2015, Mary Agnes Donoghue, USA, 95 min. With Katherine Heigl, Tom Wilkinson.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
The 6 PM screening is a Movie Club Event. Join us for a post-screening conversation and a complimentary cocktail at Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N. Wabash. Movie ticket required for entry.
- Fri, Sep 18th 2:00pm
- Fri, Sep 18th 8:15pm
- Sat, Sep 19th 3:00pm
- Sun, Sep 20th 5:00pm
- Mon, Sep 21st 8:00pm
- Tue, Sep 22nd 6:00pm
- Wed, Sep 23rd 6:00pm
- Thu, Sep 24th 8:00pm
"Heartstring-tugging…an apt release in the wake of the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage." – Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times
"A warm, agreeable coming-out romance buoyed by strong performances." – James Rocchi, TheWrap
With same-sex marriage in the news, this nimble romantic comedy is timely, treating the coming-to-terms process of conservative Midwestern parents with gentleness, humor, and dignity. Jenny (Heigl) dotes on her family but fails to divulge the truth about herself until a wedding with Kitty (Alexis Bledel), the love of her life, is in the offing. How did daddy’s little girl and mom’s confidante get in this fix? Full disclosure results in a full-blown family circus, with parents, snappish sister Anne (Grace Gummer), friends, neighbors, and the guys down at the firehouse caught up in a round of subterfuge, speculation, and gossip before love wins the day. Tom Wilkinson (THE FULL MONTY, SELMA) is a standout as Jenny’s conflicted dad. DCP digital. (BS)
SEPTEMBER 23: The 6:00 pm screening on Wednesday, September 23, is a Movie Club event, facilitated by Jim Bennett, Midwest Regional Director of Lambda Legal. He has played an instrumental role in marriage equality in Iowa and Illinois and continues to advocate for gay equality on all fronts. A graduate of the Second City Conservatory, Bennett performs sketch comedy and is a Moth GrandSLAM Champion. Join us for a post-screening conversation and a complimentary cocktail at Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N. Wabash. Movie ticket required for entry.