Weekly Movie Roundup: December 14th – December 20th

December 14th

The Letters – Waterworks Cinema

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From December 14th through December 17th, the Waterworks Cinema will screen the Mother Teresa biopic The LettersJuliet Stevenson portrays the humanitarian with a transformational performance that spans over 50 years. Written and directed by William Riead, the film, as told through personal letters the subject wrote over the last 40 years of her life, reveals a troubled and vulnerable woman who grew to feel an isolation and an abandonment by God. Told from the point of view of a Vatican priest charged with the task of investigating acts and events following her death, the biopic recounts her life’s work, her political oppression, her religious zeal and her unbreakable spirit. Tickets are available for purchase at the Waterworks Cinema website or at the theater.

December 16th

North Way Christmas Movie Night– Kelly Strayhorn Theater

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North Way Christian Community will present a screening of The Santa Clause at Kelly Strayhorn Theater. The 1994 Disney holiday comedy stars Tim Allen as a divorced father who, after an unfortunate Christmas Eve accident, gradually transforms into Santa. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Beforehand, guests are invited to the North Way East End Church next door from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. to enjoy games, snacks, and fun for the whole family. Admission for the movie is pay-what-you-can.

December 17th

Brew Cinema Part X: Mouse Hunt – Hollywood Theater

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Cinema 412 returns to the Hollywood Theater for a Brew Cinema charity screening of Mouse Hunt. Directed by Gore Verbinski, the 1997 comedy stars Nathan Lane and Lee Evans as two brothers whose struggle to restore a decrepit mansion is complicated by a mischievous rodent. The event will include a screenprinted poster reveal by artist Brian Holderman and beverages from Spoonwood Brewing Co. Brew Cinema Part X: Mouse Hunt will take place at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $50 and are available for purchase at Showclix. All proceeds benefit Jameson’s Army and the Hollywood Theater.

December 20th

Breakfast and a Movie: White Christmas – Hollywood Theater

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Enjoy a holiday tradition at the Hollywood Theater with their Breakfast and a Movie screening of White Christmas. The event includes breakfast catered by Eliza’s Oven followed by the classic 1954 film, which stars Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye as a song-and-dance team that becomes romantically involved with a sister act (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) and then team up to save a failing Vermont inn. Tickets for Breakfast and a Movie: White Christmas are $13 to $15 and are available for purchase at Showclix. Breakfast guests must reserve their tickets by December 17th. Movie-only tickets are $8 at the door.

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