A brief rundown of what’s happening at Circle Cinema
Emma Stone in “The Favorite”
OPENING DECEMBER 7
Maria by Callas
An intimate documentary of Greek-American opera legend Maria Callas, about her life and work, as told in her own words. Rated PG.
OPENING DECEMBER 14
An acclaimed female cast stars in this dark satire about Queen Anne (Olivia Colman), who ruled England in the early 18th century. The Queen’s closest confidante is Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz), but their friendship is tested by the charms of a new servant (Emma Stone). Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (“The Lobster”), the three female leads are garnering Oscar buzz. Rated R.
At Eternity’s Gate
Willem Dafoe stars in this searing biopic of painter Vincent van Gogh’s final years. Dircected by Julian Schnabel (“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”), Dafoe won the Best Actor prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Rated PG-13.
White Christmas (1954)
The beloved holiday musical classic starring Bing Crosby returns for its popular annual week-long run. Christmas music played on the Circle’s 1928 pipe organ will play before and after special sing-a-long screenings (check with Circle or their website for times and details).
A documentary that tells the story of Tulsa’s Jewish community. (Wed., Dec. 5, 2:10 p.m. & 6 p.m; Thurs., Dec. 6, 11:40 a.m. & 6 p.m.)
NT Live: Antony and Cleopatra
A new theatrical production of Shakespeare’s classic drama of the ill-fated couple, in this tragedy of politics, passion, and power. It stars Oscar-nominees Ralph Fiennes (“Schindler’s List”) and Sophie Okonedo (“Hotel Rwanda”).
(Thurs., Dec. 6, 6 p.m)
Coming To America (1988)
A 30th Anniversary presentation of the Eddie Murphy comedy classic where he and Arsenio Hall play multiple roles. (Fri. & Sat., Dec. 7 & 8, 10 p.m.)
Oliver Twist (1928)
Second Saturday Silents presents this silent era depiction of the Dickens classic about the trials of a young London orphan. Accompaniment by Bill Rowland on the Circle’s original 90-year-old theatre pipe organ. Tickets $5; 16 and under $2. (Sat., Dec. 8, 11 a.m.)
The Room (2003)
The “worst movie ever made” cult hit returns for one late night event. “The Room” is the infamous low budget movie made by the eccentric Tommy Wiseau. It has become popular for its “audience participation” experience. The making of the “The Room” was depicted in the Oscar-nominated biopic “The Disaster Artist” directed by James Franco, who also starred as Wiseau. (Sat., Dec. 15, 10 p.m.)