Movie Matinees

December 6, 1:30 p.m. A Family Man

Gerard Butler stars as Dane Jensen, a headhunter whose life revolves around closing deals in his cut-throat job placement firm.  As he gears up for the toughest fight of his career, his 10-year-old son also faces his toughest fight when he is diagnosed with cancer.  Dane’s dream of owning the company clashes with the needs of his family who need him now more than ever.

 

December 13, 1:30 p.m.  The Circle

Amazon calls this film a gripping modern thriller starring Emma Watson (Mae) and Tom Hanks (Eamon Bailey).  Mae lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle.  Mr. Bailey, the company’s founder, encourages her to take part in a groundbreaking experiment.  Before long, her participation in the experiment pushes the boundaries of privacy, and the decisions she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and even humanity.

 

December 20, 1:30 p.m. Queen of  the Desert

This is a biographical story of a woman caught between two worlds.  Nicole Kidman stars as Gertrude Bell who rebels against the stifling rigidity of life at the turn of the century England.  She travels to Tehran and begins a lifelong adventure across the Arab world.  This film was shot on location in Morocco and Jordan and contains outstanding photography.