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Wednesday Night @ The Movies

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics.

December 21 - THE RUSSIAN FIVE
In the late 1980s, the Detroit Red Wings worked to finally break their decades long Stanley Cup drought by extracting players from the Soviet Union and, in the process, changed the way North American hockey is played. The Russian Five tells the triumphant true tale of the Iron Curtain invasion that led to the Detroit Red Wings’ Stanley Cup glory. Not Rated - 1 hour 42 minutes

With help from her best friend’s (Tyne Daly) granddaughter (Isabella Acres), a smitten woman (Sally Field) concocts schemes to get the attention of a younger co-worker (Max Greenfield) in her office. Rated R 1 hour 30 minutes

January 11 - THE BIG SICK
Kumail is a Pakistani comic, who meets an American graduate student named Emily at one of his stand-up shows. As their relationship blossoms, he soon becomes worried about what his traditional Muslim parents will think of her. When Emily suddenly comes down with an illness that leaves her in a coma, Kumail finds himself developing a bond with her deeply concerned mother and father. Rated R 2 hours

Brad Sexton (Tim Allen) and his wife, Caroline (Kirstie Alley), are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to go on the lam, Brad and Caroline end up in an Amish area of Pennsylvania and decide to pose as members of the religious group to evade the IRS. As the two adapt to the simple Amish lifestyle, they begin to reconnect.
Rated PG13 1 hour 55 minutes

January 25 - THE REWRITE
Once upon a time, screenwriter Keith Michaels (Hugh Grant) was on top of the world — a Golden Globe Award and a hit movie to his name, a beautiful wife and a seemingly inexhaustible supply of wit and charm. But that was fifteen years ago: now, he’s divorced, broke, approaching fifty and hasn’t written a hit fi lm in years. Luckily, his agent has a job for him — a university in the quiet town of Binghamton is looking for someone to teach a course in screenwriting, and with an empty wallet as his motivation, Keith can’t say no. Hoping to give minimal attention to his duties and focus on writing a new script, his attitude slowly begins to turn when he meets
Holly (Marisa Tomei) — a single mum who changes his life in more ways than one. Not Rated 1 hour 47 minutes

February 1 - RUDY
Rudy Ruettiger (Sean Astin) wants to play football at the University of Notre Dame, but has neither the money for tuition nor the grades to qualify for a scholarship. Rudy redoubles his efforts to get out of the steel mill where his father works when his best friend (Christopher Reed) dies in an accident there. Overcoming his dyslexia thanks to his friend and tutor, D-Bob (Jon Favreau), Rudy gains admission to Notre Dame and begins to fight his way onto the school’s fabled football team.
Rated PG 1 hour 56 minutes

February 8 - FATHER STU
When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long moves to Los Angeles to fi nd money and fame. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen, a Sunday school teacher who seems immune to his bad-boy charm. Determined to win her over, the longtime agnostic starts going to church to impress her. However, a motorcycle accident leaves him wondering if he can use his second chance to help others, leading to the surprising realization that he’s meant to be a Catholic priest.
Rated R 2 hours 4 minutes

February 15 - WEST SIDE STORY (2021)
Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fi re between the warring Jets and Sharks — two rival gangs vying for control of the streets. Rated PG 13 2 hours 36 minutes

King Henry VIII (Eric Bana) lacks an heir. Seeing this as an opportunity for personal gain, the Duke of Norfolk (David Morrissey) and Sir Thomas Boleyn (Mark Rylance) persuade Thomas’ daughter Anne (Natalie Portman) to seduce the king. But Henry falls in love with Anne’s sister, Mary (Scarlett Johansson), instead. When Mary becomes pregnant, she’s confined to bed, charging Anne with keeping the king from straying. But the plan backfires when Anne seeks the king’s affections for herself.
Rated PG 13 1 hour 55 minutes

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