Presented by Firebird Theatre
Join us for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat performed by the very talented local young actors of Firebird Theatre Company, ages 7-18. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, this popular Andrew Lloyd Weber/Tim Rice musical reimagines the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers, and the coat of many colors. Told entirely through song, the musical follows preferred son Joseph who, after being sold into slavery by . . .
Directed by Bob Clark. US. 1983. Ages 6+. 1 hour 38 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital.
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The holidays aren’t complete without a screening of this classic comedy. All nine-year-old Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley) wants for Christmas is a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle with a compass in the stock and this thing which tells time. But his request for the toy is met with the same warning from his mom, his teacher and Santa: “You’ll shoot your . . .
Directed by Barry Levinson. US. 1985. PG-13. 1 hour 49 minutes. Paramount. 35mm.
Before he donned the deerstalker and became the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes was a teen (Nicholas Rowe) who is more interested in using his intellect for crime solving than school work. Finding a friend in the new student at school, John Watson (Alan Cox), the two begin to suspect that trouble is afoot when a series of mysterious deaths occur on their campus. Soon their investigation leads . . .
Directed by Harold Ramis. US. 1993. 11+. 1 hour 41 minutes. Sony. Digital.
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When vain, arrogant and selfish Pittsburgh weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray in his greatest role) is dispatched to Punxsutawney, PA to cover the annual Groundhog Day festivities, he believes it’s just a simple, one-day assignment and career stepping stone to the big leagues of network TV. What Phil doesn’t know is that a huge blizzard (which he incorrectly forecasted) is not only going to delay his journey . . .
Directed by Anders Walter. Belgium. 2017. 13+. 1 hour 46 minutes. RLJ Entertainment. Digital.
Based on the popular graphic novel, I Kill Giants tells the tale of Barbara, a young independent teen obsessed with Dungeons & Dragons and former Phillies pitcher Harry Coveleski. Misunderstood and outcast at school, Barbara soon finds herself reluctantly thrust into the role of hero when evil giants threaten to destroy her town. Now, Barbara must defend her home front – and face her worst fears . . .
Directed by Leslie Martinson. US. 1966. NR. 1 hour 45 minutes. Fox. Digital.
Holy Favorite Films, Colonial Fans! The beloved big screen adaptation of the 1960’s Batman television series is here to save you from the dreary days of winter! When the United Underworld, the unholy union of Catwoman (Lee Meriwether), The Joker (Cesar Romero), The Riddler (Frank Gorshin), and The Penguin (Burgess Meredith), threaten to destroy the world with their dehydration ray, it’s up to dynamic duo of Batman (Adam . . .
Directed by Steve Barron. US. 1990. PG. 1 hour 33 minutes. Warner. 35mm.
In New York, mysterious radioactive ooze has mutated four sewer turtles into talking, upright-walking, crime-fighting ninjas. The intrepid heroes, Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael and Leonardo, are trained in the Ninjutsu arts by their rat sensei, Splinter. When a villainous rogue ninja, who is a former pupil of Splinter, arrives and spreads lawlessness throughout the city, it’s up to the plucky turtles to stop him . . .
Directed by Colin McIvor. UK. 2017. Age 10+. 1 hour 37 minutes. Samuel Goldwyn. blu ray.
Loosely based on a true story, 12 year old Tom (Art Parkinson) and his misfit friends fight to save Buster the baby elephant during the air raids on Belfast in 1941. This engaging, heartfelt period drama depicts a little-known story about the extraordinary way an elephant in an Irish zoo was saved during World War II. Read about the true story here . . .
Directed by Otto Bell. Mongolia. 2016. 8+. 1 hour 27 minutes. Sony Pictures Classics. Digital.
The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries . . .