What’s Playing at The Civic, 04 – 10 January 2019

Playing at The Civic Jan 4 – 10

Happy New Year.
From memes to war zone coverage and to the battles around the kitchen table.‘Ralph’ does the Floss, and more damage in cyberspace in Ralph Breaks the Internet playing Fri – Tues. Beyond the cat video, A Private War, tells the story of one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin, who’s driven spirit gave voice to the voiceless from the war zone. Finishing the week, the family is tested in What They Had, when youngest daughter, Bridget returns home from her brother’s urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father’s reluctance to let go of their life together.

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Ralph Breaks the Internet
Jan 4 – 8

Six years after the events of “Wreck-It Ralph,” Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.

Director: Phil JohnstonRich Moore
Writers: Phil Johnston (screenplay by), Pamela Ribon (screenplay by)
Stars: John C. ReillySarah SilvermanGal Gadot
1h 52min | Animation, Adventure, ComedyWatch Trailer

A Private War
Jan 9

Celebrated war correspondent Marie Colvin is a woman who is as comfortable downing martinis with high society’s elite as she is brazenly staring down warlords and fleeing from gunfire. Driven by an enduring desire to bear witness and give voice to the voiceless, Colvin charges into danger, constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado.

Director: Matthew Heineman
Writers: Marie Brenner (based on the Vanity Fair article “Marie Colvin’s Private War” by), Arash Amel
Stars: Tom HollanderRosamund PikeJamie Dornan
1h 50min | Biography, Drama, WarWatch Trailer

What They Had
Jan 10

After her ailing mother wanders off during a blizzard, Bridget returns to her childhood home in Chicago, accompanied by her rebellious daughter. Forced to referee between her father’s stubborn insistence that his wife remains at home and her equally determined brother’s efforts to place her in a “memory care” facility, Bridget struggles to make sense of a lifetime of family conflict. With her mother’s decline becoming increasingly obvious, long-simmering resentments bubble to the surface.

Director: Elizabeth Chomko
Writers: Elizabeth Chomko
Stars: Hilary SwankMichael ShannonRobert Forster
1h 41min | DramaWatch Trailer

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Green Book
Jan 11 – 15 TBC

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Director: Peter Farrelly
Writers: Nick VallelongaBrian Hayes Currie
Stars: Viggo MortensenMahershala AliLinda Cardellini
2h 10min | Biography, Comedy, DramaWatch Trailer

Jan 11 – 15 TBC

On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Director: Travis Knight
Writers: Christina HodsonChristina Hodson (story by
Stars: Hailee SteinfeldJorge Lendeborg Jr.John Cena
1h 54min | Action, Adventure, Sci-FiWatch Trailer

Jan 16

Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood as him, who asks him to look after her cat while on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confess his secret hobby.

Director: Chang-dong Lee
Writers: Jungmi Oh (screenplay by) (as Jung-mi Oh), Chang-dong Lee (screenplay by)
Stars: Ah-in YooSteven YeunJong-seo Jun
2h 28min | Drama, MysteryWatch Trailer

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