Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The Carnegie-Stout Public Library in Dubuque will show Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) as part of their ongoing film series. Starring Forrest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, this historical drama is about a White House butler who served seven Presidential administrations. The movie is 2 hours and 12 minutes long and is rated PG-13 for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking. WHAT: The film Lee Daniels' The Butler WHEN: Thursday Feb. 20th @ 6PM WHERE: Aigler Auditorium @ Carnegie -Stout Public Library Admission is FREE See you at the movies!
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Carnegie-Stout public Library in Dubuque, IA is presenting Fargo (1996) as part of their ongoing film series. Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, this classic black comedy depicts a struggling car salesman who pays two losers to kidnap his wife so he can swindle the ransom money from his father-in-law. The movie is rated R for strong violence, language, and sexuality. WHAT: Fargo WHEN: Wednesday Jan. 22nd, 2014 @ 6PM WHERE: Aigler Auditorium 3rd Floor Carnegie-Stout Library Admission is FREE Snacks are free! See you at the movies!
Monday, December 16, 2013
The Big Parade (1925)
New on Blu-ray is The Big Parade (1925). When this silent film first came out it was a financial success playing at the Astor Theater in New York for nearly two years. Directed by King Vidor this tale of three buddies caught up in what then was called the Great War and is a shrewdly judged blend of comedy, romance, action, and tragedy. The Big Parade also happens to be one of the few silent features for which the original negative still exist. Worth checking out! Not seeing it offered by Netflix for viewing.
Actor Peter O'Toole dies
Classically trained actor Peter O'Toole died on December 14th at the age of 81. Folks can check out his filmology on Netflix. Some of his most notable films included: Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Last Emperor (1987), My Favorite Year (1982), The Man Mancha (1972), Beckett (1964), The Lion in Winter (1968), and more recently Venus (2006).
The Nativitiy Story (2006)
Carnegie-Stout Public Library continues it's film series presenting The Nativity Story. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke and starring Keisha Castle-Hughes with Shohren Aghdashloo, The Nativity Story (2006) is a dramatic account, as told from Mary's perspective of the Annunciation and the arduous journey of Nary and Joseph to give birth to baby Jesus. The movie is 101 minutes long and is rated PG for some violent content. WHAT: The Nativity Story WHEN: Wednesday Dec. 18th, 2013 @ 6PM WHERE: Aigher 3rd Floor Auditorium Carnegie-Stout Public Library ADMISSION: Free Free snacks are served.