Adult: $10.50 | Senior (60 and over): $8.00 | Child (12 and under) - $8.00

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Cake

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Cake

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Claire Bennett is in pain. Her physical pain is evident in the scars that line her body and the way she carries herself, wincing with each tentative step. She’s no good at hiding her emotional pain either. Blunt to the point of searing insult, Claire’s anger seethes out of her with nearly every interaction. She has driven away her husband, her friends — even her chronic-pain support group has kicked her out. The only one left in Claire’s otherwise solitary existence is her housekeeper-cum-caretaker, Silvana, who barely tolerates her boss’ need for liquor and prescription pills. But the suicide of Nina , one of Claire’s fellow chronic-pain group members, prompts another fixation. In pursuing questions about the death of a woman she barely knew, Claire explores the boundaries between life and death, abandonment and heartbreak, danger and salvation. As she inserts herself into the lives of Nina’s husband and the son Nina left behind, Claire just might find salvation.

Starring:  Jennifer Aniston, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Adriana Barraza, Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington

Runtime:  1 hr. 38 mins.

Rating:  14A

Genre:  Drama

Showing:

Wednesday, March 25 @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 26 @ 7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 27 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 28 @ 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 31 @ 7:30 p.m.

Matinees:

Wednesday, March 25 @ 2 p.m.

Saturday, March 28 @ 2 p.m.

The Wrecking Crew

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The Wrecking Crew

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What the Funk Brothers did for Motown...The Wrecking Crew did, only bigger, for the West Coast Sound. Six years in a row in the 1960's and early 1970's, the Grammy for "Record of the Year" went to Wrecking Crew recordings. And now, THE WRECKING CREW tells the story in pictures and that oh, so glorious sound. The favorite songs of a generation are all here, presented by the people who made them for you. THE WRECKING CREW is a documentary film produced and directed by Denny Tedesco, son of legendary late Wrecking Crew guitarist Tommy Tedesco. The film tells the story of the unsung musicians that provided the backbeat, the bottom and the swinging melody that drove many of the number one hits of the 1960's. It didn't matter if it was Nat "King" Cole, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, The Monkees, The Byrds or The Beach Boys, these dedicated musicians brought the flair and musicianship that made the American "west coast sound" a dominant cultural force around the world. The film is a fun and moving tribute from Denny to his father and to the music, the times and to the secret star-making machine known only as "The Wrecking Crew". 

Runtime: 1 hr. 41 mins.
Rating: PG
Genre: Documentary/Music

Showing:
Thursday, April 2 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 4 @ 7:30 p.m.

Matinee:
Saturday, April 4 @ 2 p.m.

Miss Julie

Miss Julie A Film by Liv Ullmann

Miss Julie

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Miss Julie depicts a fierce battle between a man and a woman, a struggle for power and dominance enacted through a cruel and compulsive game of seduction and repulsion. A country estate in Ireland in 1880s. Over the course of one midsummer night, in an atmosphere of wild revelry and loosened social constraints, Miss Julie and John, her father’s valet, dance and drink, charm and manipulate each other. She, all hauteur longing for abasement he, polished but coarse – both united in mutual loathing and attraction. By turns seductive and bullying, savage and tender, their intimacy leads to desperate plans and vision of a life together… Unsure if the morning brings hope or hopelessness, Julie and John find their escape in a final act as sublime and horrific as anything in Greek tragedy.
 
Starring:  Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton
Runtime:  2 hrs. 13 mins.
Rating:  PG
Genre:  Drama
 
Showing:
Tuesday,  April 7 @ 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 8 @ 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 9 @ 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 10 @ 7:30 p.m.
 
Matinee:
Wednesday, April 8 @ 2 p.m.

Quinte Film Alternative

The Empire Theatre is the home of the Quinte Film Alternative. 

QFA films run every second Wednesday. All screenings are at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Evening shows cost $11.00 and matinee’s are $9.00 general admission. Student tickets are $5.50. Please visit www.quintefilmalternative.ca for more information and membership details.

Upcoming Films:

February 18 – Whiplash
March 4 – Two Days, One Night
March 18 – The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared
April 1 – Ally Was Screaming

For More information on these films and the QFA Click Here!