Friday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. - THE COMPANY MEN (2011) Starring Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Kevin Costner, and Tommy Lee Jones; Rated R; 109 minutes
Bobby Walker is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law which does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps the realization that there is more to life than chasing the bigger, better deal.
To watch the film's trailer, please click here.
Friday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m. - UNKNOWN (2011) Starring Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn,and January Jones; Rated PG-13; 109 minutes Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn’t recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. With the help of a young woman he sets out to prove who he is.
Friday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m. - UNKNOWN (2011) Starring Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn,and January Jones; Rated PG-13; 109 minutes
Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn’t recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. With the help of a young woman he sets out to prove who he is.
Click here to watch the trailer.
Friday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. - THE CONCERT (2009) Starring Aleksei Guskov, Melanie Laurent, and Dmitri Nazarov; Rated PG-13; 119 minutes (In French and Russian with English subtitles)
In this new comedy Andrei Filipov, a once celebrated Russian conductor of the Bolshoi, has hit rock bottom and is now working as a depressed custodian who drinks too much. But when he intercepts an invitation meant for this former orchestra to perform in Paris, Andrei masterminds a plan to pose as the leader of the group in order to make a triumphant return to the music scene. Andrei sets off for Paris to fulfill his destiny and return to his glory as a great conductor. Along the way, he will reunite with a young, beautiful violin virtuoso who holds the key to his past and to his future.
You can watch the film's trailer by clicking here.
This film screening is part of You're Connected!, our 2011 Adult Summer Reading program.
Friday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m. - THE LINCOLN LAWYER (2011) Starring Matthew McConaughey, John Leguizamo, and Marisa Tomei; Rated R; 119 minutes
In this gripping thriller a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Michael “Mick” Haller operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental sedan. Having spent most of his career defending petty, garden-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime; defending a rich Beverly Hills playboy, who is accused of attempted murder. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money pay-off swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller.
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Friday July 29 at 7:30 p.m. - MY DOG TULIP (2011) An animated feature, starring the voices of Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave, and Isabella Rossellini; Not rated; 82 minutes
The distinguished British man of letters, Ackerley hardly thought of himself as a dog lover when, well into middle age, he came to adopt Tulip, a beautiful yet intolerable 18-month-old German shepherd. To his surprise, she turned out to be the love of his life, the 'ideal friend' he had been searching for in vain for so many years. In vivid and sometimes startling detail, the film reveals Tulip's sassy, often erratic behavior.
All films are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen’s).