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Sunday Movie: 1:00pm March 4 at the BCP Theater - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (USA - 2017)


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"The Clubhouse" in the BCP Hex Room is before and during our movies.  Food and drinks - including popcorn - are available for purchase 
We don't charge admission, but we do ask for donations to support BCP and the Film Club program. 
  • March 4  - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (USA - 2017)
  • March 11 - Mountain (Australia - 2017)
  • March 18 - Mudbound (USA - 2017)
  • March 25 - Coco (USA - 2017)
Sunday, March 4 @ 1:00pm - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (USA - 2017)    1 hour, 55 minutes - Rated "R"

Ratings:  8.3 - IMDB,  92% - Rotten Tomatoes,  4/4 - Roger Ebert 

We will resume our film series with a very well received film that many people expect to win Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards.

From TheAtlantic.com: 
A teenage girl is brutally raped and murdered. After months pass without any progress on the case, her mother takes matters into her own hands. She rents three billboards outside of her small town, indicting the local police chief: “Raped While Dying”; “And Still No Arrests?”; “How Come, Chief Willoughby?”

It is easy to imagine the movie that might have emerged from this premise in the hands of a typical writer-director: the noble parent; the inept or uncaring police chief; the slow, orchestrally underscored march toward some form of justice.

But Martin McDonagh is not a typical writer-director. And Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is assuredly not that movie. Rather, it is a film that continually complicates and recomplicates itself, denying viewers the comfort of easy moral footing. It is by turns heartbreaking, harrowing in its violence, and very, very funny, and it features Oscar-level performances by Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell. It contains both the most moving scene I saw in a theater this year and the most mordant bit of black comedy. Though it’s set in a (fictional) town in the Midwest, it exists very much in the moral terrain of Flannery O’Connor’s bleak, existential humor, as is made clear by the fact that we first meet one character while he is reading “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” Even for fans of McDonagh—and I am certainly one—Three Billboards is a revelation, and among the very best films of 2017.

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David van Harn

Curator, Boquete Film Club


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