Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:30pm
Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics. Popcorn is provided. “Dinner and a Movie” are separate entries, please register for those independently.
November 1 - THE BUTLER After leaving the South as a young man and ﬁnding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Cecil has a front-row seat to history and the inner workings of the Oval Ofﬁce. However, his commitment to his “First Family” leads to tension at home, alienating his wife (Oprah Winfrey) and causing conﬂict with his anti-establishment son. Rated PG -13 2 hours 15 minutes
November 8 - GOING IN STYLE Lifelong buddies Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Albert (Alan Arkin) decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three men risk it all by embarking on a daring adventure to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. Rated PG-13 1 hour 36 minutes
November 15 - ESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT Escanaba in da Moonlight is a 2001 movie starring Jeff Daniels. It is a comedy about hunting and hunting traditions and is set and ﬁlmed in the Escanaba, Michigan area. The movie is the ﬁ lm adaptation of the play of the same name, which premiered at Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, Michigan. Rated PG-13 1 hour 32 minutes
November 29 - FUNNY GIRL Dessert (Not Dinner) & A Classic 5:30 pm In this bittersweet, classic musical drama, the vibrant and beautiful young Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand) starts out as a bit player on the New York City vaudeville stage, but works her way up to stardom on Broadway. Valued for her vocal and comedic talents by the renowned theater impresario Florenz Ziegfeld (Walter Pidgeon), Fanny thrives, but her relationship with her suave, imprisoned businessman husband, Nick Arnstein (Omar Sharif), is another story.
December 6 - SAVING MR. BANKS Spurred on by a promise he made to his daughters, Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) embarks on what would become a 20-year quest to obtain the movie rights to “Mary Poppins.” The author, P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson), proves to be an uncompromising curmudgeon who has no intention of letting her beloved characters become mangled in the Hollywood machine. However, when the books stop selling and she ﬁnds herself in need of money, Travers reluctantly agrees to consider Disney’s proposition. Rated PG-13 2 hours 6 minutes
December 13 - WONDER WOMAN Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conﬂict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the ﬁrst time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she ﬁnally discovers her full powers and true destiny. Rated PG-13 2 hours 21 minutes
December 20 - CHRISTMAS VACATION As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark’s employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs. This movie is sure to lift your spirits! Christmas cookies will be served. Rated PG-13 1 hour 37 minutes