SESSION: Monday 11th March at 7:30pm

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

(1971, dir. Robert Altman, w/ Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane)

Set in winter in the Old West. Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. The shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to use her experience to help McCabe run his business, while sharing in the profits. The whorehouse thrives and McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. He refuses, and his decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4444(Astor rating)

Inside Llewyn Davis

(2013, dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, w/ Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Ethan Phillips)

Inside Llewyn Davis will start at approximately 9:56pm, and finish at approximately 11:46pm.

Follow a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles -- some of them of his own making. (IMDB)

FILM INFO rating)