PIRATE RADIO on the last Monday, June 28th, at 7 p.m.
Philip Seymour Hoffman; Rated R; 135 minutes; 2009
Celebrated filmmaker Richard Curtis brings audiences his most personal comedy to date. Writing and directing the story of a band of rogue deejays who captivated British radio listeners in the ’60s, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that, incomprehensibly, preferred jazz, Curtis welcomes us aboard The Boat That Rocked.
INVICTUS on the last Monday, July 26th, at 7 p.m.
Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Scott Eastwood
Warner Bros.; Directed by Clint Eastwood
Rated PG-13; 133 minutes; 2009
The film tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa’s rugby team to help unite their country. Believing he can bring his racially and economically divided country together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies his underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.
THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE on the last Monday, August 30th, at 7 p.m.
Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston
New Line Cinema; Directed by Robert Schwentke
Rated PG-13; 107 minutes; 2009
A Chicago librarian suffers from a rare genetic disorder that sends him hurtling through time whenever he is under extreme duress. Despite this complication, he attempts to build a stable future with the beautiful young heiress he loves. This romantic comedy shows that love knows no boundaries and transcends time and death.
This film series is sponsored by The Friends of Cook Memorial Library
Summer Film Series at CML, sponsored by FoCML