Bonetti Children’s Room
Dec. 7, 11:30 A.M. Children (JUV) The Snowman and the Snowdog
A young boy, living in a new house and grieving for his recently deceased dog, builds a snowman and a snowdog in his garden. During the night his new snow friends come to life, and they all embark on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.
Rated G – 2012 –24 minutes
Dec. 14, 1 P.M. Young Adults (YA) Coraline
While exploring her new home, a girl named Coraline discovers a secret door, behind which lies an alternate world that closely mirrors her own but is better in many ways. She rejoices in her discovery, until Other Mother and the rest of her parallel family try to trap her there forever.
Rated PG – 2009 – 1 hour 40 minutes
Dec. 21, 11:30 A.M. Children (JUV) Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
The Mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus – the story of a baby named Kris left on the doorstep of a family of toymakers, the Kringles. When Kris grows up, he decides to deliver toys to the children of Sombertown, but the town’s mean Burgermeister and an evil wizard stand in his way.
Rated TV-G – 1970 – 48 minutes
Dec. 28, 1 P.M. Young Adults (YA) The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. Clara and her new friends must face the tyrant Mother Ginger and restore harmony to the unstable world in order to retrieve her key.
Rated PG – 2018 – 1 hour 39 minutes
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