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Oscar® Calendar

JANUARY Mon., Jan. 4Early registration opens for Niles District cardholders who bring their completed 10-punch film card.  &WATCH TO WIN contest begins Mon., Jan.11Registration opens for all Niles District cardholders Mon., Jan. 25Registration opens for all NON-Niles District cardholders Tues., Jan. 26, 2pmRebecca, Not Rated, 130 min FEBRUARY Mon., Feb. 8PICK THE WINNERS contest begins […]

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The Lost Weekend

Next time you over-do the wine during a dinner party, you might want to watch this one to remind you of how alcohol destroys people. This film is one of the few that really captures what it is like to be an alcoholic. Unlike others, such as The Days of Wine and Roses and When […]

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Magnificent Obsession

Well, the wait is finally over for one of the last remaining hold-outs of DVD conversion. Douglas Sirk’s Magnificent Obsession is out of DVD…and a Criterion Collection edition, no less. A masterpiece of classic cinema, Magnificent Obsession is one of the best melodramas ever filmed. And Sirk’s use of color and light enhances every second […]

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All That Heaven Allows

Jane Wyman as a middle-aged widow and Rock Hudson as her young gardener…sounds familiar, right? Well, the 2002 film Far From Heaven was loosely based on the plot. The biggest difference between the modern-day interpretation and the 1955 melodrama is that it was considered HIGHLY scandalous for an older woman to be involved with a […]

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