T.B. Scott Free Library located at 106 W. 1st Merrill, WI 54452, Hours open are Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Critic’s Choice Movie

Critic’s Choice Movie

Join us for our Critic’s Choice Film Series once a month. The FREE movie is presented the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm in the Community Room.

Snacks are provided.

If you have any questions, please call the library at (715) 536-7191.

Dog Movie Poster

February 22, 2023 at 1:00PM

Dog (2022)

Channing Tatum directs and stars in this comedy/drama as a former Army Ranger suffering from PTSD who is given a special assignment of escorting the aggressive military dog, Lulu, from Washington to Arizona, for the funeral of his friend and former partner. Afterward he is supposed to take the dog to be euthanized. The ensuing road trip is full of mayhem and mishap. This film is inspired by the road trip Tatum took with his own dog who was dying of cancer.

Rated: PG-13
Run time: 1 hr 41 min

Percy vs Goliath

March 22, 2023 at 1:00PM

Percy vs. Goliath (2020)

A cantankerous old farmer takes on a giant corporation in a case that makes it all the way to the supreme court. Christopher Walken stars in this epic root-for-the-underdog drama based on true events.

Rated: PG-13

Run Time: 1 hr 39 min

Green Book

April 26, 2023 at 1:00PM

Green Book (2018)

Set in 1962, this biographical comedy-drama is about a famous African American classical pianist and his Italian American bodyguard driver. As they travel the deep south on a controversial concert tour, they develop a lifelong friendship. This movie won 3 Academy Awards including best picture and stars Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen.

Rated: PG-13

Run Time: 2 hrs 10 min

Race

May 24, 2023 at 1:00PM

Race (2016)

This is the story of Jesse Owens, the 1936 Olympics, and Nazi Germany. It’s a film about family, society, and the “fastest man alive.”

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 2 hrs 14 min

Fatherhood

June 28, 2023 at 1:00PM

Fatherhood (2021)

A single dad does his best to raise his daughter in this comedy-drama based on the memoir, Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love, by Matthew Logelin. Kevin Hart stars as Matt who quickly learns just how much he doesn’t know about being a father.

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 50 min

The Three Musketeers

July 26, 2023 at 1:00PM

The Three Musketeers (1993)

A star-studded lighthearted adaptation of the well-loved novel by Alexandre Dumas features damsels in distress, an evil Cardinal, lots of swordplay, and 4 heroes who will do anything to save the king. This is a fun movie filled with action, humor, drama, and even a little bit of romance.

Rated: PG

Run time: 1 hr 45 min

Flipped

August 23, 2023 at 1:00PM

Flipped (2010)

Based on a novel by Wendelin Van Draanen, this is a romantic comedy-drama about first love, lost love, and will they find love again. The film follows the lives of Juli and Bryce from the time they meet in second grade, the ill-timing of falling in and out of love, and what happens next.

Rated: PC

Run time: 1 hr 30 min

The Post

September 27, 2023 at 1:00PM

The Post (2017)

A powerful movie based on the incredible true story of events leading up to the publication of the Pentagon Papers and the resulting battle between the federal government and freedom of the press. This timeless thriller is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. 

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 55 min

Crooked House

October 25, 2023 at 1:00PM

Crooked House (2017)

Agatha Christie sets the stage for this murder mystery in and around London, 1947.  The business tycoon patriarch is found dead, accusations fly within the dysfunctional family, and the Chief Inspector must figure out who did it before anyone else is murdered. He is aided by eccentric Lady Edith, portrayed by Glenn Close, and young granddaughter Josephine, the amateur sleuth.

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 55 min

Here Today

November 22, 2023 at 1:00PM

Here Today (2021)

This touching film stars Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish, as a comedy writer and lounge singer, two people with nothing in common who accidentally meet and form a special bond. What follows is both comical and emotional and proves that age and societal beliefs cannot stand in the way of friendship, love, and trust.

Rated: PG-13

Run time: 1 hr 57 min

The Santa Clause

December 27, 2023 at 1:00PM

The Santa Clause (1994)

Scott Calvin, portrayed by Tim Allen, inadvertently becomes the jolly old elf. What ensues are hilarious attempts to keep this information from his family and employer. Not helping in the least are the facts that his hair turns white, he can’t keep his beard trimmed, and he gains a great amount of weight in a very short time. Helping him along the way are a supportive cast of elves, 8 reindeer, and his lovable 6-year-old-son, Charlie.

Rated: PG

Run time: 1 hr 37 min

T.B. Scott Free Library
106 West First Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Telephone (715) 536 - 7191

Monday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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