This meetup event has been cancelled because this showing won't be happening at the Hadley Cinemark. I'll still be at the mall at 6:45 pm if anyone still wants to meet for a meal and general movie discussion.
We'll see Her, directed by Spike Jones (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Where the Wild Things Are). Her received 3 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Original Song.
Runtime: 119 min
Rating: R for Language, Brief Graphic Nudity, Sexual Content.
Genre: Comedy drama, Romance Director: Spike Jonze
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara, Chris Pratt, Olivia Wilde, Matt Letscher, Kristen Wiig, Adam Spiegel, Portia Doubleday, Soko, Brian Cox
Synopsis: A sensitive and soulful man earns a living by writing personal letters for other people. Left heartbroken after his marriage ends, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) becomes fascinated with a new operating system which reportedly develops into an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. He starts the program and meets "Samantha" (Scarlett Johansson), whose bright voice reveals a sensitive, playful personality. Though "friends" initially, the relationship soon deepens into love.
Cinemark listing: http://www.cinemark.com/oscar-2014-her
Official website: http://www.herthemovie.com/#/video (click through for trailer)