Wednesday, October 17 – 7:30 PM , ADVANCE SCREENING
Double Feature: ALEX CROSS, 2012Summit Entertainment, 101 min. Dir. Rob Cohen. Washington DC detective Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) learns that a family member has been murdered, and vows to find the diabolical serial killer (Matthew Fox), who goes by “Picasso.” Based on the best-selling James Patterson novel Cross. With Giancarlo Esposito. [DCP]
DRAGON: THE BRUCE LEE STORY, 1993, Universal, 120 min. Jason Scott Lee stars as martial arts superstar Bruce Lee, who emigrated to the U.S. and had his first big break being cast as Kato in the “Batman” and “Green Hornet” TV series of the 1960s. Rob Cohen’s kinetic biopic shows Lee wrestling with his inner demons even as he goes on to kick butt in action hits such as FISTS OF FURY and ENTER THE DRAGON, the latter made in same the year as the star’s untimely death at age 32. [35mm] Discussion between films with director Rob Cohen.
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Added by AmericanCinematheque on September 20, 2012