Cinépolis Handpicked is a carefully-curated weekly alternative programming series that features a wide variety of specialty content, including your favorite classic films, special concert events, documentaries, seasonal favorites, and more.
THE DOORS: BREAK ON THRU - A CELEBRATION OF RAY MANZAREK is a hybrid concert and documentary capturing a 2016 performance in Los Angeles, CA by surviving Doors members John Densmore and Robby Krieger to honor fellow Doors member Ray Manzarek on what would have been his birthday on February 12th.
Wandering into a club one night, John watches singer Esther Hoffman (Barbra Streisand) perform and is smitten. The two begin dating, and soon John lets Esther take the spotlight during his concerts. However, even as Esther finds fame and success with her singing, John continues his downward spiral.
Join Cinépolis Handpicked and GKIDS as we celebrate 35 years of Studio Ghibli! When Satsuki and her sister Mei move with their father to a new home in the countryside, they find country life is not as simple as it seems. They soon discover that the house and nearby woods are full of strange and delightful creatures, including a gigantic but gentle spirit called Totoro, who can only be seen by children. Totoro and his friends introduce the girls to a series of adventures, including a ride aboard the extraordinary Cat Bus.
Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal (Paul Gleason). The disparate group includes rebel John (Judd Nelson), princess Claire (Molly Ringwald), outcast Allison (Ally Sheedy), brainy Brian (Anthony Michael Hall) and Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the jock - each with their own story to tell.
Madonna: Like you've never seen her before. This movie reveals her as she really is, on stage and off -- den mother of her family of dancers, sex goddess to her millions of fans, businesswoman, singer, dancer, the biggest star in the world of music. Join her and experience an intimate backstage look at her "Blonde Ambition" tour. From her hotel room to her dressing room, from her stage show to her boudoir, here is Madonna -- outrageous, hilarious, uninhibited.
A documentary sent IN Moorpark, CA that follows couple are followed through their successes and failures as they their successes and failures as they work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. Over the years, the desolate they purchase begins to thrive and it is transformed.
Grossing the highest box-office of any British film in the US when released in 1975, this "cult classic" comedy from the Monty Python team loosely follows the legend of King Arthur (Graham Chapman), along with his Squire (Terry Gilliam) and his Knights of the Round Table (John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin), as they embark on a fearless quest in search of the elusive HOly Grail. A hysterical, historical tour-de-force from Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones.
Swept off her feel literally by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl, Sophie finds herself on quite the adventure. The vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a curse on on Sophie and turns her into 90-year-old woman. On a quest to break the spell, Sophie climbs aboard Howl's magnificent moving castle and into a new life of wonder and adventure. But as the true power of Howl's wizardry is revealed, Sophie finds herself fighting to protect them both from dangerous war of sorcery that threatens their world.
When a new technologically-superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius the American government thinks an attack is imminent. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it - because the entire Russia naval and air commands are trying to find him, too. The hunt is on!
Considered one of the most important film documentations of the late 1960s counterculture in the United States, this film follows the Woodstock music festival in upstate New York in 1969.