Showing at the Crystal Theatre

July 21-27
7:30  (R)  2 hrs

A romantic comedy about a couple dealing with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick  tells the story of  an aspiring Pakistani-American comedian who connects with a grad student after one of his standup sets. What they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.

When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces him to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, who he's never met; while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

Cast includes Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley), Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano and Holly Hunter.

"Funny, heartfelt, and intelligent, The Big Sick uses its appealing leads and cross-cultural themes to prove the standard romantic comedy formula still has some fresh angles left to explore."- Critics Consensus.

" Not just the funniest romantic comedy in ages, it's one of 2017's best films." - Peter Travers Rolling Stone.

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The Beguiled     

Saturday July 22  
5:30  (R)  95 min

In this Civil War drama, an injured Union soldier seeks refuge at an all-female boarding school in the South, but his presence there soon affects the relationships between the various women.  As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries.

Cast includes Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning, Kirsten Dunst and Colin Farrell.  Sofia Coppola  (Lost in Translation) wrote and directed this remake of the 1971 film of the same name.

"The Beguiled adds enough extra depth to its source material to set itself apart, and director Sofia Coppola's restrained touch is enlivened by strong performances from the cast."- Critics Consens

Sunday July 23
4:30  (PG-13)   2 hrs 20 min

An Amazon princess  finds her idyllic life on an island occupied only by female warriors interrupted when a pilot  crash-lands nearby. After rescuing him, she learns that World War I is engulfing the planet, and vows to use her superpowers to restore peace.  Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers… and her true destiny.

Cast includes Gal Gadot, Robin Wright and Chris Pine.

"Thrilling, earnest, and buoyed by Gal Gadot's charismatic performance, Wonder Woman succeeds in spectacular fashion." - Critics Consensus.


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