Coolidge Corner Branch Library
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA 02446
Refreshments 1:00 p.m.
Film 1:30 p.m.
Dec 5, 2013
2013. 103m. PG-13 This is the funny and poignant coming of age story of a shy 14-year-old boy’s summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and his daughter. He slowly opens up and begins to finally find his place in the world - all during a summer he will never forget. Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney.
Dec 12, 2013
1951. 105m. This is an adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester. The film was directed by John Huston. In Africa during WW1, a gin-swilling riverboat owner/captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. Won Academy Award for Best Actor: Humphrey Bogart. Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley.
Dec 19, 2013
1944. 113m. In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. The songs are a heady combination of period tunes and newly minted numbers by Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin including Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor.
Dec 26, 2013
1942. 102m. Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II; an American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. One of the most beloved American films, this is a captivating wartime adventure of romance and intrigue. Won 3 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay. Stars:Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid.