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Sep
24
Sat
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years
Sep 24 all-day
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years

HELD OVER by Popular Demand! 
Thursday (9/29) 8:00 PM  
Saturday (10/1) 12:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday (10/2) 7:00 PM

Tuesday (10/4) 8:00 PM
Saturday (10/8) 5:00 PM
Sunday (10/9) 6:00 PM

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.” It will delve into their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – all the while, highlighting The Beatles’ extraordinary and unique musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles’ journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.
 
Plus – in theaters only – an exclusive 30-minute concert film of The Beatles’ legendary 1965 performance at Shea Stadium, with digitally remastered sound and a restored 4K image.

“The closest you can get to actually being there.”
-Ali Plumb, BBC Radio One

 
“Deserves to be seen here, there and everywhere. I loved it.”
-Brian Viner, The Daily Mail
137 min. | Documentary, Music

Directed by:  Ron Howard

Tickled
Sep 24 all-day
Tickled

Opening Friday, September 16th      

Friday (9/23) 8:30 PM
Saturday (9/24) 4:00 PM
Sunday (9/25) 4:30 PM
Tuesday (9/27) 8:30 PM
Thursday (9/29) 6:00 PM

After stumbling upon a bizarre “competitive endurance tickling” video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Farrier reaches out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking—the sender mocks Farrier’s sexual orientation and threatens extreme legal action should he dig any deeper. So, like any good journalist confronted by a bully, he does just the opposite: he travels to the hidden tickling facilities in Los Angeles and uncovers a vast empire, known for harassing and harming the lives of those who protest their involvement in these films. The more he investigates, the stranger it gets, discovering secret identities and criminal activity. [Magnolia Pictures]

“It’s a fascinating look not only at this particular character and his wide reach, but at the evolution of the Internet, its utopian possibilities for connection, and the dark side of its power to expose and harm individuals within the system.”
-Katie Walsh, The Playlist

 
“An alarming cautionary tale about how easy it is in the Internet age to ruin people’s lives while hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, the pic boasts a humorously titillating entry hook that soon gives way to engrossing conspiracy-thriller-like content.”
-Dennis Harvey, Variety

Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival

92 min. | R | Documentary

Directed by:  David Farrier, Dylan Reeve

Sep
25
Sun
Kampai! For the Love of Sake
Sep 25 all-day
Kampai! For the Love of Sake

    

ONE WEEKEND ONLY!


Saturday (9/24) 6:00 PM
Sunday (9/25) 2:30 PM

Discover the art of sake. An age-old staple of Japanese culture and cuisine, the fermented rice wine has recently been winning fans all over the world.

Kampai! For the Love of Sake journeys from rice paddies in Japan to breweries around the globe as it chronicles three passionate exponents of the increasingly popular beverage: a British ex-pat who has become Japan’s first foreign master brewer, an American journalist known as the “Sake Evangelist,” and a fifth-generation Japanese brewer determined to shake up the industry.

Together, their stories form a fascinating snapshot of how ancient traditions are adapting to the demands of a growing global market.

“Enlightening! Taking a cosmopolitan approach to its subject matter, the film follows a trio of admitted sake geeks from different corners of the globe.”
-The L.A. Times

 

Kampai! For the Love of Sake is a labour of love. From the filmmakers to the participants in the film, it’s a celebration of sake and the life journey it has provided to many.”
-Smashing Mag

Official Selection – San Sebastian International Film Festival

95 min. | Documentary

Directed by:  Mirai Konishi

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years
Sep 25 all-day
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years

HELD OVER by Popular Demand! 
Thursday (9/29) 8:00 PM  
Saturday (10/1) 12:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday (10/2) 7:00 PM

Tuesday (10/4) 8:00 PM
Saturday (10/8) 5:00 PM
Sunday (10/9) 6:00 PM

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.” It will delve into their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – all the while, highlighting The Beatles’ extraordinary and unique musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles’ journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.
 
Plus – in theaters only – an exclusive 30-minute concert film of The Beatles’ legendary 1965 performance at Shea Stadium, with digitally remastered sound and a restored 4K image.

“The closest you can get to actually being there.”
-Ali Plumb, BBC Radio One

 
“Deserves to be seen here, there and everywhere. I loved it.”
-Brian Viner, The Daily Mail
137 min. | Documentary, Music

Directed by:  Ron Howard

Tickled
Sep 25 all-day
Tickled

Opening Friday, September 16th      

Friday (9/23) 8:30 PM
Saturday (9/24) 4:00 PM
Sunday (9/25) 4:30 PM
Tuesday (9/27) 8:30 PM
Thursday (9/29) 6:00 PM

After stumbling upon a bizarre “competitive endurance tickling” video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Farrier reaches out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking—the sender mocks Farrier’s sexual orientation and threatens extreme legal action should he dig any deeper. So, like any good journalist confronted by a bully, he does just the opposite: he travels to the hidden tickling facilities in Los Angeles and uncovers a vast empire, known for harassing and harming the lives of those who protest their involvement in these films. The more he investigates, the stranger it gets, discovering secret identities and criminal activity. [Magnolia Pictures]

“It’s a fascinating look not only at this particular character and his wide reach, but at the evolution of the Internet, its utopian possibilities for connection, and the dark side of its power to expose and harm individuals within the system.”
-Katie Walsh, The Playlist

 
“An alarming cautionary tale about how easy it is in the Internet age to ruin people’s lives while hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, the pic boasts a humorously titillating entry hook that soon gives way to engrossing conspiracy-thriller-like content.”
-Dennis Harvey, Variety

Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival

92 min. | R | Documentary

Directed by:  David Farrier, Dylan Reeve

Sep
27
Tue
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years
Sep 27 all-day
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years

HELD OVER by Popular Demand! 
Thursday (9/29) 8:00 PM  
Saturday (10/1) 12:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday (10/2) 7:00 PM

Tuesday (10/4) 8:00 PM
Saturday (10/8) 5:00 PM
Sunday (10/9) 6:00 PM

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.” It will delve into their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – all the while, highlighting The Beatles’ extraordinary and unique musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles’ journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.
 
Plus – in theaters only – an exclusive 30-minute concert film of The Beatles’ legendary 1965 performance at Shea Stadium, with digitally remastered sound and a restored 4K image.

“The closest you can get to actually being there.”
-Ali Plumb, BBC Radio One

 
“Deserves to be seen here, there and everywhere. I loved it.”
-Brian Viner, The Daily Mail
137 min. | Documentary, Music

Directed by:  Ron Howard

Tickled
Sep 27 all-day
Tickled

Opening Friday, September 16th      

Friday (9/23) 8:30 PM
Saturday (9/24) 4:00 PM
Sunday (9/25) 4:30 PM
Tuesday (9/27) 8:30 PM
Thursday (9/29) 6:00 PM

After stumbling upon a bizarre “competitive endurance tickling” video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Farrier reaches out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking—the sender mocks Farrier’s sexual orientation and threatens extreme legal action should he dig any deeper. So, like any good journalist confronted by a bully, he does just the opposite: he travels to the hidden tickling facilities in Los Angeles and uncovers a vast empire, known for harassing and harming the lives of those who protest their involvement in these films. The more he investigates, the stranger it gets, discovering secret identities and criminal activity. [Magnolia Pictures]

“It’s a fascinating look not only at this particular character and his wide reach, but at the evolution of the Internet, its utopian possibilities for connection, and the dark side of its power to expose and harm individuals within the system.”
-Katie Walsh, The Playlist

 
“An alarming cautionary tale about how easy it is in the Internet age to ruin people’s lives while hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, the pic boasts a humorously titillating entry hook that soon gives way to engrossing conspiracy-thriller-like content.”
-Dennis Harvey, Variety

Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival

92 min. | R | Documentary

Directed by:  David Farrier, Dylan Reeve

Sep
28
Wed
New York Film Critics Series: Silver Skies
Sep 28 all-day
New York Film Critics Series: Silver Skies

One Night Only! • Wednesday, September 28th
Time: 7PM (preshow) | 7:30PM (film begins)

The Hippodrome + NYFCS are honored to present a private, pre-release screening of SILVER SKIES from director Rosemary Rodriguez. You can never be too old for new beginnings. A group of eccentric retirees’ lives are turned upside down when their beloved apartment complex is suddenly sold out from under them. Starring George Hamilton, Barbara Bain, and Mariette Hartley,  see it at the Hippodrome BEFORE it hits theaters everywhere!

**PLEASE NOTE: The film begins at 7:30PM and the NYFCS preshow begins at 7PM**

The next NYFCS screening will be pre-release screenings of SILVER SKIES with on-screen appearances by Golden Globe nominee George Hamilton(LOVE AT FIRST BITE, EVEL KNIEVEL, 1970s), Academy Award nominee Valerie Perrine (LENNY, SUPERMAN), Three time Emmy winner Barbara Bain (MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, 1960s ), Emmy winner Alex Rocco (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), Mariette Hartley (PEYTON PLACE, GOOD MORNING AMERICA), Jack McGee (THE FIGHTER, RESCUE ME) AND, & Jack Betts (SPIDERMAN).
 The movie is written and directed by Rosemary Rodriguez (THE GOOD WIFE, ACTS OF WORSHIP) and Executive Produced by Oscar winner Fred Roos (The Godfather movies, Lost in Translation), Arthur Sarkissian(RUSH HOUR, WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING) and Nestor Rodriguez (ACTS OF WORSHIP). The event is hosted by Peter Bart (Variety Magazine, Former MGM & Paramount Executive, AMC’S SHOOT OUT).
Told with humor and compassion, “Silver Skies” chronicles the unexpected developments that occur when a group of eccentric seniors have their lives turned upside down by the sale of their beloved apartment complex.  A refreshingly original story about getting older and trying to hold tight to the American Dream.
SILVER SKIES is a gift for cinema lovers everywhere to revisit some of the great performers of the 1960s, 70s, and 80s in their golden years. The movie also stars Howard Hesseman (WKRP IN CINCINNATI) and Dick Van Patten (EIGHT IS ENOUGH).

1 hr. 35 min.| Comedy, Drama, Family

Tickets are $15!

Sep
29
Thu
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years
Sep 29 all-day
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years

HELD OVER by Popular Demand! 
Thursday (9/29) 8:00 PM  
Saturday (10/1) 12:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday (10/2) 7:00 PM

Tuesday (10/4) 8:00 PM
Saturday (10/8) 5:00 PM
Sunday (10/9) 6:00 PM

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.” It will delve into their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – all the while, highlighting The Beatles’ extraordinary and unique musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles’ journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.
 
Plus – in theaters only – an exclusive 30-minute concert film of The Beatles’ legendary 1965 performance at Shea Stadium, with digitally remastered sound and a restored 4K image.

“The closest you can get to actually being there.”
-Ali Plumb, BBC Radio One

 
“Deserves to be seen here, there and everywhere. I loved it.”
-Brian Viner, The Daily Mail
137 min. | Documentary, Music

Directed by:  Ron Howard

Tickled
Sep 29 all-day
Tickled

Opening Friday, September 16th      

Friday (9/23) 8:30 PM
Saturday (9/24) 4:00 PM
Sunday (9/25) 4:30 PM
Tuesday (9/27) 8:30 PM
Thursday (9/29) 6:00 PM

After stumbling upon a bizarre “competitive endurance tickling” video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Farrier reaches out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking—the sender mocks Farrier’s sexual orientation and threatens extreme legal action should he dig any deeper. So, like any good journalist confronted by a bully, he does just the opposite: he travels to the hidden tickling facilities in Los Angeles and uncovers a vast empire, known for harassing and harming the lives of those who protest their involvement in these films. The more he investigates, the stranger it gets, discovering secret identities and criminal activity. [Magnolia Pictures]

“It’s a fascinating look not only at this particular character and his wide reach, but at the evolution of the Internet, its utopian possibilities for connection, and the dark side of its power to expose and harm individuals within the system.”
-Katie Walsh, The Playlist

 
“An alarming cautionary tale about how easy it is in the Internet age to ruin people’s lives while hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, the pic boasts a humorously titillating entry hook that soon gives way to engrossing conspiracy-thriller-like content.”
-Dennis Harvey, Variety

Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival

92 min. | R | Documentary

Directed by:  David Farrier, Dylan Reeve