Reg Lenna To Show ‘Molly’s Game’ Saturday

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts will show “Molly’s Game” on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Reg Lenna Center for The Arts continues its February movie series with a showing of Academy Awards Best Adapted Screenplay nominee “Molly’s Game” on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Admission is $5.

“Molly’s Game” is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey. It stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain and co-stars Idris Elba. Molly’s Game is rated R and is 140 minutes long.

Due to construction at The Reg, a temporary box office location is open at 215 Spring St. between Second and Third streets. The entrance to the theater is next door. This box office is open between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. The temporary theater entrance will be open one hour prior to movies and events, at which time tickets will be available upon entering the building.

Throughout construction, Forte the Restaurant will remain open.

Upcoming movies include Academy Awards nominees Disney-Pixar’s “Coco” (Best Animated Feature, Best Song) showing Friday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. and again as a sensory friendly matinee Saturday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. and Gary Oldman (Best Actor) as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour” (Best Picture, Production Design, Cinematography, Makeup and Hairstyling, Costume Design) showing Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased at box office locations during the times listed above, over the phone at 484-7070 or online at reglenna.com.

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