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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.

Show Times

Happy Thanksigiving

The library will close at :00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 and remain closed on Thursday, November 23.

Beatriz at Dinner
Directed by Miguel Arteta. Starring Amy Landecker, Chloë Sevigny, Connie Britton, David Warshofsky, Enrique Castillo, Jay Duplass, John Early, John Lithgow, Salma Hayek, Sean O'Bryan, and Soledad St. Hilaire. Theatrically released in 2017. 82 Minutes; Rated R.
Thursday, November 30 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"The real power of Beatriz at Dinner is that it isn’t about politics but the human heart. Beatriz and Strutt are not arguing legislation; they’re arguing two visions of the American dream, two visions of the human soul." - Arizona Republic, Barbara VanDenburgh

Maudie
Directed by Aisling Walsh. Starring Billy MacLellan, David Feehan, Ethan Hawke, Gabrielle Rose, Greg Malone, Kari Matchett, Lawrence Barry, Marthe Bernard, Sally Hawkins, and Zachary Bennett. Theatrically released in 2017. 115 Minutes; Rated PG-13.
Thursday, December 7 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Maudie is one of the most beautiful and life-affirming and uplifting movies of the year, capable of moving us to tears of appreciation for getting to know the title subject." - Chicago Sun-Times, Richard Roeper

Ingrid Goes West
Directed by Matt Spicer. Starring Angelica Amor, Aubrey Plaza, Billy Magnussen, Elizabeth Olsen, Hannah Pearl Utt, Joseph Breen, Malika Williams, Meredith Hagner, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Pom Klementieff, Vincent van Hinte, and Wyatt Russell. Theatrically released in 2017. 98 Minutes; Rated R.
Thursday, December 14 at 1:00 (matinee only)
"A clever, corrosive little trick of a movie, a neon candy heart dipped in asbestos." - Entertainment Weekly - Leah Greenblatt

Stronger
Directed by David Gordon Green. Starring Acei Martin, Bennett Deady, Brina, Carlos Sanz, Clancy Brown, Danny McCarthy, Frankie Shaw, J.P. Valenti, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Pollono, Kate Fitzgerald, Lenny Clarke, Maggie Castle, Michelle Romano, Miranda Richardson, Nate Richman, Owen Burke, Patty O'Neil, Richard Lane Jr., and Tatiana Maslany. Theatrically released in 20017. 119 Minutes; Rated R.
Thursday, December 21 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Stronger always feels right in the moment, solidified by an outstanding central performance by Gyllenhaal, and some wonderful ensemble work, especially the actors just below the top billing." - San Francisco Chronicle - Peter Hartlaub

Dunkirk
Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Aneurin Barnard, Barry Keoghan, Damien Bonnard, Fionn Whitehead, Harry Styles, Jack Lowden, James Bloor, Lee Armstrong, Mark Rylance, Tom Glynn-Carney, and Tom Hardy. Theatrically released in 2017. 106 Minutes; Rated PG-13.
Thursday, December 28 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Dunkirk is a monumental, unconventional, and frequently stunning war movie" - IGN - Daniel Krupa

Brad's Status
Directed by Mike White. Starring Austin Abrams, Ben Stiller, Jemaine Clement, Jenna Fischer, Luisa Lee, Luke Wilson, Michael Sheen, Mike White, Shazi Raja, and Xavier Grobet. Theatrically released in 2017. 102 Minutes; Rated R.
Thursday, January 4 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"With Brad’s Status, Mike White (best known for writing School Of Rock and creating Enlightened) has chosen an alternate route: Make the movie you want to, but sheepishly apologize for its existence — not via interviews or post-screening Q&As, but within the context of the film itself." - The A.V. Club - Mike D'Angelo

American Made
Directed by Doug Liman. Starring Alejandro Edda, April Billingsley, Benito Martinez, Caleb Landry Jones, Connor Trinneer, Domhnall Gleeson, E. Roger Mitchell, Jayma Mays, Jesse Plemons, Kevin L. Johnson, Lara Grice, Lola Kirke, Ronald Reagan, Sarah Wright, Tom Cruise, and William Mark McCullough. Theatrically released in 2017. 115 Minutes; Rated R.
Thursday, January 11 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Cruise is on top form in a based-on-fact thriller that overcomes its familiar trappings with audacious details and flat-out pacing." - Total Film - Matt Maytum

Michelangelo: Love & Death
Presented in partnership with the Quincy Art Association. The first in a new Art Film Series, the third Thursday of the month in January, February, March, and April.
Directed by David Bickerstaff. Theatrically released in 2017. 91 Minutes; Not Rated (documentary).
Thursday, January 18 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"Careful cinematography brings out every nuance in his sculptures even where they are positioned in otherwise badly lit environments." - Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film

The Rape of Europa
Presented in partnership with the Quincy Art Association. The second in a new Art Film Series, the third Thursday of the month in January, February, March, and April.
Directed by Bonni Cohen, Nicole Newnham, and Richard Berge. Theatrically released in 2007. 117 Minutes; Not Rated (documentary).
Thursday, February 15 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"With impressive clarity and sweep, The Rape of Europa recounts the Nazi theft and destruction of European art and architecture." - San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker

Tim's Vermeer
Presented in partnership with the Quincy Art Association. The third in a new Art Film Series, the third Thursday of the month in January, February, March, and April.
Directed by Teller. Starring Penn Jillette and Tim Jenison. Theatrically released in 2013. 80 Minutes; Not rated (documentary).
Thursday, March 15 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"It’s fascinating and funny while forcing us to consider the line between technology and art" - Arizona Republic, Bill Goodykoontz

Frida
Presented in partnership with the Quincy Art Association. The fourth in a new Art Film Series, the third Thursday of the month in January, February, March, and April.
Directed by Julie Taymor. Starring Alfred Molina and Salma Hayek. Theatrically released in 2002. 123 Minutes; Rated R.
Thursday, April 19 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"[T]here's a buoyancy to the direction and acting that make the film special." - Portland Oregonian, Shawn Levy

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.

Now showing at Adams Shore too!

Starting this past summer we are also showing popular movies at the Adams Shore branch on Monday afternoons, starting at 2:00 p.m. Here's that schedule, we look forward to seeing you soon!


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