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Critic’s Choice Movie

Critic’s Choice Movie

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.

Babe (1995) movie poster

April 12, 2019 at 1:00PM

Babe (1995)

A heartwarming and funny tale of a pig wanting to be a sheepdog. This quirky movie of talking animals and hilarious incidents stars James Cromwell as Farmer Hoggett and Christine Cavanaugh as the voice of Babe.

Rated: G
Run time: 1 hr 32 min

Secretariat (2010) movie poster

May 10, 2019 at 1:00PM

Secretariat (2010)

The incredible biographical story of a housewife (played by Diane Lane,) a novice in the male-dominated world of horseracing that takes over her father’s stables. Along with the veteran trainer (John Malkovich), can she save the business and produce the first Triple Crown winner in a quarter of a century?

Rated: PG
Run time: 2 hr 3 min

Spare Parts (2015) movie poster

June 14, 2019 at 1:00PM

Spare Parts (2015)

This movie is a classic example of rooting for the underdog. Using funds from local businesses and scavenged spare parts, the newly formed local high school robotics team enters a competition going up against large universities.

George Lopez stars along with Jamie Lee Curtis, Marisa Tomei, and Carlos PenaVega.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 1 hr 54 min

Legally Blonde (2001) movie poster

July 12, 2019 at 1:00PM

legally blonde (2001)

This fun film stars Reese Witherspoon as a stereo-typical blonde who thinks she has it all: the looks, the rich boyfriend, and naturally blonde hair. Until she doesn’t. But, does she give up? No! She manages to get accepted into Harvard Law in pursuit of her ex-boyfriend, and in the ensuing escapades redeems the dignity of blondes everywhere!

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 1 hr 36 min

Wonder (2017) movie poster

August 9, 2019 at 1:00PM

Wonder (2017)

This inspiring little hero is most comfortable wearing an astronaut helmet. His mom decides 5th grade is the time for him to go to public school. Auggie is not too accepting of this idea, and apparently neither are his classmates.

Jacob Tremblay stars along with Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Izabela Vidovic.

Rated: PG
Run time: 1 hr 53 min

Dolphin Tale (2017) movie poster

September 13, 2019 at 1:00PM

Dolphin tale (2017)

A lonely boy helps save an injured dolphin only to learn later that the tail must be amputated. Along the way family, friends, and a community come together to save the local animal hospital.

This movie is based on an actual dolphin who stars in the film along with Nathan Gamble, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson and Morgan Freeman.

Rated: PG
Run time: 1 hr 53 min

T.B. Scott Free Library
106 West First Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Telephone (715) 536 - 7191

Fax (715) 536 - 1705

General Hours
Mon - Thurs: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - 4:00 pm

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