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Oscars News!

Enter our PICK THE WINNERS contest now until Oscar Sunday, February 22 at 5 pm. Enter ONLINE or come to the Second Floor to pick up a paper ballot. Join us on Tuesday, February 17 at 7:30 pm for our 2014 in Movies with Oscar Preview program. Cecilia, our very own librarian, will review some […]

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Celebrating 1939 in Cinema: A 75th Anniversary Retrospective

When looking back throughout the history of cinema, there are years that standout: 1941 (Citizen Kane, The Maltese Falcon, Sergeant York, How Green Was My Valley, Ball of Fire, The Lady Eve and Sullivan’s Travels (both from Preston Sturges) and Joan Fontaine’s Oscar-winning performance in Alfred Hitchcock’s Suspicion), 1951 (The African Queen, A Streetcar Named […]

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In Memory of Eli Wallach: 1915-2014

Most remembered for playing hard-boiled characters in classic westerns The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and The Magnificent Seven, Wallach was much more than just a gritty character actor. He could play sensitive, as well as tough, sweet and compassionate, as well was strong and fearless. In later years, he turned to television and […]

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DVD Review: Her

Set in the near future (specific year unnamed), Theodore is a sad sack. His marriage just broke up, he does not want to go out or do things, like hang out with friends, and his day job is writing personal letters (love letters, thank you letters, etc.) for other people who are just as pathetic […]

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