Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on January 24, 2013
"Movies on the Plaza" screens romantic comedy "New Year’s Eve," depicting a series of holiday vignettes of the state of several romances and features a large ensemble cast, including Robert De Niro, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Biel, Ashton Kutcher and more. 8 p.m. Brickell World Plaza, 600 Brickell Ave., Miami. Free. Chair rentals available. Details: (305) 384-7170 or www.brickellworldplaza.com.
"Amour" tells of Georges and Anne — cultivated, retired music teachers in their 80s. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack and the couple’s bond of love is severely tested. In French with English subtitles. 3:40, 6:25 and 9:15 p.m. Additional screenings through Jan. 31. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 MDC students and faculty, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.
Cinema Italia series screens "Il Boom," telling of Giovanni living far beyond his means to provide for his wife’s bodily needs. Nearly insolvent and terribly worried at the idea of losing his wife, he thinks of committing suicide when an ad gives him hope again: a rich man offers anyone able to give him one of his eyes a big amount of money. In Italian with English subtitles. 4 p.m. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 MDC students and faculty, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $3 suggested donation. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.
"Looper" takes place in the year 2074, where time travel has been outlawed, used only by the mob to send assassination targets 30 years into the past, to be killed by assassins known as "loopers." In 2044, Joe, a looper, encounters a problem when he recognizes his future self as one of his targets. Looper stars Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt. 10 p.m. Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $7 seniors, UM alumni, faculty, students and staff. $9 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
The Cosford Cinema presents the 16th annual Miami Jewish Film Festival, screening "Besa: The Promise," "The Last Flight of Petr Ginz," "Foreign Letters" and "Child Prodigies." 1, 3:15, 5:45 and 8:30 p.m., respectively. Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $8.50 members. $10.50 seniors and students. $12.50 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.