Blog Directory CineVerse: February 2012

No, it's not Mrs. Spiderman

Sunday, February 26, 2012

A kiss is just a kiss...unless it happens to be a smooch from a poisonous femme fatale.

Make a date February 29 to join CineVerse for “Kiss of the Spider Woman” (1985; 120 minutes) directed by Hector Babenco, chosen by Dan Quenzel.


New CineVerse March/April schedule posted

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Curious to learn what CineVerse will be spotlighting over the next few weeks? The March/April 2012 schedule is now available for viewing and downloading. Click here to check it out.


One spotless movie

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Does your funny bone need a bit of dusting? Make your plans to attend CineVerse on February 22 for the comedy “Sunshine Cleaning” (2008; 91 minutes), directed by Christine Jeffs, chosen by Danealle Kueltzo.

And stick around for later, when we'll also preview the March/April 2012 CineVerse schedule.


Woody fetes the City of Light

Saturday, February 18, 2012

The Oak Lawn public library will present the following movie free of charge: Midnight in Paris (2011, PG-13, 94 min) -- Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Director Woody Allen’s romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better. Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Kathy Bates. Learn more by clicking here.


Splendor in the theater

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Ahh, young love. And it's rarely been depicted better than in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961; 124 minutes), directed by Elia Kazan, chosen by Janet Pierucci, and scheduled for Valentine's week (Feb. 15) at CineVerse.


File under fear, fate and film

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The Oak Lawn public library will present the following movie free of charge: The Adjustment Bureau (2011, PG-13, 106 min) -- Friday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. Academy Award nominee Matt Damon stars in this romantic thriller about a man who glimpses the future Fate has planned for him - and chooses to fight for his destiny with the only woman he’s ever loved. Starring Emily Blunt and Michael Kelly. Learn more by clicking here.


Next stop? El Norte

Sunday, February 5, 2012

You may never view the illegal immigration issue the same way again after seeing “El Norte” (1983; 141 minutes), directed by Gregory Nava, to be shown Feb. 8 at CineVerse. 


A day of Dickens is no slim pickins

Friday, February 3, 2012

The Oak Lawn public library will celebrate the 200th birthday of author Charles Dickens by presenting the following 3 movies free of charge:

  • Great Expectations (1946) -- Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. From the vivid pages of Charles Dickens' masterpiece, a humble orphan becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. Directed by David Lean; winner of two Academy Awards. Starring John Mills, Valerie Hobson and Tony Wager. Unrated. 118 min.
  • Nicholas Nickleby (2002) -- Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldhearted uncle. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer and Anne Hathaway. PG. 132 min.
  • Oliver Twist (2005) -- Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. Director Roman Polanski's adaptation of the classic Dickens tale where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master. Starring Barney Clark, Ben Kingsley and Jeremy Swift. PG-13. 130 min. 
 Learn more by clicking here.


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