THE LAST WORD
2017, Bleecker Street, 108 min, USA, Dir: Mark Pellington

Shirley MacLaine is Harriet Lauler, a once successful businesswoman in tight control of every aspect of her life. As she reflects upon her accomplishment, she's suddenly inspired to engage a young local writer, Anne Sherman (Amanda Seyfried), to pen her life's story. When the initial result doesn’t meet Harriet's high expectations, she sets out to reshape the way she is remembered, with Anne dragged along as an unwilling accomplice. As the journey unfolds, the two women develop a unique bond which alters not only Harriet’s legacy, but also Anne’s future.


U2 3D
2008, National Geographic, 85 min, USA, Dir: Catherine Owens, Mark Pellington

This dazzling concert film follows one of the world’s biggest rock bands performing to stadiums full of fans in South America and Australia in 2006 during the Vertigo tour. Along with selections from their then-current album, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, the 14 songs heard here include such U2 classics as “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” “Pride (In the Name of Love)” and “One.” Cutting-edge digital 3-D technology and 18 cameras were used to capture all the excitement from Bono and the band and produce an experience “even better than the real thing.”


I MELT WITH YOU
2011, 116 min, USA, Dir: Mark Pellington

Four friends gather for an annual birthday celebration in Big Sur and come face to face with the hard truths of who they have become.


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