Jan. 2017 Movies

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Friday Movies are shown in the Community Room at 11 am. These are Free and Open to All.

Jan. 6 Maggie’s Plan

A young woman longing to start a family (Greta Gerwig) becomes involved in a complicated love triangle with a professor (Ethan Hawke) and his theorist wife (Julianne Moore). Maggie’s Plan received its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Rating: R (for language and brief sexuality) Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes.

 Jan. 13 Absolutely Fabulous

Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hotspots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more! Rating: R (language including sexual reference and some drug use) Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes.

 Jan. 20 Southside With You

SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor. PG-13 (for brief strong language, smoking a violent image and a drug reference) Runtime: 1 hour 24 minutes.

Jan. 27  Equity

A senior investment banker attempts to navigate the cutthroat world of Wall Street when a company’s IPO threatens to derail the career she’s built. R (Language throughout) Runtime: 1 hour 40 minutes.