Monday, August 25, 2014

FREE Dearborn Main Library Blockbusters Film Series - September, October, November 2014

Blockbusters Free Film Series

HFCL Auditorium
16301 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI
(313) 943-2330
Monday Evenings
7:00 p.m.


SEPTEMBER 8—NOAH (2014) - A man named Noah (Russell Crowe) is chosen by God to undertake a momentous task before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world. Extraordinary special effects highlight this epic retelling of the biblical story. Also starring Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Hopkins. (Rated PG-13, 138 min.)

SEPTEMBER 15—DRAFT DAY (2014) - On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver (Kevin Costner) has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he's willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred on a life-changing day for himself and for football. (Rated R, 109 min.)

SEPTEMBER 22—MOMS’ NIGHT OUT (2014) - All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation...a long-needed moms’ night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong? A fun and heartwarming family film. (Rated PG, 99 min.)

SEPTEMBER 29—GODZILLA (2014) - In this gritty, realistic sci-fi action epic, Godzilla returns to its roots as one of the world's most recognized monsters. Featuring an all-star international cast, this spectacular adventure pits Godzilla against malevolent creatures that, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. (Rated PG-13, 123 min.)

OCTOBER 6—CHEF (2014) - Jon Favreau stars as a chef who loses his restaurant job and starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. A charming comedy about second chances, coming together...and delicious food! (Rated R, 114 min.)

OCTOBER 13—PULP FICTION (1994) - 20TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTATION! Released October 14, 1994, Quentin Tarantino’s landmark film about two hitmen (John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson), a boxer (Bruce Willis), two petty thieves and a mobster’s wife (Uma Thurman) changed the landscape of independent film. Nominated for seven Academy Awards and winning for Tarantino and Roger Avary’s original script. (Rated R, 154 min.)


Join us for a spooky evening of crafts, popcorn and...GIANT ANTS! Create your own giant insect in the Children’s area before the show starting at 6:00, and then join us in the lobby for pre-show popcorn at 6:30. Even though this program is aimed at kids, of course all are welcome to attend!

OCTOBER 20—THEM! (1954) - The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization! Creepy, suspenseful and fun scares for the Halloween season. (Not rated, 94 min.)

OCTOBER 27—YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974) - Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments. Madcap hilarity ensues in this classic Mel Brooks comedy. Starring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn and Marty Feldman. (Rated PG, 106 min.)

NOVEMBER 3—THE FAULT IN OUR STARS (2014) - Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Based upon the bestselling novel by John Green, the film explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love. (Rated PG-13, 126 min.)


It’s been 75 years since the character of Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in March of 1939. Join us for a screening of the 1989 Batman movie with Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton. Kids in attendance will receive a bag of Batman 75th anniversary goodies, while supplies last!

NOVEMBER 10—BATMAN (1989) - Director Tim Burton’s vision of the Batman legend with Batman (Michael Keaton) facing off against the homicidal Joker (Jack Nicholson). (Rated PG-13, 126 min.)

NOVEMBER 17—MALEFICENT (2014) - A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal - an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well. (Rated PG, 97 min.)

NOVEMBER 24—THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) - 75TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTATION! Start your holiday week with a special screening of the enduring family classic! A tornado blows Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog Toto into the magical Land of Oz where she embarks on a quest with the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion to fight the evil Wicked Witch of the West and find her way back home to Kansas. (Rated PG, 102 min.)


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