“Command and Control” – Oct 2nd

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Oct 2nd at 7:15p for Command and Control at the Kendall Square Cinema. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

From Robert Kenner, director of the groundbreaking film Food, Inc., comes a high-stakes documentary thrillerbased on Eric Schlosser’s critically-acclaimed book of the same namethat reveals the deadly “human error” that led to a little-known accident at the Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980. The chilling new documentary explores the unlikely chain of events that caused the accident and the feverish efforts to prevent the explosion of a ballistic missile carrying the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by the United Statesa warhead 600 times more powerful than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. A cautionary tale of freak accidents, near misses, human fallibility and extraordinary heroism, Command and Control forces viewers to confront the frightening dilemma that the U.S. has faced since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?

“Ben-Hur (1959) — Dinner Beforehand at 5pm” – Sep 25th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 25th at 7pm for Ben-Hur (1959) — Dinner Beforehand at 5pm at the Somerville Theatre. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

As part of the Somerville’s 70mm & Widescreen festival, a IB Technicolor 35mm print of Ben-Hur!

“When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.”

Note: Because of the late showtime of this film, we will be meeting BEFORE the movie. Meet at 5pm in the park across from the theatre (in front of JP Licks) and we can pick a place to go.

“Tron (in 70mm!) – Dinner beforehand at 6p” – Sep 18th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 18th at 8pm for Tron (in 70mm!) – Dinner beforehand at 6p at the Somerville Theatre. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Note: Because of the late showtime of this film, we will be meeting BEFORE the movie. Meet in the park across from the theatre (in front of JP Licks) and we can pick a place to go.

“A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.”

“Sully” – Sep 11th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 11th at 5:30 for Sully at the AMC Assembly Row 12. Look for Howard wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion. Tom Hanks stars in this portrait of airline pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, which depicts his successful emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River in January 2009. In the aftermath of this unprecedented and heroic feat, the traumatized pilot must endure second-guessing by investigators, the weight of sudden fame, and his own doubts about his actions that fateful day. Note: The host, Howard, will be sitting in Row H.

“Everybody Wants Some!!” – Sep 4th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Sep 4th at 4:30p for Everybody Wants Some!! at the Brattle Theatre. Look for Dan wearing a multicolored shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Linklaters sequel-in-spirit to DAZED & CONFUSED draws on his own experiences of the first week in college. Blake Jenner plays Jake, a freshman pitcher for Texas State, who, along with his fellow baseball teammates, navigates the landscape of unsupervised proto-adulthood that college provides. A throwback to raunchy, 80s teen comedies with a sentimental heart and a soul grounded in reality, EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! is a raucous good time.

“Hell or High Water” – Aug 28th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 28th at 7pm for Hell or High Water at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s farm in West Texas.

“Sausage Party” – Aug 21st

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 21st at 5:30p for Sausage Party at the AMC Assembly Row 12. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

A misplaced sausage (voice of Seth Rogen) and his food friends embark on an existential adventure through the aisles of a massive supermarket in this raunchy animated comedy. While they are initially excited by the prospect of a Fourth of July sale, the perishable pals are soon horrified when they learn the full truth about what happens after they are purchased.

Note: The host will be sitting in Row J

“Black Girl” – Aug 14th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 14th at 7pm for Black Girl at the Brattle Theatre. Look for Dan wearing a multicolored shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

Ousmane Sembene, one of the greatest and most groundbreaking filmmakers who ever lived and the most internationally renowned African director of the twentieth century, made his feature debut in 1966 with the brilliant and stirring BLACK GIRL (La noire de). Sembene, who was also an acclaimed novelist in his native Senegal, transforms a deceptively simple plot about a young Senegalese woman who moves to France to work for a wealthy white couple and finds that life in their small apartment becomes a figurative and literal prison into a complex, layered critique on the lingering colonialist mindset of a supposedly postcolonial world. Featuring a moving central performance by Mbissine Therese Diop, BLACK GIRL is a harrowing human drama as well as a radical political statement and one of the essential films of the 1960s.

“Captain Fantastic” – Aug 7th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Aug 7th at 6:55p for Captain Fantastic at the Kendall Square Cinema. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.