Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm
Tuesday, June 27: 8:00
Wednesday, June 28-Thursday, June 29: (5:30), 8:00
Friday, June 30-Sunday, July 2: (12:30), 3:00, 5:30, 8:00
Monday, July 3-Thursday, July 6: (5:30), 8:00
A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.Read more
Friday, June 30-Sunday, July 2: (2:15), 4:30, 7:00
Monday, July 3-Thursday, July 6: (4:30), 7:00
Beatriz (Salma Hayek), an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt (John Lithgow) is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide...Read more
'Beatriz at Dinner' is food for thought
• 3½ stars out of four •
The timely comedy “Beatriz at Dinner” questions the truth of the American dream. Working from a screenplay by frequent collaborator Mike White, director Miguel Arteta (“Youth in Revolt”) deftly balances subtle humor with sharp observations about class, wealth and power. And he has the confidence to go with an ending that’s as memorable as it is enigmatic.
In her best role since “Frida” (2002), Hayek is terrific as a woman who finds her values under attack. It’s a performance equally informed by reflection and rage. And Lithgow transcends caricature to portray a borderline sociopath who simply can’t understand why anyone would object to his brutally heartless agenda.
“Beatriz at Dinner” is a meal of a film, with plenty to chew on.
An understated and wonderful St. Louis gem, the Hi-Pointe Theatre was built in 1922 at the incredible intersection of Interstate 64, Clayton Road, Clayton Avenue, McCausland Avenue, Forest Avenue, Oakland Avenue and Skinker Boulevard, today also the home of the world’s largest Amoco sign and just at the southwest corner of Forest Park. Continue Reading