Friday, May 12, 2017

Relax on the couch with one of these new movies.


Actors: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Barry Shabaka Henley, Cliff Smith, Chasten Harmon
Directors: Jim Jarmusch
Rated:  R  Restricted
Run Time: 119 minutes

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.

Hidden Figures

Actors: Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, Kirsten Dunst, Kevin Costner
Directors: Theodore Melfi
Rated:  PG  Parental Guidance Suggested
Run Time: 127 minutes

The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.


Actors: Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara Dev Patel
Directors: Garth Davis
Rated:  PG-13  Parents Strongly Cautioned
Run Time: 120 minutes

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

La La Land

Actors: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie Dewitt, Finn Wittrock
Directors: Damien Chazelle
Rated:  PG-13 Parents Strongly Cautioned
Run Time: 128 minutes

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

I Am Not Your Negro 

Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Dick Cavett
Directors: Raoul Peck
Rated:  PG-13  Parents Strongly Cautioned
Run Time: 94 minutes

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

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