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Film Recommendations – May 2020

Scrolling through Netflix, Prime, and Hulu can be an endless rabbit hole. To help your search, we’re spotlighting three films related to art that you should watch during the stay at home order.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

PG-13 | 1h 43min | 80% Rotten Tomatoes

This John Hughes 1980s coming of age film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), who decided to skip school to hang out with his girlfriend and best friend. The friends visit several Chicago landmarks, including a trip to the Art Institute of Chicago.

Where to Watch

Stream: Netflix | Rent: Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu, YouTube

MMFA Collection Connections

Mary Cassatt, Edward Hopper, and Pablo Picasso

Midnight in Paris

PG-13 | 1h 40min | 93% Rotten Tomatoes

Woody Allen’s time travel comedy follows Gil Pender (Owen Wilson), a successful but unfulfilled Hollywood screenwriter who travels to Paris with his fiancé and her conservative family. One night Gil gets drunk and lost in the streets of Paris, where he is picked up by a vintage car that allows him to travel back in time to meet artists including Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Gauguin, and Edgar Degas.

Where to Watch

Stream: Amazon (with ads) | Rent: Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu, YouTube

MMFA Collection Connections

Ferdinand-Jean Luigini, Frank Myers Boggs, and Luigi Loir

The Thomas Crown Affair

Rated R | 2h | 70% Rotten Tomatoes

In this art heist remake, Thomas Crown (Pierce Brosnan), a multi-millionaire who steals Claude Monet’s San Giorgio Maggiore at Dusk from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This causes an attractive insurance investigator (Rene Russo) to pursue him for the crime and before long the two fall in love.

Where to Watch

Stream: HBO | Rent: Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu, YouTube

MMFA Collection Connections

Theodore Earl Butler and Jules Ernest Renoux