Imagine - Life Spent On The Edge
Specially shot for the big screen, "IMAGINE - Life spent on the edge" features the latest exploits in the world of extreme board sports and takes you to the heart of the action of extreme surfing, skiing, snowboarding, wingsuit flying, speed riding and more. This much anticipated thrilling showcase stars the best “riders” in the world in the most breathtaking landscapes.
The result is an action packed film filled with exceptional images, stunning performances, intimate moments of fear, doubt and exhilaration together with incredible exploits technically inconceivable just a few years ago.
National Theatre - War Horse
Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
The Last Unicorn: 2014 Canadian Screening Tour with Peter S. Beagle
A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns. The Last Unicorn returns to Canadian movie theatres with a gorgeous new remastered 2K digital print! Join author Peter S. Beagle for a screening of the 1982 animated classic film, Q&A session, raffle, and book signing after the movie. Bring your own books from home or pick out something new from our special selection of Last Unicorn books, DVDs and tour-only merchandise. Costumes encouraged – and great ones rewarded!
Begins April 17!
Most Wanted Movies - The Princess Bride
When the beautiful maiden Buttercup hears that her true love Westley is dead, she reluctantly agrees to marry the loathsome Prince Humperdinck. After Westley returns to rescue Buttercup, the two begin an epic adventure filled with fencing, fighting, giants, monsters, miracles, true love and hilarity! The Princess Bride is an almost inconceivable delight from Oscar Nominee Rob Reiner and Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman.
MET Opera - Così Fan Tutte
Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.
Super Duper Alice Cooper: Hot Docs Live Presentation
Don't miss an exclusive Hot Docs Live presentation of Super Duper Alice Cooper, one night only, featuring a LIVE Q&A with Alice Cooper himself! Super Duper Alice Cooper is the story of Vincent Furnier, preacher's son, who struck fear into the hearts of parents as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre. The film is the first ever "doc opera" - a dizzying blend of documentary archive footage, animation and rock opera - and features exclusive interviews with members of the original Alice Cooper Group, Elton John, Iggy Pop, John Lydon, Dee Snider and Alice himself. SDAC is the creation of Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn at Banger Films, producers of Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009 SXSW Audience Choice Winner) and Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010 Grammy nominated and Tribeca Audience Choice Winner), and much-lauded filmmaker Reginald Harkema, winner of the TIFF Special Jury Prize for his film Monkey Warfare.
April 28, 2014
In the Wings on a World Stage
Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW: in the Wings on a World Stage. In over 200 performances, and across 3 continents, Kevin and the troupe reveal some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, “Richard III.” Their story and experiences weave around, and reflect on, excerpts from the play from their various locations, from Epidaurus to Doha, and provides a great opportunity for those who have never experienced Spacey on stage to witness his immersive and captivating interpretation of Richard III. NOW chronicles the first collaboration between Spacey and Mendes since both won Academy Awards® for their work on American Beauty.
May 15, 2014
Family Favourites - Hop
When teenage E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand) leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream to become a rockstar drummer, he meets Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals. Together, the two encounter a series of hilarious mishaps and misadventures and in the end help each other recognize the importance of family.
April 19, 2014