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At the Movies

Enjoy movies every Thursday in the Game Room in Building B of the Benson Multipurpose Complex.

Movies Start are shown in the morning and afternoon. They start promptly at 10:00 am and 1:15 pm unless advance notice is given of a time change. There will be no admittance after the doors are closed and the movie starts.

Flyers for the monthly movie program and movie reviews are available at the doors to the Game Room and in the lobby.

 

February 23, 2017, McFarland USA
 
Track coach Jim White's search for work leads him to a high school in California's Central Valley with a largely Latino student body. After White and his determined athletes establish a bond of trust, remarkable achievements are on the horizon.
 
Cast: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello.
2015, Sports Drama, Rated PG, 2 hr 20 min

 

March 2, 2017, Philadelphia

In this heartfelt drama, Philadelphia attorney Andrew Beckett launches a wrongful termination suit against the hand that feeds him when his law firm finds out about his HIV-positive status, and his homosexuality -- and fires him.

Cast: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards.
1993, Drama, Rated PG-13, 2 hr 5 min


 

March 9, 2017, A Man Called Ove

Despite being deposed as president of his condo's resident association, 59-year-old misanthrope Ove continues to plague his neighbors with dictatorial demands. But when Ove's new neighbor runs over his mailbox, the old crank finds he's met his match.

Cast: Rolf Lassgard, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg.
2016, Swedish Comedy, Rated PG-13, 1 hr 56 min


 

March 16, 2017, Concussion

When Dr. Bennet Omalu's autopsy studies lead him to conclude that multiple concussions could be the underlying cause of the brain disorders suffered by many U.S. football players, he encounters harsh resistance from the NFL establishment.

Cast: Will Smith, Alex Baldwin.
2015, Drama, Rated PG-13, 2 hr. 3 min


 

March 23, 2017, Manchester of the Sea

While working as a handy-man in Boston, taciturn loner Lee Chandler gets word that his brother Joe has died of a coronary. After returning to the siblings' hometown, Lee receives another shock: He's been named legal guardian of Joe's 16-year-old son.

Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams.
2016 Drama, Rated R, 2 hr


 

March 30, 2017, Bizet’s Carmen

In 19th-century Seville, tempestuous gypsy Carmen (Julia Migenes-Johnson) seduces army corporal Don José (Placido Domingo). The corporal forsakes his military career, his fiancée and even his ailing mother to win the beauty's heart -- but she shuns his advances in favor of a bull-fighter (Ruggero Raimondi).

Domingo is in fine form in this film version of the opera classic shot on location in Spain.
1984, Opera, Rated PG, 2 hr 55 min