With the weather that we've been having lately, it's impossible to presume what the summer will be like. What we do know for sure is that we'll be showing movies here every Friday night throughout July and August! Beginning July 3rd and ending on August 28th, our Summer Film Series will make the Library the hottest (and coolest) place in town!
SUMMER FILM SERIES - FRIDAYS - 7:30 P.M. - ADMISSION IS FREE
Confessions of a Shopaholic
Starring Isla Fisher, Krysten Ritter, and Joan Cusack; Rated PG; 104 minutes; 2009
Based on the book by Sophie Kinsella, Rebecca Bloomwood is 25 years old and lives with her best friend Suze in a trendy part of town. She has a boring job that doesn’t begin to pay for her shopping addiction. When cutting back doesn’t work, she tries to make more money and, ironically, becomes a financial advice columnist in this comedy.
Starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, and Xander Berkeley; Rated PG-13; 91 minutes; 2009
An ex-government operative's daughter is kidnapped while traveling in Paris. He has four days to find her, so he uses his special skills to get her back safe and also get his revenge.
Last Chance Harvey
Starring Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, and Kathy Baker; Rated PG-13; 92 minutes; 2008
Harvey Shine is on the verge of losing his job as a jingle writer and only has one more chance to deliver a hit. He goes to London to attend his daughter's wedding and promises to be back in the office on Monday but when he misses his plane, he is fired on the spot. He then strikes up a conversation with a woman in a bar and the unexpected connection transforms both of their lives.
Starring Clint Eastwood, Brian Haley; Rated R; 116 minutes; 2008
Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded old man whose prize possession is a 1973 Gran Torino he keeps in cherry condition. When a neighboring teenager tries to steal it, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of the would-be robber’s family, Kowalski is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that rule their neighborhood.
A Walk on the Moon
Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Anna Paquin, Liev Schreiber; Rated R; 107 minutes; 1999
Pearl (Diane Lane), a thirty-year-old wife and mother who longs for a bit of passion spends every summer in the Catskills with her two children and interfering mother-in-law. When a hippie named Walker (Viggo Mortensen) shows up in his funky bus, Pearl falls for his rugged good looks. A steamy love affair follows, resulting in a family-shattering revelation at Woodstock in this drama set in upstate New York in the late 1960s.
Starring Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange; Not Rated; 104 minutes; 2009
In 1973, filmmakers Albert and David Maysles entered the strange world of "Big Edie" and "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale, two charming eccentrics who were relatives of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. In this film we are taken behind the scenes of that famous documentary with a shocking and raw look into the lives of this reclusive mother and daughter who chose to live in squalor and almost total isolation in a decaying, 28-room mansion in East Hampton called Grey Gardens.
The Great Buck Howard
Starring Colin Hanks, Tom Hanks, and Emily Blunt; Rated PG; 90 minutes; 2009
Troy Gabel is a law-school drop out who impulsively takes a job as an assistant to an aging but charismatic magician. The conjurer is definitely on the downward slope of his career, but the mystery surrounding him keeps Troy intrigued. The two embark on a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.
Starring Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey, Jr., and Catherine Keener; Rated PG-13; 109 minutes; 2009
This biographical drama tells the true life story of musical prodigy Nathaniel Ayers. He dropped out of Julliard after developing schizophrenia and became a homeless musician on the streets of Los Angeles. A reporter looking for an article finds Ayers one day and develops a close relationship with the troubled but gifted artist.
Starring Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, and Tom Wilkinson; Rated PG-13; 125 minutes; 2009
CIA Officer Claire Stenwick and MI6 agent Ray Koval are two spies-turned-corporate operatives having a clandestine love affair. They have turned their skills to a high stakes espionage game where they are attempting to secure a product that corporations would do anything to patent. The pair try to stay one double cross ahead of the other, but find that that hardest thing to cheat is their love for one another.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).