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Teen Cinema


January 29, 2013

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For ages 13 to 18 years

Get the old-time movie feel in the library! Come watch some classic films and past favorites on the little silver screen. Call for more details.

January 8, 2012


Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner
Warner Bros.; Directed by Jason Winer
Rated PG-13; 110 minutes; 2011

In this fresh new look at a classic story, loveable billionaire Arthur Bach is an irresponsible charmer who has always relied on two things to get by: his limitless fortune and the good sense of a lifelong nanny Hobson to keep him out of trouble. Now he faces his biggest challenge – choosing between an arranged marriage to an ambitious corporate exec Susan, that will ensure his lavish lifestyle, or an uncertain future with the one thing money can’t buy, Naomi, the woman he really loves. 








January 15, 2013

Rock Of Ages

Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Julianne Hough
Warner Bros.; Directed by Adam Shankman
Rated PG-13; 123 minutes; 2012

Rock of Ages tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock 'n' roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more. 









January 22, 2013

Cowboys and Aliens

Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Jon Favreau
Universal Pictures; Directed by Jon Favreau
Rated PG-13; 118 minutes; 2011

1873. Arizona Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past, stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde. It's a town that lives in fear. But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend as the desolate city is attacked by marauders from the sky. These monsters challenge everything the residents have ever known. Now, the stranger they rejected, is their only hope for salvation. As this gunslinger slowly starts to remember who he is and where he's been... 








January 29, 2013

True Grit

Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin, Matt Damon
Paramount Pictures;
Directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Rated PG-13; 110 minutes; 2011

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.