Critics Choice Movies
Join us for our Critic’s Choice Film Series once a month. The FREE movie is presented the second Friday of each month at 1:00 pm in the Community Room. Snacks are provided. Plan on calling the Merrill-Go-Round early for a ride to and from the library on the day of the event. If you have any questions, please call the library at (715) 536-7191.
August 11, 2017 - SULLY (2016): Nominated for the People’s Choice Awards and winning the Hollywood Film Awards, this is the biographical drama film of the American Pilot Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after making an emergency landing in his damaged plane on the Hudson River which saved the flight’s passengers and crew. Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney this PG-13 film portrays the incident that became named “Miracle on the Hudson”.
September 8, 2017 - CLUE (1985): This “whodunit” mystery involves 6 unique guests invited to a sprawling mansion where murder is plotted by everyone in the house. The film is the first to claim the credit for being based on a popular board game and this PG rated version stars Christopher Lloyd, Tim Curry, Martin Mull, Eileen Brennan, just to name a few! Plan to join us to pick your favorite ending….A……B…..or everyone’s favorite….Ending C?
October 13, 2017 - BEETLEJUICE (1988): For Friday the 13th comes an award-winning PG-13 comedy fantasy film from 1988 starring Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis as a recently deceased married couple 'attached' to their Connecticut home and looking for ways to get rid of the new owners. With a little help from "beyond" (actor Michael Keaton), their schemes do not go as planned, with often hilarious results.