Serious and Single Men

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Two very different stories, but both main characters have similar existential questions…. “Why did this happen to me?” Leading men Colin Firth and Michael Stuhlbarg are excellent in their respective Read More

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STAFF PICKS: THE BEST OF 2009

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THE STAFF OF THE ADULT FICTION DEPARTMENT AT NILES PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS CREATED ITS LIST OF THE “BEST NOVELS OF 2009.”STAFF PICKS—BEST OF 2009 A GATE AT THE STAIRS—MOORE, LORRIEA Read More

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In Bruges

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After reading the blog (below) that identified CC’s top 10 movies of the decade, I had to watch (for the third time!) “In Bruges”. This truly superb thriller is set Read More

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Sunshine Cleaning

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From the same producers who brought you “Little Miss Sunshine”, “Sunshine Cleaning” is a warm, quirky, sad and emotionally uplifting story about families and the relationships and events that define Read More

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Easy to Read, Hard to Put Down

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“FEAR THE WORST” by Linwood Barclay. Those Brits always have the best names! Anyhoo, Barclay, the #1 bestselling crime novelist in Britain, brings us his third novel. Timothy Blake, a Read More

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Meaty Matt: The Informant!

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THE INFORMANT! Directed by Steven Soderbergh Matt Damon and Soderbergh (Oceans 11) are together again in this true life story of corporate whistleblower Mark Whitacre. Damon has gained, oh, maybe Read More

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