Classic movies at the Community Center!
Join us for Classic Movie Night at the Community Center’s Great Room (upstairs) on Thursdays. Unfortunately, our elevator is not working properly at this time and we are working hard to get it repaired.
Please wear a mask inside per New York State requirements.
- Doors open at 6:30pm, film at 7:00pm.
- Each movie will have a short introduction by David Hoch, a retired English professor who has taught several different film courses.
BONUS! The Pequot is offering pizza on Thursdays and will deliver to the Community Center in time for the movie. Follow @FINYPIZZA on Instagram for details. Next pizza offered on January 6th.
See you at the movies!
January 2022 Classic Movie Schedule:
Thursday, January 6 – Out of Africa (1985)
Romance – Drama | 161 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Directed by Sydney Pollack.True story based on 5 books by Isak Dineson. True story based on 5 books by Isak Dineson. Winner of multiple Oscars, including Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, and Music Score. Brilliantly captures time and place.
Thursday, January 13 – The Killers (1946)
Film Noir | 103 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O’Brien, Albert Dekker, directed by Robert Siodmak. Based on a Hemingway story, an ex-fighter is found murdered, leading to an investigation. The film boosted Lancaster and Gardner to stardom, and features a great score by Miklos Rozsa.
Thursday, January 20 – The Big Country (1958)
Western | 166 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives (Oscar), Carroll Baker, Chuck Connors, directed by William Wyler. Ex-sea captain Peck journeys out west to marry Baker and is forced to take sides in a range war. Great cast and memorable Jerome Moross score.
Thursday, January 27 – The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming! (1966)
Comedy | 126 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring Carl Reiner, Alan Arkin, Eva Marie Saint, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters, Directed by Norman Jewison. Based on Nathaniel Benchley’s novel The Off-Islanders, a Russian submarine becomes beached on a New England island during the height of the cold war. Similarities to Fishers abound!
Thursday, February 3 – Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Mystery | 119 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. McCrea in title role becomes enmeshed in a spy ring. Tremendously entertaining with several vintage Hitchcock show pieces.
Thursday, February 10 – The Naked Spur (1953)
Western | 91 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring James Stewart, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Ralph Meeker, Millard Mitchell, directed by Anthony Mann. Stewart and director Mann made several of the best westerns. This is a tough, hard film about a self-styled bounty hunter out to catch a notorious outlaw, stirring tension among newly acquired “partners.”
Thursday, February 17 – Night of the Hunter (1957)
Film Noir | 93 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, Billy Chapin, Directed by Charles Laughton. Atmospheric allegory of innocence, evil, and hypocrisy, with memorable Mitchum performance.
Thursday, February 24 – Silver Streak (1976)
Comedy -Thriller | 113 min. | Rated PG-13
Starring Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, Richard Pryor, Patrick McGoohan, directed by Arthur Hiller. Mild-mannered Wilder becomes involved in a murder plot on a cross-country train ride.