Based on the true story of the Queen of England’s father and his remarkable friendship with maverick Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue. Colin Firth plays King George VI who unexpectedly becomes King when his brother Edward abdicates the throne. Logue is the man who helps the King find a voice with which to lead the nation into war.
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Wednesday, May 11 at 2 p.m. -- THE DILEMMA (2011) Starring Kevin James, Vince Vaughn, and Channing Tatum; Rated PG-13; 111minutes
This all-star comedy is about a man who finds out that what you don't say to a friend is just as important as what you do. Since college, confirmed bachelor Ronny and happily married Nick have been through thick and thin. Now partners in an auto design firm, the two pals are vying to land a dream project that would launch their company. But Ronny's world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees Nick’s wife out with another man and makes it his mission to get answers. His amateur investigation dissolves his world into comic mayhem
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Wednesday, May 18 at 2 p.m. -- BACK WHEN WE WERE GROWNUPS (Pictured at left) (2004) (Starring Blythe Danner, Faye Dunaway, Peter Fonda, Jack Palace, and Peter Riegert; Not rated; 110 minutes
Rebecca Davitch has always rolled with the punches, even those that were particularly hard-hitting. But suddenly, the genial 53-year-old widowed grandmother is having an uncharacteristic mid-life crisis. After all these years, Rebecca can't help but feel that she somehow turned into the wrong person. This is a beguiling film about second chances, the sanctuary of family, and the life choices that make us infinitely wiser than we ever dreamed we were or thought we could be.
Wednesday, May 25 at 2 p.m. -- COUNTRY STRONG (2010) Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Leighton Meester, Tim McGraw; Rated PG-13; 112 minutes
A drama centered on a rising country-music songwriter who sparks with a fallen star. Together, they mount his ascent and her comeback, which leads to romantic complications involving her husband/manager and a beauty queen-turned-singer.
All films are free and open to the public.
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