The Elk Grove Theatre continues its second Tuesday of the month Critic's Classics Series with screenings of Stand By Me" at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12.
The movie will be presented in digital projection and sound at the theater, 1050 Arlington Heights Road, in Elk Grove Village. The series is co-sponsored by the Chicago Film Critics Association, and critic David Fowlie will introduce both screenings. Q&A sessions will follow each presentation. Admission is $5.
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"Stand By Me" is a 1986 coming-of-age-drama directed by Rob Reiner. The film tells the story of four boys who go on a hike across the countryside to find the body of a missing child. The film is based on the novella "The Body" by Stephen King. Its cast includes Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell and Kiefer Sutherland.
The Critics Classics Series continues on Sept. 9 with "Touch of Evil" and Oct. 14 with "The Spy Who Loved Me."