Movie:Tom and Huck Released: Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Brad Renfro Plays in: 2nd Floor Room Rating: PG
Movie adaptation based on Mark Twain's novel Tom Sawyer. Introduction and movie followed by discussion led by David Lilly.
Movie:Mark Twain Released: 2001 Director: Ken Burns Stars: Kevin Conway, Blythe Danner Plays in: Auditorium Rating: not rated
An acclaimed biographical film about Mark Twain, covering everything from his birth to his death.
Movie:The Blind Side Released: 2009 Stars: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head Rating: PG-13 for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references.
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. Read more about Movie: The Blind Side (2009)
Movie:Planet 51 Released: 2009 Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman Rating: PG for mild sci-fi action and some suggestive humor.
American astronaut Captain Charles "Chuck" Baker lands on Planet 51 thinking he's the first person to step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that this planet is inhabited by little green people who are happily living in a white picket fence world, and whose only fear is that it will be overrun by alien invaders...like Chuck! Read more about Movie: Planet 51 (2009)
Movie:Where the Wild Things Are Released: 2009 Stars: Max Record, James Galdonfini, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker Rating: PG for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language.
An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world--a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures that crown Max as their ruler. Read more about Movie: Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Movie: The Vampire's Assistant Released: 2009 Stars: John C.Rielly, Josh Hutcherson, Chris Massoglia Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense supernatural violence and action, disturbing images, thematic elements and some language.
Welcome to the Cirque Du Freak, a traveling sideshow filled with magical creatures, misunderstood freaks, and the mysterious vampire, Larten Crepsley. Drawn to the dark, unpredictable world of the Cirque, 16-year-old Darren decides to trade in his ordinary life for a chance to become an immortal vampire. As Darren explores his newfound powers and faces unexpected enemies, he’ll find that his existence as a member of the undead is filled with more challenges, suspense and fun than he ever thought possible.Popcorn and drinks provided..Read more about Movie: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
Movie: Whip It Released: 2009 Stars: Sarah Habel, Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including crude dialogue, language and drug material
Bliss Cavendar has grown unhappy with the apparent small-town Texas life of Friday night football and beauty pageant competition, the football championed by her father Earl and the pageants by her mother Brooke. She commiserates with her best friend Pash at their waitressing jobs. Pash has a plan to get out: she is applying to Ivy League schools. Bliss just wants to get out and needs a plan and a calling. She finds it during a shopping trip to Austin, Texas where she picks up a flyer for a Roller Derby event, schemes to attend, gets invited to try out and becomes Babe Ruthless, her alter-ego roller derby character. She makes the team, lies about her age, works hard to succeed, experiences her first love with the young lead singer of an Indie rock band, gets disappointed in love, bonds with her new family of roller derby girls, fights with her mother to escape the beauty pageant and live her new dream as roller derby star.Popcorn and drinks provided.Read more about Movie: Whip It (2009)