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Holy Cross Spring 2020 Seelos Film Series

This season’s lineup is packed with box office hits, including "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker," "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood," and "Toy Story 4"
January 23rd, 2020 by 

Three characters from Star Wars fly a space ship
A scene from "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker." Photo courtesy of Lucasfilm

The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this spring. All films are free and open to the public.

Please note: All screenings are cancelled until further notice.

 

“Can You Ever Forgive Me”
Wed. Jan. 22: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant and Dolly Wells. Lee Israel made her living in the 1970s and ’80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack. An adaptation of the memoir “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats).

“Toy Story 4”
Fri. Jan. 24 and Sat. Jan. 25: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated G. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Annie Potts. When a new toy called “Forky” joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

“Downton Abbey”
Wed. Jan. 29: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode and Geraldine James. The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.

“Ready or Not”
Fri. Jan. 31 and Sat. Feb. 1: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Samara Weaving, Adam Brody and Mark O’Brien. A bride’s wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

“Judy”
Wed. Feb 5: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley and Finn Wittrock. Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

“Ad Astra”
Fri. Feb. 7 and Sat. Feb. 8: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones and Ruth Negga. Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

“Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood”
Wed. Feb. 12: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

“Peanut Butter Falcon”
Fri. Feb. 14 and Sat. Feb. 15: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen and Ann Owens. Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

“Blinded by the Light”
Wed. Feb. 19: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Billy Barratt, Ronak Singh Chadha Berges and Viveik Kaira. In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen.

“21 Bridges”
Fri. Feb. 21 and Sat. Feb. 22: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Chadwick Bozeman, Sienna Miller and J.K. Simmons. An embattled NYPD detective is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy.

“Harriet”
Wed. Feb. 26: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. and Joe Alwyn. The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

“Knives Out” – CANCELED
Rated PG-13. Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas. A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

“Hustlers” – CANCELED
Rated PG-13. Starring Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez and Julia Stiles. Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

“Motherless Brooklyn”
Wed. Mar. 18: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Alec Baldwin. In 1950s New York, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend.

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”
Fri. Mar. 20 and Sat. Mar. 21: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated PG. Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Harris Dickinson. Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

“Parasite”
Wed. Mar. 25: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated PG. Starring Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee and Yeo-jeong Jo. All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.

“The Good Liar”
Fri. Mar. 27 and Sat. Mar. 28: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Helen Mirren, Ian McKellan and Russell Tovey. Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
Wed. Apr. 1: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated PG. Starring Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys and Chris Cooper. Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

“Joker”
Fri. Apr. 3 and Sat. Apr. 4: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro and Zazie Beetz. In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker.

“Queen and Slim”
Wed. Apr. 15: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith and Bokeem Woodbine. A couple’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

“Terminator: Dark Fate”
Fri. Apr. 17 and Sat. Apr. 18: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mackenzie Davis. An augmented human and Sarah Connor must stop an advanced liquid Terminator, from hunting down a young girl, whose fate is critical to the human race.

“Ford v Ferrari”
Wed. Apr. 22: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Matt Damon, Christian Bale and Jon Bernthal. American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

“Dr. Sleep”
Fri. Apr. 24 and Sat. Apr. 25: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and Kyleigh Curran. Years following the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

“Jojo Rabbit”
Wed. Apr. 29: Showings at 3:30 and 8 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Roman Griffin Davis, Thomas McKenzie and Scarlett Johansson. A young boy in Hitler’s army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

“Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker”
Fri. May 1 and Sat. May 2: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Adam Driver. The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end.

All synopses courtesy of IMDB.com

For additional information, please contact Seelos Box Office at 508-793-2455.

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