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Our Take On: "August Rush"

written by Patricia

Just Between Frams (JBF) had lots to say about this "twist " on Dickens' Oliver Twist!

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Our Take On: "Groundhog Day"

written by Patricia

How many times could you wake up to "I Got You Babe"? Only one of the many fun things we discussed!

"Charting the Unknown Possibilities of Existence" - Leonard Nimoy Has Passed Away

written by Patricia

Leonard Nimoy has died, and Just Between Frames wishes to pay tribute to him, in particular, with a link to a whole host of fellow actors thoughts and memories of Nimoy and his famous alter-ego, Mr. Spock.

Our Take On: "Cadillac Man"

written by Patricia

Our first theme of 2015 is: Rediscovering Robin Williams where we're seeing three films that highlight the range he had as an actor.

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Last Chance to Be An Oscar Contest Winner!!!

written by Patricia

Our 10th Annual Pick the Oscar Winners Contest closes at 5:00 p.m. today -- in anticipation of the Oscar telecast tomorrow. This post includes links to the other major awards that have alread been presented -- generally a good way to beef up your guesses for our contest!

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"August Rush" Has Been Rescheduled!

written by Patricia

 One more visit with Robin Williams!

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Hollywood Awards Season: Next Up - Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards - This Sunday!

written by Patricia

Further help for filling out your Lisle Library 10th Anniversay Oscar Contest form is coming up this Sunday - the Screen Actors Guild Awards!

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Hollywood Award Season Update: for the Golden Globes

written by Patricia

The Golden Globes often provide the first clues to who will be Oscar winners this year. This can be especially helpful to everyone participating in our 10th Annual "Pick the Oscar Winners" contest! Ballots for the contest are availabe now -- at the Connection desk! In addition to our usual great prizes, there will be a special item that celebrates both the 10th anniversary of the contest, and the 50th anniversary of Lisle Library. Read on to see whowon the 2015 Golden Globes...

Our Take On: "Beat the Devil"

written by Patricia

We brought 2014 to a close with one of Bogey's last films.

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It's Beginning to Look Alot Like Oscar Season...

written by Patricia

All the Hollywood film associations are lining up to tell us which films they think are the best ones of the year. First up, are the Screen Actors' Guild Awards (SAG) and the Golden Globes.

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Our Take: On "The Night of the Iguana" - JBF Discussion Summary

written by Patricia

Our second John Huston film The Night of the Iguana was based on the Tennessee Williams' play, in which Huston highlights demanding performances by Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, and Deborah Kerr.

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Our Take: On "The List of Adrian Messenger" - JBF Discussion Summary

written by Patricia

When is a mystery/thriller film by Joh Huston not The Maltese Falcon?

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Our Take: On "CleanFlix" - JBF Discussion Summary

written by Patricia

This year's final documentary was a group favorite. Find out why...

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Horrorween Awaits You @ Lisle Library!

written by Patricia

Horrorween Takes a Look at Some of Boris Karloff's most famous films.

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Highlights From This Week's New DVDs!

written by Patricia

Here's just a taste of what's been added to the New DVDs and New Arrival DVDs (that include new TV shows)!

JBF Announces -- The 2015 Film Picks!

written by Patricia

A hearty band of Just Between Frames members met to pick the films we'll be seeing & talking about in 2015. The year's full list has just been verified and is posted below.

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Robin Williams Remembered at the Emmys

written by Patricia

Proving that they were not just fellow comedians, but true friends, Billy Crystal gave an outstanding tribute to Robin Williams at this year's Emmy awards.

Hollywood Legend, Lauren Bacall, Has Also Passed Away

written by Patricia

Just after losing one of our greatest comics and actors, we lose a truly iconic star: Lauren Bacall.

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Lisle Library Pays Tribute to Robin Williams

written by Patricia

Help celebrate the life and career of Robin Williams

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Our Take on Ken Burns' "Mark Twain", Part 1

written by Patricia

We followed more than the Mississippi in seeing Part 1 of Ken Burns' epic biography of Mark Twain. Read on!

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Summertime: And Summer Read Is Comin'...

written by Patricia

We know many of you are eager readers as well as viewers, so without further ado - click for the details on Lisle Library's 2014 Adult Summer Read!

"Life of Pi" Concludes Our Magical Realism Discussions

written by Patricia

Ang Lee's sumptuous film of Yann Martel's novel was a fitting conclusion to our theme and an Academy Award winner as well! What did it win besides Best Director and Best Visual Effects? Read on to find out...

Our Take on "Prelude to a Kiss"

Prelude to a Kiss starring Meg Ryan & Alec Baldwin

written by Patricia

"Take" a look at our March discussion on perhaps the most unique take on Magical Realism in our series!

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Welcome to Our New Blog Home for "Just Between Frames"!

written by Patricia

Make the switch to "Just Between Frames" new blog site!

Pick The Oscar Winners

Pick The Oscar Winners

written by Micah B.

Warm up this winter with our hottest film event: Lisle Library’s “Pick The Oscar Winners” 2014 contest! The challenge is on for patrons to see if they can guess who the Oscar winners will be in 5 main categories...

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