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 .
A Bigger Splash 
Directed by Luca Guadagnino. Starring Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, & Tilda Swinton. Theatrically released in 2016. 125 Minutes; Rated R for graphic nudity, some strong sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Thursday, September 29 at 1:00 (matinee) and 6:30 p.m.
"Everything in this movie is so ripe and voluptuous that watching it doesn't seem enough, you want to take a bite out of it." - Rolling Stone
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping 
Directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. Starring Andy Samberg. Theatrically released in 2016. 87 Minutes; Rated R for some graphic nudity, language throughout, sexual content and drug use.
Thursday, October 6 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"It’s funny because it gets it RIGHT without ever being too mean-spirited." - Chicago Sun-Times
The Meddler 
Directed by Lorene Scafaria. Starring Cecily Strong, J.K. Simmons, Jason Ritter, Jerrod Carmichael, Lucy Punch, Michael McKean, Rose Byrne, & Susan Sarandon. Theatrically released in 2016. 100 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for brief drug content.
Thursday, October 13 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"It is sweet, and funny and quietly upbeat. Take a chance on it — and take your mom." - New York Daily News
Directed by Paul Feig. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy. Theatrically released in 2016. 116 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some crude humor.
Thursday, October 20 at 1:00 (matinee) and 7:00 p.m.
"This reboot starring some of today’s finest comic actors — male or female — is a wonderfully hilarious and boldly imaginative creation in its own right." - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Café Society 
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
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.
- September 28: A Bigger Splash  (R)
- October 5: Now You See Me 2  (PG-13)
- October 12: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping  (R)
- October 19: The Meddler  (PG-13)
- October 26: Ghostbusters  (PG-13)
- November 2: Café Society  (PG-13)
- November 9: Imperium  (R)
- November 16: Indignation  (R)