“….Mr. Strycker has the ability to write about the worlds of man and fowl without simplifying either…. He thinks like a biologist but writes like a poet, and one of the small pleasures of "The Thing With Feathers" is watching him distill empirical research into lyrical imagery….Mr. Strycker's primary contribution to this topic is to remind us that in the world of ornithology, despite any similarities between humans and their winged companions, people remain the oddest birds of all.”
(2004) Starring Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church and Virginia Madsen. Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment, embark on a week long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle. Rated R; 126 min.
2002) Starring Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson. The story of what happens one day in New York when a young lawyer and a businessman share a small automobile accident on F.D.R. Drive and their mutual road rage escalates into a feud. Rated R; 98 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow.
(2014) Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson. Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing.
(2014) Starring David Oyelowo and Tom Wilkinson. Selma chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Rated PG-13; 128 min.
(2014) Starring John Hamm, Aasif Mandiv and Alan Arkin. A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. Rated PG; 124 min.
(2014) Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.