Movies

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

Upcoming movies:

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.

February 5:  The Hundred Foot Journey (122 minutes):  The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory’s Michelin-starred eatery.  Starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri.

February 12:  Fading Gigolo (90 minutes):  Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his “manager”, the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.  Starring John Turturro and Woody Allen.

February 19:  With Six You Get Eggroll (95 minutes):  Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teen-age daughter, get fixed up. They start dating and decide to get married. They’re not prepared for the hostile reactions from their children, especially Jake’s daughter Stacy, who wants to be the woman of the house, and Abby’s oldest son Flip, who hates Jake.  Starring Doris Day and Brian Keith.

February 26:  When the Game Stands Tall (115 minutes):  The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.  Starring Jim Caviezel and Alexander Ludwig.

March 5:  Jersey Boys (99 minutes):  The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.  Starring Vincent Piazza and John Lloyd Young.

March 12:  Into the Storm (89 minutes):  Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.  Starring Richard Armitage and Sarah Wayne Callies.

March 19:  And So It Goes (94 minutes):  A self-absorbed realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he’s suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.  Starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton.

March 26:  Frenchman’s Creek (110 minutes):  An English lady falls madly in love with a French Pirate.  Starring Joan Fontaine and Arturo de Cordova.

April 2:  Blended (117 minutes):  After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.  Starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.

April 9:  Million Dollar Arm (124 minutes):  A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.  Starring Jon Hamm and Pitobash

April 16:  You Can’t Take It With You (126 minutes):  A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.  Starring Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore.

April 23:  The Railway Man (116 minutes):  A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.  Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.

April 30:  The Grand Seduction (113 minutes):  To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary.  Starring Taylor Kitsch and Brendan Gleeson.

May 7:  Mom’s Night Out (98 minutes):  All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and fun – a long-needed moms’ night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for a few hours…what could go wrong?   Starring Sarah Drew and Sean Astin.

May 14:  Fort Bliss (116 minutes):  After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.  Starring Emmanuelle Chriqui and Michelle Monaghan.

May 21:  If I Stay (107 minutes):  Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined.The choice is hers if she can go on.  Starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Mireille Enos.

May 28:  Skylark (93 minutes):  As her fifth wedding anniversary approaches, a woman realizes that she is fed up with always coming in second to her husband’s advertising business. Just at the moment when she is trying to decide what to do, she meets a handsome attorney, and their innocent flirtation begins to turn into something a bit more serious.  Starring Claudette Colbert and Ray Milland.

June 4:  Need For Speed (132 minutes):  Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.  Starring Aaron Paul and Dominic Cooper.

June 11:  I’ll Follow You Down (98 minutes):  After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later – one that may bring him home.  Starring Gillian Anderson and Haley Joel Osment.

June 18:  The Fault In Our Stars (126 minutes):  Two teens, both who have different cancer conditions, fall in love after meeting at a cancer support group.  Starring Shallene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.

June 25:  What If (98 minutes):  Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.  Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan.