A classic movie series providing a weekly destination for viewers of all ages to watch legendary stars in timeless movies from Hollywood’s most iconic filmmakers. The eclectic lineup of films celebrates some of the greatest classics created over the last century that are considered essential and timeless by film experts worldwide. 

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The Thin Man

Based on a novel by Dashiell Hammett, this 1934 film stars William Powell as hard-drinking retired former detective Nick Charles and Myrna Loy as his wealthy heiress wife Nora. Accompanied by their wire-haired fox terrier Asta, the pair trade quips and comic relief as they investigate a crime that has no obvious solution. The film became so popular that thirteen more "Thin Man" movies were produced and released with Powell and Loy.

  • 2017-09-29T13:01:22-07:00
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  • 2017-09-30T09:31:22-07:00
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Take Shelter

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham. (2011)

  • 2017-09-29T14:37:00-07:00
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12 Angry Men

A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam (1957)

  • 2017-10-06T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-10-07T09:00:00-07:00
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Some Like It Hot

After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry, improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe. (1959)

  • 2017-10-13T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-10-14T08:57:00-07:00
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Quinceanera

(English: "Fifteen-year-old", referring to a coming-of-age ceremony in Latin American communities) is a 2006 American independent drama film written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland. Set in Echo Park, Los Angeles, the film follows the lives of two young Mexican American cousins who become estranged from their families—Magdalena (played by Emily Rios) because of her unwed teenage pregnancy and Carlos (Jesse Garcia) because of his homosexuality—and are taken in by their elderly great-uncle Tomas (Chalo González).

  • 2017-10-13T15:15:00-07:00
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Libeled Lady

A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee a down on his luck reporter hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth, to stop a high-society woman from suing for libel. Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy. (1936)

  • 2017-10-20T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-10-21T09:00:00-07:00
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