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New 50th Anniversary Restoration! Alan Bates and Geneviève Bujold star in Philipe de Broca's KING OF HEARTS • Friday, June 22 – Thursday, June 28

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Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Repertory Series ArchiveSex & Death & Venetian Blinds: Neo-Noir of the 1980s & 90s

Devil in a Blue Dress

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(1995) dir Carl Franklin w/Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle [102 min; 35mm]
Carl Franklin’s excellent adaptation of African-American neo-noir author Walter Mosley’s debut novel, DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS features a magnetic performance by Golden Globes 2016 honoree Denzel Washington as private investigator Easy Rawlins. For his first case, Rawlins is hired by a man (Sizemore) to track down a missing woman (Beals) though his motives are shady. Drawn into a web of murder and political intrigue, Rawlins uses his charm and intelligence – and a trigger-happy childhood friend (Cheadle) – to try and untangle himself.

“The role of Easy looks as tailor-made for Mr. Washington as his suit, and it shows off the full effect of this actor’s movie-star dazzle.” – Janet Maslin, New York Times

★★★★ “Simmers with pungent suspense, humor and eroticism.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

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BODY HEAT
Wed 1/6 at 7:00 PM
BODY DOUBLE
Wed 1/6 at 4:30 9:30 PM
AGAINST ALL ODDS
Thu 1/7 at 7:00 PM
D.O.A.
Thu 1/7 at 5:00 9:30 PM
THIEF
Fri 1/8 at 7:00 PM
BLADE RUNNER: FINAL CUT
Fri 1/8 at 4:30 9:30 PM
THE GRIFTERS
Sat 1/9 at 2:30 7:00 PM
BLOOD SIMPLE
Sat 1/9 at 12:30 5:00 9:30 PM
THE LAST SEDUCTION
Sun 1/10 at 2:45 7:00 PM
BODY HEAT
Sun 1/10 at 12:30 5:00 9:30 PM
BLACK WIDOW
Sun 1/10 (canceled)
HARD EIGHT
Mon 1/11 at 7:00 PM
THE UNDERNEATH
Mon 1/11 at 5:00 9:15 PM
THE HOT SPOT
Tue 1/12 at 8:00 PM
THE USUAL SUSPECTS
Wed 1/13 at 7:30 PM
THINGS TO DO IN DENVER…
Wed 1/13 at 5:00 9:45 PM
DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS
Thu 1/14 at 5:15 7:30 9:45 PM

 
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