Coming Soon To The Drexel

Second Saturday Family Film: Rio (2011) (G)

Runtime: 1:36

Saturday, October 10 @ 10:00 am

Starting in October, the Drexel will be hosting Second Saturday Family Films. Screenings will be at 10:00 am each second Saturday of the month.

October's film is the animated smash hit Rio. When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha

This film will have Drexel Family Film Admission:
FREE 2 & under
$3 Kids
$5 Adults
FREE Drexel Members
$10 maximum per family

Freeheld (PG-13)

Runtime: 1:43

Opens Friday, October 16

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carrell
Directed by: Peter Sollett

Visit the film's website here.

Coming Home (PG-13)

Runtime: 1:49

Opens Friday, October 16

Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him.

Starring: Li Gong, Daoming Chen, Huiwen Zhang
Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Visit the film's website here.

Latino Film Fest: SPARE PARTS (PG-13)

Runtime: 1:54

Saturday, Oct. 24 @ 10:00 am

The opening film of the Drexel's first LATINO FILM FEST, Oct 24-25:

SPARE PARTS is a true life story about four Hispanic high school students who form a robotics club under the leadership of their school's newest teacher, Fredi. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT. On their journey, they learn not only how to build a robot- they learn to build a bond that will last a lifetime.

Starring: George Lopez, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Lee Curtis, Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega, Aubrey K. Miller
Directed by: Sean McNamara

Visit the film's Facebook page here.

This film will have Drexel Family Film Admission:
FREE 2 & under
$3 Kids
$5 Adults
FREE Drexel Members
$10 maximum per family

Burnt (NR)

Runtime: TBA

Opens Friday, October 30

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy
Directed by: John Wells

Visit the film's website here.

Truth (R)

Runtime: 2:01

Opens Friday, October 30

Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.

Starring: Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Elisabeth Moss
Directed by: James Vanderbilt

Visit the film's website here.

Room (R)

Runtime: 1:58

Opens Friday, November 13

After 5-year old Jack and his Ma escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world.

Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen
Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson

Visit the film's website here.

Labyrinth of Lies (R)

Runtime: 2:04

Opens Friday, November 13

A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II.

Starring: Andre Szymanski, Alexander Fehling, Friederike Becht
Directed by: Giulio Ricciarelli

Visit the film's website here.

Suffragette (PG-13)

Runtime: 1:46

Opens Friday, November 20

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep
Directed by: Sarah Gavron

Visit the film's website here.

Brooklyn (PG-13)

Runtime: 1:51

Opens Wednesday, November 25

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen
Directed by: Paul Weitz

Visit the film's website here.

I Saw the Light (NR)

Runtime: 2:03

Opens Friday, December 11

Directed, written, and produced by Marc Abraham, I Saw the Light is the biography of country singing legend Hank Williams. It is based on the book Hank Williams: The Biography by Colin Escott, George Merritt, and William (Bill) MacEwen.

Starring: Tom HIddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, David Krumholtz
Written and directed by: Marc Abraham

Visit the film's website here.