CHICAGO – Mention the name Harry Lennix, and images of his many character roles are bound to emerge – Harold Cooper in the TV series “The Blacklist,” General Swanwick from “Batman v Superman” and Commissioner Blades from Spike Lee’s recent “Chi-Raq.” The deeply knowledgeable Lennix brings his years of dramatic expertise, as he directs the Congo Square Theatre Company’s world premiere stage play “A Small Oak Tree Runs Red.’
Film News: ‘The Godfather’ Will Hit the Big Screen Again in Cinemark Theatres
CHICAGO – Are you a movie buff that considers Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” to be one of greatest movie ever made? Are you too young to have seen it in theaters when it was released in 1972, or missed your chance to see it in theaters? Well, you are in luck my friend, because Cinemark and Paramount Pictures are teaming up to bring “The Godfather” back to the big screen.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic film, Cinemark and Paramount have teamed up to bring the restored version of “The Godfather” to 55 theaters throughout the country on Thursday, March 1, including one theater right here in Chicago. Locally, the film will play at the Cinemark Century Evanston 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
What’s more is Cinemark also plans to show “The Godfather Part II” in theaters on Thursday, April 19. In the span of a month and a half, you can see two Best Picture winners and two of the greatest films ever made on the big screen. Sounds like an offer you can’t refuse.