At the Liberty: THE COURIER
April 29, 2021
April 30- May 4
The Courier (released in March 2021) is the true story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK's MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Some reviewers have stated that this is an old-fashioned British spy thriller that keeps you engaged. Rotten Tomatoes rates this film with 87% favorable reviews and an audience score of 95% favorable.
This film shows on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 3:00 pm, and Tuesday at 6:30 pm (not 7:30). It is rated PG-13 for violence, partial nudity, brief strong language, and smoking throughout. The runtime is 111 minutes. Masks or cloth face coverings over both your nose and mouth are required, except while eating in your seat, and then put your mask back on. Management is legally required to insist on this. Your cooperation with face coverings and social distancing will allow the theater to remain open. Thank you for your cooperation.
The Touchet Valley Arts Council wishes to notify the public that it has openings for new members on the board of directors. Each seat is a two-year term obligation, and the deadline to submit a letter of interest is Friday, May 14. Anyone interested in becoming a board member should visit the Liberty Theater website, https://libertytheater.org for more information on how to submit a letter of interest.