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Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
From big budget studio films to small, independent gems, from heartbreaking documentaries to sweeping musicals, this was a year when many critics not only had top 10 lists, but top 20, and another list for their favorite documentaries. Hooray for Hollywood! Time-permitting, a casual, audienceled discussion follows each film.
Friday, June 21, 2 & 6:30 PM
Ang Lee adapts Yann Martel’s contemplative novel with inspired narrative charms and stunning visuals (originally presented in 3-D). The film explores our need to tell tales; its dual ending challenges each viewer’s perceptions of this harrowing tale of survival against all odds (Winner: Best Cinematography, Visual Effects, Original Score, and Director).
Friday, July 19, 2 & 6:30 PM
Family dysfunction, football madness, romantic obsession, and mental illness meld together in this charming comedy that manages to avoid predictability at every turn (Winner Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence).
Friday, July 26, 2 & 6:30 PM
Singer-songwriter Rodriquez fades into obscurity from the verge of stardom without bitterness and rises from the ashes to a new found celebrity with grace and humility. The soundtrack of Rodriquez’s life is the true star of this inspiring documentary (Winner: Best Documentary Feature).
Friday, August 16, 2 & 6:30 PM
Billed as “the story of history’s greatest manhunt for the world’s most dangerous man,” the film is a dramatic account of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden and his May 2011 death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6. (Nominated: Five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Original Screenplay).
We have it all—comedy, action, music—experience these audience favorites. Enjoy the magic of the movies on a lazy summer Sunday.
Sunday, June 9, 1:30 PM
Bond is back! A stylish, exciting action thriller that qualifies as one of the best 007 films to date. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Bond series that began with Dr. No in 1962.
Sunday, July 14, 1:30 PM
A riveting story of broken dreams, unrequited love, sacrifice, and redemption set in 19th Century France. This Oscar-winning musical is a definite must-see on Bastille Day.
Sunday, August 4, 1:30 PM
An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility, The Intouchables has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe. English sub-titles.