The Filmosophers Movie Talk

  • Fri
    Dec 05
    12:30 pm -
    1:00 pm
  • Sun
    Dec 07
    11:30 am -
    12:00 pm

Rosewater posterRosewater, Jon Stewart's based-on-fact film comes to the Orpheum this weekend. Starring Gael García Bernal, Rosewater is "a finely wrought, powerful drama that tells the true story of an Iranian-born journalist's imprisonment and torture by the Islamic regime in Iran." - Seattle Times "That the movie is as tense and chilling as it is owes much to first-time director Jon Stewart's keen eye for the way humor surfaces even in the dark places." - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone Do some quick research to read what inspired The Daily Show's Jon Stewart to make his feature film debut. "Stewart's wryly observant qualities as a TV star serve him well in his feature film debut." - Chicago Tribune Also at the Orpheum: Dumb And Dumber To is held over. Find showtimes at

Among the new releases is Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore as a renowned linguistics professor who receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's. Just from what I've read, Moore is my pick to win this year's Oscar for Best Actress. "Thanks to this brave and gutsy actress' overwhelming candor and sincerity, you go away feeling educated, enlightened and more compassionate than you can possibly imagine." - Rex Reed, New York Observer

We also have more impressions of Christopher Nolan's prodigious Interstellar, on the Filmosophers, with Chris Busch & Bruce Miller "where we give our filmosophy of the movies and have filmosophical discussions." Fridays 12:30 pm again Sunday mornings 11:30. "Parents are the ghosts of their children's future. I can't be your ghost anymore Murph. - Interstellar