Birdman

Drama/Comedy; Rated R; 119min; 2014. 

An actor (Michael Keaton)—famous for portraying an iconic superhero—struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

“The director’s surrealist portrait of modern times and the cult of …

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Whiplash

Drama; Rated R; 107min; 2014. STARRING J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller.

Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, …

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The Way He Looks

Drama/Romance; Rated NR; 95min; 2014. 

Leo is a blind teenager who’s fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school …

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A Film About Coffee

Documentary; A Special Screening – Presented by The Asbury Park Film Initiative, Cafe Volan & The ShowRoom Cinema. 

“A Film About Coffee” is a love letter to, and meditation on, specialty coffee. It examines what it takes, and what it means, for coffee to be defined as “specialty.” The film whisks audiences on a trip …

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The Theory of Everything

Drama/Biography; Rated PG13; 123min; 2014. 

Starring Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an …

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