The Movies!

 

 

28 July: Popcorn and A Movie: Charade

MovieCharade is a 1963 Technicolor American romantic comedy/mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. The cast also features Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Dominique Minot, Ned Glass, and Jacques Marin. It spans three genres: suspense thriller, romance and comedy.

The film is notable for its screenplay, especially the repartee between Grant and Hepburn, for having been filmed on location in Paris, for Henry Mancini’s score and theme song, and for the animated titles by Maurice Binder. Charade has received generally positive reviews from critics, and was additionally noted to contain influences of genres such as whodunit, screwball and spy thriller. It has also been referred to as “the best Hitchcock movie that Hitchcock never made”.

• We’ll make the popcorn.
• Bring your beverage of choice.
• Suggested donation of $5 to cover licensing and other overhead costs.

WHERE: Fellowship Hall
WHEN: Friday, 28 JULY.  (6:00 for socializing, 7:00 for movie)


11 August: Dinner and A Movie:  Hidden Figures

MovieHidden Figures: Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.  It was chosen by National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 2016 and was nominated for numerous awards, including three Oscar nominations.

• Bring a covered dish to feed 4-6 people.
• Bring your beverage of choice.
• Suggested donation of $5 to cover licensing and other overhead costs.

WHERE: Fellowship Hall
WHEN: Friday, 11 August (5:30 for dinner, 6:30 for movie)


25 August: Popcorn and A Movie: TBA

Movie: (An interesting vintage movie)

• We’ll make the popcorn.
• Bring your beverage of choice.
• Suggested donation of $5 to cover licensing and other overhead costs.

WHERE: Fellowship Hall
WHEN: Friday, 25 August:  (6:00 for socializing, 7:00 for movie)


Sept: Dinner and A Movie:  TBA

Movie: (an interesting contemporary movie)

• Bring a covered dish to feed 4-6 people.
• Bring your beverage of choice.
• Suggested donation of $5 to cover licensing and other overhead costs.

WHERE: Fellowship Hall
WHEN: Friday, Sept. (5:30 for dinner, 6:30 for movie)