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Friday, January 16, 2014 - Saturday, January, 17, 2014
40th Annual Science Fiction Marathon
Tickets go on sale Friday, January 16 at 6pm.
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Come see our 40th weekend of back to back science fiction movies, shorts, and trailers.

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:00pm, 10:00pm
The Hunger Games Catching Fire (2013)
Rated PG-13 (146 min.) Director: Francis Lawrence
With Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Read more about it at IMDb Cosponsored by Theta Chi

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safely after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute, Peeta Mellark. As winners, they must turn around and leave their family and friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way, Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, a competition that could change Panem forever.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 7:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Rated PG-13 (157 min.) Director: Mike Newell
With Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint
Read more about it at IMDb Cosponsored by Case Quidditch Club

Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts for his fourth year, where the Tri-Wizard tournament is ready to begin. Despite the fact that students must be over 17 to enter, Harry’s name is read out from the Goblet of Fire and everyone assumes that he has cheated. Harry insists that he never entered his name, and that someone else must be behind it. But who? Harry must now survive dragons, sea creatures, and a terrifying maze, all before coming face-to-face with a particular dark wizard. Quidditch Club will be raffling Yule Ball tickets.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 12:00 a.m.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Rated PG-13 (124 min.) Director: Roland Emmerich
With Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum
Read more about it at IMDb

Climatologist Jack Hall discovers that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in the planet's climate. While Jack warns the White House of the impending climate shift, his 17 year-old son Sam finds himself trapped in New York City. As the world faces a new Ice Age, Jack heads North to save Sam—but not even Jack is prepared for what is about to happen.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Con Air (1997)
Rated R (115 min.) Director: Simon West
With Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich
Read more about it at IMDb

When a group of the most dangerous and notorious prisoners in the United States penal system are transferred to a new maximum security facility, parolee Cameron Poe hitches a ride on their Con Air transport flight only to find himself embroiled in a meticulously planned mid-air hijacking masterminded by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. On the ground, it's up to U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin to avert the takeover and prevent his overzealous superiors from blowing the aircraft and its passengers to oblivion.

Friday, February 6, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 12:00 a.m.
Hellboy (2004)
Rated PG-13 (122 min.) Director: Guillermo del Toro
With Ron Perlman, Doug Jones, Selma Blair
Read more about it at IMDb

Born in the flames of hell and brought to earth to perpetrate evil, Hellboy was rescued from sinister forces by the benevolent Professor Bruttenholm. In Dr. Bruttenholm's secret Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense, Hellboy adopts an unlikely family consisting of the telepathic "Mer-Man" Abe Sapien and pyrokinetic Liz Sherman. Hidden from the very society that they protect, they stand as the key line of defense against an evil madman who seeks to reclaim Hellboy for the dark side and use his powers to destroy mankind.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Batman & Robin (1997)
Rated PG-13 (125 min.) Director: Joel Schumacher
With George Clooney, Chris O’Donnell, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Read more about it at IMDb FREE ADMISSION

Mr. Freeze plans on taking Gotham City hostage by freezing the town into a permanent winter. In the meantime, a new seductive villainess, Poison Ivy, has appeared to cause a rift in the partnership of Batman & Robin. While all this is happening, faithful butler Alfred is dying, and Mr. Freeze holds the key to save his life. Enter Batgirl to help save the day.

Friday, February 13, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.
Friday the 13th (1980)
Rated X (95 min.) Director: Sean S. Cummingham
With Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor
Read more about it at IMDb

Camp Crystal Lake has a long history of death. Despite this, the new owner, Steve Christy, has decided to reopen the camp. With the new counselors there to help him prepare the camp for its opening, a terrible storm hits, leaving the counselors stuck in the campground. As the night goes on, more and more of the counselors go missing, until counselor Alice finds them dead. No one is safe at Camp Crystal Lake on Friday the 13th.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Rated R (119 min.) Director: Rob Reiner
With Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher
Read more about it at IMDb FREE ADMISSION

Having just graduated from the University of Chicago, Harry met Sally on the ride back to New York. The following years bring with them the search for love and the inevitable failures that follow. As they bump into each other time and time again, a friendship blooms between Harry and Sally. Will their relationship stand the test of time, or will sex get in the way of a man and woman being friends?

Friday, February 20, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 12:00 a.m.
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Rated R (126 min.) Director: Gus Van Sant
With Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck
Read more about it at IMDb

Will Hunting is a genius who is living a rough life in South Boston. While he works as a janitor at MIT, his talent is discovered by math professor Gerald Lambeau. Will's problems with the police escalate, and Lambeau offers him an out, but with two conditions: visits to a therapist and weekly math sessions. Will agrees to the latter but refuses to cooperate with a succession of therapists. Lambeau then contacts his former classmate and therapist, Sean McGuire. Both are equally stubborn, but Will is finally forced to deal with both his past and his future.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.
UHF (1989)
Rated PG-13 (97 min.) Director: Jay Levey
With “Weird Al” Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy
Read more about it at IMDb FREE ADMISSION

George Newman is a normal man. The problem is, he's also a daydreamer who can't hold a steady job. His uncle lets George manage Channel 62, a UHF station which is quickly losing both money and viewers. George's imagination is put to good use as he starts thinking up bizarre shows such as "Wheels of Fish" and "Raul's Wild Kingdom". The ratings start to soar, but when his uncle is forced to consider selling Channel 62 to pay off his gambling debts, George and his friends must find a way to save the town’s new favorite station.

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 12:00 a.m.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Rated R (134 min.) Director: Steve McQueen
With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender
Read more about it at IMDb

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist forever alters his life.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.
Mulan (1989)
Rated G (88 min.) Director: Bancroft, Barry Cook
With Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong
Read more about it at IMDb FREE ADMISSION

When the Huns invade China, Mulan's father is drafted into the army to fight. Knowing that he would never survive the rigors of war in his old age, Mulan disguises herself as a man and takes his place. With help from the over-eager dragon Mushu and her grandmother's lucky cricket, Mulan survives her training under the great general Li. Now, Mulan's company must face the invading Hun army in order to save China.