Catherine Keener, James Gandolfini, Forest Whitaker
Warner Bros.; Directed by Spike Jonze
Rated PG; 101 minutes; 2009
This adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story follows Max, a disobedient little boy who is sent to bed without his supper. Max then creates an imaginary forest world populated by the wild things, exotic monsters and ferocious creatures who embrace Max as their ruler.
Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin
Warner Bros.; Directed by McG
Rated PG-13; 115 minutes; 2009
Set in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor is the man fated to lead the human resistance against an army of Terminators. The future is altered by the appearance of a mysterious stranger named Marcus Wright. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor and Marcus both embark on an odyssey that takes them into the heart of Skynet’s operations, where they uncover the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind.
Movie:The Lady Eve Released: 1941 Stars: Barbara Stanwyck & Henry Fonda Rating: Not Rated Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
Returning from a year up the Amazon studying snakes, the rich but unsophisticated Charles Pike meets con-artist Jean Harrington on a ship. They fall in love, but a misunderstanding causes them to split on bad terms. To get back at him, Jean disguises herself as an English lady, and comes back to tease and torment him. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: The Lady Eve (1941)
Movie:Brining Up Baby Released: 1938 Stars: Cary Grant & Katharine Hepburn Rating: Not Rated Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Movie:The Awful Truth Released: 1937 Stars: Cary Grant & Irene Dunn Rating: Not Rated Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
Jerry and Lucy Warriner lead madcap screwball high society lives in New York City. Despite being very happy, they start to doubt each other's fidelity. Finally they decide to divorce. Lucy wins custody of the dog but Jerry secures visitation rights. Before their divorce is final they both become engaged to other people. She meets Dan Leeson, a rich but boring Oklahoma oil man who travels with his mother. Jerry courts Barbara Vance,debutante and heiress. Each does their best to foil the other's plans, with hilarious results. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: The Awful Truth (1937)
Movie:It Happened One Night Released: 1934 Stars: Claudette Colbert & Clark Gable Rating: Not Rated Film series: Part of the Monday Night at the Movies Film Series.
Rebellious socialite Ellie Andrews marries King Wesley but her wealthy father has it annulled. Tired of her father's control, she runs away by diving off the family yacht in Miami and heading for New York. On the bus she meets street-smart reporter Peter Warne. They end up traveling together as Warne hopes to get a great story, and Ellie needs his worldly help. Read more about Monday Night at the Movies: It Happened One Night (1934)
Ahoy ye librarylubbers! Join HMCPL for their first ever "Pirate Day". All programs all day long will be pirate themed, and library employees will be dressed in their finest Pirate gear! So practice your very best pirate-y "ARGS!" and join us for Pirate Day. Read more about HMCPL Pirate Day