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Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema - Monthly Series
May 15, 2014

Our Modern Cinema series concludes with the perfect antidote to summer blockbuster season – a wise and sophisticated romantic-comedy for grown-ups. Clive Owen stars as a once-promising poet now teaching literature at a prep school, whose life is upended when a fiercely unsentimental abstract painter (Juliette Binoche) joins the faculty.

Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema - Monthly Series
May 15, 2014


Tired of only being able to satisfy your Modern Cinema fix just once a year?

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth partners with film critic  Christopher Kelly to host regular "Modern Cinema" screenings - sneak previews of critically acclaimed titles, unsung highlights from the film festival circuit, and newly restored classic films - on a monthly basis. Kelly introduces the films, and closes with a  Q&A session. Film titles will be announced 2 weeks in advance. Screenings are held in the Museum's auditorium.

Magnolia at the Modern
May 11, 2014

The Thin Man with blood cocktails, an ode to hipsterism through the ages, a mainline shot of cool and a playful tribute to artistic fetishism, Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries.” Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt star in this 2013 nominee for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.

123 minutes; R 

Magnolia at the Modern
May 11, 2014

The Thin Man with blood cocktails, an ode to hipsterism through the ages, a mainline shot of cool and a playful tribute to artistic fetishism, Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries.” Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt star in this 2013 nominee for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.

123 minutes; R 

Magnolia at the Modern
May 11, 2014

The Thin Man with blood cocktails, an ode to hipsterism through the ages, a mainline shot of cool and a playful tribute to artistic fetishism, Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries.” Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt star in this 2013 nominee for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.

123 minutes; R 

Magnolia at the Modern
May 10, 2014

The Thin Man with blood cocktails, an ode to hipsterism through the ages, a mainline shot of cool and a playful tribute to artistic fetishism, Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries.” Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt star in this 2013 nominee for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.

123 minutes; R 

Magnolia at the Modern
May 10, 2014

Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:45 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm

“Binoche leaves audiences with the exhilarating feeling . . . of having witnessed something precious and rare—answering the challenge of Assayas’ script by revealing a character incredibly closer to her soul.” Peter Debruge, Variety. A veteran actress (Juliette Binoche) comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.

124 minutes; R; French with English subtitles

Magnolia at the Modern
May 09, 2014

The Thin Man with blood cocktails, an ode to hipsterism through the ages, a mainline shot of cool and a playful tribute to artistic fetishism, Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries.” Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt star in this 2013 nominee for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.

123 minutes; R 

Magnolia at the Modern
May 09, 2014

The Thin Man with blood cocktails, an ode to hipsterism through the ages, a mainline shot of cool and a playful tribute to artistic fetishism, Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries.” Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter. Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt star in this 2013 nominee for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.

123 minutes; R 

Magnolia at the Modern
May 04, 2014

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

A mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later is now considered among the 20th century's greatest photographers. Maier's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.

83 minutes

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