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Our Take On: "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes", Film 2 in our series, "In the Film Steps of Sherlock Holmes"

written by Patricia

With "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" we took on monks, the British navy, and the Loch Ness Monster! 

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Our Take On: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"

written by Patricia

"Elementary" was first spoken by Holmes in this film -- but it was Dr. Watson who said "Elementary My Dear Holmes"! More clues about Basil Rathbone's & Nigel Bruce's depictions of Holmes and Watson are contained in this summary!

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Our Themes & Films for 2017!

written by Patricia

See what great picks members of Just Between Frames made for our viewing and discussion in 2017!

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Our Take On: "Seabiscuit"

written by Patricia

Guess who saved the day for us when we couldn't get the penguins to march?

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Our Take On: Stand By Me

written by Patricia

Read what members had to say about Stand By Me -- our final final feature in our "Never work with children or animals" series.

Our Take On: "My Bodyguard"

written by Patricia

What can a smart, but geeky, little guy do when a bully and his gang star pressing for his lunch money?

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Our Take On: "The Black Stallion"

written by Patricia

We begin this month with a look at the appeal for adults in films with outstanding performances by children and/or animals with one of the greats: The Black Stallion!

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Our Take On: "True Grit" [2010]

written by Patricia

How well did the 2010 True Grit stand up to the John Wayne (original) version? 

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Our Take On: "The Day of the Jackal"

written by Patricia

How well does the film compare to the famous first novel by Frederick Forsyth? And what about its remake: The Jackal?

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GREAT News for Fans of "Midsomer Murders", "Miss Marple" with Joan Hickson, or "Hercule Poirot" with David Suchet

written by Patricia

Are you a fan of "Midsomer Murders", "Miss Marple" with Joan Hickson, or "Hercule Poirot" with David Suchet? Read On!

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Reminder: Our "Pick the Oscar Winners!" Contest Ends in 14 Days!

written by Patricia

Don't let the next couple weeks fly by without entering Lisle Library's "Pick the Oscar Winners!" contest. As savvy patrons know, with just 5 well-placed guesses, you could win: gourmet popcorn, a theater-sized candy bar, and a free Oscar-nominated DVD!

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Our Take On: "The 39 Steps" [1935]

written by Patricia

What Are "The 39 Steps"?

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SAG Award Winners for 2016!

written by Patricia

SAG (Screen Actors Guild)  Winners!

Check this out to see who won – and link to the full list of nominees & winners!

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It's Oscar Time - Our Oscar Contest Starts Monday!

written by Patricia

Do you like to guess who you think will win the Oscars? Do you watch them? Or just follow the buzz in the media & with friends? Want to win some awesome prizes just for taking a wild guess at them?

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Lisle Library Remembers David Bowie

written by Patricia

There was sad news in the music and film communities today: legendary musician and talented actor, David Bowie has passed away. See how we're celebrating his life.

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