(2015) Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper. The story of Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created her own business empire. Mangano was a divorced mother with three children in the early 1990s when she invented the Miracle Mop and became an overnight success. The film is a semi-fictional and inspirational portrayal of how Mangano overcame personal and professional obstacles to rise to the top. Rated PG-13; 123 min.
(2016) Starring Chris Pine and Eric Bana. This docudrama depicts the incredible true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue operation off of Cape Cod during a ferocious storm in the winter of 1952. When an oil tanker splits in half, trapping its crew aboard the sinking vessel, four brave Guardsmen set out to save them.
(2015) In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Rated PG; 123 min.
Starring Diane Lane and Raoul Bova. A writer impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life. Rated PG-13; 113 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2003) When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss. Rated R; 90 min.
(2015) Starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Rated PG-13; 144 min.
(2006) Starring Julie Waters and Rupert Grint. A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress. Rated PG-13; 98 min.
(2015) Starring Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings. A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway. Rated PG-13; 104 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2015) Starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance. During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. Rated PG-13; 142 min.