Wednesday October 20
Exit Through the Gift Shop2010. UK. Dir: Banksy. With Banksy, Shepard Fairey. 87 min
Enigmatic, ghost-like artist Banksy delivers both a satire of the business of modern street art and a thrilling, participatory history via this profile of a videographer/"artist." Even if the film itself may be another cheeky stunt, Banksy uses the movie screen as a canvas to splatter truth, if not fact, in entertaining fashion.
Thursday October 21
Shadow of a Doubt1943. USA. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. With Joseph Cotton, Teresa Wright. 108 min
Imagine that you have a favorite Uncle Charlie. Imagine how happy you are when he pays you a surprise visit. Imagine you start to suspect that he's wanted for seducing women, taking their money and killing them. Now imagine that you might be next.
Friday October 22
Toy Story 32010. USA. Dir: Lee Unkrich. With Tom Hanks, Tim Allen. 103 min
It is rare and beautiful to grow up with a franchise, but even more so when that franchise grows up with you. As Andy heads off to college, his scrappy band of toys faces a new set of adventures and daunting challenges, discovering as they go how to mature and move on - "to infinity... and beyond!"
Saturday October 23
Repulsion1965. UK. Dir: Roman Polanski. With Catherine Deneuve. 105 min
The first of Polanski's lauded "apartment trilogy," this tale of a virginal young woman's slow descent into confined madness unfolds a nightmare of cinematic sexual psychosis. Deneuve is hypnotizing in a film that forces one to make the chilling choice between chastity and sanity.