Bond and Other Spies

Date:
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. There is perhaps no spy as glamorous as Greta Garbo in Mata Hari. Dressed in bejeweled gowns and sparkling capes, and even in nothing but lace and orchids, she proves to be both provocative and brilliant in her role of exotic dancer turned double agent in the thralls of World War II...
Date:
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. In this tense thriller set in World War I, Captain Hardt (Conrad Veidt) is ordered to take his U-boat to Northern Scotland, where he must contact a fellow conspirator and sink the British fleet. The contact, however, turns out to be a beautiful...
Date:
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. In one of the most entertaining classics of all time, Cary Grant is Roger Thornhill, an advertising executive sucked into an intrigue of mistaken identity and shady world of international espionage. The ensuing...
Date:
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. The quintessential study of Watergate-era paranoia, Coppola’s small-scale follow-up to his Godfather triumphs is one of his tightest and most effective films. Gene Hackman gives a compelling performance as a middle-aged surveillance wizard whose resurgent conscience involves him in a murder/conspiracy...
Date:
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. Convicted for killing a cop, Nikita (Anne Parillaud) is given a choice between a death sentence and a contract with the government as an assassin. Soon Nikita is transformed from a junkie street waif into a sexy, sophisticated killing machine, but has second thoughts about her new life when she falls in love with Rico...
Date:
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. With a mix of sly wit and thrilling espionage action, this first film in the legendary James Bond franchise laid the foundation for all that was to follow. A power-hungry scientist named Dr. No is terrorizing Cape Canaveral from his secret base in Jamaica. When the chief of British intelligence on the island disappears...
Date:
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. Though the Bond series would soon evolve into something more like an action franchise than a series of genuine spy thrillers, From Russia with Love represents the purest example of espionage storytelling in the series. 007’s feet are on the ground in Istanbul during the height of the Cold War...
Date:
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
James Bond and Other Spies. Goldfinger represents the moment the Bond series cemented itself as a cultural icon. Featured are all the tropes that would appear consistently throughout the series: a narcissistic super villain, a henchman with whimsical fighting skills (a deadly hat!), a bawdy-named love interest...
Date:
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. Before infamously going to outer space in 1979’s Moonraker, the Bond series went underwater with considerably greater success. Shadowy international league of evildoers SPECTRE launches its latest scheme to extort money from the Western powers, this time...
Date:
Monday, April 18, 2016
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Senior Matinee. Goldfinger represents the moment the Bond series cemented itself as a cultural icon. Featured are all the tropes that would appear consistently throughout the series: a narcissistic super villain, a henchman with whimsical fighting skills (a deadly hat!), a bawdy-named love interest...
Date:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. If Goldfinger defined what a Bond movie should be, You Only Live Twice gloriously stretched that definition to its limits. From the time that 007 emerges from an underwater casket in a perfectly dapper naval uniform, the fifth Bond...
Date:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Bond and Other Spies. Having temporarily retired from the role after You Only Live Twice, Sean Connery returns for the sixth and final time as James Bond 007. The intervening film, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, took a different, more dramatic approach...