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At the Movies

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

Movies 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.


Despite her horrid singing voice, New York City heiress Florence Foster Jenkins is certain she can become an opera star. Her partner and manager, StClaire Bayfield, does all he can to shield Florence from the truth, but his task may prove impossible.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg 

2016, PG, 1hr 50m


When her landlord forces librarian and aspiring author Bella Brown to clean up her overgrown garden, she meets grumpy elderly neighbor Alfie Stephenson, who’s an avid horticulturalist – and an unlikely friendship is born.

Cast: Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Wilkinson, Andrew Scott, Jeremy Irvine.

2017, PG, 1hr 32m

February 8, 2018, THE BIG SICK 

After meeting at a stand-up comedy show, funnyman Kumail and graduate student Emily embark on a romance. But as the expectations of his strict Muslim family create conflict between the couple, their relationship begins to crumble.

Cast: Kemail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazen, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano.

2017, R, 1hr 59m

February 15, 2018, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 

Southern comforts abound in this big-screen adaption of Harper Lee’s novel as lawyer Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck, in an Oscar-winning role) defends an innocent black man (Brock Peters) against rape charges but ends in a maelstrom of hate and prejudice. Meanwhile, with help from a friend, Finch’s children, Jem (Phillip Alford) and Scout (Mary Badham), set their sights on making contact with a reclusive neighbor (Robert Duvall).

1962, PG, 2hr 10m

February 22, 2018, THE BOOK OF HENRY 

Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town, but everything in her life is not what it seems. Her son, Henry (Jaeden Liedberher) is an 11-year-old genius who not only masters academics, but manages the family finances and acts as an emotional support for Susan. When Henry finds out that the girl next door, Christina, has a terrible secret, Henry and Susan take matters into their own hands in this imaginative and emotional drama.

2017, PG-13, 1hr 45m

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Past Movies

Below is a collection of movies that we have shown in the recent past: 

January 18, 2018, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY 

This gripping adaptation of James Jones’ novel about Army life in Hawaii in the idyllic days just before Dececmer 7, 1941, follows the stories of three soldiers and the women who love them. 

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr

1953, Not Rated, 1hr 40m

January 11, 2018, A DOG'S PURPOSE 

Unfolding through the prospect of a reincarnated dog, this affecting family tale follows the faithful canine as he learns the purpose of his existence through the lives of his numerous owners.

Cast: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton 

2017, PG, 1hr 40m

January 4, 2018, LEAN ON ME 

When tough-talking principal Joe Clark takes over decaying Eastside High School, he’s faced with graffiti-covered walls and students wearing gang colors. But he’s determined to do anything in his power to turn the school around. He begins by expelling drug dealers and padlocking the doors to keep the riffraff  out. But he also demands maximum effort from the students and staff inside in this uplifting drama based on a true story.

Cast: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume

1989, PG-13, 1hr 49m

December 28, 2017, THE GOOD LIE 

In this fact-based drama, a young Sudanese War refugee wins a lottery that allows him to start life anew in the United States. But adapting to his new home presents challenges - both for the "lost boy" and for the American woman who's helping him. 

2014, PG, 1hr 50m


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