Tuesday’s Flick Picks
Following the death of her husband, Edie embarks on a trip to the Scottish Highlands to climb the world-famous Mt. Suilven. Along the way, she hires young camping shop owner Jonny to be her guide. Despite the generational differences, Jonny encourages Edie to fulfill her dream.
Director Mo-Young Jin acts as a fly-on-the-wall observing “100-year old Lovebirds” Byong-man Jo and Gye-yeul Kang who have been inseparable companions for the past 76 years.
The Farewell (2019) Drama. The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decides to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes.
The Sunshine Boys (1975) Comedy. Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn’t stand each other and haven’t spoken in over 20 years of retirement.
Quartet (2013) Comedy. The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto.
Painting Anna (2019). Docu-drama. A young accountant leaves her stable job to pursue her dream of becoming a painter.
Jeanette: the Childhood of Joan of Arc (2018) Musical. Jeannette is ready to take up arms for the salvation of souls and the liberation of the Kingdom of France. Carried by her faith, she will become Joan of Arc.
Lillie (1978) 13 episode television drama series. Lillie Langtry attracts rich and sometimes brutal lovers, endures financial ruin and scandal, yet maintains her dignity, elegance, and a certain amount of her beauty until the end of her life.
Maria by Callas: In Her Own Words (2017) DocumentaryAn intimate look at the life and work of the legendary Greek/American opera singer in her own words.
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018) Documentary. The film explores the extraordinary life and career of Robin Williams. Told largely through Robin’s own voice and using a wealth of never-before-seen archival footage.