"12 Years as a Slave" for FREE at Seelos Theater, Holy Cross U.

(This is a cross-post from the "Worcester - Mad about Art, Science, and History" Meetup group.)



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The following films will be shown at the Seelos Theater at the College of the Holy Cross. All films are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. For additional information, please call the Seelos Theater Box Office at[masked]-2455.

“12 Years a Slave” Wed., Mar. 26: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, and Michael Fassbender. In the pre-Civil War era, “12 Years a Slave” recounts a free black man from New York being sold into slavery.

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Fri., Mar. 28 and Sat., Mar. 28: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth. In the second installment of “The Hunger Games” trilogy, Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark, and other former Hunger Games winners have to fight to the death in the 75th Hunger Games.

“Her” Wed., Apr. 2: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, and Scarlett Johansson. Set in the future, writer Theodore Twombly develops an interesting relationship with a newly purchased operating system.

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Fri., Apr. 4 and Sat., Apr. 5: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, and Richard Armitage. The second in the movie trilogy of “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien, the film follows Bilbo Baggins, Wizard Gandalf, and 13 dwarves in their quest to reclaim their homeland Erebor.

“American Hustle” Wed., Apr. 9: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, and Jennifer Lawrence. Con man Irving Rosenfield and his partner, seductive Sydney Prosser, are forced to collaborate with FBI agent Richie DiMaso.

“Saving Mr. Banks” Fri., Apr. 11 and Sat., Apr. 12: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, and Annie Rose Buckley. After promising his daughters to make a film of their favorite novel “Mrs. Poppins,” Walt Disney befriends author P.L. Travers during production.

“Nebraska” Wed., Apr. 23: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte, and June Squibb. After thinking he won the million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize, Woody Grant makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with estranged son David to collect his winnings.

“The Wolf of Wall Street” Fri., Apr. 25 and Sat., Apr. 26: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill. Based on a true story, the film follows Jordan Belfort throughout his rise as a wealthy stockbroker and his fall.

“Philomena” Wed., Apr. 30: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated PG-13. Starring Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, and Sophie Kennedy Clark. Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, “The Lost Child of Philomena Lee,” the film recounts the story a woman searching for her son after he was taken from her and she was forced into a convent.

“The Counselor” Fri., May 2 and Sat., May 3: Showing at 7 p.m. Rated R. Starring Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, and Javier Bardem. A one-time drug deal by a lawyer spirals out of control. x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

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  • Scott M.

    Great Movie, Thank you to Tim and Cheryl for introducing themselves and making the rookie feel welcome

    March 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wasn't sure who was there from the group. Movie was awesome.

    March 27, 2014

  • Katherine

    Looks like we all grabbed available seating.
    A very intense, but outstanding film.

    March 27, 2014

    • LynnMarie

      Glad people enjoyed the film, and hope that Dan and I will get to see it soon. It's great that there's been higher attendance at the shows since Dan's cross-posted my Meetup film events - I look forward to seeing everyone at the next one.

      1 · March 27, 2014

  • Mitch

    Hi David, Very good movie! Did you all sit together?

    March 27, 2014

  • LynnMarie

    Lending Dan a hand with last minute apartment moving activities so won't be able to attend. :(

    March 26, 2014

  • Dan

    Ugh, moving out of my apartment is taking longer than i'd hoped so i can't make it tonight. I heard this is a great film!

    March 25, 2014

    • Monique

      Sorry you can't make it

      March 25, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      That sucks. Hope the rest of the move goes smoothly.

      March 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I really wanted to see this one - everyone I know who has seen it, has said great things about it! I will be stuck in Boston :(

    March 23, 2014

  • Dan

    Lynn and I usually grab the aisle seats on row H (down fairly close to the screen), right side. Feel free to join us there and say hello!

    February 26, 2014

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