Evening with the Stars Book Display Blog

Some of Our Favorites from the Library:

(Clicking on a title will bring up the IMBD page for that specific film)

*The Sum of Us (Russell Crowe)

*The Hunger (David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve, Susan Sarandon)

*The Children’s Hour (Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine)

*Bent (Clive Owen)

*Velvet Goldmine (Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale)

*Our Sons (Julie Andrews, Ann-Margaret, Hugh Grant)

*Notes on a Scandal (Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett)

*Head in the Clouds (Charlize Theron, Stuart Townsend, Penelope Cruz)

*Flawless (Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman)

*Breakfast on Pluto (Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson)

*Lost and Delirious (Piper Perabo, Jessica Pare, Mischa Barton)

*Transamerica (Felicity Huffman)

And even more films are on display at the Library.

Spotlighted Films from Our List of Favorites:

The Sum of Us

Starring Russell Crowe, this film includes moments when “Both lead actors ‘break the fourth wall’ several times during the film, speaking directly to the camera/audience” (http://www.murphsplace.com/crowe/films/sum-us.html).

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_eGUINTNHA

The Hunger

Starring David Bowie and Susan Surrandon, this film is listed as Number 85 on TimeOut’s 100 Best New York Movies (http://www.timeout.com/newyork/film/new-york-movies-the-hunger-video) and is considerd one David Bowe’s five best film roles by IFC (http://www.ifc.com/fix/2012/05/the-five-best-david-bowie-roles).

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9IDoAPC6Ps

The Children’s Hour

Starring Audrey Hepburn and Shirley McClaine, this film is Hepburn’s final appearance in black and white (http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/70824/The-Children-s-Hour/trivia.html) and you can read McClaine’s thoughts on this film here: (http://www.shirleymaclaine.com/shirley/movies-childrenshour.php).

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx5vW3fpESU

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