A brief rundown of what’s happening at Circle Cinema
OPENING JANUARY 5
Jessica Chastain stars in Aaron Sorkin’s Golden Globe nominated drama. For a decade, Molly Bloom ran the world’s highest stakes poker game, attracting famous high rollers. Co-starring Oklahoma’s own Samantha Isler. A native Tulsan, Isler will be at pre-show meet & greet on Fri., Jan. 5, starting at 6 p.m. She will introduce the 7 p.m. premiere and talk about her role as the teenage Molly Bloom. Rated R.
OPENING JANUARY 12
A high octane, darkly comic biopic about Tonya Harding, the infamous 1990s Olympic skater accused of having her team rival Nancy Kerrigan knee-capped. Margot Robbie stars as Harding, and Allison Janney plays her profane, acidic mother. Golden Globe nominee for Best Picture and Actress (Musical or Comedy) and Best Female Supporting Performance. Rated R.
75th Golden Globe Awards: Viewing Party
Seth Meyers hosts the 75th Annual Golden Globes, honoring the year’s best in film and television. The Circle’s big screen party will be hosted by Theatre Tulsa’s managing director Jarrod Kopp. Snacks, trivia, and prizes will be included during commercial breaks. Arrive early for 6 p.m. red carpet! This event is free. (Sun. Jan. 7, 7 p.m.)
TimesTalks with James & Dave Franco
Free webcast event. James Franco, actor/director of “The Disaster Artist”, is interviewed along with his brother and co-star Dave Franco. (Wed., Jan. 10, 6:30 p.m.)
D.O.A. (1980) Screened on the day that marks the 40th anniversary of The Sex Pistols performance at Cain’s Ballroom, this newly restored documentary chronicles the rise and fall of the punk movement, with interviews of Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen. Intro by former Cain’s owner Larry Shaeffer. Footage from The Sex Pistol’s Cain’s show and U.S. tour will also be shown. Tickets $10. (Fri. Jan. 12, 8 p.m.)
Sid & Nancy (1986)
New 4K digital print of the biopic about Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious, his heroin addiction, and tragic relationship with girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Starring Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb. (Fri.
& Sat., Jan.12 & 13, 10 p.m.)
The Penalty (1920)
A presentation of Second Saturday Silents. Lon Chaney stars as a criminal mastermind. Now deformed, he seeks vengeance on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs. Accompaniment on the Circle Cinema’s original 1928 pipe organ. Adults $5; Children $2. (Sat., Jan. 13, 11 a.m.)
Seven Chances (1925)
Free special silent film screening. Buster Keaton stars in this comedy about a man who learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries by 7 p.m. that same day. Includes one of Keaton’s most renowned set pieces through the streets of LA. Presented by the Sooner State Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society (Mon., Jan. 15, 7 p.m.)