Presented by Filmwax, 'Movie Night at Franklin Park' continues with Filmmaker Magazine contributor, Brandon Harris' REDLEGS.
2012. 68 minutes. Presented in Blu-ray. Unrated.
We seat a 7:30 to give folks a chance to order their food and to begin enjoying the $4 pints! The bar is open throughout and a server will be able to take your order while you enjoy the film.
SYNOPSIS: old friends reunite to attend a funeral in their malaise ridden hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio after a mysterious murder. Mourning their incomprehensible loss, Marco, Aaron and Wilbur chase the ghosts of their shared past as they spiral out of boyhood and into a weekend of misplaced grief, unquestioned privilege and masculine bravado, one which will force them to come to terms with their capability of betrayal and desire for revenge.
"[CRITICS' PICK!] A riveting portrait of young men in shock and in mourning as the tragedy stirs feelings that have long lain dormant... dives into shared grief with candor and a refreshing curiosity."
- Jeannette Catsoulis, THE NEW YORK TIMES
"I've watched REDLEGS twice and its raw power remains undiminished even the second time around... The authenticity of the performances is the most exciting I've seen since Cassavetes' debut."
- Terry McMahon, director of CHARLIE CASANOVA (SXSW 2011)
"REDLEGS is as much about directionless, confused young adults and class/race as it is about the city itself, with the filmmaker fixing a keen eye on the environment that houses his characters... You can also see some early Mike Nichols lurking within, showing the director as someone who can cull engaging, slice-of-life conversation from his actors without getting bogged down by forced dialogue."
- Christopher Bell, THE PLAYLIST