Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins
Screen Gems; Directed by Lasse Hallstrom
Rated PG-13; 105 minutes; 2010
A soldier home on leave falls for a conservative college girl. Instead of returning home to her, he reenlists after the attacks on September 11th, 2001. Time and distance begin to take a toll on the young lovers.
Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter
Walt Disney Studios; Directed by Tim Burton
Rated PG; 108 minutes; 2010
Tim Burton brings his unique take on the classic Lewis Carroll story about a girl named Alice to the big screen. Alice falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy realm populated by talking playing cards, the raging Red Queen and a stark raving Mad Hatter.
Voices by: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, John Ratzenberger
Walt Disney Studios/Pixar Animation;
Directed by Peter Docter and Bob Peterson
Rated PG; 96 minutes; 2009
Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and now in his 78th year he launches his house into the sky via thousands of balloons. Right after liftoff he discovers he has a stowaway in the form of an over optimistic 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer named Russell. This hilarious journey takes you into a lost world with the least likely duo on Earth.
Movie:The Graduate Released: 1967 Stars: Anne Bancroft & Dustin Hoffman Rating: Not rated Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
Ben has recently graduated college, with his parents now expecting great things from him. At his "Homecoming" party, Mrs. Robinson, the wife of his father's business partner, has Ben drive her home, which leads to an affair between the two. The affair eventually ends, but comes back to haunt him when he finds himself falling for Elaine, Mrs. Robinson's daughter. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: The Graduate (1967)
Movie:Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Released: 1967 Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier Rating: Not Rated Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
Joanna Drayton, a young white American woman and a man with whom she's had a whirlwind romance, Dr. Prentice, an African American she met while on a holiday in Hawaii have arrived at the San Francisco Airport to tell Joanna's parents, Matthew and Christine their plans: to marry and live in Switzerland. The plot is centered on Joanna's return to her liberal upper class home overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Her mother, while surprised, is supportive from the beginning, but her father isn't buying the marriage. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Movie:In the Heat of the Night Released: 1967 Stars: Sidney Poitier & Rod Steiger Rating: Not Rated Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
Virgil Tibbs is a renowed Homicide Detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The Industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the deep south at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sherriff and the City slicker. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Movie:Bonnie and Clyde Released: 1967 Stars: Warren Beaty & Faye Dunaway Rating: R for violence Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
In the middle of the Great Depression, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker meet when Clyde tries to steal Bonnie's mother's car. Bonnie, who is bored by her job as a waitress, is intrigued with Clyde, and decides to take up with him and become his partner in crime. They do some holdups, but their amateur efforts, while exciting, are not very lucrative.The duo's crime spree shifts into high gear once they hook up with a dim-witted gas station attendant, C.W. Moss.Bonnie and Clyde turn from pulling small-time heists to robbing banks. Their exploits also become more violent. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Loosely based upon the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Ariel, youngest daughter of King Triton, is dissatisfied with life in the sea. She longs to be with the humans above the surface, and is often caught in arguments with her father over those "barbaric fish-eaters". She goes to meet Ursula, the Sea Witch, to strike a deal, but Ursula has bigger plans for this mermaid and her father.