A brief rundown of what’s happening at Circle Cinema
Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in “On the Basis of Sex”
OPENING JANUARY 4
From Academy Award-winning director Alfonso Cuarón (“Gravity”), this intimate epic about a Mexican housekeeper in early 1970s Mexico City has won numerous year-end critics group awards, including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actress Yalitza Aparicio from the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. The Circle is host to Tulsa’s exclusive theatrical run for this major Oscar contender. Rated R.
OPENING JANUARY 11
On the Basis of Sex
Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”) stars in this biopic about the early career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Nearly 50 years ago as a young lawyer, Ginsburg brought a groundbreaking case of gender discrimination before the Supreme Court. Rated PG-13.
Kick off the Oscar season with this first-ever Best Picture winner from 90 years ago. A big budget action drama of its day, “Wings” boasts groundbreaking aerial dogfight footage in this World War I epic. It screens for a special Saturday night event. Cast includes silent-era starlet Clara Bow and a young Gary Cooper. (Sat. Jan. 5, 7 p.m.)
Golden Globe Awards
Annual Golden Globe Awards viewing party. Theatre Tulsa’s Jarod Kopp hosts, with trivia and prizes during commercial breaks. Red Carpet arrival begins at 6 p.m. $5 tickets (Circle Cinema members FREE). (Sun. Jan. 6, 6 p.m.)
Ella Cinders (1927)
Second Saturday Silents presents silent era movie star Coleen Moore in this retelling of the Cinderella fairy tale. Bill Rowland accompanies on the Circle’s 90-year-old pipe organ. $5 admission; $2 for 16 & under. (Sat. Jan. 12, 11 a.m.)
NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
Simon Russell Beale stars in this new London stage production of William Shakespeare’s play about the reckless and vain king. (Thu. Jan. 17, 6 p.m.)