Friday, April 7, 2017

Based on an incredible true story....

Florence Foster Jenkins

Actors: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda
Directors: Stephen Frears
Rated:  PG-13  Parents Strongly Cautioned
Run Time: 110 minutes

Florence Foster Jenkins, an heiress form NYC always wanted to be a concert pianist and play Carnegie Hall. An injury in her youth deterred that dream. So she sets out to sing her way to Carnegie Hall knowing the only way to get there would be "Practice Practice Practice". Her husband supports her venture and the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins playing Carnegie Hall becomes a truly historic event.

  
Sully

Actors: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney
Directors: Clint Eastwood
Rated:  PG-13  Parents Strongly Cautioned
Run Time: 96 minutes

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed "Sully", glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.


Jackie


Actors: John Hurt, Billy Crudup, Peter Sarsgaard
Rated:  R  Restricted
Run Time: 100 minutes

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.


Espn 30 for 30: 
O.J.: Made in America

Actors: O.J. Simpson
Directors: Ezra Edelman
Number of discs: 5
Rated:  Unrated
Run Time: 463 minutes

It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and develop new chapters.


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