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Pick the Winners Contest WINNERS!

The Niles Library’s annual PICK THE WINNERS Oscars contest is over and we have selected our 6 winners: Grand Prize is $30 to Portillo’s/$30 to AMC Theatres Five Runner-up Prizes are $10 to Portillo’s/$10 to AMC Theatres   Grand Prize: Zina K. (all 8 correct) Runner-up: Eunice S. (7 correct) Runner-up: Ed O.  (7 correct) […]

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Movie Review: Before Midnight

The third and last (?) in the Richard Linklater directed and Julie Delpy/Ethan Hawke starring series, Before Midnight again features more dialogue and banter between characters than plot. But, after three movies, we are used to that and we know these characters so well, we pretty much know what they are going to say and do. […]

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Movie Review: Captain Phillips

I have issue with movies based on real stories where I know the ending…mostly because it kills the suspense. Titanic: No matter how much Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet love each other, the boat will still sink. Marie Antoinette: She tells the French people to eat cake and then she loses her head. Joan of […]

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