Directed by Penny Marshall. US. 1992. 10+. 128 minutes. Sony. Digital.
“A marvelously entertaining baseball comedy, A League of their Own is inspired by the real-life antics of the all-girls baseball league founded in 1943. Geena Davis and Lori Petty star as sisters who are discovered by ever-acerbic scout Jon Lovitz. Whisked off to Chicago, they join the Rockford Peaches under the watchful bloodshot eyes of the team’s over-the-hill, boozing manager (Tom Hanks, who gives . . .
Directed by Michael Radford. UK. 1984. R. 113 minutes. 35mm.
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We pay tribute to the late John Hurt with a special 35mm screening of 1984. Learn more about the National Screening Day of 1984 here.
“Director Michael Radford’s 1984, filmed in England between April and June of 1984 (the same period during which the action of George Orwell’s famous 1949 novel takes place), is a film adaptation that succeeds brilliantly. In one fell swoop, it repoliticizes the novel . . .
Directed by Bob Spiers. UK. 1997. PG. 93 minutes. Sony. 35mm.
20th Anniversary Screening! “… Somehow I found myself enjoying this limp and lurid picture. Call it gentlemanly obligation. There is a swelling wave of dissent against the Spice Girls, based on the perception that they have achieved a ludicrous measure of fame and fortune on the strength of markedly limited talents. What I particularly admire about the Spice Girls, on the other hand, is that they have achieved a ludicrous measure . . .
To celebrate the life of Joel Rickenbach, we pay tribute to our beloved family member with the 2nd Annual Joel’s Fried Gold Film Fest! From 3:30-11PM, the Colonial’s big screen will play host to three of Joel’s favorite films, or as he referred to them, slices of fried gold: The Lego Movie at 3:30PM (Phil Lord. US. 2014. PG. 100 m. WB. Digital), The . . .
Directed by Steven Spielberg. US. 1975. PG. 124 minutes. Universal. Digital.
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There are very few films in the history of cinema that can be considered perfect. Jaws is, without a doubt, one of them. Plagued with production problems of all sorts Jaws emerged as the first summer blockbuster and changed movies forever. This is a true classic of the silver screen and one of the most quotable movies of all time. Get to the theater early because there is a good . . .