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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.
Directed by Woody Allen. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell. Theatrically released in 2016. 96 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for some violence, a drug reference, suggestive material and smoking.
Thursday, October 27 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Romantic, bittersweet and funny as hell, Café Society turns Hollywood inside out, rooting through the superficial tinsel to find the real tinsel. You go away gobsmacked, beaming and happy to be both." - New York Observer
Directed by Daniel Ragussis. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Sam Trammell, Toni Collette, Tracy Letts. Theatrically released in 2016. 109 Minutes; Rated R for language throughout.
Thursday, November 3 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"A chilling, surprisingly effective crime thriller." - Los Angeles Times
Directed by James Schamus. Starring Logan Lerman & Sarah Gadon. Theatrically released in 2016. 110 Minutes; Rated R for sexual content and some language.
Thursday, November 10 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"This is one helluva compelling film that presents us with several of the very best performances of the year. Lerman and Letts, in particular, present us with fully-developed characterizations that will remain with audiences long after they leave the theater." - Chicago Sun-Times
The Dark Horse
Directed by James Napier Robertson. Starring Barry Te Hira, Cliff Curtis, James Napier Robertson, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, & Miriama McDowell. Theatrically released in 2016. 124 Minutes; Rated R for language throughout, and drug use.
Thursday, November 17 at 1:00 (matinee) and 6:30 p.m.
"The heartfelt telling of a truly extraordinary true story with a mesmerising central performance." - Empire
Happy Thanksgiving! No Movie on Thursday, November 24 (library closed).
Hell or High Water
Directed by David Mackenzie. Starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster, & Jeff Bridges. Theatrically released in 2106. 102 Minutes; Rated R for some strong violence, language throughout and brief sexuality.
Thursday, December 1 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"By turns funny, elegiac and thrilling, it’s a tale of brotherhood and family that takes in the harsh beauty of the land, the elusive nature of right and wrong and the quirky delights of human connections in a time of bewildering change." - Wall Street Journal
Directed by Rebecca Miller. Starring Bill Hader, Ethan Hawke, Greta Gerwig, Julianne Moore, Maya Rudolph, & Travis Fimmel. Theatrically released in 2016. 98 Minutes; Rated R for language and some sexuality.
Thursday, December 8 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Intelligent and screwball-funny with clever and complicated female characters." - Time Out London
Southside With You
Directed by Richard Tanne. Starring Parker Sawyers & Tika Sumpter. Theatrically released in 2016. 84 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, smoking, a violent image and a drug reference.
Thursday, December 15 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Southside with You is a sweet, intelligent, well-crafted, wonderfully romantic, no-frills re-imagination of the first date between Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson." - Chicago Sun-Times
Florence Foster Jenkins
Directed by Stephen Frears. Starring Meryl Streep & Hugh Grant. Theatrically released in 2016. 111 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for brief suggestive material.
Thursday, December 22 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Florence Foster Jenkins isn’t really about how passion trumps art. It’s about how life is more important than art." - Christian Science Monitor
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.