Afternoon Movie Matinees

High Fidelity (2000)
Thursday, September 7, 2017
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Rob Gordon, owner of a semi-failing Chicago record store, recounts his top five breakups after his longtime girlfriend, Laura, walks out on him. Based on the national bestselling novel by Nick Hornby.

Starring: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, and Lisa Bonet
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Runtime: 1h 53min
Rated: R
Mr. Blanding’s Builds His Dream House (1948)
Thursday, September 14, 2017
2:00pm – 4:00pm

“New York adman Jim Blandings is ready to say goodbye to his cramped city apartment and build from the ground up a Connecticut home with room enough for his growing family and dreams. All it will cost him is his time and money…and perhaps his job, marriage, happiness and what’s left of his sanity.”

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, and Melvyn Douglas
Directed by: H.C. Potter
Runtime: 1h 34min
Rating: Not Rated

Movie synopsis copied from the WARNER HOME VIDEO; DVD Video edition (April 30, 2004)

The Martian (2015)
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Due to a fierce dust storm, astronaut Mark Watney and his crew are forced to abandon their mission and leave the barren planet of Mars. During their escape, Watney is left behind, after his crewmates witness him become injured and disappear into darkness. Now stranded with limited supplies and no means to signal Earth that he is alive, Watney must find a way home.

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, and Jeff Daniels
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Runtime: 2h 24min
Rated: PG-13

Adam’s Rib (1949)
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tensions mount for a husband and wife working as opposing lawyers on a case involving a woman who shot her philandering husband.

Starring: Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn
Directed by: George Cukor
Runtime: 1h 41min
Rated: Not Rated

The Fifth Element (1997)
Thursday, October 5, 2017
2:00pm – 4:30pm

Celebrating 20 years since its release, this acclaimed film follows Korben Dallas as he unwittingly embarks on a mission to save the world from total destruction.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, and Chris Tucker
Directed by: Luc Besson
Runtime: 2h 6min
Rating: PG-13

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Thursday, October 12, 2017
2:00pm – 4:30pm

A forgotten child star holds captive and terrorizes her paraplegic sister in their decaying mansion, while attempting to revitalize her career. Nominated for six Academy Awards, this thriller is a must-see for fans of the show Feud: Bette and Joan.

Starring: Bette Davis and Joan Crawford
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Runtime: 2h 14min
Rating: Not Rated

Audience's Choice: Casablanca (1942)
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Rick is reunited with his former lover, Ilsa, a beautiful woman fleeing the Nazis with her resistance-hero husband.