Once again, The Crandell Theatre has something for everyone this weekend with Avengers Infinity War opening, and a Sunday matinee of Itzhak. Following is some info about the two movies showing over the weekend.
Avengers: The Infinity War
An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude references)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Written By: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Runtime: 156 minutes
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Fri 4/27, 7:00pm 2D, 9:45pm 3D
Sat 4/28, 2:00pm 2D, 7:00pm 2D & 9:45pm 3D
Sun 4/29, 2:00pm 2D & 7:00pm 2D
Mon 3/40 thru Thu 5/3, 7:00pm 2D
From Schubert to Strauss, Bach to Brahms, Mozart to…Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere performance to evoke the celebrations and struggles of real life; “praying with the violin,” says renowned Tel Aviv violinmaker Amnon Weinstein. Alison Chernick’s enchanting documentary looks beyond the sublime musician to see the polio survivor whose parents emigrated from Poland to Israel, and the young man who struggled to be taken seriously as a music student when schools saw only his disability. Itzhak himself is funny, irreverent and self-deprecating, and here his life story unspools in conversations with masterful musicians, family and friends, and most endearingly his devoted wife of 50 years, Toby. Itzhak and Toby’s lives are dedicated to their large, loving, Jewish family in NYC and their continual support of young musicians. As charming and entrancing as the famous violinist himself, ITZHAK is a portrait of musical virtuosity seamlessly enclosed in warmth, humor, and above all, love.
Directed By: Alison Chernick
Runtime: 80 minutes
Sunday 4/29 at 12:00pm
Chatham Film Club Members & Children $6.50
Non Members $7.50
Additional $2.00 fee for 3D
The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street in the Village of Chatham, NY