The charmingly offbeat Hunt for the Wilderpeople unites a solid cast, a talented filmmaker, and a poignant, funny, deeply affecting message. Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family, but a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, … [Read more...] about Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Welcome to the Melbourne underworld - it's the Wild West, played out on the city's streets. Janine "Smurf" Cody rules over her trio of sons with a borderline incestuous love - armed robber Pope Cody, brother Craig the drug dealer, and the naive youngest brother Darren, who has only known a life of crime. Their relative "J" Cody is plunged into their lives, and comes to believe … [Read more...] about Animal Kingdom
Hail Caesar is the Coen Brothers’ tribute to and parody of the Golden Age of Hollywood. The film follows a day in the life of Eddie Mannix, a Hollywood fixer for Capitol Pictures in the 1950s, who cleans up and solves problems for big names and stars in the industry. But when studio star Baird Whitlock disappears, Mannix has to deal with more than just the fix. The All-Star … [Read more...] about Hail Caesar!
A Serious Man is the Coen Brothers’ story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a world that is falling apart. Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, is afflicted with the trials of a suburban Job - his wife is leaving him, his unemployable brother is sleeping on his couch, his son is a shirker at Hebrew school, and his daughter is filching … [Read more...] about A Serious Man
Wednesday April 19, 2017 7:30 PM The Port Moody Film Society is pleased to have been invited to participate in a nation-wide celebration of Canadian film. Canada on Screen is a co-production between TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) and three core project partners — Library and Archives Canada, the Cinémathèque québécoise, and The Cinematheque in Vancouver — for … [Read more...] about Special Event: Canada on Screen