The best movies every week of the year

Great films. Unrivaled ambiance. Post-film discussions. Our film curators bring you an experience unlike anything else on the Seacoast.

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The Wife

November 13 November 16, 2018

• The Historic Theater

The film interweaves the story of the couple's youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later—a lifetime's shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love.

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The Bookshop

November 16 November 17, 2018

• The Loft

Free-spirited widow Florence Green risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town in 1959.

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Tea with the Dames

November 20 November 24, 2018

• The Loft

Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright have scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable awards between them.

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The Great Buster: A Celebration

December 11 December 19, 2018

• The Loft

A documentary celebration of the life and career of one of America's most influential and celebrated filmmakers and comedians, Buster Keaton, whose singular style and fertile output during the silent era created his legacy as a true cinematic visionary.

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Free Solo

December 21 December 22, 2018

• The Historic Theater

A Telluride By The Sea 2018 favorite. A stunning, intimate, and unflinching portrait of climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to climb the face of Yosemite's El Capitan without a rope.

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Studio 54

December 20 December 26, 2018

• The Loft

Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism—a place that not only redefined the nightclub but also came to symbolize an entire era.

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A Star is Born

December 26 December 27, 2018

• The Historic Theater

In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). 

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Wildlife

December 27 January 3, 2019

• The Loft

Jeanette is a complex woman whose self-determination and self-involvement disrupts the values and expectations of a 1960s nuclear family, living in a small town in Montana with her son and golf pro husband. 

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The Old Man & The Gun

January 2 January 3, 2019

• The Historic Theater

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.