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Invictus

As with other films, the background I have about this film was limited. South Africa — nada. Rugby — less than nada. But, it’s an Eastwood film and it has two of my favorite actors, so what the heck. And, boy, what a great film. Morgan Freeman does a spectular job of playing Mandela…he’s less […]

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An Education

An Education is a charming, intelligent film filled with excellent performances, especially from Carey Mulligan, who shines as the curious ingénue. Mulligan’s character, Jenny, is bookish school girl from suburban London who meets an older, sophisticated attractive man, David (played perfectly by Peter Sarsgaard), who drives a sports car and who sweeps her off her […]

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The Hurt Locker

It’s hard to say I loved The Hurt Locker since it is such a disturbing and brutal movie. I will most likely never watch this film again. It’s not the kind of movie you want to re-live over and over again. And, it’s also not the type of film I would usually be drawn to. […]

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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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Winter Film Program Recap

December *Sat., Dec. 5, 2pm—Angels and Demons, PG-13, 138 min*Thurs., Dec. 17, 2pm—Four Christmases, PG-13, 88 min*Sat., Dec.19, 2pm—Josh Groban in Concert, NR, 60 min January *Sat., Jan. 2, 2pm—My Sister’s Keeper, PG-13, 109 min*Mon., Jan. 4—WATCH TO WIN OSCAR CONTEST begins — see the AV Desk for details.*Sat., Jan.16, 2pm—Gypsy Caravan: When the Road […]

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Unforgiven

Clint Eastwood directs and stars as a former violent cowboy who turns over a new leaf. Now a father and a widower, he finds out whether he still has that violent streak. Eastwood and a friend (Morgan Freeman) decide to collect a bounty in a corrupt town, run by a detestable sheriff (Gene Hackman). Called […]

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