Floor Staff Supervisor Greg Vellante is back with our latest Coolidge Staff Pick, highlighting Martin Scorsese's Hugo.

“The film is kind of like a Film 101 course in the form of a family film; it's a great way to introduce young viewers to an era of cinema that they might not be familiar with, and it's also just something that celebrates the magic of cinema.” Watch the intro below, and then sit down to watch the film, which is streaming on Netflix and available to rent on some platforms.

About Coolidge Staff Picks

While our building may be closed, we're still here to provide the personalized, curated programming you love. We'll be posting Coolidge Staff Picks that you can rent or stream from home, with short video introductions from staff members! For many of them, we'll also be posting clips from past Q&As, discussions, Science on Screen lectures, and more.

This Week

  • The new film from director Ethan Hawke, starring Maya Hawke, Cooper Hoffman, and Laura Linney.

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  • A hilarious and heartfelt comedy about the bonds of friendship and the unpredictable challenges of adulthood and becoming a parent.

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  • Richard Linklater’s sunlit neo-noir starring Glen Powell as a strait-laced professor who moonlights as a fake hit man.

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  • The new movie from filmmaker Jane Schoenbrun (We're All Going to the World's Fair).

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  • The new film from Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name), starring Zendaya, Josh O’Connor, and Mike Faist.

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  • Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth star in mastermind George Miller’s much-anticipated return to the iconic dystopian world of Mad Max.

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  • Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) returns. 

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  • Discover the brilliance of this heartwarming coming-of-age classic from the legendary Studio Ghibli.

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  • From Oscar-winning filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki comes a spellbinding movie beyond compare.

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  • Nye

    Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in an epic Welsh fantasia about one man's dream of the NHS.

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  • Mondays are manic. Wednesdays are wild. And Fridays are about to get a little freaky.

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  • The power of justice is in their hands!

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  • Sam Mendes directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play.

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  • In the darkest hour, there is a light that shines on every human being... but ONE!

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  • Post-film panel with Dorothea Gillim (GBH Kids), Julie Roach (Boston Public Library), and moderator Alex Schaffner (Brookline Booksmith)!

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