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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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Our 2016 List of Golden Globe Nominees Now Has the Winners!

written by Patricia

Happy Cinema Ceremony Season! We've just had the first serious match up for film awards: the Golden Globes. 

Our list of this year's Golden Globe nominees has been updated in the "Just Between Frames Pages" links on the right side of this site. And there's more...!

Next up: the Screen Actor's Guild Awards, also known as the SAG Awards. The awards will be held at the Shrine Auditorium in LA on Jan. 30.

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Our Take On: "A Fish Called Wanda"

written by Patricia

What happens when you combine Monty Python players with the classic screwball comedy formlua?  Magic!

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A Special Prize at Our December 14th Meeting!

written by Patricia

A bit of Hollywood history has come our way - just in time for the season of giving ...

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Our Take On: "It Happened One Night"

written by Patricia

This month's feature is widely considered to by the very definition of a screwball comedy -- did we agree?

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Horroween 2015 -- Begins Tomorrow Night!

written by Patricia

Join us for the first of three great classic horror films, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The Wolf Man, and Frankenstein Meets The Wofl Man. All three are hosted by classic horror afecianado, Richard Flint! if you haven't come before, Richard always shares great insights &  fun facts about each feature. And there iwll be popcorn.Our first film will be ...

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Our Take On: "Some Like it Hot"

written by Patricia

How do two '20s jazz musicians escape from the Chicago mob? 

 

Naperville Independent Film Festival 2015

The Naperville Independent Film Festival: Sept. 12th - 19th 2015

written by Patricia

It's tim for the 8th Annual Naperville Independent Film Festival!

777 Front Street Lisle, IL 60532 | Phone: 630-971-1675 | Fax: 630-971-1701 | Hours: M-F 9:30am-9:00pm, SAT 9:30am-5:00pm, SUN 1:00pm-5:00pm