Movies: anytime, any location, all ages

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Friday, August 5, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

This month's offering is Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece "Vertigo." Starring James Stewart and Kim Novak, this thriller takes the viewer on a tense voyage of self discovery as a detective suffering from acrophobia unravels a criminal plot. 1958


Saturday, August 6, 2016

From his professional acting debut on an early TV game show – for which he accepted a fishing rod as payment – Robert Redford grew into a Hollywood icon, ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 30 greatest actors of all time. He’s an Oscar-winning director, to boot.


Friday, August 12, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett and Elizabeth Taylor star in "Father of the Bride" a witty look at one man's headaches and joys as the father of the bride-to-be daughter who, along with his wife, is making all the arrangements for a stellar budget busting wedding day. 1950 B&W NR


Saturday, August 13, 2016
1:30pm

From his professional acting debut on an early TV game show – for which he accepted a fishing rod as payment – Robert Redford grew into a Hollywood icon, ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 30 greatest actors of all time. He’s an Oscar-winning director, to boot.


Friday, August 19, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

When the renegade crew of Serenity agree to hide a fugitive aboard their ship they find much more than they bargained for. An assassin, a totalitarian regime in hot pursuit and blood thirsty creatures on the loose make for an action packed sci-fi thriller. 2005 PG-13


Friday, August 19, 2016

Doors open: 8 p.m. • Program: 8:45 p.m.

In 10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13, 97 min., 1999), a retake of Taming of the Shrew, high school student Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is smitten with lovely sophomore Bianca (Larisa Oleynik), but he finds she’s forbidden from dating until her rebellious and unpopular older sister Katarina (Julia Stiles) has a boyfriend first. So a plan emerges to set up Kat with school bad boy Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger) in order to clear the way for the younger couple’s romance.


Saturday, August 20, 2016

Arbitrage
A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

Cast:Oscar-Caliber and Richard Gere
This feature film is rated R and runs 107 min.


Saturday, August 20, 2016

From his professional acting debut on an early TV game show – for which he accepted a fishing rod as payment – Robert Redford grew into a Hollywood icon, ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 30 greatest actors of all time. He’s an Oscar-winning director, to boot.


Saturday, August 27, 2016

From his professional acting debut on an early TV game show – for which he accepted a fishing rod as payment – Robert Redford grew into a Hollywood icon, ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 30 greatest actors of all time. He’s an Oscar-winning director, to boot.


Friday, September 16, 2016

Doors open: 8 p.m. • Program: 8:45 p.m.

Shakespearean drama dances across the streets and rooftops of New York in West Side Story (NR, 152 min., 1961). This classic musical reimagining of Romeo & Juliet substitutes a gangland feud between the Jets and Sharks gangs for the royal rumble Montagues and Capulets.


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