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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.
American Sniper (2014; 132 minutes; Rated R for strong and disturbing war violence, and language throughout including some sexual references.)
Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m. "(T)he hardest, truest movie ever made about the experience of men in war. Why? Because there’s no glory in it. " - Boston Globe
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015; 125 minutes; Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language.)
Thursday, May 28 at 6:45 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m. "The director of the much-anticipated adaptation, Sam Taylor-Johnson, made what could have been a trashy TV movie into well-conceived cinema." - Boston Globe
Inherent Vice (2014; 148 minutes; Rated R for drug use throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some violence.)
Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m. "The film is stupendous: as antic as Boogie Nights and Punch-Drunk Love, but with The Master and There Will Be Blood’s uncanny feel for the swell and ebb of history. " - The Telegraph
Black Sea (2015; 114 minutes; Rated R for language throughout, some graphic images and violence.)
Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m. "Not that a film as taut and exciting as this one needs punchy dialogue, but Black Sea has that, too." - New York Post
Maps to the Stars (2015; 111 minutes; Rated R for strong disturbing violence and sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some drug material.)
Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m. "Screenwriter Bruce Wagner (who's been skillfully dissecting Hollywood misfits high and low since his 1991 novel, "Force Majeure") has crafted a darkly humorous moral fable that Cronenberg embraces with unabashed glee." - Austin Chronicle
Mr. Turner (2014; 150 minutes; Rated R for some sexual content.)
Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m., matinee at 1:00 p.m. "(F)ar more than merely an explosion of color and toned nuance for the eye. The real reason to make this a must-see ... is to wallow in the Oscar-worthy acting talent of Leigh’s veteran player Timothy Spall." - Chicago Sun-Times
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.