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Gimme Shelter: a weekend lineup

We know how the excitement in the lead-up to True/False can have a particularly debilitating effect over this town. Certain individuals go missing for days at a time, having shuttered themselves inside to obsessively study the festival schedule in the futile pursuit of concocting the perfect strategy for seeing every single movie. Other parties go […]
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The Magnificent Wellesian

A quick reminder that Jonathan Rosenbaum, one of the the most prolific film critics working today, will visit Ragtag on Tuesday, February 17th at 7:00 PM.  On the occasion of the recent publishing of his Discovering Orson Welles, a collection that gathers over 35 years of Welles critical scholarship, Rosenbaum will present "The Unknown Orson Welles", a […]
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Je t'aime

I've Loved You So Long, recent recipient of BAFTA's Best Foreign Language Film, starts Friday, February 20th for a six-day run through Wednesday, the 25th.  Check back here over the next week for further details about the film, and be sure to visit our brand new Coming Soon section to follow which other new titles […]
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Blood, Snow and Bare Trees

Let the Right One In - you know, the exquisite-looking kiddie vampire flick with that riveting preview - is now playing.  Check out the enticing coverage from the pages of Film Comment magazine.
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Expiration: 2/5/2009

After a six-week long residency, eight-time Academy Award nominee Milk bids us farewell this Thursday.  Which means that you have only three more chances to see this winning portrait of martyred gay activist, Harvey Milk, and experience its moving political conviction - Tuesday, 2:30 PM; Wednesday, 3:15 PM; and Thursday, 3:15.  Don't miss it!
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Ashes to Ashes

In case you missed last weekend's trip to the vast landscapes of desire on Planet Wong, you're still in luck. Ashes of Time Redux, Wong Kar-wai's gorgeous martial arts reverie will grace the big screen three more times this weekend - Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11:45 PM. For those of you unmoved by the […]
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The Reader

Garnering Kate Winslet the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress and nominated for five 2009 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, The Reader is sensual and wrenching. The Washington Post touts The Reader is "undeniably tasteful" and "an absorbing and finally moving" film. Check our calendar for showtimes.
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This weekend: Ashes of Time Redux!

If you're ready to go to the mattresses with us over the cancellation of The Godfather, Part II: The Coppola Restoration, we have some good news that we think will make you reconsider. We're giving you another movie of guarded, brooding souls that meditates on mortality and the inexorable passage of time. This Friday, January […]
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"It's not personal; it's only business."

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen complications that arose with scheduling film prints, Friday night's screening of The Godfather, Part II: The Coppola Restoration at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts has been canceled.   At this present moment, we're forbidden to disclose specifically why.  If we do so, we'll be forced to go to the mattresses, […]
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Good Times

The widespread embrace of surprise hit Milk has helped elevate the story of Harvey Milk from a largely-forgotten footnote of Frisco history into an iconic lesson in personal strength and political conviction. This occasion presents a welcome opportunity to discover or re-visit the film that originally memorialized Harvey Milk's tireless fight for civil rights nearly […]
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