Library’s summer movie schedule announced

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The Edwards Public Library will show movies on Tuesdays in June and July , at 2 p.m. at the library.

June   5 – Hugo: with actors: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley, Asa Butterfield. An orphaned boy secretly lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station and looks after the clocks. He gets caught up in a mystery adventure when he attempts to repair a mechanical man.

Paramount Pictures; Directed by Martin Scorsese; Rated PG; 127 minutes; 2011.

June 12 – The Muppets: with actors Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper and featuring our  favorite Muppet characters.  On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest   Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10-million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit the Frog reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways.

Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by James Bobin; Rated PG; 98 minutes; 2011.

June 19 – Adventures of  Tin Tin: an animated feature with the voice of : Jamie Bell. Tin Tin is   the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a work of high adventure against the nefarious Red Rockham. Based on the series of books The Adventures of Tin Tin by Herge.

Paramount Pictures; Directed by Steven Spielberg; Rated PG; 107 minutes; 2011.

June 26 – Puss In Boots: an animated feature with the voices of : Antonio Banderas, Zach Galifianakis, and Salma Hayek. Way before he ever met Shrek, the legendary Puss in Boots    goes on a heroic journey, teaming up with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-    savvy Kitty Softpaws to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs. It’s the adventure of nine lifetimes!

A Paramount Pictures; Directed by Chris Miller; rated PG; 90 minutes; 2011.

July   3 – A Dolphin Tale: starring: Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick, Jr. Ashley Judd.  Based on true events, this family film is about Winter, a young dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap, and Sawyer, the introverted 11-year-old boy who befriends her. Sawyer meets the rescued dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, a marine rehabilitation center where she lives. Sawyer rallies friends and family alike to save Winter by convincing a pioneering doctor to create a unique prosthetic appendage to restore the dolphin’s ability to swim.

Warner Bros.; Directed by Charles Martin Smith; Rated PG; 119 minutes; 2012.

July 10 – Kung Fu Panda 2: an animated feature, with the voices of: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan. Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five – Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

A Paramount Pictures/DreamWorks Animation; Directed by Jennifer Yu; Rated PG; 90 minutes; 2011.

July 17 – Happy Feet 2: an animated feature with the voices of: Elijah Wood, Robin Wiliams. The world’s most famous tap-dancing penguin, Mumble, and the love of his life, Gloria now have a son of their own, Erik. Erik is struggling to find his own particular talents in the Emperor Penguin world. But new dangers are threatening the penguin nation, and it’s going to take everyone working- and dancing – together to save them.

Warner Bros.;Directed by George Miller; Rated PG; 100 minutes; 2011.

July 24 – Journey to the Center of the Earth:  with actors Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem.  A scientist whose radical theories have completely tarnished his reputation   goes backpacking across Iceland and finds a cave that leads him deep down into the bowels of the planet. He follows it trying to find out what has happened to his missing brother. He discovers a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth filled with bizarre landscapes and terrifying creatures.

New Line Cinema; Directed by Eric Brevig; Rated PG; 92 minutes; 2008.

July 31 – Surprise movie.

For more information on Edwards Public Library programming, please call (940) 538-4791.

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