Weekend Movies at Great Neck House

January 2020

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  1. Fri Jan. 24

    Movie - Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins RAISE HELL is a documentary about the celebrated national political columnist and Texan, Molly Ivins who used her razor sharp wit to speak truth to power. Stars: Harold Cook, Jim Hightower, Andy Ivins 1h 33min | Documentary | 6 September 2019 (USA)
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Movies are shown Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 5 & 8 p.m.  and

Sundays at 7:30 p.m.

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January 24, 25, 26

Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins

RAISE HELL is a documentary about the celebrated national political columnist and Texan, Molly Ivins who used her razor sharp wit to speak truth to power.
Stars: Harold Cook, Jim Hightower, Andy Ivins
1h 33min | Documentary | 6 September 2019 (USA)

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January 31, February 1, 2

The Peanut Butter Falcon

A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (Dakota Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak's return, to join them on their journey.
Stars: Zack Gottsagen, Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson
PG-13 | 1h 37min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 23 August 2019 (USA)

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February 7, 8, 9
The Lighthouse

From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman
R | 1h 49min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 1 November 2019 (USA)

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February 21, 22, 23
Harriet

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
Stars: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn
PG-13 | 2h 5min | Action, Biography, Drama | 1 November 2019 (USA)

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February 28, 29, March 1
Leonard Soloway's Broadway

Through verité documentary footage, humorous storytelling, interviews and archival film material, Leonard Soloway's Broadway captures a Broadway few ever see as told through the eyes of a legendary Broadway producer you've probably never heard of. He lived an unconventional life on his own terms who, over a 70-year span, staged over 100 shows (and counting) which generated history making headlines, over 40 Tony Awards, 62 Tony Nominations, 21 Drama Desk Awards, 29 Drama Desk nominations and 3 Pulitzer Prizes in addition to launching the careers of famous stars known the world over.
Stars: Campbell Scott, Elizabeth Ashley, Olympia Dukakis
Not Rated | 1h 22min | Documentary | November 2019 (USA)

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March 6, 7, 8
Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Based on the runaway bestseller, Where'd You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig
PG-13 | 1h 49min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 16 August 2019 (USA)

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March 13, 14, 15
Official Secrets

She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain's help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Gun and her family directly in harm's way.
Stars: MyAnna Buring, Keira Knightley, John Heffernan
R | 1h 52min | Biography, Crime, Drama | 30 August 2019 (USA)

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March 20, 21, 22
The Art of Self Defensive

After he's attacked on the street at night by a roving motorcycle gang, timid bookkeeper Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei (Alessandro Nivola), and hardcore brown belt Anna (Imogen Poots), Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence for the first time in his life. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor. Audacious and offbeat, The Art of Self-Defense is an original dark comedy that takes toxic masculinity to absurd extremes.
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots
R | 1h 44min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 19 July 2019 (USA)