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Wednesday Night @ The Movies

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics.

November 3 - PUZZLE
From the producers of Little Miss Sunshine, Puzzle is the story of Agnes who is taken for granted as a suburban mother — but discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which unexpectedly draws her into a new world where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined. Starring Kelly Macdonald and Irrfan Khan.
Rated PG 2 hours 8 minutes

November 10 - UNDER THE SAND
For many years, Marie and Jean have happily spent their vacation together in the Landes region of western France. But this summer, while Marie naps on the beach, her husband goes swimming and vanishes without a trace. Tenaciously and disquietingly, Marie keeps the memory of her husband alive, often speaking of him as though he never disappeared. This is an offbeat study of grieving starring acclaimed British actress Charlotte Rampling. Received 93% Rotten Tomatoes score!
Not Rated 1 hour 36 minutes

November 17 - THE WAR WITH GRANDPA
In this fun comedy, Peter and his grandpa (Robert DeNiro) used to be very close but when Grandpa Jack moves in with the family, Peter is forced to give up his most prized possession: his bedroom. Peter will stop at nothing to get his room back, scheming with friends to devise pranks to drive him out. However, grandpa doesn’t give up easily, and it turns into an all-out war between the two. Also starring Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken and Jane Seymour. Rated PG 1 hour 38 minutes

December 1 - TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
This documentary, starring Toni Morrison and Oprah Winfrey, is an artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller. It also examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career as told by this famous author, her friends and colleagues.Rated PG13 2 hours

December 8 - NEWS OF THE WORLD
Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Kidd (Tom Hanks), a veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe. On the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a 10-year-old taken in by the Kowa people six years earlier and raised as one of their own. Johanna, hostile to a world she’s never experienced,is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will. Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles, the two face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home. Rated PG13 1 hour 58 minutes

December 15 - PINOCCHIO
Shot in stunning Italian locations, Matteo Garrone’s rich world of mystery and wonder stars Academy Award winning actor Roberto Benigni as Geppetto, the old woodcarver whose puppet creation, Pinocchio tumbles from one misadventure to another as he is tricked, kidnapped and chased by bandits through a wonderful world full of imaginative creatures – from the belly of a giant fish, to the Land of Toys and the Field of Miracles. Rated PG13 2 hours 5 minutes

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