The films run on Thursdays,
from July 25 to August 15, at 7:30 p.m. The times coincide with the
The series will open with Stephen Spielberg’s “The Goonies” on Thursday, July 25. The adventure/comedy film features a group of kids embarking on a wild quest after finding a pirate treasure map. With their homes facing foreclosure to make room for a golf course expansion, this group of children decides to have one last fun, “goonie adventure.” In the end, the map shows them far more than the treasure they envisioned. The film, from 1985, is rated PG.
On Thursday, Aug. 1, the series will
feature the 2012 Academy-award winning film from Pixar, “Brave.” In the film,
Princess Merida, a skilled archer, defies an age-old custom, causing chaos in
the kingdom by expressing the desire to not marry.
“The Princess Bride,” from 1987, will return to the big screen on Thursday, Aug. 8. As a grandfather begins to read this story to his not-so-enthusiastic grandson, he promises that the story includes “Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Revenge. Giants. Monsters. Chases. Escapes. True love. Miracles.” The film features a cast of stars, including Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Peter Falk, Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, a young Fred Savage and even Andre the Giant. “The Princess Bride” is rated PG.
The series will closes on Thursday,
Aug. 15, with Martin Scorsese’s 2011 film, “Hugo.” Nominated for 11 Academy
Awards, and winner of five, “Hugo” tells the story of 12-year-old Hugo Cabret,
an orphan living in the walls of a train station in
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