HOME - June 2 at 2 p.m.
(2009) Starring Marcia Gay Harden, Marion Seldes, and Michael Gaston; Rated PG-13; 84 minutes
Inga, a poet and mother, is drawn to a house that reminds her of her childhood home and here she realizes that many things in her life are coming full circle. Inga's marriage is crumbling and when she finds herself facing breast cancer, she begins to use alcohol in much the same way as her mother's use of morphine to control her pain. Like many artists, Inga's struggle is reflected in her poems and expressing her inner emotions allows her to transform her life.
IT'S COMPLICATED - June 9 at 2 p.m.
(2009) Meryl Street, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, Rita Wilson; Rated R; 120 minutes
Jane is the mother of three grown kids, has a thriving business and an amicable relationship with her ex-husband Jake. But when an innocent meal turns into an affair, Jane finds herself as the other woman. When an architect falls for Jane, he soon realizes he’s become part of a love triangle as things get very complicated.
ANITA O'DAY: THE LIFE OF A JAZZ SINGER - June 16 at 2 p.m.
(2007) Documentary; Not rated; 90 minutes
The Jezebel of Jazz lived a life as hot as her phrasing was cool. Doctors declared her dead after a heroin overdose, but she survived and kept testifying in song for 40 more years until her death at 87. This superb documentary has all the O'Day highs and lows recalled by the star with salty, unapolgetic clarity.
DEAR JOHN - June 23 at 2 p.m.
(2010) Starring Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, and Richard Jenkins; Rated PG-13; 105 minutes
A soldier, home on leave, falls for a conservative college girl. Instead of returning homet o her, he reenlists after the attacks on September 11th, 2001. Time and distance begin to take a toll on the young lovers in the film based on the book by Nicholas Sparks.
FRONT OF THE CLASS - June 30 at 2 p.m.
(2009) Starring Treat Williams, Patricia Heaton, and Jimmy Wolk; Rated PG; 95 minutes
This film is based on the true story of Brad Cohen, a young man diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome who defies the odds to become a teacher. When Brad was growing up, teachers and even his father interpretted Brad's involuntary sounds and sudden jerking movements as attempts to get attention or simply acting up. As a result, he hated school...unitl a principal used an all-school assembly to educate the faculty and students, which helped Brad win their understanding and acceptance.
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