(2015) Starring Josh Wiggins and Thomas Haden Church. Max, a precision-trained military dog, serves on the frontlines in Afghanistan alongside his handler, U.S. Marine Kyle Wincott. But when things go terribly wrong on maneuvers, Kyle is mortally wounded and Max, traumatized by the loss of his best friend, is unable to remain in service. Shipped stateside, the only human he seems willing to connect with is Kyle's teenage brother, Justin.
(2015) Starring Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman. A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away. PG-13; 92 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2015) Starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel. Rated PG; 122 min.
(2008) Starring Gary Cole and Aaron Yoo. This heartfelt family drama is based on the true story of a community in crisis in a World War II Japanese-American internment camp. Their loyalties questioned, their freedom suspended and their lives interrupted, numerous American families of Japanese descent were forced to live in internment camps. Unshakeable in their patriotism, they turned to the most American of sports -- baseball -- as an escape from their hardship. NR; 107 min.
(2014) Starring John Cusack and Elizabeth Banks. Brian Wilson is the creative soul of the Beach Boys, but he paid a heavy price for his talent. That especially shows during his peak artistic years in the 1960s, as his inner demons and obsessions trying to please his abusive father drive him to a mental breakdown that would plague him for years. In the 1980s, with Brian barely functional under the domination of the unscrupulous Dr. Landy, Brian meets and falls in love with Melinda Ledbetter.
(2015) Starring Blythe Danner, Martin Starr and Sam Elliot. Blythe Danner stars as a widow who’s settled into her life and her age, until a series of events propels her into a renewed engagement with the people and the world around her. Rated PG-13; 92 min.
(2015) Starring Al Pacino and Annette Benning. An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon. Rated R; 106 min. Discussion and refreshments will follow screeening.
(2014) Starring Kristoffer Polaha, David DeSanctis and Danica McKellar. A baseball player whose professional career was cut short due to his personal problems is suddenly awakened and invigorated by a young-man with Down Syndrome who works at the local grocery store. Rated PG-13; 95 min.
(1994) Starring Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins and Walter Matthau. Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist. Rated PG; 100 min.
(2015) Starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. The remarkable true story of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S.