2015 Movies

 

Theme:  COMEDY
Jan 8, 2015
Being There
The life of simple-minded Chance (Peter Sellers) changes after meeting wealthy Eve (Shirley MacLaine), Washington’s political elite hail him as brilliant.
Feb 12, 2015
Mansfield Park
Based on Jane Austen’s most autobiographical work set in 1800s England. Penniless Fanny Price is sent to live with wealthy relatives, where her clever wit and writing talent can flourish.
Mar 12, 2015
Airplane!
A classic parody of disaster movies. When food poisoning strikes the crew, a passenger ( traumatized former combat pilot Ted Striker)  is forced to land the plane when no one else can do it.
Apr 9, 2015
Good Morning, Vietnam
Assigned to US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ (Robin Williams) shakes things up.
May 14, 2015
The Birdcage
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen partner agree to put up a false straight front so their son can introduce them to his fiancé’s moralistic parents.
Theme:  FILM FAVORITES (the result of a film competition among the group)
Sep 17, 2015
Summer and Smoke
Repressed Southern woman falls for dashing young doctor–a friend from childhood who lives on the wild side. A Tennessee Williams story at its best, and, as always, most painful.
Oct 8, 2015
Ashes and Diamonds
In German-occupied Poland, the noble, bourgeois, and workers’ groups had common interests. Gaining “freedom” via the USSR, politics change and a former hero sacrifices a chance for love.
Nov 12, 2015
A Man for All Seasons
Re-telling the true story of Sir Thomas More of England. When King Henry VIII rejects Roman Catholic authority to divorce Catherine of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn, More stands up to him with fatal consequences.
Dec 10, 2015
Doctor Zhivago
In the Russian Revolution in early 20th century, the monarchy is overthrown and the world’s first Communist state is established. Based on Pasternak’s novel, the story of 5 young people as they live through it.

 

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