Movies

Movies are shown in the Library’s Adult Meeting Room every Thursday at 2pm.  Registration is not required; all are invited.

Upcoming movies:

September 4:  Gravity (91 minutes):  A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.

September 11:  The Book Thief (131 minutes):  While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Starring Sophie Nelisse and Geoffrey Rush.

September 18:  Pirate Radio (117 minutes):  A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960s. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bill Nighy.

September 25:  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (114 minutes):  A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. Starring Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig.

October 2:  The Grand Budapest Hotel (100 minutes):  The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Starring Ralph Fiennes and F. Murray Abraham.

October 9:  Pompeii (105 minutes):  A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him. Starring Kit Harington and Carrie-Anne Moss.

October 16:  The Other Woman (109 minutes):  After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he’s been betraying. And when yet another love affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge.  Starring Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann.

October 23:  Noah (138 minutes):  A man is chosen by his world’s creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.  Starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly.

October 30:  The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (97 minutes):  In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted…and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.  Starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison.

November 6:  Monuments Men (118 minutes):  An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.  Starring George Clooney and Matt Damon.

November 13:  A Fighting Man (88 minutes):  An aging fighter in search of redemption steps into the ring with a hungry young pugilist with something to prove.  Starring Gord Apolloni and Daina Barbeau.

November 20:  On My Way (116 minutes):  Facing a failed relationship and a struggling restaurant, a woman hits the road for a trip with her grandson.  Starring Catherine Denauve and Nemo Schiffman.

December 4:  Heaven Is For Real (99 minutes):  A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.  Starring Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly.

December 11:  Non-Stop (106 minutes):  An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account.  Starring Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore.

December 18:  Winter’s Tale (118 minutes):  A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.  Starring Colin Farrell and Matt Bomer.

January 8:  Le Week-End (93 minutes):  A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.  Starring Lindsay Duncan and Jim Broadbent.

January 15:  Grand Piano (90 minutes):  Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.  Starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack.

January 22:  Transcendence (119 minutes):  A scientist’s drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.  Starring Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall.

January 29:  Endless Love (104 minutes):  The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.  Starring Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde.