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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.
(2014; 123 minutes; Rated PG-13)
Thursday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m.
"This is a movie of tremendous visual daring, magnificent special-effects work and surprising moral gravity." - Salon.com
(2014; 96 minutes; Rated R)
Thursday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m.
"There's a subtle wisdom to this screenplay that complements its exceedingly bad taste, small lessons among the laughs." - Tampa Bay Times
(2014; 104 minutes; Rated PG)
Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m.
"A delectable take on the hunger for connection. A film about the wheel of life, about what helps us cope with its turns and find our way in its unforgiving labyrinth." - Los Angeles Times
(2014; 90 minutes; Rated PG-13)
Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m.
"Frank Pavich’s fun documentary captures an unbowed, exuberant Jodorowsky, who recalls his team of “spiritual warriors” with the camaraderie of a battle-scarred veteran." - Time Out New York
"Had this ambitious head trip come to pass, it might've made Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" look like "Go, Dog. Go!"" - Chicago Tribune
Edge of Tomorrow
(2014; 113 minutes; Rated PG-13)
Thursday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m.
"A star-driven mass-market entertainment that's smart, exciting and unexpected while not stinting on genre satisfactions." - Los Angeles Times
Life of Crime
(2014; 94 minutes; Rated R)
Thursday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m.
"Schechter’s soul-scored film is impeccably styled for the time period, and its easy pacing reminds me of the gold standard for Leonard adaptations, “Out of Sight.”" - New York Post
22 Jump Street
(2014; 110 minutes; Rated R)
Thursday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m.
"A hugely enjoyable shambles. It’s a comic deconstruction of that most useless of Hollywood artifacts — the blockbuster sequel — that refuses to take itself seriously on any level." - Boston Globe
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.
October 1: Good Will Hunting (R)
October 8: Million Dollar Arm (PG)
October 15: The Lunchbox (PG)
October 22: Edge of Tomorrow (PG-13)
October 29: An Affair to Remember (not rated)
November 5: Life of Crime (R)
November 12: We Bought a Zoo (PG)
November 19: Hello Dolly (G)
November 26: Last of the Mohicans (R)