Blog Directory CineVerse: April 2012

The "Fear" is near...

Monday, April 30, 2012

Can your nerves stand the strain of Robert Mitchum playing the creepy Max Cady? Join CineVerse on May 2 for “Cape Fear” (1962; 105 minutes) directed by J. Lee Thompson, chosen by Norm Omiecinski.


Prepare for "Battle"

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Enjoy war films? Gripping thrillers? Tense dramas? Check out “The Battle of Algiers” (1966; 121 minutes), directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, chosen by Bob Haggot, the next film up in the CineVerse lineup, scheduled for April 25. And prepare for one masterpiece of a movie.


New CineVerse May-June schedule posted

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Eager to learn what we'll be viewing and spewing about in CineVerse over the next several weeks? You can now check out the May-June schedule, hot off the presses and ready for viewing by clicking here.


Let's do the time warp...yet again

Sunday, April 15, 2012

On April 18, CineVerse shines the cult film spotlight on perhaps the most popular audience participation picture of them all: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975; 100 minutes), directed by Jim Sharman. Plus, we'll preview the March/April 2012 schedule with a special trailer reel prior to 10 p.m.


Classic Bard on the big screen

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Meet Shylock--not your average, run-of-the-mill Mr. Moneybags. He's at the heart of Shakespeare's great play “The Merchant of Venice" (2004; 138 minutes), which was adapted for the big screen and directed by Michael Radford. This flick is on the CineVerse docket for April 11, chosen by Jeanne Johnson.


Hoovers and shakers

Monday, April 2, 2012

The Oak Lawn public library will present the following movie free of charge: J. Edgar* (2011, R, 137 min) -- Wednesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer and Naomi Watts. Learn more by clicking here.


A movie that's all "Heart"

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Alan Arkin is known for more than his quirky elder roles in contemporary comedies like "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Sunshine Cleaning." Witness his acting chops on April 4, when CineVerse explores "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" (1968; 123 minutes), directed by Robert Ellis Miller, chosen by Patrick McMahon.


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