Home for the Holidays
Originally deemed a box office turkey, director Jodie Foster's under-appreciated and queer-forward feast of holiday high jinx follows recently unemployed art restorer and single mom Claudia (Holly Hunter) home to Baltimore for the holidays. The familial chaos that ensues includes everything from bickering parents, a problematic type-A aunt, a teenage daughter on the brink of womanhood—and the official outing of Claudia's (mostly) unapologetically gay brother, played with precise panache by a baby-faced Robert Downey Jr. Working from a script by W.D. Richter (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Foster's second directorial effort maintains its infectious warmth and undeniable authenticity even throughout its many madcap mishaps. Featuring a terrific supporting ensemble of unsupportive characters including Hollywood stalwarts Anne Bancroft, Geraldine Chaplin, and Charles Durning, and up-and-comers Claire Danes (fresh off My So-Called Life) and Dylan McDermott.
Venue: Quad Cinema
34 West 13th Street
What do you think?
Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther at St. John's Recreation Center in St. John's Park
Wed | 3:30 pm–5:45 pm
oin NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! Black Panther Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, this mega-blockbuster follow...
El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba at Repertorio Espanol
Thu | 11AM
By Gabriel García Márquez | Adapted and Directed by Jorge Alí Triana Premium seats available. Running time: 1 hr 30 min. Photos by Michael Palma. Recommended for general audiences "This is a soli...
Filmmaking Workshop: Scene Production at Lower Manhattan
- Feb 27 Tue | 6PM –9PM
This intensive hands-on workshop will give you the information and skills you need to create quality narrative content. You will rotate among crew positions and collaborate with others on a profession...