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Grand Cinema - Tacoma

606 South Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402

Movieline: 1-(253)-593-4474

Website: http://www.grandcinema.com

The Favourite (R)

Cast: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone
Runtime: 2 hr. 0 mins.

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

Roma (R)

Cast: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira
Runtime: 2 hr. 15 mins.

This film from Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón chronicles a tumultuous year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

At Eternity's Gate (PG-13)

Cast: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend
Runtime: 1 hr. 51 mins.

Academy Award® Nominee Julian Schnabel's At Eternity's Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art. This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh's (Academy Award® Nominee Willem Dafoe) letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay, and moments that are just plain invented.

Green Book (PG-13)

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali
Runtime: 2 hr. 10 mins.

When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.