April 3, 2019 @ 7:15 pm to 10:00 pm
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Presented by Patrick Thompson, Architect at Commonwealth Architects
North by Northwest (1959)
April 10, 2019 @ 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Madison Avenue advertising man Roger Thornhill finds himself thrust into the world of spies when he is mistaken for a man by the name of George Kaplan. Foreign spy Philip Vandamm and his henchman Leonard try to eliminate him but when Thornhill tries to make sense of the case, he is framed for murder. Now on the run from the police, he manages to board the 20th Century Limited bound for Chicago where he meets a beautiful blond, Eve Kendall, who helps him to evade the authorities. His world is turned upside down yet again when he learns that Eve isn’t the innocent bystander he thought she was. Not all is as it seems however, leading to a dramatic rescue and escape at the top of Mt. Rushmore.
Stars Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Presented by Eric Silinsh, Gibson Worsham, Jaclyn Miller & Susan Reed, Architects at Glave & Homes Architecture
Blade Runner (1982)
April 17, 2019 @ 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
In the futuristic year of 2019, Los Angeles has become a dark and depressing metropolis, filled with urban decay. Rick Deckard, an ex-cop, is a “Blade Runner”. Blade runners are people assigned to assassinate “replicants”. The replicants are androids that look like real human beings. When four replicants commit a bloody mutiny on the Off World colony, Deckard is called out of retirement to track down the androids.
Stars Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer and Sean Young
Directed by Ridley Scott
Presented by Anca Lipan AIA Board Member & Rhea George, Executive Director AIA Richmond
The Lego Movie (2014)
April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
An animated film which follows lead character, Emmet a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most “extraordinary person” and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business.
Stars Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks and Craig Berry
Directed by Phil Lord
Commonsense Media Rating 6+
Presented by Mayda Colon, Architect at Gresham Smith & Jonah Margarella, Architect at Baskervill.
Family Classics at The Byrd every Saturday morning include a great movie preceded by a classic Warner Brothers cartoon and Bob Gulledge at the console of the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Sponsored by Capital One.
The Fountainhead (1949)
April 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Individualistic and idealistic architect Howard Roark is expelled from college because his designs fail to fit with existing architectural thinking. He seems unemployable but finally lands a job with like-minded Henry Cameron, however within a few years Cameron drinks himself to death, warning Roark that the same fate awaits unless he compromises his ideals. Roark is determined to retain his artistic integrity at all costs.
Stars Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal and Raymond Massey
Directed by King Vidor
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
April 24, 2019 @ 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.
Stars Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham and Mathieu Amalric
Directed by Wes Anderson
Presented by Phil Miller, Architect at HKS & Nick Cooper, VP & Design Director at HKS