfort in this incomprehensible new world. She floats in a bubble of loserdom with her only friend Elliott, until her parents throw her a surprise 15th birthday party and she’s flung into a parallel place; a world that’s weirdly erotic, a little bit violent and thoroughly ludicrous – only there can she find herself. Based on the critically acclaimed production by Windmill Theatre, Girl Asleep is a journey into the absurd, scary and beautiful heart of the teenage mind.

“The Dressmaker” – Oct 2nd

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 2nd at 4:15 for The Dressmaker 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.

The Dressmaker tells the story of the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage (Academy Award winner Kate Winslet). After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly returns home to a town in the Australian outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother Molly (Academy Award nominee Judy Davis). She also falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy (Liam Hemsworth), and armed with her sewing machine and haute couture style, Tilly transforms the women of the town, exacting sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

“Command and Control” – Sep 25th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 25th at 4:30 for Command and Control 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.

From Robert Kenner, director of the groundbreaking film Food, Inc., comes a high-stakes documentary thriller-based on Eric Schlosser’s critically-acclaimed book of the same name – that reveals the deadly “human error” that led to a little-known accident at the Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980. The chilling new documentary explores the unlikely chain of events that caused the accident and the feverish efforts to prevent the explosion of a ballistic missile carrying the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by the United States – a warhead 600 times more powerful than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. A cautionary tale of freak accidents, near misses, human fallibility and extraordinary heroism, Command and Control forces viewers to confront the frightening dilemma that the U.S. has faced since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?

“Equity” – Sep 18th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 18th at 4:30 for Equity at the West End Cinema . Look for Laine wearing a long blue dress 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 corporate thriller Equity stars Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) as Senior investment banker Naomi Bishop. When she is passed over for a promotion at her firm, she fights for the opportunity to take a start-up public, hoping this promising IPO will secure her a place at the firms highest level. But when an employee at the start-up raises questions about a possible crack in the companys walls, Naomi must decide whether to investigate rumors that may compromise the deal, or push forward with the confidence her superiors expect. Soon Naomi finds herself tangled in a web of deception and office politics and begins to question if there is anyone she can trust. As the IPO draws closer, Naomi sees that the choices she has made for her career have left her very much alone. Forced to reexamine the rules of the cutthroat world she has always loved she finds herself in a fight for her very survival. Also starring James Purefoy, Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner. Directed by Meera Menon.

“The Hollars” – Sep 11th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 11th at 5:40pm for The Hollars at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian F. wearing a black REI 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 the family drama The Hollars, John Hollar (director John Krasinski), a struggling NYC artist, is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mothers illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York. At turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Krasinskis second feature The Hollars is a poignant look at the bonds of family and friendship. Also starring Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley, Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Josh Groban and Randall Park.