Movies

By , March 22, 2011 10:09 pm

 Movie Showings

The Grafton Public Library invites you to attend free movie showings.  Movies will be shown in the lower level meeting room.  Food and beverages are permitted during the film. 

 

Wednesday, April 23rd @ 5:30 p.m.

Catching Fire

Rated PG-13, Runtime 146 min.

HUNGER-GAMESWith the 74th Games in the history books, Katniss and Peta set out on a victory tour across Panem with Haymitch and Effie. Despite her best efforts to feign romance with her co-competitor and to keep posttraumatic stress at bay, President Snow fears that Katniss’s defiant nature will incite rebellion, so he takes a tip from new gamemaker Plutarch and launches a Quarter Quell in which past champions, such as the hilariously bitter Johanna and the deceptively arrogant Finnick, will fight to the death. Not all tributes are quite so young, like Mags, a senior citizen who suits up for battle and establishes a touching bond with Finnick. (Description from Amazon.com)

 

 

Wednesday, May 21st @ 5:30 p.m.

Saving Mr. Banks

Rated PG-13, Runtime 120 minutes

Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson bring to life the untold true story aboMV5BMTc0MTQ3NzE4Nl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMzA4NDM5OQ@@__V1_SX214_ut the origins of one of the most treasured Disney classics of all time. John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) directs this acclaimed film that reveals the surprising backstory behind the making of Mary Poppins.

Determined to fulfill a promise to his daughters, Walt Disney (Hanks) tries for 20 years to obtain the rights to author P. L. Travers’ (Thompson) beloved book. Armed with his iconic creative vision, Walt pulls out all the stops, but the uncompromising Travers won’t budge. Only when he reaches into his own complicated childhood does Walt discover the truth about the ghosts that haunt Travers, and together, they set “Mary Poppins” free. (Product Description)

 

June 11th @ 5:30 p.m.

The Monuments Men

Rated PG-13, Runtime 119 minutes

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In the midst of WWII a small group of art experts are commissioned by roosevelt as soldiers and sent to the european theater to protect historically important buildings and monuments, and to locate vast troves of priceless art looted by the nazis. Discovering art in castles and mines, they race against time as the nazis scramble to destroy everything they can. (Description from Amazon.com)

 

 

 

 

 

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