Thursday, Sept. 22
After Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is diagnosed with cancer, he struggles to cope with the help of his best friend (Seth Rogen). The film has been billed as a dark comedy, but can a movie about cancer really be funny? Find out for yourself by attending AB Films’ special prescreening of 50/50. To attend, download a pass at www.gofobo.com/rsvp using the event code ABCMU0M8A.
Friday, Sept. 23
7:30 10 12:30
Bridesmaids kicks off AB Films’ “leading ladies”-themed weekend of movies. Saturday Night Live star Kristen Wiig branches out into film for the first time as Annie, who, despite being broke, has agreed to be the maid of honor for her best friend’s wedding. Bridesmaids proves that women can star in a comedy about something other than romance.
Saturday, Sept. 24
8 10 12
Ellen Page stars as Juno, a high school junior who becomes pregnant after an incident in an armchair with her best friend, Paulie Bleeker (Michael Cera). This relentlessly quirky comedy won an Academy Award for best original screenplay and was nominated for best motion picture of the year, best achievement in directing, and best leading actress.
Sunday, Sept. 25
7:30 10 12:30
This 2011 film stars Saoirse Ronan, an Irish actress best known as the young Briony Tallis in Atonement. Hanna (Ronan) is not your normal teenager: She has been raised by her father (Eric Bana), an ex-CIA man, to be the perfect assassin, and when the CIA comes knocking at their door — with choppers and machine guns in tow — Hanna must travel across Europe and Africa to try and find the ruthless intelligence agent (Cate Blanchett) hunting her down.