Special Screenings


DIE HARD (1988)

Friday, December 22, through Sunday, December 24

NYPD cop John Mcclane’s plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracki­ng Mcclane (Bruce Willis) sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down. Action/ thriller, rated R, 131 minutes, Jean Cocteau Cinema


Wednesday, December 27, and Thursday, December 28

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer’s block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitio­ns. As Jack’s writing goes nowhere and Danny’s visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel’s dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizin­g his family. Horror, rated R, 146 minutes, Jean Cocteau Cinema

TOMMY BOY (1995)

Friday, December 22, through Sunday, December 24

After his beloved father (Brian Dennehy) dies, dimwitted Tommy Callahan (Chris Farley) inherits a near-bankrupt automobile parts factory in Sandusky, Ohio. His new stepmother, Beverly (Bo Derek), wants to cash out and close, but Tommy’s sentimenta­l attachment to his father’s employees spurs him to make one last-ditch effort to find someone who will buy their products. With his father’s tightly wound assistant, Richard (David Spade), in tow, Tommy hits the road to scare up some new clients. Comedy, rated PG-13, 97 minutes, Jean Cocteau Cinema

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