Friday, February 14, 2014

Academy Award Films Week 3 (Feb. 18-20)

Roman Holiday - Nom. Best Picture 1950
Not Rated (1 hr., 58 mins.)
Thursday, Feb. 13 @ 5:30 pm

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn and Eddie Albert.

All About Eve - Best Picture 1950
Not Rated (2 hrs., 18 mins.)
Wednesday, Feb. 19 @ 1 pm

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington (Ann Baxter) is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing (Bette Davis). Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend (Gary Merrill), her playwright (Hugh Marlowe) and his wife (Celeste Holm). Only the cynical drama critic (Oscar winner George Sanders) sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit. Thelma Ritter and Marilyn Monroe co-star in this acclaimed classic, which won six Academy Awards and received the most nominations (14) in film history.

All is Lost
Rated PG-13 (1 hr., 46 mins.)
Thursday, Feb. 20 @ 5:30 pm

Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars in All is Lost, an open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face. 


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