“Mission: Impossible—Dead Reckoning, Part One”: - (PG-13; 2 hours, 43 minutes) - Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team embark on their most dangerous mission yet: to track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity before it falls into the wrong hands. Confronted by a mysterious, all-powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to consider that nothing can matter more than his mission — not even the lives of those he cares about most. Final showtime Thursday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m.
NT Live: “Best of Enemies” - (3 hours) - In 1968 America, as two men fight to become the next president, all eyes are on the battle between two others: the cunningly conservative William F. Buckley Jr., and the unruly liberal Gore Vidal. During a new nightly television format, they debate the moral landscape of a shattered nation. As beliefs are challenged and slurs slung, a new frontier in American politics is opening and television news is about to be transformed forever. David Harewood (Homeland) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek) play feuding political rivals in James Graham’s (Sherwood) multiple award-winning political thriller. Playing for two screenings only, Thursday, Aug. 31 at 7 and Friday, Sept. 1 at 2 p.m.. Tickets: $15 adult, $13 members, $5 youth 18 and under. Broadcasts from National Theatre Live are presented in partnership with First National Wealth Management and First National Bank.
Enrollment in season six of the Classic Film Club - Legends & Lovers - opens Sept. 1! Join us for season six of Lincoln Theater’s Classic Film Club, celebrating the “Legends and Lovers” of Hollywood. Host and Film Historian, Jeannie MacDonald, will take us on a journey through these classic couples over six films from October through March. Enrollment at $55 per person includes admission to all six screenings, free popcorn, and a free beverage from the bar or concessions. This season’s lineup includes, “It Happened One Night,” “Roman Holiday,” “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” “To Have and Have Not,” “The Bad and the Beautiful,” and “Casablanca.” Information on enrollment is available at www.LincolnTheater.net or by grabbing a Classic Film Club brochure, available at the theater.
“Barbie” - (PG-13; 1 hour, 54 minutes) - Pose for a photo in our life-size Barbie Box and enter in a drawing at the door to win a free Barbie inspired necklace generously donated by our friends at Peapod Jewelry! To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken. "Barbie is one of the most inventive, immaculately crafted and surprising mainstream films in recent memory - a testament to what can be achieved within even the deepest bowels of capitalism." - The Independent. From 3 time Oscar Nominee Director Greta Gerwig. Starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. Playing Friday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 2 at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 3 at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 2 and 7 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m.
“Our American Family” - (NR; 1 hour, 28 minutes)- Free - “There’s Only One Place To Go After Rock Bottom.” Addiction is an all-encompassing force, in not only the lives of the afflicted, but also those around them. Lincoln Theater and Healthy Lincoln County are pleased to present a free screening of the documentary film, “Our American Family,” an honest, unfiltered look at a close-knit Philadelphia family dealing with generational substance abuse. Captured at a pivotal “nothing to lose” moment, five family members each struggle to transcend their crippling histories. We are pleased to welcome Linda, the matriarch of the family, who will be joining us via Zoom for a talkback following the screening. And joining us in person are Nick Loscocco, Options Coordinator for Lincoln County, as well as Sharon Bailey of Jefferson, who will share their knowledge and experience with addiction and substance abuse here in Lincoln County. Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.
Coming soon: “Oppenheimer” - Sept. 8; The CLC YMCA presents: An Evening with Filmmaker Alex Gibney - Sept. 14.
Tickets are available at the door beginning 30 minutes before showtime or in advance through the theater’s online box office at www.LincolnTheater.net. Movie tickets are $9 adult, $6 members and youth 18 and under. Event ticket prices vary. The Lincoln Theater is located at 2 Theater St. in downtown Damariscotta. Curtain going up!