Senior Cinema

Coolidge Corner Branch Library
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA 02446
Telephone 617-730-2380

Thursdays
Refreshments 1:00 p.m.
Film 1:30 p.m.

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St. Vincent

Apr 2, 2015

2014. 102 min. PG-13 A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the grumpy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door. Vincent helps the boy grow to become a man, while the boy begins to see something in Vincent that no one else is able to. Stars: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts

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The Theory of Everything

Apr 9, 2015

2014. 123 min. R. A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Won Oscar (and Golden Globe) for Best Actor (Eddie Redmayne). Also won Golden Globe Best Original Score. Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior.

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Leviathan (Russian)

Apr 16, 2015

2014. 140 min. R. A Russian fisherman fights back when a corrupt mayor tries to seize possession of his ancestral home. The film offers well-crafted social satire on a suitably grand scale. It is an illuminationg look into the country that is still steeped in its brutal past. In Russian with English subtitles. Won Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language film(nominated for Oscar). Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov

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The Good Lie

Apr 23, 2015

2014. 110 min. PG-13. Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri. where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes their lives. Called the “Lost Boys" they were orphaned by the brutal Civil war in Sudan that began in 1983. The film brings the story of their survival and triumph to life. Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany

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Into the Woods

Apr 30, 2015

2014. 125 min. PG. As the result of the curse of a once-beautiful witch( Streep), a baker and his wife are childless. The witch tasks them with procuring magical items from classic fairytales to reverse the curse. Based on the Tony winning Broadway Sondheim musical, it is directed by Rob Marshall. Stars: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine, Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp