Friday Flicks on the Lawn is one of Greenstreet‘s ways of giving back to the community. Join your fellow Houston locals at this free monthly event at 1201 Fannin Street. All the way through November Flicks on the Lawn will present a fun lineup of date-night friendly movies. Blankets and lawn chairs will, of course, be welcomed.
On August 18th at 9 P.M., Flicks on the Lawn will be showing The Internship. This PG-13 comedy from 2013 is the story of an old-school salesman in the modern world.
The salesman, Billy (played by Vince Vaughn) and his friend Nick (Owen Wilson) find themselves downsized. Billy makes the decision that the two of them should work for Google, despite their complete lack of technological savvy. They finagle internships at the internet giant and head out to Silicon Valley.
When they arrive, the pair is viewed as outsiders by the rest of their fellow interns, but the two friends join forces with the rest of the misfits anyway and fight their way through a series of competitive team challenges.
On September 15th, The Blindside will be showing at 8 P.M. This flick is rated PG-13, and be warned – it’s a tear-jerker.
This true story won over the hearts of many almost immediately after it came out in 2009, and is arguably one of the best Sports Dramas of the decade. Michael Oher (played by Quinton Aaron) is a homeless black teen and has been drifting in and out of the school system for years. then, Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) and her husband, Sean (Tim McGraw) decide to take him in.
The Tuohys eventually become Michael’s legal guardians, transforming both his life and theirs. Michael’s tremendous size and protective instincts make him a formidable force on the gridiron, and with help from his new family and devoted tutor, he realizes his potential as a student and football player.
Ghostbusters (2016) is rated PG-13 and will be played at 8 P.M. on October 20th.
The modern take on the classic film Ghostbusters stars four women. Paranormal Researcher Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy) and physicist Erin Gilbert are trying to prove that hosts exist in modern society. Soon, strange apparitions start to appear in manhattan and the two turn to engineer Jillian Holtzmann for help. Patty Tolan then joins the team as a lifelong new yorker who’s knowledge of the insides and outs of the city is a valuable asset to the team.
Armed with proton packs and plenty of attitude, the four women prepare for an epic battle as more than 1,000 mischievous ghouls descend on Times Square.
Home Alone (rated PG) is showing on November 17th, and it’s a perfect start to the holiday season. This 1990 classic film will be played at 8 P.M.
When Kevin McCallister, a bratty 8-year-old played by Macaulay Culin, acts out the night before a family trip, his mother makes him sleep in the attic. She and her Husband then proceed to leave for the airport without Kevin, and he wakes up to an empty house.
He assumes his wish from the night before-to have no family-came true and begins to celebrate by going on about his life alone in the house. However, his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence and that he alone must protect the family home.