Join us every Tuesday of the month for dinner and Movie Night at Franklin & Company Tavern. We pick each movie based on a theme for the month and pair it with it with specialty made cocktails.
February 2017 – Best Picture Losers
In anticipation of the 89th Academy Awards this February we invite you to watch four films that were nominated but lost the Best Picture category when arguably they should have won. Watch the films and join the discussion!
February 7th – Sunset Blvd.
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
Directed by Billy Wilder USA/1950 , 1h 50 min, Rated PG-13
February 14th – Bonnie & Clyde
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks.
Directed by Arthur Penn USA/1967 1h 51 min, Rated R
February 21st – Taxi Driver
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Director Martin Scorsese USA/1976 1h 53 min/ Rated R
February 28th – L.A. Confidential
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen – one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy – investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Director Curtis Hanson USA/1997 2h 18 min/ Rated R