Movies

February 2017 Movies Playing on GTCN

The GTCN in-house channels (2.2 and 2.3) present more than 30 films every month. Monthly line-ups feature something for all tastes: recently-released blockbusters, foreign language films, Hollywood classics, fine arts/performance videos, avant-garde cinema, and informational/historical documentaries.

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Allied

In this WWII spy thriller, Canadian airman Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) and French Resistance operative Marianne Beauséjour (Marion Cotillard) pose as a married couple for a dangerous mission in Casablanca. Their cover story soon leads to an actual love affair and their starting a family together, but Max's happiness is shattered when he's told that he must take part in an investigation to determine whether Marianne is a double agent working for the Nazis. Author: Jack Rodgers

American Pastoral

Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut and plays Seymour "Swede" Levov, a former high-school star athlete who seems destined for a charmed life after he inherits his father's business and weds an ex-beauty queen. Years later, with the Vietnam War raging, Levov's perfect world begins to fall apart when his activist daughter commits a heinous act of political terrorism.

Arrival

Denis Villeneuve directed this science-fiction suspense film about Earth's response to a possible alien invasion. After extraterrestrial spacecraft plant themselves at various locations around the globe, a linguist (Amy Adams) and a theoretical physicist (Jeremy Renner) must find a way to communicate with the mysterious visitors in order to learn what they want and whether they pose a threat to humanity. Forest Whitaker and Michael Stuhlbarg co-star. Author: Violet LeVoit

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

After a video of him saving his sergeant's life during a battle in Iraq goes viral, Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn) is invited, along with his squad mates, to return to the States for a promotional tour involving a military celebration during a football game. The experience only makes Lynn feel more alienated from a society that doesn't truly understand or appreciate the sacrifices of its soldiers. By Jack Rodgers

Bleed for This

This sports drama tells the true comeback story of world-champion boxer Vinny "the Pazmanian Devil" Pazienza (Miles Teller). After a horrific car accident, Pazienza is told by his doctors that he might never walk again. Defying their orders, he continues to train as a boxer, returning to the ring and fighting to reclaim his belt only a year later. Written and directed by Ben Younger. Author: Jack Rodgers

Bunyan and Babe

After traveling through a portal near his grandparents' farm, a young boy named Travis (voice of Johnny Orlando) is shocked to meet American folk hero Paul Bunyan (John Goodman) and his pet ox Babe (Jeff Foxworthy). Soon, Bunyan and Babe decide to explore the real world, where they help Travis and his family fight back against a greedy real-estate developer (Kelsey Grammer). Author: Jack Rodgers

Christine

This biopic centers on troubled television journalist Christine Chubbuck (Rebecca Hall), who committed suicide live on air during a newscast in 1974. Directed by Antonio Campos.

Desierto

A group of Mexican illegal immigrants attempt to make the journey to America, but they are hunted at the U.S.-Mexico border by a malicious vigilante who plans to kill them for fun. The group's leader (Gael García Bernal) tries to formulate a plan to escape his wrath and turn the tables.

Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson directed this biopic about World War II Army medic Desmond Doss (played here by Andrew Garfield). A conscientious objector who refused to take a life or even carry a weapon, Doss was eventually awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the battlefields of Okinawa. Gibson directs. By Daniel Gelb

Loving

Jeff Nichols (Midnight Special, Mud) wrote and directed this biopic about Virginian interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving (played by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who were sentenced to prison in 1958 for violating the state's laws against miscegenation.

Man Down

A U.S. marine named Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf) returns home from Afghanistan and begins a search for his estranged wife (Kate Mara) and son (Charlie Shotwell). With the help of his best friend and fellow soldier Devin (Jai Courtney), he eventually finds a drifter (Clifton Collins Jr.) who has information about his family's whereabouts. Meanwhile, flashbacks to his time in Afghanistan help piece together the full details of Drummer's life. By Daniel Gelb

Manchester by the Sea

A hardened handyman named Lee (Casey Affleck) returns to his hometown in New England after the death of his brother (Kyle Chandler) to care for his 16-year-old nephew (Lucas Hedges), but his arrival also unearths his checkered past. Soon, Lee comes back into contact with his estranged wife (Michelle Williams) as he deals with life in his tight-knit former community. Kenneth Lonergan directed this family drama. Author: Daniel Gelb

Moonlight

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami

Nocturnal Animals

An art-gallery owner (Amy Adams) reads a novel written by her ex-husband (Jake Gyllenhaal), and becomes greatly disturbed by the possibility that the story was inspired by their marriage and that her safety is in jeopardy. Tom Ford directs. Author: Daniel Gelb

Sophie and the Rising Sun

Sophie, a girl from small-town South Carolina, falls in love with a Japanese gardener in 1941. A wave of misguided patriotism and xenophobia sweeps their community after Pearl Harbor, leaving Sophie with no choice but to risk her life for love. Directed by Maggie Greenwald Mansfield

The 9th Life of Louis Drax

A neurologist (Jamie Dornan) investigates the case of a young boy who has somehow repeatedly cheated death (Aiden Longworth) after the youth survives yet another near-fatal accident on his ninth birthday.

The Edge of Seventeen

A precocious, narcissistic high schooler named Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld) is horrified when her best friend (Haley Lu Richardson) starts dating her impossibly perfect brother (Blake Jenner). Soon, she falls into a downward spiral that forces her to reflect on her cruel, self-centered behavior. Written and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig. Author: Jack Rodgers

The Eyes of My Mother

Francisca (Kika Magalhaes) has been unfazed by death from an early age because her mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, imbued her with a thorough understanding of the human anatomy. When tragedy shatters her family's idyllic life in the countryside, her deep trauma gradually awakens some unique curiosities. As she grows up, her desire to connect with the world around her takes a distinctly dark form.