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Wednesday Night @ The Movies

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics.


August 24 - MOGAMBO
Victor Marswell (Clark Gable) is a big-game hunter in Kenya. After Eloise Kelly (Ava Gardner) is stood up by a friend there, she falls in with Marswell. Shortly hereafter, the Nordleys (Grace Kelly, Donald Sinden) arrive for a gorilla safari. Mrs. Nordley, disillusioned with her husband, takes a liking to Marswell, and
the two have a brief affair. Kelly grows jealous, and the two women engage in a battle of wills over the hunter — while Mr.Nordley remains oblivious to it all.
Rated Passed - 1 hour 56 minutes

August 31 - WE BOUGHT A ZOO
Following his wife’s untimely death, Los Angeles journalist Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon) decides to make a fresh start by quitting his job and moving his children (Colin Ford, Maggie Elizabeth Jones) to an 18-acre property containing the Rosemoor Wildlife Park. Though closed for years, Rosemoor is still home to many animals, cared for by Kelly Foster (Scarlett Johansson)and her small staff. Mee opens his heart and his checkbook as he, Kelly and the others work to renovate and reopen the zoo.
Rated PG - 2 hours 4 minutes

September 7 - MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
During her morning jog on the beach, journalist Theresa Osborne (Robin Wright Penn) discovers a bottle protruding from the sand. Inside it, she finds a heartbreaking, anonymous love letter. After her paper publishes the letter, Osborne tracks down the letter’s reclusive author, world-weary widower Garret Blake (Kevin Costner), in the Carolinas. But, as Osborne finds herself falling hopelessly in love with Blake, she becomes wracked with guilt over the real impetus for her visit. Rated PG 13 - 2 hours 6 minutes

September 14 - IRIS
Filmmaker Albert Maysles pays tribute to nonagenarian Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, longtime interior designer and outspoken champion of eclectic fashion. Rated PG 13 - 1 hour 19 minutes

September 21 - THE BIG YEAR
Three men fi nd that they have come to a turning point. Stu (Steve Martin) faces a late-life crisis, Kenny (Owen Wilson) is in the grip of a midlife crisis, and Brad (Jack Black) is wallowing in a no-life crisis. Determined to kick-start their stagnant lives, Stu, Kenny and Brad decide to enter a prestigious contest. During the course of one calendar year, the three friendly rivals crisscross North America in a quest to count more species of birds than anyone else.Rated PG - 1 hour 40 minutes

September 28 - NOTTINGHILL
William Thacker (Hugh Grant) is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together,they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love.
Rated PG 13 - 2 hours 4 minutes

October 5 - BEST IN SHOW
The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives — the Mayfl ower Dog Show. The canine contestants and their owners are as wondrously diverse as the great country that has bred them. Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara. Rated PG 13 – 1 hour 30 minutes

October 12 - SUNSET BOULEVARD
An aging silent fi lm queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriter’s ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death. Rated Passed - 1 hour 50 minutes

October 19 - JUDY
Thirty years after starring in “The Wizard of Oz,” beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town Nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.Rated PG 13 1hour 58 minutes

October 26 - HOCUS POCUS
Bring your Grandchildren! Costumes encouraged and Halloween Treats will be provided. After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. Rated PG - 1 hour 36 minutes

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