Avengers: Infinity War has been shattering box office records. See it while it’s still at The Crandell Theatre. This Sunday’s matinee is Hitler’s Hollywood. Following is info and trailer for 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
5/4 – 5/10, 7:00pm 2D
5/5 – 2:30pm 2D
Filmmaker Rüdiger Suchsland suggests that the Third Reich was essentially an immersive movie starring the German nation, produced and directed by Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. Hitler’s Hollywood collages key films from the more than 1000 features the Nazis produced from 1933-1945: musicals, melodramas, romances, costume dramas, war films and when the real war got tough, insanely lavish, over-the-top fantasies. The German volk were portrayed as happy and sporty with lives of exaggerated cheerfulness or, conversely, full of morbid yearning for a death that would serve the Fatherland. Hannah Arendt gives perspective and context: One of the chief characteristics of modern masses (is) they do not trust their eyes and ears, but only their imaginations. What convinces masses are not facts, not even invented facts, but only the consistency of the illusion. It’s a frightening insight that could just as easily apply to the American political landscape today. – Karen Cooper, Film Forum
Directed By: Rüdiger Suchsland
Written By: Rüdiger Suchsland
In Theaters: Apr 11, 2018 Limited
Runtime: 105 minutes
Studio: Kino Lorber Films
Sunday 5/6 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
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