Keyword: 20th century

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
While the X-Men fight a war for the survival of the species in a dystopian future, Wolverine is transported to the past, where he must unite troubled, younger versions of Professor X, Magneto, Mystique and Beast to change a future that spells doom for mutants and humans alike.
Stepmom

Stepmom (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common--one is the ideal mother, the other is struggling to be any kind of mother--until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new...
Armageddon

Armageddon (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 06/30/1998
An oil driller and his crew are hired to rocket out to a gigantic asteroid and blow it up before it slams into the Earth.
Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
Would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and travels to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby and across the bay from his cousin Daisy Buchanan and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom. Through...

Dear Eleanor (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/13/2014
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 170 minutes Release date: 07/23/1998
James Ryan, who has parachuted into France during the Allied invasion of Europe, has just lost three brothers in combat. Government policy dictates that he should return home lest his family be deprived of all its male offspring. A team of soldiers, led by Captain John Miller and fresh from the beaches of Normandy, is assembled to find and save Private Ryan.
Get On Up

Get On Up (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.
There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 158 minutes Release date: 12/25/2007
On the frontier of California's turn-of-the-century petroleum boom, Daniel Plainview transforms himself from a down-and-out silver miner raising a son on his own into a self-made oil tycoon. When Plainview gets a mysterious tip-off that there's a little town out West where an ocean of oil is oozing out of the ground, he heads with his son, H.W., to take their chances in dust-worn Little Boston. In...
Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline (2015)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/23/2015
After miraculously remaining 29-years-old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will...
Iron Lady

The Iron Lady (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/29/2011
Set in the present day, "The Iron Lady" spends three days with Margaret Thatcher, now in her 80s, her world constrained by her security needs and the debilities of age. Living in a world of female caretakers, she is consoled by conversations with her husband, Denis, who has passed on but whose imagined presence provides companionship. Making yet another of the many tough decisions of her turbulent...
To Do List

The To Do List (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 07/25/2013
It's 1993 and valedictorian Brandy Klark wants to ditch her uptight image before college, so she assembles a "to do" list of all the activities she missed out on in high school. Quickly realizing that she's out of her depth, Brandy enlists her best friends, older sister and boss for their help. She wants to complete the list for the start of the semester in September, so the group needs to use...
Los Angeles Plays Itself

Los Angeles Plays Itself (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 61 minutes Release date: 07/27/2004
From its distinctive neighborhoods to its architectural homes, Los Angeles has been the backdrop to countless movies. Filmmaker Thom Andersen takes viewers on a whirlwind tour through the metropolis' real and cinematic history, investigating the myriad stories and legends that have come to define it, and meticulously, judiciously revealing the real city that lives beneath.
Dir: Thom Andersen
With: N/A
Victor Young Perez

Victor Young Perez (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 05/21/2014
Tunisian Jewish boxer, Victor Young Perez, became the World Champion in 1931 and 1932. Perez began training as a boxer at age fourteen along with his older brother Benjamin "Kid" Perez. He rose to fame under the guidance of Leon Bellier and had intimate relations with French-Italian actress Mireille Balin. Perez won the International Boxing Union's crown with a 2nd-round knockout of American...
2 Jacks

2 Jacks (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
Legendary film director Jack Hussar, notorious gambler and womanizer, returns to the LA scene to raise money for his next feature film. In one eventful night, he seduces the stunning Diana, attends some wild industry parties and narrowly escapes a brush with the law, all before playing a high-stakes poker game at dawn. Years later, Jack Hussar Jr. arrives in Hollywood to follow his father's career...

One PM Central Standard Time (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
In 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the thirty-fifth President of the United States and Walter Cronkite was anchor of the CBS Evening News. On November 22nd of that year when JFK was shot, Cronkite wanted to be first to get the story. Even for the experienced wire-service reporter, the events of that day were the greatest challenge of his entire career and led to him becoming "the most trusted...
Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder

Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 02/07/2013
This portrait of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, painter, activist and co-founder of the City Lights Bookstore, focuses on his pivotal role in creating the Beat movement and many literary careers. Interviews with Ferlinghetti, which took place over the course of a decade, include discussions on topics including the publication of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl," William S. Burroughs' "Naked Lunch: and Jack...
Teenage

Teenage (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Teenagers didn't always exist. They had to be invented. As the cultural landscape around the world was thrown into turmoil during the industrial revolution, and with a chasm erupting between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape. Whether in America, England, or Germany, whether party-crazed Flappers or hip Swing Kids, zealous Nazi Youth or frenzied Sub-Debs, it didn't matter...
Pleasures of Being Out of Step

The Pleasures of Being Out of Step (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 06/24/2014
The career of legendary jazz writer and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff tracks the greatest cultural and political movements of the last 65 years. This film is about an idea as well as a man - the idea of free expression as the defining characteristic of the individual. Hentoff is a pioneer who raised jazz as an art form and was present at the creation of alternative journalism in the United States...
Dir: David L Lewis
With: N/A
Citizen Hearst

Citizen Hearst (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 03/10/2013
The 125-year history of the Hearst media empire, from William Randolph Hearst's pioneering and controversial days of headline-grabbing newspapers and yellow journalism, to the global impact of the company's many successful newspaper, magazine, television and digital brands that have shaped our culture.
Dir: Leslie Iwerks
With: N/A

Eternity (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/18/2014
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
No twentieth-century figure has had a more profound effect on the worlds of literature, film, politics, historical debate, and the culture wars than Gore Vidal. Anchored by intimate one-on-one interviews with the man himself, this is a fascinating and wholly entertaining portrait of the last lion of the age of American liberalism. Commentary by those who knew him best-including filmmaker/nephew...
Dir: Nicholas Wrathall
With: N/A
Big Kahuna

The Big Kahuna (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/27/2000
Larry, Phil and Bob are three midwestern businessman at crucial stages of their lives. Larry is a smooth-talking slick operator whose brutal honesty comes as no surprise to his old pal Phil but shocks and offends young Bob. Recently married, deeply religious and a bit nervous about his first convention, Bob's wholesome righteousness irks Larry to no end. Trying to keep the peace is Phil, who's...
Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby (1973)

Rated: PG Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 11/29/1973
In the 1920s, Nick, a young Midwestern man, rents a cottage among the mansions on Long Island and is drawn into the social circle of his wealthy neighbor, the mysterious Jay Gatsby. During his time with the old aristocracy and the nouveau riche, Nick becomes a witness to superficiality and obsessions that lead to tragedy.

Florence (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2014