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Top 5 Movies to See Over Winter Break

Winter break is a great time to head to the movies to sit back and relax and be entertained. So grab family and friends, popcorn, and a soda. These upcoming movies, selected by our residents, will sure be blockbusters – don’t miss them!

Love The Coopers | Now Playing

Chaos ensues when four generations of the Cooper family gather for their annual Christmas Eve celebration. Trailer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 | Now Playing

After being symbolized as the “Mockingjay”, Katniss Everdeen and District 13 take part in an all-out revolution against the Capitol. Trailer

Sisters | Dec. 18

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are back at it in this comedy about two sisters who throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home. Trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens | Dec. 18

A continuation of the saga set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983). Trailer

Concussion | Dec. 25

Will Smith stars in a dramatic thriller based on the true David vs. Goliath story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player.


Letter 9 residents know what’s up on the best snacks to get at the movies. A resident at The Dillon gets popcorn, Icee, and sometimes nachos or candy. A resident at The Tyler gets Sour Patch Kids, Popcorn and Sno-Caps. Jessica at The James enjoys snacking on Peanut M&Ms.

Watching movies over winter break goes beyond the movie theater, here are some residents favorite movie genres. A resident at The Dillon enjoys Action/ Adventure. “I personally like the excitement and am too much of a chicken for super scary movies.” A resident at The Tyler prefers Horror “because you can snuggle up to your significant other.”Eric at The James enjoys Comedy “ laughter is beautiful and it’s better than anything”.

Make time to make your way over to the local movie theater because movies are a winter break-must!

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