THE CATLOW

MOVIE THEATER

116 W. Main Street

Barrington, Illinois

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An Alfonso Iannelli Designed Landmark

Listed on The National Register Of Historic Places

Established 1927

Theater Amenities:

Digital Projection

Digital 7.1 Surround Sound

New Matte White Screen

New Comfortable Seating

Listening Devices

Caption Reader Device

Handicap Access

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Now Showing:

The Big Short

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SHOWTIMES

 

Friday & Saturday

5:10 & 8:00 PM

 

 Sunday thru Thursday

7:00 PM

 

General Admission:

$7.00

 

Bargain Matinee Shows:

Friday & Saturday

Before 6:00 PM

$6.00

 

Senior Mondays:

60 yrs. and over - $6.00

Cast:

Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling,

Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater,

John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong,

Marisa Tomei

 

Director:

Adam McKay

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

R for pervasive language and some

sexuality/nudity.

 

Runtime:

2 hours 10 minutes

 

Synopsis:

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball), and directed by Adam Mckay (Anchorman, Step Brothers).

 

THE BIG SHORT

Nominated for 5 Academy Awards including:
Best Picture,
Best Director
Best Supporting Actor

 

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We now have Catlow Theater and Boloney's Sandwich Shop gift mugs available for sale. You can pick them up during your next visit to the theater or, during the daytime at Boloney's.

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These are great gifts for your favorite movie lover, you simply decide how much to give. Redeemable for both movie admissions and concession stand purchases. No expiration date and cards can be reloaded with additional funds at any time. Available at The Catow box office.

Oscar-Nominated Short Films Festival

 

Next up, the 4th Annual Oscar-Nominated Short Films Festival

presented by The Barrington Cultural Commission & The Catlow Theater.

 

Event Dates: Saturday February  20TH & 27th

Showtime: 12pm to 4pm

 

For Title information and Content warning,

go to: OSCAR SHORTS - 2016

 

General Admission Tickets: $10.00

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Please, NO REFUNDS OR RETURNED TICKETS AFTER FEBRUARY 15th.

 

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Help Choose Our Next Feature

 

Here's how the selection process works for upcoming features at The Catlow: We choose a handful of movies that we think might interest you. You can scan over the titles, view the included movie trailers and vote for your favorite titles. We normally pick the titles with the most votes. The titles with the least votes are replaced with newer titles, so check back often.

 

The Catlow is your theater. You tell us what you want to see and we'll try our hardest to get it booked here. You can also help us add other titles to the list. Simply send in your votes by filling out the 'Vote For Movies' form at the end of this section.

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The Danish Girl

 

Cast:

Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Ben Whishaw,

Sebastian Koch, Amber Heard,

Matthias Schoenaerts

 

Director:

Tom Hooper

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and

action, and for some thematic material.

 

Runtime:

2 hours

 

Synopsis:

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne [“The Theory of Everything”] and Alicia Vikander [“Ex Machina”]), directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (“The King’s Speech,” “Les Misérables”). Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Joy

 

Cast:

Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Edgar

Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen,

Isabella Rossellini, Elisabeth Röhm,

Bradley Cooper

 

Director:

David O. Russell

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for brief strong language.

 

Runtime:

2 hours

 

Synopsis:

JOY is the wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce.

 

Allies become adversaries and adversaries become allies, both inside and outside the family, as Joy’s inner life and fierce imagination carry her through the storm she faces. Jennifer Lawrence stars with Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Isabella Rossellini, Diane Ladd, and Virginia Madsen. Like David O. Russell’s previous films, Joy defies genre to tell a story of family, loyalty, and love.

 

Hail, Caesar!

 

Cast:

Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum

 

Director:

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

 

Genre:

Comedy

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for some suggestive content and smoking.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 40 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Four-time Oscar©-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo) write and direct Hail, Caesar!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and Channing Tatum, Hail, Caesar! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.

Youth

 

Cast:

Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz,

Paul Dano, Jane Fonda

 

Director:

Paolo Sorrentino

 

Genre:

Comedy, Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for some intense violence, thematic

elements, brief strong language and partial nudity.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 58 minutes

 

Synopsis:

From Paolo Sorrentino, the internationally renowned writer and director of Italy’s Oscar-winning foreign language film The Great Beauty, comes YOUTH—a poignant tale of how we each find our own passion in life. Starring Academy Award winner Michael Caine as Fred and Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel as Mick, YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement.

 

While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz), Mick is intent on finishing the screenplay for what may be his last important film for his muse Brenda (Academy Award winner Jane Fonda). And where will inspiration lead their younger friend Jimmy (Paul Dano), an actor grasping to make sense of his next performance?

The Revenant

 

Cast:

Leonardo Dicaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall

Gleeson, Will Poulter, Lukas Haas

 

Director:

Alejandro G. Iñárritu

 

Genre:

Drama, Western

 

MPAA Rating:

R for strong frontier combat and violence

including gory images, a sexual assault,

language and brief nudity.

 

Runtime:

2 hours 36 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT captures one man's epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

 

In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

45 Years

 

Cast:

Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay, Geraldine James, Dolly Wells, Richard Cunningham, Hannah Chalmers, Rufus Wright, David Sibley, Sam Alexander, Michelle Finch,

 

Director:

Andrew Haigh

 

Genre:

Drama, Romance, Foreign

 

MPAA Rating:

R for language and brief sexuality.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 33 minutes

 

Synopsis:

There is just one week until Kate Mercer's forty-fifth wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time the party is upon them, five days later, there may not be a marriage left to celebrate.

Room

 

Cast:

Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, William H. Macy,

Joan Allen, Megan Park, Amanda Brugel,

Sean Bridgers

 

Director:

Lenny Abrahamson

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

R for language.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 53 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional,    Room    is a unique and unexpectedly tender exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child under the most harrowing of circumstances. Based on the award-winning global bestseller by Emma Donoghue,    Room    tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5 year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted Ma.

 

Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. Their life, however, is anything but typical-they are trapped-confined to a windowless, 10-by-10-foot space.

 

Even in this treacherous environment, Ma ensures Jack is living a complete and fulfilling life. But as Jack's curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma's resilience reaches its breaking point, they decide to enact a risky plan to escape...

Carol

 

Cast:

Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler,

Jake Lacy, Sarah Paulson

 

Director:

Todd Haynes

 

Genre:

Science Fiction & Fantasy

 

MPAA Rating:

R for a scene of sexuality/nudity and

brief language.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 58 minutes

 

Synopsis:

In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change.

 

A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage.

Tumbledown

 

Cast:

Rebecca Hall, Jason Sudeikis, Blythe Danner, Joe Manganiello, Dianna Agron, Griffin Dunne, Richard Masur

 

Director:

Sean Mewshaw

 

Genre:

Comedy

 

MPAA Rating:

R for a sex scene.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 45 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Pop culture scholar Andrew (Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely pair strike a deal to co-write a biography, Andrew finds himself clashing with a cast of locals, including Hannah’s hunky suitor (Joe Manganiello), and her loving but defensive parents (Blythe Danner, Richard Masur).

 

When Hannah and Andrew's stormy partnership blossoms into an unexpected connection, they face the possibility that the next chapter in their lives may involve each other. Dianna Aragon and Griffin Dunne costar in this startlingly funny and sweetly romantic tale of moving on and finding love in the unlikeliest of places.

The Lady In The Van

 

Cast:

Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent, Frances De La Tour, Roger Allam

 

Director:

Nicholas Hytner

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for a brief unsettling image.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 44 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Alan Bennett's story is based on the true story of Miss Shepherd (played by a magnificent Maggie Smith), a woman of uncertain origins who    temporarily    parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favor becomes a relationship that will change both their lives.

 

Filmed on the street and in the house where Bennett and Miss Shepherd lived all those years, acclaimed director Nicholas Hytner reunites with iconic writer Alan Bennett (The Madness of King George, The History Boys) to bring this rare and touching portrait to the screen.

Concussion

 

Cast:

Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Arliss Howard, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

 

Director:

Peter Landesman

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for thematic material including some disturbing images, and language.

 

Runtime:

2 hours 3 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world..

The Hateful Eight

 

Cast:

Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer

Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth,

Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Demian Bichir

 

Director:

Quentin Tarantino

 

Genre:

Western, Comedy, Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

R for strong bloody violence, a scene of

violent sexual content, language and

some graphic nudity.

 

Runtime:

3 hours 2 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive Daisy Domergue, race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as    The Hangman,    will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren, a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix, a southern renegade who claims to be the town's new Sheriff.

 

Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie's Haberdashery, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie's, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. Bob, who's taking care of Minnie's while she's visiting her mother, is holed up with Oswaldo Mobray, the hangman of Red Rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage (Madsen), and Confederate General Sanford Smithers. As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all...

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