April’s films have one thing in common: everyone has some twisty turn you just didn’t see coming. Here’s a schedule–plan on joining us for some of these during the coming month.
April Fooled Ya!: Great Twist Movies
Friday, April 1: The Others (PG-13, 2001)
A devoutly religious mother of two ailing children moves to a mansion on the English coast, and becomes convinced that the house is haunted.
Monday, April 4: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (NR, 1920)
Two men on a park bench discuss the story of Cesare, a sleep-walking circus performer under the control of the murderous Dr. Caligari. But all is not quite as it seems.
Friday, April 8: Inception (PG-13, 2010)
A skilled thief who steals corporate secrets through dream-sharing technology is given the chance to overturn his fugitive status if he can complete the inverse task of inception—planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Monday, April 11: Deathtrap (PG, 1982)
A Broadway playwright plans a murder to take credit for a student’s script.
Friday, April 15: The Vanishing (NR, 1988)*
*French and Dutch with English subtitles
A young man begins an obsessive search for his girlfriend after she mysteriously disappears during their sunny vacation getaway.
Monday, April 18: The Sting (PG, 1973)
In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.
Friday, April 22: Source Code (PG-13, 2011)
A soldier wakes up in another person’s body and discovers that he is part of an experimental project to find and stop the bomber of a commuter train.
Monday, April 25: Citizen Kane (NR, 1941)
A powerful press magnate dies in his fabulous castle Xanadu after uttering his last word, “Rosebud,” leading a reporter to seek the meaning behind the word and the man’s life.
Friday, April 29: The Illusionist (PG-13, 2006)
The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim captures the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold of Vienna and his beautiful fiancée, who recognizes Eisenheim as a former romantic interest.