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.
November 16, 2017,TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
L. Brooks directs this Academy Award-winning drama that follows widowed Aurora (Shirley MacLaine) and her daughter, Emma (Debra
Winger) through the years as they support each other through relationships with various men -- and deal with heartbreaking
tragedy. This warm, offbeat film won 5 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actress (MacClaine) Best Director and Best
Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson).
1983, PG, 2hr 11m
November 30, 2017,MAX
In this affecting
drama based on real events, military dog Max is adopted by the family of his trainer, who was killed in Afghanistan. Besides
helping the family overcome with their grief, Max's arrival provides new clues about the soldier's death. Cast: Lauren
Graham, Joseph Julien Soria, Josh Wiggins.
Below is a collection of movies that we have shown in the recent past:
November 9, 2017,FLY AWAY HOME
Amy adopts a flock of orphaned Canada geese, she sets out to teach them survival skills. Before long, Amy and her inventor
dad take to the skies in a homemade aircraft to help the gaggle migrate 500 miles. Cast: Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin.
1996, PG, 1hr 47m
November 2, 2017,THE GUYS
days following the September 11 World Trade Center tragedy, a journalist agrees to help a New York Fire Department Captain
write eulogies for eight of the firemen he lost in the twin towers. Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Anthony LaPaglia.
2002, PG, 1hr 25m
October 26, 2017,GIFTED
In this drama,
Chris Evans plays a single guy who is tasked with raising his 7-year-old niece. His parenting job is made more challenging
by the fact that the girl is a math prodigy and his mother, the girl's grandmother, has a plan for the kid's future. The film
also stars McKenna Grace and Octavia Spencer.
2017, Drama, PG-13, 1hr 41min
October 19, 2017,JUDGEMENT AT NUREMBERG
1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes
against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood (Spencer Tracy) hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning
(Burt Lancaster) and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe (Maximilian Schell), but also from the widow of a Nazi general (Marlene
Dietrich), an idealistic U.S. Army captain (William Shatner) and reluctant witness Irene Wallner (Judy Garland).
1961, History Drama, PG-12, 3hr 6min
October 12, 2017,COACH CARTER
story of a coach who tries to teach his players that there's more to life than basketball is brought to the screen in this
sports drama. Ken Carter (Samuel L. Jackson) was once a star player on the Richmond High School basketball team in Richmond,
CA, and years later, after establishing himself in publishing and marketing, he returns to the school and to the team as the
new basketball coach. Carter quickly sees that his work is cut out for him -- the team is having an awful season, and their
fights off the court are more decisive than their play on the court. While Carter wants to make the Richmond Cagers into a
winning team, he also wants a lot more -- to teach the boys to respect themselves and one another, and that they must excel
in the classroom as well as in the gymnasium.
2005, Drame PG-13, 2hr 16min
October 5, 2017,PATRIOTS DAY
An account of the Boston Marathon bombing, PATRIOTS DAY is the powerful story of a community's courage in the face
of terror. In the aftermath of an unspeakable attack, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) joins courageous survivors,
first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again. Weaving
together the stories of Special Agent Richard DesLauriers (Kevin Bacon), Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman), Sergeant
Jeffrey Pugliese (J.K. Simmons) and nurse Carol Saunders (Michelle Monaghan) this visceral and unflinching chronicle captures
the suspense of one of the most sophisticated manhunts in law enforcement history and celebrates the strength of the people
2017, Drama, Rated R, 2hr 10min
September 28, 2017,LOVING
a landmark chapter in the struggle for civil rights, this absorbing drama depicts the 1958 arrest and imprisonment of Richard
and Mildred Loving for violating Virginia’s law against interracial marriage.
Edgerton, Ruth Negga.
2016, PG-13, 2hr 3min
September 21, 2017,ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
The film that launched a thousand journalism school students, All the President’s Men chronicles how the work
of reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein contributed to the public downfall of President Richard M. Nixon. The duo connected
a Washington D.C. hotel break-in with a Nixon “dirty tricks” team assigned to discredit Democratic rivals, launching
a series of tense events that forced Nixon to resign.
Cast: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jason
1976, PG, 2hr 19min
September 14, 2017,FENCES
Working as a trash collector in 1950’s Pittsburgh, Troy Maxson struggles to raise his family while trying to
transcend the bitter experience of being a talented baseball player denied the opportunity to play in the majors because of
2016, PG-13, 2hr 19min
September 7, 2017,THE ZOOKEEPSER'S WIFE
the Nazis invade Poland, Warsaw Zoo caretakers Antonia and Jan Zabinski place themselves in grave danger when they begin collaborating
with the Resistance in an effort to save Jews from the horrors of the Warsaw Ghetto.