Movies at Kent Memorial Library in February
Suffield - posted Jan, 20 2014
SUFFIELD- Kent Memorial Library will show the following movies at the library. Kent Memorial Library is located at 50 North Main St., Suffield. Movies begin at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Saturday, Feb. 1: The Muppets in the Land of Oz and Queen Latifah as Auntie Em? TV Rated-PG; 120 minutes. Wednesday, Feb. 5: Charlie Chaplin plays a tramp falling in love with a blind flower girl in this 1931 black and white silent film. Not rated; 87 minutes. Thursday, Feb. 6: Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy on a train in Europe in the first of their three Jesse and Celine roles. Rated R; 105 minutes. Friday, Feb. 7: Forest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines a butler at the White House who serves eight presidents. Sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library. Rated PG-13; 132 minutes. Friday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. - An Interactive movie Adult Winter Reading Event: Join Dorothy and the gang in this 1939 classic. When Glinda alights in a gentle flurry of bubbles — you blow bubbles. When Dorothy sings — you sing. Snow date: Friday, Feb. 21. Rated PG; 102 minutes. Saturday, Feb. 8: Judy Garland stars as Dorothy in this film version of L. Frank Baum’s book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." Bring the whole family and celebrate it’s 75th anniversary. Come early and see Magic Al the Magician. Rated PG; 102 minutes. Monday, Feb. 10: It’s Connecticut in the 50s in this 2002 drama and Cathy’s life (Julianne Moore) is perfect, at least all the parts she can talk about in polite society. Everyone wishes they were married to her perfect husband Frank (Dennis Quaid) and had her perfect marriage and her perfect life in her perfect house. If only Frank wanted to be married to Cathy. Rated PG-13; 107 minutes. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m.: The late Peter O’Toole was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his role as T.E. Lawrence in this 1962 drama. Rated PG; 216 minutes. Wednesday, Feb. 12: Gentlemen, Gregory Peck, and John Garfield star in this 1947 black and white Best Picture Oscar winning drama about a reporter pretending to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism. Not rated; 118 minutes. Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m.: Terry Gilliam’s accounting of Baron Munchausen’s adventures. Carl Casinghino is running a series on the arc of fantasy in film since "The Wizard of Oz" hit the screen in 1939, and will speak on the subject before the movie begins. Rated PG; 126 minutes. Friday, Feb. 14: This Ron Howard racing movie based on the true story of the ‘70s rivalry between Formula One racers James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). Rated R; 123 minutes. Saturday, Feb. 15: James Franco stars as Oz the Great and Powerful in this family adventure. Rated PG; 130 minutes. Wednesday, Feb. 19: The late Peter O’Toole plays Henry II, opposite Katharine Hepburn as Eleanor of Aquitaine in this 1968 drama. Rated PG; 134 minutes. Thursday, Feb. 20, at 6:15 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m.: Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) realizes that he can travel through time in this drama. Rated R; 123 minutes. Saturday, Feb. 22: Diana Ross plays Dorothy, Michael Jackson is the scarecrow, Nipsey Russell plays the tinman, Lena Horne as Glinda and Richard Pryor as the Wiz in this groovy1978 remake of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." Rated G; 134 min. Monday, Feb. 24: The late Peter O’Toole stars as Mr. Chipping (“Chips”) in this 1969 musical. Rated G; 155 min. Tuesday, Feb. 25: Nicole (Audrey Hepburn) must steal a million dollars to hide her father’s art forgeries and Simon (Peter O’Toole) helps her in this 1966 romantic comedy. Not Rated; 123 min. Wednesday, Feb. 26: Peter Plunkett (Peter O’Toole) owns a family castle in Ireland opened to tourists to pay the bills. Business is slow so he fakes a few ghosts — until the real ones show up. Steve Guttenberg also stars in this 1988 comedy. Rated PG-13; 99 min. Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m.: The first of the James Bond movies. Starring Sean Connery. Not rated; 110 min. Friday, Feb. 28: A medical engineer and an astronaut are set adrift in space after an accident. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this drama. Rated PG-13; 91 min.