Flashback Cinema

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
January 20 & 23
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(2019)
“Something wicked this way comes.” Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) returns for his third year at Hogwarts School, where escaped prisoner Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) is on the loose. Black is said to be after Harry, and complicating the situation is the presence of terrifying soul-eating creatures called dementors. To solve the mystery Harry and his friends employ a magical “Marauder’s Map” of Hogwarts. (“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”) Rated PG

My Cousin Vinny
January 27 & 30
My Cousin Vinny(2019)
Joe Pesci stars as New York attorney Vincent LaGuardia Gambini in this classic fish-out-of-water comedy. Two young men traveling through rural Alabama are falsely accused of murder, so who are they going to call? Cousin Vinny, of course! Fred Gwynne plays the no-nonsense judge who can’t quite figure out Vinny’s accent (“What is a YUTE?”) and Marisa Tomei won an Oscar for her performance as Vinny’s wise-cracking girlfriend. (“Oh, yeah. You blend.”) Rated R

Oklahoma! (1955)
February 3 & 6
Oklahoma! (1955)(2019)
A Rodgers & Hammerstein musical as big as the sky, and looking better than ever in a 4K digital restoration. Set at the turn of the 20th century, this wide-screen romance stars Gordon MacRae as a cowboy who woos farm girl Shirley Jones (in her film debut). Filled with great songs like “People Will Say We’re in Love,” “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning” and, of course, the title song. (“Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain!”) Rated G

Casablanca (1942)
February 10 & 13
Casablanca (1942)(2019)
Baz Luhrmann (The Great Gatsby), directed this dazzling spectacle, which won Oscars® for art direction and costumes. Ewan McGregor is a young writer who falls in love with charismatic cabaret performer Nicole Kidman at Paris’s legendary Moulin Rouge. Though set at the turn of the 20th century, the music performed is modern, with covers of songs by David Bowie, Queen and Elton John. (“And you can tell everybody that this is your song…”)Rated PG-13
2001

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
February 17 & 20
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)(2019)
Gregory Peck won an Oscar® for his portrayal of Atticus Finch, a courageous lawyer defending a black man (Brock Peters) in a small southern town in the 1930’s. Atticus’s relationship with his young daughter Scout (Mary Badham) is the heart of this touching and powerful film, based on Harper Lee’s novel. (“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”)
1962

Forrest Gump
February 24 & 27
Forrest Gump(2019)
This winner of 6 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, stars Tom Hanks as the remarkably trusting and kind-hearted Forrest Gump, who has a knack for being present for some of the most important events of the 20th century. With Sally Field as Forrest’s mother and Gary Sinise as his war-buddy “Captain Dan.” Hanks won a Best Actor Oscar® for his performance. (“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.”) Rated PG-13
1994

Moulin Rouge!
March 3 & 13
Moulin Rouge!(2019)
Baz Luhrmann (The Great Gatsby), directed this dazzling spectacle, which won Oscars® for art direction and costumes. Ewan McGregor is a young writer who falls in love with charismatic cabaret performer Nicole Kidman at Paris’s legendary Moulin Rouge. Though set at the turn of the 20th century, the music performed is modern, with covers of songs by David Bowie, Queen and Elton John. (“And you can tell everybody that this is your song…”)Rated PG-13
2001