Movie Matinees

Join us for movies on the fourth Thursday of the month from January through October.  Movies begin at 2:00.  Popcorn and refreshments are provided.  No registration required.

January 24th: Selma (PG-13)

This movie chronicles Martin Luther King, Jr. and the epic march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson
Director: Ava DuVernay
Runtime: 2h 8 min

Selma MLUSA
February 28th: Kiss Me Deadly (Not Rated)

This film noir based on the Mickey Spillane novel of the same name stars Ralph Meeker as private eye, Mike Hammer. Hammer gets pulled into a mystery after assisting a female hitchhiker.

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart
Director: Robert Aldrich
Runtime: 1h 46 min

Kiss Me Deadly MLUSA
March 28th: Mystery Movie 

Viewers won't know the title until the movie starts. We'll give clues each week for the three weeks leading up to the movie. Check back in early March for your first clue.

Clue #3
Though released in the U.S. in July of 1988, this film did not reach number on at the box office until September 1988.

Clue #2:
One of the main characters in the film was named after Oscar-nominated actor Cary Grant.

Clue #1:
For a long time, there was an Urban Legend surrounding the film that a man literally laughed himself to death while watching the film during its theatrical run. This Urban Legend has since been confirmed by the son of the man.

Title reveal: A Fish Called Wanda


FCW scrambled poster
April 25th: All about Eve (Not Rated)

A young fan insinuates herself into an aging Broadway star's life adversely affecting her life, both personally and professionally. 

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders
Director: Joseph Mankiewicz
Runtime: 2h 18 min


All About Eve
May 23rd: Nobody's Fool (R)

In this comedy-drama based on the book by Richard Russo, Paul Newman plays Sully, a 60-year-old man who has shirked responsibility for most of his life. When he discovers he has a grandson, he decides it's time to get to know his family.

Starring: Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy
Director: Robert Benton
Runtime: 1h 50 min

Nobodys Fool MLUSA
June 27th: Mystery Movie

Viewers won't know the title until the movie starts. We'll give clues each week for the three weeks leading up to the movie. Here are your three clues:

Clue #3: The title of the movie is derived from a song title. When asked about the title, Orson Welles told the director, “That title is so good, you shouldn’t even make the picture, you should just release the title!”

Clue #2: The movie is shot in black & white, although movies had been shot in color for decades before the release of this movie.

Clue #1: One of the stars of the movie was the youngest competitive winner of an Academy Award at the age of 10 – a record that still holds today.
Paper Moon Scrambled Poster
July 25th: In the Heat of the Night (Not Rated)

Sidney Poitier stars as Virgil Tibbs, a police detective from Philadelphia who is tasked with assisting a police chief in a murder investigation in a racially hostile southern town.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger
Director: Norman Jewison
Runtime: 1h 50 min

In the Heat of the Night MLUSA
August 22nd: Mystery Movie

Viewers won't know the title until the movie starts. We'll give clues each week for the three weeks leading up to the movie. Check back in early August for your first clue.
Flash Gordon poster distorted
September 26th: Bohemian Rhapsody (PG-13)

This movie chronicles the life of Freddie Mercury, the legendary singer of one of the all-time greatest and most influential bands, Queen.

Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee
Director: Bryan Singer
Runtime: 2 hr 14 min


Bohemian Rhapsody
October 24th: Audience Choice

From January through September, audience members have been voting on the movie they want to see this month. Which movie will be the Audience Choice pick? Check back in late September to see!
mystery movie