“No Country for Old Men” – Dec 2nd

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Dec 2nd at 4:00pm for No Country for Old Men at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brock wearing a blue and green messenger bag 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.

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande.

“Southland Tales” – Nov 18th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Nov 18th at 7:25 pm for Southland Tales at the AMC Loews Georgetown 14 . Look for Schmitty wearing a Schmitty mask 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.

Southland Tales is an ensemble piece set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros(Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) is an action star who’s stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now(Sarah Michelle Gellar), an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner(Seann William Scott), a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

“Lions for Lambs” – Nov 11th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Nov 11th at 4:45 pm for Lions for Lambs at the Regal Gallery Place . Look for Brian wearing an “Acme Packers” 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.

Two determined students at a West Coast University, Arian (Derek Luke) and Ernest (Michael Pena), follow the inspiration of their idealistic professor, Dr. Malley (Robert Redford), and attempt to do something important with their lives. But when the two make the bold decision to join the battle in Afghanistan, Malley is both moved and distraught. As Arian and Ernest fight for survival in the field, they become the string that binds together two disparate stories on opposite sides of America. In California, Dr. Malley attempts to reach a privileged but disaffected student (Andrew Garfield) who is the very opposite of Arian and Ernest. In Washington D.C., presidential hopeful Senator Jasper Irving (Tom Cruise) is about to give a bombshell story to a probing TV journalist (Meryl Streep) that may affect Arian and Ernest’s fates. The three stories are woven tightly together, revealing how each of these Americans has a profound impact on each other and the world.

“American Gangster” – Nov 4th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Nov 4th at 5:15 for American Gangster at the Regal Gallery Place . Look for Schmitty 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.

Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem’s leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to rise up as one of the inner city’s most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in organized crime’s power structure, and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.

“Blade Runner – Final Cut” – Oct 28th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 28th at 5:00 pm for Blade Runner – Final Cut at the AMC Loews Uptown 1 . Look for Brian wearing an orange “Life Is Good” hat 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.

Director Ridley’s Scotts ultimate release of his landmark 1982 “future noir” film. On the off chance you’ve never seen the movie:

The film depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in November 2019 in which genetically manufactured beings called replicants—visually indistinguishable from adult humans—are used for dangerous and degrading work in Earth’s “off-world colonies”. Following a small replicant uprising, replicants become illegal on Earth; and specialist police units called “blade runners” are trained to hunt down and “retire” (kill) escaped replicants on Earth. The plot focuses on a brutal and cunning group of replicants hiding in Los Angeles and a semi-retired blade runner, Rick Deckard, who reluctantly agrees to take on one more assignment.

“Lars & the Real Girl” – Oct 21st

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 21st at 4:30 pm for Lars & the Real Girl at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian wearing an orange “Life Is Good” hat 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.

Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson) stars in a heartfelt comedy about a loveable introvert named Lars whose emotional baggage has kept him from fully embracing life. After years of solitude, he invites a girl he met on the internet to visit him. When he introduces Bianca to his brother (Paul Schneider) and sister-in-law (Emily Mortimer), they are stunned: Bianca is a life-size doll, not a real person. The family doctor (Patricia Clarkson) explains that this is a delusion he’s created—for what reason she doesn’t yet know but they should all go along with it. What follows is an emotional journey for Lars and the people around him.

“We Own the Night” – Oct 14th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 14th at 5:05 pm for We Own the Night at the Phoenix Theatres Union Station . Look for Brian wearing an orange “Life is Good” hat 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 1988, New York’s police wage an all-out war on drugs, and guilty and innocent alike become casualties. Bobby Green (Joaquin Phoenix), manager of a nightclub that is often frequented by gangsters, tries to remain neutral but hides a potentially fatal secret: His brother (Mark Wahlberg) and father (Robert Duvall) are both cops. Caught in the middle, Bobby and his girlfriend, Amanda (Eva Mendes), are forced to choose sides – between the familial ties he has rejected and a future he cannot avoid.

“The Darjeeling Limited” – Oct 7th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 7th at 4:45 pm for The Darjeeling Limited at the Landmark E Street Cinema . Look for Brian wearing an orange “Life is Good” hat 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.

n the new comedy from director/co-writer Wes Anderson (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Royal Tenenbaums), three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year (Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman) set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other—to become brothers again like they used to be. Their “spiritual quest,” however, veers rapidly off-course, and they eventually find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer and a laminating machine. At this moment, a new, unplanned journey suddenly begins.

“3:10 to Yuma” – Sep 30th

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 30th at 4:45 pm for 3:10 to Yuma at the Regal Gallery Place . Look for Brian wearing an orange “Life Is Good” hat 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.

Outlaw Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) terrorizes 1800s Arizona, especially the Southern Railroad, until he is finally captured. Wade must be brought to trial, so Dan Evans (Christian Bale), the owner of a drought-stricken ranch, volunteers to escort him to the train. Along the trail, a grudging respect forms between the men, but danger looms at every turn, and the criminal’s men are in pursuit.

“Eastern Promises” – Sep 23rd

Join the Washington DC Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 23rd at 5:00 pm for Eastern Promises at the Regal Gallery Place . Look for Brian wearing an orange “Life is Good” hat 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 mysterious and charismatic Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin (Viggo Mortensen) is a driver for one of London’s most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family itself is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Headed by Semyon, the family’s fortunes are tested by Semyon’s volatile son and enforcer, Kirill, who is more tightly bound to Nikolai than to his own father. But Nikolai’s carefully maintained existence is jarred once he crosses paths at Christmastime with Anna Khitrova (Naomi Watts), a midwife at a North London hospital. Anna is deeply affected by the desperate situation of a young teenager who dies while giving birth to a baby. The girl’s personal diary also survives her; it is written in Russian, and Anna seeks answers in it. By delving into the diary, Anna has accidentally unleashed the full fury of the Vory. With Semyon and Kirill closing ranks and Anna pressing her inquiries, Nikolai unexpectedly finds his loyalties divided.