There are so many spectacular films coming to the big screen in 2019. From Disney’s live-action remakes of “Dumbo,” “Aladdin” and “The Lion King,” to the highly-anticipated “Toy Story 4” and “Avengers: Endgame,” the theaters will be packed with fans of all ages.
One generation will no doubt be heading to the movies this spring, donning their pink sweaters and ’80s hairdos — a generation that grew up quoting Julia Roberts’ signature line:
“I would rather have thirty minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special.” Are you crying yet?
Save those tears and tissues for a bit, because “Steel Magnolias” is returning to the silver screen in celebration of its 30th anniversary.
For three days only, the film that broke our hearts three decades ago and continues to resonate with us today will be shown in select theaters across the country.
— Southern Living (@Southern_Living) February 2, 2019
The event is put on by TCM Big Screen Classic Events. Turner Classic Movies offers special showings like this one annually, giving lifelong movie lovers a chance to view their favorites as they were meant to be seen.
Fans can visit Fathom Events online and grab tickets for showings on May 19, 21 or 22. All you need to do is select your date and enter your zip code to find a showing near you.
“A classic story of family, strength in women, and big southern hair, the big screen is the perfect way to experience the Magnolia’s Louisiana charm and celebrate 30 years of Steel Magnolias,” the event page reads.
“Every year, more and more film fans have flocked to the TCM Big Screen Classics series, proving the lasting appeal of these movies and the thrill of seeing them in a movie theater,” studio relations vice president for Fathom Events Tom Lucas said, according to Variety.
There’s nothing quite like seeing your favorite film in a darkened theater, laughing and crying with those around you.
We simply can’t wait to see Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Olympia Dukakis, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah and, of course, Julia Roberts together again.
Will you catch this one when it returns for a limited time in May? We’ll be there with an extra can of hairspray and a big ol’ southern smile on our faces.
For more information on the TCM Big Screen Classics series, see Fathom Events’ full list of classic movies coming to a theater near you.
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