She’s Not Monstrous, She’s My Sister: Sisterhood in Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body

| Celia Mattison | Watch Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body at the Trylon from Friday, October 15 to Sunday, October 17. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. Name some famous brothers. Romulus and Remus, Cain and Abel, the Grimms, the Wrights, the Marxs. In modern...

Where Art Thou, Mr. Beardsley?

| Alisha Robberstad | Squirm screens at the Trylon from Sunday, October 3 to Tuesday, October 5. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. I watched a lot of network television as a kid, including Fear Factor, where contestants were made to eat a variety of...

Mikey and Nicky: The Life of a Film

| Daniel Eckman-Thomas | Mickey and Nickey screens at the Trylon from Sunday, September 26 to Tuesday, September 28. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. On the third floor of the Minneapolis Central Library, in the American Literature block (more precisely, PS3573.I455.2011, for those in...
She’s Not Monstrous, She’s My Sister: Sisterhood in Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body

She’s Not Monstrous, She’s My Sister: Sisterhood in Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body

| Celia Mattison | Watch Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body at the Trylon from Friday, October 15 to Sunday, October 17. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. Name some famous brothers. Romulus and Remus, Cain and Abel, the Grimms, the Wrights, the Marxs. In modern...
Where Art Thou, Mr. Beardsley?

Where Art Thou, Mr. Beardsley?

| Alisha Robberstad | Squirm screens at the Trylon from Sunday, October 3 to Tuesday, October 5. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. I watched a lot of network television as a kid, including Fear Factor, where contestants were made to eat a variety of...
Mikey and Nicky: The Life of a Film

Mikey and Nicky: The Life of a Film

| Daniel Eckman-Thomas | Mickey and Nickey screens at the Trylon from Sunday, September 26 to Tuesday, September 28. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. On the third floor of the Minneapolis Central Library, in the American Literature block (more precisely, PS3573.I455.2011, for those in...
Sherlock Jr: My Favorite Film to Watch with Others

Sherlock Jr: My Favorite Film to Watch with Others

| Ryan Sanderson | Sherlock Jr. screens with Rumble in the Bronx at the Trylon from Friday, September 24 to Sunday, September 26. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. Perhaps you know someone who is resistant to films outside their comfort zone: someone who says...
Jackie Chan: No poor man’s hero

Jackie Chan: No poor man’s hero

| Maria Gomez | Rumble in the Bronx screens with Sherlock Jr. at the Trylon from Friday, September 24 to Sunday, September 26. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. At a certain age, most of us have had the experience where you sit back,...
Toxic Husbands

Toxic Husbands

| Matt Levine | Husbands screens on 35mm at the Trylon from Sunday, September 19 to Tuesday, September 21. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. Husbands zeroes in on the real state of love and sex in our time… Cassavetes, Gazzara, et al., I...
Drunken Master 2: Jackie Chan’s Farewell to Hong Kong

Drunken Master 2: Jackie Chan’s Farewell to Hong Kong

| Alex Kies | Drunken Master 2 screens on 35mm at the Trylon from Friday, September 10 to Sunday, September 12. For more information and tickets, visit trylon.org. Drunken Master 2 is one of the last classic traditional kung fu films the Hong Kong studio system produced. It’s a mishmash...
WINGS OF DESIRE Is My Secular Religion: Berlin’s Rebel Angels, Peter Falk, and Nick Cave in the Postmodern Muck

WINGS OF DESIRE Is My Secular Religion: Berlin’s Rebel Angels, Peter Falk, and Nick Cave in the Postmodern Muck

| Casey Jarrin | Why am I me and why not you? Why am I here and why not there? – Wings of Desire opening voiceover Here was one room; there another. Did religion solve that, or love? – Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway I can’t see you but I know...
Second Careers and Sad-Sack Affairs: Existential Aging in Arthur Penn’s Night Moves

Second Careers and Sad-Sack Affairs: Existential Aging in Arthur Penn’s Night Moves

|Chris Polley| Night Moves screens at the Trylon Cinema as part of the Florida Noir series from August 13 to 17. For more information and tickets, please visit the Trylon’s website at trylon.org. “How I hate these goddamn machines,” a disembodied voice speaks from the answering machine on the desk...
Safe

Safe

| Dave Gomshay | Safe screens at the Trylon Cinema on Thursday, April 29 at 7 pm. Chosen by long-time Trylon volunteer Dave Gomshay, the film is part of our Volunteer Programmers series. To purchase tickets or learn more about this screening, visit our website at trylon.org. Safe had a...
A Note on Jocelyne Saab and Screening Violence

A Note on Jocelyne Saab and Screening Violence

|Michelle Baroody| On January 7, 2019, Lebanon lost a pioneering filmmaker, journalist, photographer, artist, and political thinker with the passing of Jocelyne Saab. Saab was born in Beirut on April 30, 1948, in the wake of the Second World War, when the Levant underwent numerous changes: Syria and Lebanon became...
Playtime

Playtime

|Tom Schroeder| If one considers a movie as a window opening upon a discrete panorama of life, then Jacques Tati created perhaps the most wonderfully compelling view I know in his 1967 masterpiece Playtime.  He built“Tativille,” a small facsimile of modern Paris on the outskirts of actual Paris, in which...