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  • Juliet, Naked

    7:30pm

    Juliet, Naked
    • Starring: Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke, Chris O' Dowd
    • Director: Jesse Peretz
    • Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance, Music
    • Rating: NR
    • Running Time: 105 min.
    "A charming film of an engaging, adult nature about two very different people trying to press reset in their lives, it is comic, heartfelt and smart as they come — a rare combination these days. "
    - Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
    "Endearing and funny but with a melancholy edge, Juliet, Naked is more than just a rom-com—it’s a movie for and about adults, in all their messy complexity. "
    - Kevin Lally, Film Journal International
    "Hawke and Byrne have a nice chemistry, handling an offbeat and initially epistolary romance with wary sweetness. Juliet, Naked is surprising in its emotional contours, hitting familiar beats from different angles or, occasionally, taking the story in wholly unexpected directions. "
    - Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair
    "The film has a lot to say, but it thankfully does it in a manner that is natural, gentle, and if you will, authentic. "
    - Josh Kupecki, Austin Chronicle
    "Open-hearted and sure to resonate with more than a few viewers, Juliet, Naked roms and coms in the most charmingly honest ways. "
    - Brad Wheeler, The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
    "“Juliet, Naked” is a gently winning romantic comedy, all keyed to a delightful note of indie-rock obsession. "
    - Owen Gleiberman, Variety
    "It’s everything a mainstream rom-com should be but no longer is — literate, unpredictable, full of bustling tangents. "
    - David Edelstein, New York Magazine (Vulture)
  • Far From the Tree

    5:30pm

    Far From the Tree
    • Starring: Amy Allnutt, Andrew Solomon, Harry Burdick, Jack Allnutt, Jason Kingsley
    • Director: Rachel Dretzin
    • Genre(s): Documentary
    • Rating: NR
    • Running Time: 93 min.
    "All of the families in Far From the Tree are compelling — their trials unimaginable and their spirits indomitable. "
    - Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly
    "It’s a painstaking inspection of parenthood, which is fraught even in less formidable circumstances than what these families face, and often harrowing. But it’s also a contemplation of what it means to be human and, ultimately, optimistic. "
    - Daphne Howland, Village Voice
    "One of the great gifts of Far From the Tree is simple visibility, whereby viewers are given the opportunity to watch people live their lives, share their wisdom and flourish within the loving care of their family and friends. Fair warning: By the end of ‘Far From the Tree’ tears will be shed, and for all the best reasons. "
    - Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
    "At its most radical and empathetic, “Far From the Tree” urges us to start thinking of disability in terms of identity, not as a locus of struggle but a place of being. "
    - Ty Burr, Boston Globe
    "Enormously affecting. "
    - Bob Mondello, NPR's All Things Considered
  • The Wife

    5:00pm, 7:15pm

    The Wife
    • Starring: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater
    • Director: Björn Runge
    • Genre(s): Drama
    • Rating: R
    • Running Time: 100 min.
    "It is a smart, supremely watchable and entertaining film, and Close gives a wonderful star turn. "
    - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
    "Like a bomb ticking away toward detonation, Glenn Close commands the center of The Wife: still, formidable and impossible to look away from. "
    - Jon Frosch, Hollywood Reporter
    "[Close] is a marvel of twisty understatement here, delivering emotions that conceal as much as they reveal, and offering onion-like layers that invite repeat viewings in light of some of the film’s later revelations. "
    - Andrew Barker, Variety
    "Runge is very good with actors. It’s a pleasure simply to watch Close and Pryce establish such minute and careful gradations of happiness, desolation and exasperation in their scenes together. "
    - Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
    "‘The Wife’ offers viewers a chance to observe one of the finest - and most criminally underpraised - actresses of her generation working at the very top of her shrewd, subtle, superbly self-controlled game. "
    - Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
    "‘The Wife’ pulls off the not inconsiderable feat of spinning a fundamentally literary premise into an intelligent screen drama that unfolds with real juice and suspense. "
    - Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times
    "You can’t take your eyes off Glenn Close. Her tour-de-force as a long-suffering spouse who hits her breaking point might just get her the Oscar that has unfairly eluded her so far. "
    - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

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West Side Story (1961)

starts September 21

These FREE screenings are part of MOXIE FLIX, a monthly series focusing on essential films for kids to see before they turn 13.

Summary: This romantic musical update of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ won ten Oscars. The tale of a turf war between rival teenage gangs in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen and the two lovers who cross battle lines has captivated audiences for four decades. The Stephen Sondheim/Leonard Bernstein score is just one of the reasons.

A thorough, spoiler-filled Parent’s Guide can be found here.

Made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Missouri Arts Council.

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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

starts September 21

Staff Picks Series Every month a member of the Moxie staff picks a film that impacted their lives and we put it up on the big screen.

September’s pick was made by Lindsey Hansen.
What do you love about this film, and why do you want to share it with others?
“I love this movie because it shows how deep love can run in a family. The cast is spectacular. I admire that this film shows that in between the painful parts of life, there are still happy moments.”

Free for Members

Summary: Little Miss Sunshine is an American family road comedy that shatters the mold. Brazenly satirical and yet deeply human, the film introduces audiences to one of the most endearingly fractured families in recent cinema history: the Hoovers, whose trip to a pre-pubescent beauty pageant results not only in comic mayhem but in death, transformation and a moving look at the surprising rewards of being losers in a winning-crazed culture. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

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The Bookshop

starts September 21

England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame (Patricia Clarkson) and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower (Bill Nighy). As Florence’s obstacles amass and bear suspicious signs of a local power struggle, she is forced to ask: is there a place for a bookshop in a town that may not want one?

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BlacKkKlansman

starts September 21

It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream.

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Somber (Local Film)

starts September 23

Local films are $5, seating is first come first serve.

A young man is haunted by his unspoken past as he moves forward with an intimate relationship. Does he deserve the blessings he has received? Should he allow himself to be happy? Do things happen for a reason?

Crew:
Camera Operator: Tristin Bogner
Sound Mixer: Jeremy Zickefoose
Costume Designer: Greta Adams
Props Master: Natalie Garner

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Bad Reputation

starts September 26

Joan Jett is so much more than “I Love Rock ’n’ Roll.” It’s true, she became mega-famous from the number-one hit, and that fame intensified with the music video’s endless play on MTV. But that staple of popularity can’t properly define a musician. Jett put her hard work in long before the fame, ripping it up onstage as the backbone of the hard-rock legends The Runaways, influencing many musicians—both her cohort of punk rockers and generations of younger bands—with her no-bs style. Bad Reputation gives you a wild ride as Jett and her close friends tell you how it really was in the burgeoning ’70s punk scene, and their interviews are laced with amazing archival footage. The theme is clear: even though people tried to define Jett and keep her stuck to one hit, she never compromised.

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The Silence of the Lambs @ Mother's Brewery

starts September 28

We’re teaming up with Mother’s Brewing to screen “The Silence of the Lambs (1991)” in Mother’s Backyard! (215 South Grant Ave.) So bring your blankets and/or lawn chairs to ensure you are comfy during the movie. Better yet, bring your picnic fixins so you can dine outside while watching a great movie! You can’t bring booze, but don’t worry, Mother’s has you covered on that. They will have beer flowing outside so you don’t even have to go inside for a refill during the movie! This is a 21+ event. Tickets are $5 and on sale at the door. Try to bring cash!

Summary: In pursuit of one serial killer, ambitious FBI student Clarice Starling (Foster) is forced to enlist the aid of another notorious killer, the incarcerated ex-psychiatrist known as “Hannibal the Cannibal” Lecter (Hopkins).

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I Am Not a Witch

starts September 28

I Am Not a Witch is part of our In Translation series of recent foreign language films of note

After a banal accident in her village, Shula, an eight-year-old girl, is accused of witchcraft. After a quick trial, she is found guilty and locked up in a witches’ camp.

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McQueen

starts September 28

Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation of his McQueen’s own world, both tortured and inspired, which celebrates a radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence.

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On Stage: Julie

starts September 29

The Moxie: On Stage is a new series showcasing world class performances from stages across the globe.

Tickets: $20/adults; $15/members & students.

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.

This new version of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.

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Blaze

starts October 5

Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley (Ben Dickey), the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen; his last, dark night on earth; and the impact of his songs and his death had on his fans, friends, and foes. The braided storyline terminates in a bittersweet ending that acknowledges Blaze’s profound highs and lows, as well as the impressions he made on the people who shared his journey. [Sundance Selects]

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Madeline's Madeline

starts October 5

Madeline (Helena Howard) has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop’s ambitious director (Molly Parker) pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and troubled history with her mother (Miranda July) into their collective art, the lines between performance and reality begin to blur. The resulting battle between imagination and appropriation rips out of the rehearsal space and through all three women’s lives. [Oscilloscope]

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Member Picks: A League of Their Own (1992)

starts October 10

Member Picks showcases the movies that inspired the Moxie’s biggest supporters.

Every month, one member picks a film that impacted their lives and we put it up on the big screen.

October’s pick was made by moxie members
Rachel Dockery & Gwen Kearns

Free for Members

Synopsis: Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

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Best in Show (2000)

starts October 19

Staff Picks Series

Every month a member of the Moxie staff picks a film that impacted their lives and we put it up on the big screen.
October’s pick was made by Lillian Stone.

Free for Members

Synopsis: Centered at the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show, the film follows several bizarre dog owners and their sometimes neurotic pets.

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The Old Man and the Gun

starts October 19

Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) has been on the wrong side of the law since he was a teen. He grew into a career bank robber who broke out of prison 18 times, including a daring escape from San Quentin at age 70. The film covers his twilight years, and an unprecedented string of daring heists that confound authorities and enchants the public. Wrapped up in this chase are a detective (Casey Affleck) who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek) who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

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On Stage: Frankenstein (Encore)

starts October 22

The Moxie: On Stage is a new series showcasing world class performances from stages across the globe.

Tickets: $20/adults; $15/members & students

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs), this thrilling production features Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS’s Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by over half a million people in cinemas around the world.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

starts October 26

These FREE screenings are part of MOXIE FLIX, a monthly series focusing on essential films for kids to see before they turn 13.

Film Synopsis: You’re in for thrills as Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) confronts snakes, Nazis and one astonishing cliffhanger after another — all topped off by the discovery and opening of the mystical Ark of the Covenant. [Paramount Pictures] A thorough, spoiler-filled Parent’s Guide can be found here.

Made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Missouri Arts Council.

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MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A.

starts October 26

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance, she hid from the government in the face of a vicious and bloody civil war. When her family fled to the UK, she became Maya, a precocious and creative immigrant teenager in London. Finally, the world met her as M.I.A. when she emerged on the global stage, having created a mashup, cut-and-paste identity that pulled from every corner of her journey along the way. Never one to compromise on her vision, Maya kept her camera rolling throughout.

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Free Solo

starts October 26

Free Solo is a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock…the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park…without a rope.

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Ghost World (2001)

starts November 23

Staff Picks Series Every month a member of the Moxie staff picks a film that impacted their lives and we put it up on the big screen. November’s pick was made by Ellen Neville.

Free for Members

Synopsis: Based on the well-known comic, Ghost World tells the story of neo-cool Enid (Birch) and Rebecca (Johansson) who, faced with high school graduation take a hard look at the world they wryly observe and decide what they really want. (MGM / UA)

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Moxie Mornings

starts January 12

Moxie Mornings: Spring

These hour-long kid-friendly events feature innovative short films and hands-on art-making for children ages 2-6. Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Winter 2019
Sat. January 12
Sat. January 26
Sat. February 9
Sat. February 23 Sat. March 9
Sat. March 23

SPRING 2019
Sat. May 4 @ 10 a.m. Sat. May 18 @ 10 a.m. Sat. June 1 @ 10 a.m. Sat. June 15 @ 10 a.m. Sat. June 29 @ 10 a.m.

Special thanks to the Missouri Arts Council for their support of this program. Support also comes from Mama Jean’s, Discovery Garden Montessori, Bambino’s, Greater Springfield Kids Directory and The Springfield Art Museum.

For information on how to sponsor a Moxie Kids event or to sign up for our Moxie Kids newsletter, email info@moxiecinema.com.

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Special Events 2018

Wednesday, Sep 19 5:00 am

Member Picks: May it Last (A Portrait of the Avett Brothers)
Every month, one member picks a film that impacted their lives and we put it up on the big screen.
September’s pick was made by moxie member Brigitte Marrs. Free for Members
Wednesday, September 19th @ 7pm.

Somber (Local Film) Local films are $5, seating is first come first serve. Sunday, September 23rd @ 6pm.

Bad Reputation: Joan Jett
Bad Reputation gives you a wild ride as Jett and her close friends tell you how it really was in the burgeoning ’70s punk scene, and their interviews are laced with amazing archival footage.
Wednesday, September 26th @ 7pm.

A League of Their Own (1992)
Part of our Member Picks Series
Augusts pick was made by Rachel Dockery & Gwen Kearns
Wednesday October 10th @ 7pm

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