Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on October 26, 2011
"The Woman" tells of an ensuing horror and social critique that develops when a civilized family man attempts to "civilize" a feral woman who lives in the wild. 8 p.m. $7 seniors and students. $10 others. Details: (305) 571-9970 or www.o-cinema.org.
A long out-of-print cult classic, Giorgio Moroder’s 1984 cut of "Metropolis" adds a contemporary, synth-heavy score to Fritz Lang’s 1927 masterpiece, along with a pop music soundtrack featuring some of the biggest stars of the era, including Freddie Mercury, Pat Benatar, Bonnie Tyler and Adam Ant. In addition, Moroder re-edited missing footage into the film, replaced the intertitles with subtitles, and added vibrant color tinting throughout. The new version is an HD transfer created from one of the few remaining prints available, with a new surround sound 5.1 audio mix. 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 2. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 for members. $9 seniors and students. $10 others. Details: www.mbcinema.com.
"Happy, Happy" was Norway’s selection for "Best Foreign Film" at the Academy Awards. It is the story of Kaja, an eternal optimist even in the gravest of circumstances. One of these circumstances is her marriage to a disinterested, cold husband. A new couple moves in next door, a seemingly perfect, benevolent, loving couple that spirals Kaja’s perception of life into unknown directions. 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Oct. 30. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $7 seniors, UM faculty and students. $9 others. Details: 305-284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
"Restless" by director Gus Van Sant tells of Annabel Cotton, a beautiful and charming terminal cancer patient with a love of life and the natural world who meets Enoch Brae, a young man who has dropped out of the business of living, after an accident claimed the life of his parents. When these two outsiders meet by chance at a funeral, they find an unexpected common ground in their unique experiences. Upon learning of Annabel’s imminent early passing, Enoch offers to help her face her last days with an irreverent abandon, tempting fate, tradition and even death itself. As their unique love for each other grows, so do the realities of the world that they have felt closing in on them. 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Oct. 30. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $7 seniors, UM faculty and students. $9 others. Details: 305-284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
"Opera in Cinema" presents "Carmen" by Georges Bizet, the story of a beautiful gypsy with a fiery temper who is caught in a dangerous love triangle. Noon. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $18-$22. Details: 305-284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a special Halloween night of silent expressionist horror film screenings, such as "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" set to the music of artists such as The Cure, Bauhaus and Sigur Rós. 8 p.m.-midnight. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $5. Details: www.mbcinema.com.