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Critic’s Choice Movie

Critic’s Choice Movie

Join us for our Critic’s Choice Film Series once a month. The FREE movie is presented the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm in the Community Room.

Snacks are provided.

If you have any questions, please call the library at (715) 536-7191.

HARRIET movie poster

May 25, 2022 at 1:00PM

Harriet (2019)

Born Ariminta “Minty” Ross, this film depicts the incredible, and often harrowing, life of Harriet Tubman. This biopic focuses on the decade for which she became famous as an escaped slave, freedom fighter, and American hero.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 2 hr 5 min

A DOG'S JOURNEY movie poster

June 22, 2022 at 1:00PM

A Dog’s Journey (2019)

The loyalty of a good dog is proven in this film as Bailey travels through many lives to keep a promise to his owner Ethan (Dennis Quaid). Laughter and tears dominate this heartwarming movie of love, loss, and doggie escapades.

Rated: PG
Run time: 1 hr 49 min

THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON movie poster

July 27, 2022 at 1:00PM

The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

A man with Down Syndrome escapes the nursing home and embarks on a sometimes funny and heartwarming adventure in his pursuit to become a pro wrestler. Along the way, he befriends a man who is on the run that helps him train and make his dream a reality.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 1 hr 33 min

EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE movie poster

August 24, 2022 at 1:00PM

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

A 9-year-old autistic boy loses his father who was in the World Trade Center on 9-11. The story unfolds a year later when Oskar finds a hidden key in his father’s room and sets off on an adventure to discover what it means. He meets people along the way who help him bring closure he desperately needs.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 2 hr 9 min

RESPECT movie poster

September 28, 2022 at 1:00PM

Respect (2021)

This is the true story of the remarkable, Aretha Franklin. This biographical drama depicts Franklin’s life from the time she was a musical prodigy by age 10, through the arduous years as abused wife and struggling singer, to the culmination of the superstar we all know today.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 2 hr 25 min

KNIVES OUT movie poster

October 26, 2022 at 1:00PM

Knives Out (2019)

Knives Out is a modern-day murder mystery complete with a corpse, a detective, and a mansion full of dysfunctional family members and staff all of whom are suspects. This film combines mystery, drama, and comedy with a cast full of memorable characters.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 2 hr 10 min

WE BOUGHT A ZOO movie poster

November 23, 2022 at 1:00PM

We Bought a Zoo (2011)

Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson star in this family comedy-drama film about a widower with 2 children who purchases a dilapidated zoo. The challenges they face in reopening the zoo can either pull this family apart or draw them closer to together.

Rated: PG
Run time: 2 hr 4 min

PRANCER movie poster

December 28, 2022 at 1:00PM

Prancer (1989)

What is more Christmas than a young girl who still believes in Santa Claus and a real-life reindeer? This heartwarming movie brings a whole town together, but not before big problems and conflicts arise for her family and the reindeer she nurses back to health. Rebecca Harrell and Sam Elliott star in this feel good holiday classic.

Rated: G
Run time: 1 hr 42 min

T.B. Scott Free Library
106 West First Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Telephone (715) 536 - 7191

Fax (715) 536 - 1705

Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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