For Immediate Release
October 23, 2012
Fort Worth, TX
Dustin Van Orne
Magnolia at the Modern Film Schedule

November 16 through December 23  

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Regular show times are Friday at 6 and 8 pm, Saturday at 5 pm, and Sunday at noon, 2 and 4 pm (exceptions are noted). Tickets are $8.50; $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.



Film Schedule   



November 16-18

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm


"This is a serious movie about drinking but not a depressing one." Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times. A marriage built on a mutual love of music, laughter, and alcohol is put to the test when the wife decides to get sober.

R for alcohol abuse, language, some sexual content, and brief drug use; 85 minutes



Brooklyn Castle

November 23-25

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm


"Winner of a 2012 SXSW Film Festival audience award, Brooklyn Castle is an irresistibly uplifting doc..." Joe Leydon, Variety. Amidst financial crises and unprecedented public school budget cuts, Brooklyn Castle takes an intimate look at the challenges and triumphs facing members of a junior high school's champion chess team.

101 minutes



A Late Quartet

November 30-December 2

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday no noon show time, 2 pm, and 4 pm


Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken and Catherine Keener star as members of a world-renowned string quartet struggling to stay together in the face of death, competing egos, and insuppressible lust.

R for language and some sexuality; 105 minutes



Simon and the Oaks

December 7-9

Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2:15 pm, and 4:30 pm


"With its exhilarating World War II narrative and performances that touch notes intimate and grand, Simon and the Oaks has an exquisite, and epic, ache." David DeWitt, The New York Times. Two boys come of age in Sweden during World War II.

122 minutes; Swedish with English subtitles



The Flat

December 14-16

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm


"An astonishing trip into buried history and the human capacity for self-delusion, The Flat follows filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger as he stumbles across a remarkable bit of history and slowly becomes a part of its thorny psychological terrain." John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter. As a documentarian cleans out the flat that belonged to his grandparents-both immigrants from Nazi Germany-he uncovers clues pointing to a complicated and shocking story.

97 minutes



A Royal Affair

December 21-23

Friday 6 and 8:30 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:30 am, 2 pm, and 4:30 pm


Winner of the Silver Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival, A Royal Affair is an eighteenth-century historical drama four years in the making, starring Mads Mikkelsen and Alicia Vikander. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, screenwriter of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, the film is an epic romance about the love triangle between a German doctor, the queen of Denmark, and her deranged king.
R for sexual content and some violent images; 137 minutes; Danish with English subtitles



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