BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library presents two free films each week, on Mondays and Tuesdays. All films start at 12:15 p.m. in the barrier-free Library Theatre. Admission is free and all are welcome The library is located at 90 Broad St. For information call 973-566-6200 for additional information.
The Bloomfield Public Library presents two free films each week, on Mondays and Tuesdays. All films start at 12:15 p.m. in the barrier-free Library Theatre. Admission is free and all are welcome The library is located at 90 Broad St. For information call 973-566-6200 for additional information.
• May 13, “Stan and Ollie,” 2018, color, 1 hour 38 minutes, PG-rated. The true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act, Laurel, played by Steve Coogan, and Hardy played by John C. Reilly, is brought to the big screen for the first time. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland.The tour becomes a hit, but long-buried tension and Hardy’s failing health start to threaten their new act and friendship. Reilly received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor.
• May 16, “The Mule,” 2018, color, 1 hour 56 minutes, R-rated. Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he has just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. Also starring Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, and Andy Garcia. The film, which is loosely based on a true story, is directed by Eastwood.
• May 20, “Boy Erased,” 2018, color, 1 hour 55 minutes, R-rated. Jared, played by Lucas Hedges, is the son of a small-town Baptist pastor who gets outed to his parents, played by Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe, at age 19. He’s soon faced with an ultimatum — attend a gay conversion therapy program or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith. Based on the memoir by Garrard Conley.
• May 23, “Holmes & Watson,” 2018, color, 1 hour 30 minites, PG-13-rated. Detective Sherlock Holmes, played by Will Ferrell, and Dr. Watson, played by John C. Reilly, join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.
• May 30, “Destroyer,” 2018, color, 2 hour 13 minutes, PG-13-rated. As a young cop, Erin Bell, played by Nicole Kidman, went undercover to infiltrate a gang in the California desert. When the gang leader re-emerges in the present, Bell embarks on an obsessive quest to bring him to justice and make peace with her tortured past. Also starring Tatiana Maslany and Bradley Whitford. Kidman was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.