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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.

Last Holiday (2006) poster

December 14, 2018 at 1:00PM

Last Holiday (2006)

Join us this holiday season as we watch a terminally ill woman suddenly get rid of all her life-long treasures and move from America to Europe. Will she “live it up” during her last hilarious few weeks or learn more about herself and others around her?

Starring Queen Latifah, LL Cool J & Timothy Hutton.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 1 hr 52 min

Radio (2003) movie poster

January 11, 2019 at 1:00PM

Radio (2004)

Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as Radio, a mentally challenged man living in South Carolina. This movie is based on the true story of the relationship developed between Radio and the town’s high school head football coach (Ed Harris) who takes Radio under his wing. Not all the town folk are happy, and conflicts arise.

Also starring are Debra Winger and Alfre Woodard.

Rated: PG
Run time: 1 hr 19 min

My Dog Skip (2000) movie poster

February 8, 2019 at 1:00PM

My Dog Skip (2000)

Yazoo, Mississippi 1942 is the setting for this movie based on the memoir written by the late Willie Morris. Willie is a shy and lonely boy, bullied at school, until given a puppy on his 9th birthday. The beloved dog helps Willie through his growing years.

Starring are Frankie Muniz, Luke Wilson, and Kevin Bacon.

Rated: PG
Run time: 1 hr 35 min

I Can Only Imagine (2018) movie poster

March 8, 2019 at 1:00PM

I Can Only Imagine (2018)

This movie is based on the true story of the mega hit from Christian group, MercyMe. This journey takes Bart (J. Michael Finley) through heartache, hope, and forgiveness.

Also starring are Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid, and Trace Adkins.

Rated: PG
Run time: 1 hr 50 min

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

T.B. Scott Free Library
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Merrill, WI 54452

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Friday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - 4:00 pm

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