11
May
2017
Washington
Landmark E Street Cinema
555 11th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC, DC  20004
United States
 
Dear Rotary Movie Fans -- Please join us Thursday, May 11, 2017, for the 23nd Ed O'Brien ROTARY MOVIE NIGHT featuring "Colossal" starring  Anne Hathaway.   
 
Film:    Colossal
                   
Date:     2nd Thursday, May 11, 2017
 
Time:     Meet at 6:30 PM in the lobby pick up tickets; Movie starts at 7:05 PM
 
Where:    Landmark E Street Theatre, 11th & E Streets, NW 
                                METRO:  Metro Center
 
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SUMMARY:  Summary: Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an ordinary woman who, after losing her job and being kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. 
     When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. 
      As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.
      4 stars Rotten Tomatoes.
 
1 hrs, 55 mins
 
CAST:  Anne Hathaway, Dan Stevens, Tim Blake Nelson, Austin Stowell, Jason Sudeikis
 
DIRECTOR:  Nacho Vigalondo
 
 
In this observant, entertaining, wildly imaginative movie, just about everything has more than one meaning.  
 
imageAnne Hornaday, Washington Post.
 
 
The film is at once funny and haunting, a bizarre thrill-ride disguised as an indie drama, and among the most beguiling movies of the year.
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David Sims
The Atlantic
 
“Colossal” wrings a great deal of fun — and also some genuine terror, by no means all of it monster-related — from its blithely bizarre conceit.Full review
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A. O. Scott
The NYTimes
 
A woman finding her inner strength is inspiring. But a woman finding her inner giant monster who kicks butt — that’s just so cool. 
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David Edelstein
Vulture