Reel Family Cinema 2015

Metro Cinema offers family friendly classic and contemporary movies most Saturday afternoons. Come early and enjoy themed lobby activities before films.

Free admission for children 12 and under!

RFC: The Wizard of Oz

  • Dec 26 (2015) @ 2pm

In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado’s path and somehow end up in the Land of Oz.

Home Alone 25th Anniversary

  • Dec 19 (2015) @ 2:30pm

When bratty 8-yearold Kevin McCallister acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. 

A Christmas Story

  • Dec 12 (2015) @ 1pm

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a “Red Ryder air rifle". 

RFC: The Incredible Adventures of Wallace & Gromit

  • Dec 5 (2015) @ 2pm
  • Dec 7 (2015) @ 7pm

A compilation of the first three Wallace & Gromit short films: A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers, and A Close Shave.

RFC: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

  • Nov 28 (2015) @ 2pm
  • Nov 30 (2015) @ 7pm

Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

RFC: Shaun the Sheep Movie

  • Nov 21 (2015) @ 2pm
  • Nov 23 (2015) @ 7pm

When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.

RFC: Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown

  • Nov 14 (2015) @ 2pm

Camp Remote, where the Peanuts kids face more challenges than they can shake a tent pole at! As if tug o’ war, sack racing and physical training at dawn aren’t enough, Charlie Brown and his pals face an extra obstacle.

RFC: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

  • Nov 7 (2015) @ 1pm

The last of five coveted “golden tickets” falls into the hands of a sweet but very poor boy. He and his grandpa then get a tour of the strangest chocolate factory in the world. 

RFC: Ghostbusters

  • Oct 31 (2015) @ 2pm

After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become “ghostbusters” to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money.

RFC: Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who!

  • Oct 10 (2015) @ 2pm

One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville.

RFC: Paddington

  • Oct 3 (2015) @ 2pm

Since 1958, Michael Bond’s A Bear Called Paddington and its sequels have sold more than thirty-five million copies, and the hero has assumed many forms in many media. In his most recent cinematic styling, Paddington, armed with little more than impeccable manners and marmalade, is dispatched by his Aunt Lucy from “Darkest Peru” to London, where he is taken in by the Browns.

RFC: Rango

  • Sep 26 (2015) @ 2pm

Rango is a pet chameleon always on the lookout for action and adventure, who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

RFC: The Thief of Baghdad

  • Sep 20 (2015) @ 2pm

Deceived and deposed by his sinister adviser, Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), Ahmad (John Justin), the King of Baghdad, must find a way to reclaim his throne.

RFC: Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

  • Sep 4, 5, 7, 9 & 17 (2015) @ 7pm
  • Sep 5 & 7 (2015) @ 2pm
  • Sep 6 (2015) @ 4pm
  • Sep 10 & 12 (2015) @ 9:30pm
  • Sep 13 (2015) @ 1pm

The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular poetry ever written. These timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this breathtaking animated feature. 

RFC: Willow

  • Apr 25 (2015) @ 2pm

A diminutive Nelwyn named Willow teams up with a wandering swordsman to protect a baby princess who has miraculously fallen into his care. It is foretold this baby girl will bring about the end of the rule of evil sorceress-queen Bavmorda.

RFC: Paddington

  • Apr 11 (2015) @ 2pm

Paddington, armed with little more than impeccable manners and marmalade, is dispatched by his Aunt Lucy from “Darkest Peru” to London, where he is taken in by the Browns. There is a definite dash of Mary Poppins in this story, the idea being that Families are a puzzle, and it is the job of a Paddington, or a Mary, to solve them. (The New Yorker)

RFC: Mary Poppins

  • Apr 3 & 6 (2015) @ 1pm

With umbrella in hand, Mary Poppins arrives to take on the care of the Banks children, Jane and Michael, in their parents' London home, and uplift the spirits of that patriarchal family. It's an enduring classic, beloved by children and adults alike. (New York Times)

RFC: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

  • Mar 21 (2015) @ 2pm
  • Mar 22 (2015) @ 6:45pm

Studio Ghibli’s other anime master, Isao Takahata, bows out with a tender, joyful, and exquisitely crafted folk tale for all ages that will have a long echo, just like his 1000-year-old source.

Song of the Sea

  • Mar 13 & 16 (2015) @ 7pm
  • Mar 14 (2015) @ 2pm
  • Mar 14 & 17 (2015) @ 9:15pm
  • Mar 15 (2015) @ 4pm

Working with wondrous watercolor backgrounds and 2D animation, Song of the Sea uses Irish folklore and legends to transform a familiar story about a child venturing out into a mysterious, enchanted world.

RFC: Muppets Take Manhattan

  • Mar 7 (2015) @ 1pm

After setting Hollywood alight, the Muppets take on Frogway!

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