The Old Man & The Gun

Jan 14th, 2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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ONLINE/PHONE SALES CLOSED! LIMITED TICKETS AT DOOR starting 6pm. Look for our table in the lobby of Carnival Cinemas. If you pre-purchased tickets and have not yet picked them up they will be held 'Will Call' at our table in the lobby starting 6pm.

Our first film of the Winter 2019 Reel Movie Mondays season, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN screens January 14, 2019 at Carnival Cinemas

The Old Man & The Gun

Directed by David Lowery, Rated PG
USA | 93 minutes | English, Fox Searchlight Pictures

Tickets are on sale now! Purchase your tickets online, stop by the MAG in person, or give us a call at 403.309.8405. Tickets are $8 each for valid MAG Members, and $10 each for Non-Members, up until 4:30 pm on film nights. Tickets can be purchased at the door on film night for $10 each starting at 6 pm (cash only; no member rate at the door), pending availability. 

About the Film:

Academy Award winners Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek lead an all-star cast, including Danny Glover, Tom Waits, Elisabeth Moss, and Casey Affleck, in director David Lowery’s true-life dramedy about an unrepentant bank robber and jail-breaker determined to live life by his own rules.

Written and directed by David Lowery (A Ghost Story) and featuring magnetic performances from Academy Award winners Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek, The Old Man & The Gun breathes invigorating new life into an old genre.

Based on the true story of career criminal and prison-escape artist Forrest Tucker, the film revives a cinematic tradition of reflecting on America's outlaw fixation while delivering an exhilarating tale of felonious mischief.

Having first been put away at age 15, Forrest (Redford) has spent much of his life in jail and much of his energy breaking out - he successfully escaped incarceration 18 times. Forrest is now in his seventies, free, and living in a retirement community, yet he cannot resist the lure of another bank heist. He assembles a gang who, though armed, rely mainly on creativity and charisma to claim their loot. They are pursued by Detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), whose official duty is galvanized by the purity of his love for the chase. With Redford subtly invoking his own storied resumé as the embodiment of a certain masculine ideal, and a sublime supporting cast that includes Danny Glover, Tom Waits, and Elisabeth Moss, The Old Man & The Gun is both entertaining and elegiac.

Infused with Hollywood's history of outlaw charm, this is the type of glorious bank-robber movie they just don't make anymore.

Principal Cast: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits, Sissy Spacek

 

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