January 14, 2021
Sara spins the Wheel of Movies and lands on 2019's Little Women. Prepare yourself for a lively discussion on this unique version of the classic story.
Little Women stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Louis Garrel, Meryl Streep and Chris Cooper.
Here's the IMDb listing: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3281548/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
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December 17, 2020
In this very seasonal movie chat, we discuss 1989's holiday classic, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation!
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October 15, 2020
Sara has just the right movie for us to watch on this week's Movie Chat... 1982's The Thing, starring Kurt Russell and directed by horror legend John Carpenter. Be warned! There are spoilers ahead...
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Listen to Ennio Morricone's soundtrack via Hoopla Digital instantly here
Check out the IMDb listing
September 3, 2020
This week it's Nicole's turn to pick a film, and she used an MCPL Teen's recommendation: 2019's Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jaime Foxx.
The film is based on a true story, and this book by Bryan Stevenson. MCPL cardholders: Use these embedded links if you'd like to reserve the DVD or BluRay.
If you'd like to learn more about the organization depicted in the film, the Equal Justice Initiative, click here.
If you want to take a look at the original 60 minutes interview mentioned in this episode, click here.
July 30, 2020
"In space, no one can hear you scream!"
It's Sara's turn to pick a movie, and she's selected the 1979 Sci-Fi Horror classic, Alien.
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. The film stars Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Veronica Cartwright, Yaphey Kotto, and Harry Dean Stanton. It is directed by Ridley Scott.
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July 9, 2020
His Girl Friday is our next Movie Chat!
Starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell, this 1940 film is on many "Best of" and "Top 50" movie lists. It's available to view on Hoopla Digital for free with your library card. Does the podcast team like it? Listen and find out.
IMDb Listing is here
Stream the film for free with your MCPL card here. Description: "A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying." Directed by Howard Hawks.
May 7, 2020
Nicole has picked 2014's Ex Machina for this week's Movie Chat. You can stream this movie for FREE using your MCPL library card from either Hoopla Digital or Kanopy. See the links below for more information. SPOILERS AHEAD!
Ex Machina stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, and Sonoya Mizuno. It is written and directed by Alex Garland. It is rated R for language, violence, and graphic nudity. It was the Oscar winner for Best Achievement in Visual Effects and nominated for Best Screenplay.
View the IMDb listing here.
Watch for free with your MCPL library card on Hoopla Digital here or Kanopy here.