Thursday, June 28, 2012

Spectacular Spider-Man Screening Party!

Join us this Sunday. July 1st, for an amazing Adaptations event.  We'll be screening Spider-Man, starring Tobey Maguire, and watching a preview of the new Amazing Spiderman film to be released in theaters July 3rd.

We'll also have some amazing give-aways provided by Columbia Pictures.  Wear a Spider-Man T-shirt, bring a Spider-Man comic, and brush up on your Spider-Man trivia to be eligible for some super prizes!

Spider-Man - When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.  Directed by Sam Raimi and starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and Willem Dafoe.  Rated PG-13.

Watch a preview of Spider-Man.

Visit the official site for the new film.

Read all about this ground-breaking comic book character on the Marvel wiki.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Meet the Living Legend

After being deemed unfit for military service in World War II, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending the USA's ideals.  The 2011 film is directed by Joe Johnston and stars Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving and Hayley Atwell.

Join us Sunday, June 24th, as we continue our Super Summer series with a screening of Captain America: The First Avenger.  The feature starts at 2:30 p.m., but come early for the cartoons.

Watch a preview of the film.
Learn more about the Marvel Comics character.
Read the movie reviews.

Friday, June 15, 2012

The God of Thunder Comes to Avondale Library . . .

. . . as we continue our Super Summer series with a screening of the movie Thor, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins and Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd. This epic adventure spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the mystical realm of Asgard, as a powerful but arrogant warrior's reckless actions reignite an ancient war.   PG-13

The feature begins at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 17th, with an animated short at 2 p.m.

Watch a preview of the film.
Read about the mythological Thor in the Encyclopedia Mythica.
Read about Thor in the Marvel Database.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Saddle Up This Sunday!

It's 1873 and aliens are invading the Old West.  Luckily Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford are there to lead an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws and Apache warriors against a common enemy from beyond this world in an epic showdown for survival.

Join us @ 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10th, as we screen our Adaptations title for June.

Preview the film.
Read an interview with the C&A stars and director Jon Favreau in Sci-Fi Bulletin.
View a sample of the Kindle edition of the graphic novel.