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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; 140 minutes; PG-13)
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
"Director Neil Burger has crafted a popcorn flick that’s leaner, more propulsive and more satisfying than the bestseller that inspired it." - Washington Post
They Came Together
(2014; 84 minutes; Rated R)
Thursday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m.
"Thanks to a smart screenplay, direction that perfectly captures the tone of modern rom-coms and two of the most engaging comedic leads working in movies and TV today, “They Came Together” is more entertaining and (in its own insane way) more endearing than two-thirds of the legitimate romantic comedies I’ve seen over the last two decades." - Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
(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.