Movie Matinees

Wednesday matinees will continue on January 3 at 1:30 p.m. when we will show the romantic comedy,  Home Again , starring Reese Witherspoon. “A recently separated mother of two daughters has moved from New York to Los Angeles to find a vocation and an escape from a bumpy marriage. She finds her life upended when three young, charismatic filmmakers move into her guesthouse at the encouragement of her ex-actress mother (Candice Bergen). But her unlikely new family and a budding romance come to a crashing halt when her ex-husband (Michael Sheen) shows up, suitcase in hand. And as the synopsis states, ‘A story of love, friendship, the families we create, Home Again is a modern romantic comedy with one very big life lesson: starting over is not for beginners!’” (Rotten Tomatoes)

            On January 10 at 1:30 p.m. we will present Wind River , a chilling thriller that follows a rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) who teams up with a local game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past (Jeremy Renner) to investigate the murder of a local girl on a remote Native American Reservation in the hopes of solving her mysterious death. (—CAF2042 IMDb) This film is rated R.

Victoria and Abdul, the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule,” will be shown on January 17 at 1:30 p.m.  When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

On January 24 at 1:30 p.m. we will present, Atomic Blonde, “a high-stakes, global action-thriller that takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall’s collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron portrays Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that has just killed an undercover agent for reasons unknown. She is ordered to cooperate with Berlin station chief David Percival (James McAvoy of “X-Men”), and the two form an uneasy alliance, unleashing their full arsenal of skills in pursuing a threat that jeopardizes the West’s entire intelligence operation.  This film is rated R.

 

            We will end the month of movies on January 31, also at 1:30 p.m., with All Saints. The film is”based on the inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock (John Corbett), the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all.” (IMDb)

 

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