2016 Movies

 

Theme:  LGBT
Jan 14, 2016
American Graffiti (1973)
Director George Lucas creates comedy as he weaves together stories of a group of teenagers struggling with adolescent rites of passage in 1962. Stars  the newcomers Harrison Ford, Richard Dreyfuss, and Ron Howard.
Feb 11, 2016
Wilde (1997)
Playwright Oscar Wilde is featured in this lush historical drama, which follows the larger-than-life personality from his marriage to his wife, Constance, to his complicated affair with a much-younger man, which ultimately led to his downfall.
Mar 10, 2016
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
Narrated by Lily Tomlin, this acclaimed documentary takes its name from Vito Russo’s groundbreaking book. The filmmakers look at the subtext of over 100 Hollywood movies . . . chart the cinematic journey of LG  characters.
Apr 14, 2016
The Danish Girl (2015)
A love story based on the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener.  Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s journey ending finally in transgender surgery.
May 10, 2016
Behind the Candelabra (2013) 
Based on the autobiographical novel by Scott Thorson, the movie recounts the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and  Thorson.
Theme: PSYCHIATRY
Sep 8, 2016
Side Effects (2013)
Emily copes with depression by taking antidepressant meds. But, upon her husband’s prison release, her dire state seems to spiral out of control and she turns to a new medication that alters her life forever.
Oct 13, 2016
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
A criminal (Jack Nicholson) pleads insanity after repeated offenses. Once inside a mental institution, he rebels against an oppressive nurse and rallies the frightened patients.
Nov 10, 2016
The Piano Teacher (2009)
A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher (IMDb).
Dec 8, 2016
A Woman under the Influence (1974)
Nick loves his wife, Mabel, who is mother to their two children. However, her neurotic behavior proves to be a problem in their marriage.

 

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