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Please join us at The Paramount Theatre for our four-part sun-related film series in celebration of the new solar array at the theatre. A short documentary about the solar project will be shown before each film.
Sunday, August 23rd @4PM: The Shining (1980) –
Directed by Stanley Kubrick - Rated R
Stanley Kubrick’s classic thriller stars Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall as a couple who, with their young son, are hired as caretakers of an isolated hotel during a harsh winter. Based on a bestseller of the same name by Stephen King, horror unfolds as supernatural forces take control.
Sunday, September 20th@4PM: A Place in the Sun (1951) –
Directed by George Stephens - Rated G
Starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor and Shelley Winters, this is a story of a young man who starts working for his wealthy uncle, and before long must choose between the beautiful Elizabeth Taylor and the sweet, down-to-earth Shelley Winters. Based on the novel “An American Tragedy” by Theodore Dreiser.
Sunday, October 4th@4PM: Empire of the Sun (1987) –
Directed by Steven Spielberg – Rated PG
Come see a pre-Batman Christian Bale in this underrated Spielberg gem! Bale plays a young English boy struggling to survive in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Also starring John Malkevich and Miranda Richardson.
Wednesday October 21st @4PM: Back to the Future Part II (1989) –
Directed by Robert Zemeckis – Rated PG
The second installment in this wildly-popular series starring Michaal J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson has Marty McFly travel to then-future 2015 before returning to his past to prevent changes to his present! Confusing, perhaps, but you’ll get to enjoy looking at your watch at exactly 4:29PM.