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What's better than free feature films on a big screen?
Stop at Billy's Café in the library atrium for some popcorn and a cold drink and enjoy the latest critically acclaimed films shortly after they are released! Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.
Focus (2015; 105 minutes; Rated R for language, some sexual content and brief violence.)
Thursday, July 9 at 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. (evening showing added in addition to Matinee showing)
"This is just sheer, escapist entertainment from start to finish." - Chicago Sun-Times
'71 (2015; 99 minutes; Rated R for strong violence, disturbing images, and language throughout.)
Thursday, July 16 at 1:00 p.m. (Matinee showing only)
"Yann Demange’s ’71, with an astonishing performance by Jack O’Connell, is big-screen storytelling stripped to its dramatic and visual essentials, and the result is nothing less than shattering." - Wall Street Journal
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973; 102 minutes; Rated R.)
Thursday, July 30 at 1:00 p.m. (Matinee showing only)
"“The Friends of Eddie Coyle” works so well because Eddie is played by Robert Mitchum, and Mitchum has perhaps never been better." - Roger Ebert
21 (2008; 123 minutes; Rated PG-13 for some violence, and sexual content including partial nudity.)
Thursday, August 6 at 1:00 p.m. (Matinee showing only)
"21 makes for some slick escapist fantasy. Even if, and because, the fantasy has its roots in something real." - Philadelphia Inquirer
Chappie (2015; 120 minutes; Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity.)
Thursday, August 13 at 1:00 (matinee) and 6:45 p.m.
"This hugely entertaining oddity could never be mistaken for the work of any other filmmaker." - Time Out London
McFarland, USA (2015; 129 minutes; Rated PG for thematic material, some violence and language.)
Thursday, August 20 at 1:00 (matinee) and 6:30 p.m.
"A cross-cultural charmer, an endearing true story told with intelligence and warmth by director Niki Caro (2002's Whale Rider)." - USA Today
Wednesday Matinees @North Quincy
Stop by the North Quincy Branch Library on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. for matinee screenings of great films, old and new.