Library to show movies on Tuesday afternoons through July 30


The Edwards Public Library will show movies at 2 p.m. Tuesdays from June 18 through July 30 at the library.

Scheduled movies are as follows:

June 18 — “Hotel Transylvania”, an animated feature with the voices by Adam Sandler, Andy Samburg and Selena Gomez. Hotel Transylvania is Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up free from meddling from the human world. Over-protective of his teenage daughter, Mavis, Dracula fabricates tales of elaborate dangers to dissuade her adventurous spirit. As a haven for Mavis, he opens the Hotel Transylvania, where his daughter and some of the world’s most famous monsters, Frankenstein and his bride, the Mummy, a family of werewolves and more can kick back in safety and peace. For Drac, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but his world could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis. Columbia Pictures; directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, Rated PG; 91 minutes; 2012.

June 25 — “Wreck it Ralph”, an animated feature with the voices by John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch. Wreck-It Ralph longs to be as beloved as his game’s perfect good guy Fix-It Felix. Problem is, nobody loves a bad guy. But they do love heroes, so when a modern, first-person shooter game arrives featuring tough-as-nails Sergeant            Calhoun, Ralph sees it as his ticket to heroism and happiness. He sneaks into the game with a simple plan: Win a medal. But soon Ralph wrecks everything, and accidentally unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens every game in the arcade. Ralph’s only hope? Vanellope von Schweetz, a young troublemaking “glitch” from a candy-coated cart-racing game, who might just be the one to teach Ralph what it means to be a good guy. Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Rich Moore, Rated PG; 101 minutes; 2012.

July 2 — “Walt Disney’s America’s Heart and Soul”, a documentary feature directed by Louis Schwartzbert. America is a country where everyone has a story. Filmmaker Louis          Schwartzberg traverses its length and breadth and captures the people that make this country truly beautiful. Ordinary Americans with extraordinary stories share their values, dreams, and passions in this film that tells a tale with the voice of the people. Walt Disney Pictures; Rated G; 86 minutes; 2004.

July 9 — “Paranorman”, an animated feature with the voices by Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick and Christopher Mitz-Plasse. When a small town comes under siege by zombies, whom can it call? Only a misunderstood local boy Norman, who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst of all, grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits. Focus Features; Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell; Rated PG; 92 minutes; 2012.

July 16 – “Brave”, an animated feature with the voices by Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald and Kevin McKidd. The film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. Merida’s actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The      ensuing peril forces Merida to harness all of her skills and resources — including her clever and mischievous triplet brothers — to undo a beastly curse before it’s too late, discovering the meaning of true bravery. Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation; Directed by Mark Andrews; Rated PG; 100 minutes; 2012.

July 23 — “Secret of the Wings”, an animated feature with voices by Timothy Dalton, Lucy Hale and Megan Hilty. Journey with Tinker Bell and her fairy friends into the forbidden world of the Mysterious Winter Woods, where curiosity and adventure leads Tink to an amazing discover and reveals a magical secret that could change her world forever. Walt Disney Pictures, Rated G; 92 minutes; 2012.

July 30 — “Frankenweenie”, an animated feature with voices by Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara and Martin Short. This film is a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life — with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous. Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Tim Burton; Rated PG; 87 minutes; 2012.

Edwards Public Library is located at 210 W. Gilbert St., Henrietta. For more information about this and other Edwards Public Library programs, call (940) 538-4791.


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