It’s Best Picture week at RFC! Both Whiplash and Boyhood are nominated for Best Picture, with a combined 11 total nominations between the two films. Join RFC board member Jefferson Hendricks and education director Meghan Hochstetler for a discussion on all things Oscar. Does Whiplash or Boyhood have a chance at a win? Who are the current frontrunners and potential upsets?  If you were an Academy member, who would you be voting for? Come see these Best Picture nominees on Friday, and then head upstairs to our events space for the Talking Pictures cocktail hour. Fill out an Oscar ballot, and you could win a night at the movies on us!

RFC audiences are loving this Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, starring Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now) as a young drummer struggling under the tutelage of a sadistic jazz teacher played by J.K. Simmons (Juno), a performance that has garnered him several trophies and just may earn the Best Supporting Actor honor at the Academy Awards. Drama, 107 min., R.

Praise for Whiplash from RFC moviegoers on Twitter & Facebook
@SonnyKoufax10: One of the best movies of the year! And RFC is the best movie going experience in Shreveport/Bossier!
@zackfink: #WhiplashMovie is one of the best movies I have ever seen. Breathtaking. Thanks @rfcmovies for sharing it with us. #Whiplash
Tina: Wow ... the jazz dinner was fab and Whiplash is so wonderfully intense. Jut go see it!!!
Alan: Whiplash was worth it! What a movie.
Betty: Whiplash was great! The audience applauded at the end!
Jeremy: Holy cow, saw this intensity last night at the Robinson Film Center - definitely worth checking out.
Pat: Saw it at RFC this weekend - freaking amazing! Telling everyone I know to go see it!
Bonnie: Great movie, but Miles Teller was fabulous! He deserved a nomination, too. Thanks, Robinson Film Center.

JAN. 22 - 5:15PM, 7:30PM
JAN. 23 - 3:00PM, 5:15PM, 7:30PM
JAN. 24 - 3:00PM, 5:15PM, 7:30PM
JAN. 25 - 3:00PM, 5:15PM, 7:30PM
JAN. 27 - 5:15PM, 7:30PM
JAN. 28 - 5:15PM, 7:30PM
JAN. 29 - 5:15PM, 7:30PM

We loved this film so much, we're bringing it back for the RFC audience before the big awards night. This coming-of-age tale from director Richard Linklater (Bernie) was filmed with the same cast over 12 years, following Mason from age 6 to college. The acclaim for this film is overwhelming (check out just a few below). The Academy agrees, nominating the film for 6 Oscars. Drama, 165 min., R.

Critical acclaim for Boyhood
Time Out New York: Unshakable, witty and deeply felt, the film will be paying emotional dividends for a long, long time.
Washington Post: As a film that dares to honor small moments and the life they add up to, Boyhood isn’t just a masterpiece. It’s a miracle.
Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times: Once in a great while I see a movie I know I’ll be listing as one of my all-time favorites for the rest of my days. So it is with this remarkable, unforgettable, elegant epic that is about one family — and millions of families.
Rolling Stone: Want to know what it's like to be in on the discovery of a new American classic? Check out Boyhood. Richard Linklater's coming-of-age tale is the best movie of the year, a four-star game-changer that earns its place in the cultural time capsule.
indieWIRE: Epic in scope yet unassuming throughout, Linklater's incredibly involving chronicle marks an unprecedented achievement in fictional storytelling.
Empire: Linklater’s beautiful film is an extraordinary achievement — tender, funny, wise and wistful, full of warmth and humanity.

JAN. 23 - 3:45PM, 7:00PM
JAN. 24 - 12:35PM, 3:45PM, 7:00PM
JAN. 25 - 3:45PM, 7:00PM
JAN. 27 - 4:30PM, 7:35PM
JAN. 28 - 4:30PM, 7:35PM
JAN. 29 - 4:30PM, 7:35PM


Q&A SCREENING, 6:00 P.M. JAN. 22

See history unfold onscreen as Edward Snowden pulls back the curtain on mass surveillance in this Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary. Join us for a Q&A discussion on what this means for you and the ethics in reporting on whistleblowers with Shreveport Times Executive Editor Alison Bath and Ken McCoy, CTO of Enterprise Computing Services. Documentary, 114 min., R.

JAN. 22 - 3:45PM, 6:00PM with Q&A discussion

Don't miss your chance to see this classic comedy on the big screen (Tuesday's showing was a packed crowd)! Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon star as musicians on the run from mobsters, hiding out in drag and joining an all-girl band featuring Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot. Comedy, 1959, 120 min., NR.

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We've got Boyhood Barbecue in the Bistro. Now try saying that three times fast with a bite of this tasty pulled pork sandwich in your mouth. We know you like dinner with your movie, and nothing goes better with a tale of a boy growing up in Texas than barbecue. We recommend topping it off with coleslaw and washing it down with a beer. Dine in the bistro or theater.

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