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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Birdman

Mar 5, 2015

2014. 119 m. Rated R. A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. Won 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography. Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton

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Pride

Mar 12, 2015

2014. 119 m. Rated R. Pride is inspired by an extraordinary true story. Realizing that they share common foes in Margaret Thatcher, the police and the conservative press, London-based gays and lesbians lend their support to striking coal miners in 1984 Wales. This film is a joyous crowd-pleaser. Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West

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Magic in the Moonlight

Mar 19, 2015

2014. 97 m. PG-13 This is a romantic comedy about an Englishman(famous magician) brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. The film is set in the south of France in the 1920s against a backdrop of wealthy mansions, the Côte d’Azur, and fashionable spots for the wealthy of the Jazz Age. Directed by Woody Allen. Stars: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden

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Young@Heart

Mar 25, 2015

2007. 107 m. Rated PG. A documentary on a chorus of senior citizens from Northhampton, Massachusetts who cover songs by Jimi Hendrix, Coldplay, Sonic Youth, and other unexpected musicians. With the average age of 80, they've gained a degree of fame for their enthusiastic a cappella renditions of well-known rock & roll tunes. Stars: Joe Benoit, Helen Boston, Louise Canady