August 2, 2018 – FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL
Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control. Also starring Vanessa Redgrave and Julie Walters – 2018 – Color – 1hr 46min – R.
August 9, 2018 – THE COMMUTER
Insurance salesman Michael (Liam Neeson) is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy - 2018 – Color – 1hr 45min – PG-13.
August 16, 2018 – COCO
Despite his family's ancestral ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Winner of the Oscars for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song, “Remember Me” – 2017 – Color – 1hr 45min – PG.
August 23, 2018 – JUST GETTING STARTED
In this WWII romance, Harrison Ford is cast as David Halloran, an American bomber pilot stationed in London. During an air raid, Halloran meets and falls in love with beautiful Briton Margaret Sellinger (Lesley-Anne Down). Margaret is married and David mistakenly hopes that this will not make too much difference in their relationship. Also starring Christopher Plummer and Alec McCowen – 2017 – Color – 1hr 31min – PG-13.
August 30, 2018 – THE LEISURE SEEKER
Long-term couple John (Donald Sutherland) and Ella (Helen Mirren) Spencer are experiencing the struggles of growing older. With John having Alzheimer's and Ella undergoing cancer treatment, they decide to embark on an unforgettable journey from Boston to the Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other. Also starring Dick Gregory – 2017 – Color – 1hr 53min – R.
Bloomfield Public Library 90 Broad Street Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
All films start at 12:15 PM in the barrier-free Library Theatre.
Admission is free and all are welcome.