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Our Take On: "Superman: the Movie"

written by Patricia

Did we think Superman the movie held up for 21st century viewers? 

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Our Take On: "Crazy Rich Asians"

written by Patricia

Just Between Frames (JBF) explored Singapore through one of this year's most popular, romantic comedies, and books-to-film: Crazy Rich Asians.

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Our Take On: "Being John Malkovich"

written by Patricia
"Fabulously funny and delightfully disturbed, Being John Malkovich' is the ultimate voyeur movie, a dark and at times malevolent take on what it's like to be in someone else's skull, looking out." says the critic for Associated Press. Find out what we had to say about it!  [Please note: there are some potential spoilers in this post.]
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Our Take On: "Darkest Hour"

written by Patricia

Our follow up to the documentary, The Great Escape at Dunkirk, was Darkest Hour -- a film that not only complimented what we knew about Dunkirk, but gave us Gary Oldman's outstanding performance as the man who had just come into office to arrange it -- Winston Churchill.

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Our Take On: "Sideways"

written by Patricia

A new generation of Just Between Frames (JBF) members got a chance to see this highly-regarded movie about two men hitting different crossroads while touring the vineyards of Northern California.

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Two Great Movie Events for Adults Are Coming Up at the Library in July!!

written by Patricia

This July Lisle Library will be offering not one -- but two -- movie events for adults! The first is an evening "Dinner and a Movie" showing of the 2018 version of A Star is Born, and the other is a "Matinee and Munch" showing of the 1976 version of A Star is Born

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Our Take On: "Tesla" & "The Great Escape at Dunkirk"

written by Patricia

May was Documentary Month for Just Between Frames Film Group members!

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Our Take On: "Tulip Fever"

written by Patricia

Do you follow crazy trends? How about the 17th century obsession with tulips? Read the summary of our discussion on Tulip Fever.

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JBF Members Have Spoken: Here Are Our Picks for 2019 !

written by Patricia

Just Between Frames (JBF) Film Group members met last night to pick both our final film for November of 2018, and our films to see & discuss in 2019. They are some awesom picks!

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Our Take On: "Back to the Future"

written by Patricia

How does Marty McFly, a 1980s high school senior, get his parents together in the 1950s? His father is a science fiction geek who is creatively convinced by Marty that "Last night, Darth Vader came down from Planet Vulcan and told me that if I didn't take Lorraine out, that he'd melt my brain." This is only one of the many things about this film that was enjoyed by JBF members!

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Our Take On: "Adventures in Babysitting"

written by Patricia

One of the reasons our group picked this movie was the fact that it was a complete “sleeper hit”. We wanted to talk about this phenomenon, and see if we would still think it holds up as a sleeper when we viewed it.

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Don't Miss our first "Dinner & a Movie" featuring "The Shape of Water" !

written by Patricia

Here's a unique opportunity to see this year's Oscar-winning "Best Picture" -- The Shape of Water on Friday, April 13th at 6:00 p.m. in  Meeting Room B!

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Our Take On: "Hidden Figures"

written by Patricia

"Hidden Figures" provided a sensational start to our Just Between Frames 2018 film discussions.

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Our Take On: "Sleuth"

written by Patricia

Our theme "We Didn't See It Coming: Films with a Twist" concluded with one of the twistiest films ever made!

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Our Take On: "Shawshank Redemption"

written by Patricia

Our theme of "We Didn't See It Coming: Movies with a Twist" continued with "Shawshank Redemption".

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