Snowpiercer

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2hr 06mins // directed by:Joon-ho Bong // featuring:Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt

Visionary director Bong Joon-Ho (The Host) returns to the big screen with this epic sci-fi thriller, starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton.

It’s been 17 years since we froze the earth. The few remaining humans live on the Snowpiercer, a train on an infinite loop around the globe. For those at the front, it’s a lavish paradise of drugs and sushi in the lap of luxury; for those trapped in the tail section, life is short and cruel.

But change is in the air. Curtis (Chris Evans), desperate to escape the tail of the train, plans an uprising, aided by his mentor Gilliam (John Hurt). What begins as an isolated riot explodes into a mass revolution, an all-or-nothing push to the front of the train, and a war for humanity’s future. Who will live and who will die? How far can they go? Is there hope beyond the frozen wastes?

The Boston Globe 

"One of the very best films of 2014 opens in the Boston area Friday, and you almost didn’t get a chance to see it in a movie theater." - Ty Burr

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The New York Times

"Planetary destruction and human extinction happen a half-dozen times every summer. It's rarely this refreshing, though." - A.O. Scott

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Entertainment Weekly

"Snowpiercer sucks you into its strange, brave new world so completely, it leaves you with the all-too-rare sensation that you've just witnessed something you've never seen before...and need to see again." - Chris Nashawaty

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Salon

"The best action film of 2014, and probably the best film, period." - Andrew O'Hehir 

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