Every Wednesday Matinee
On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In August 2019 we will be watching Space movies. The movies are as follows:
The Day the Earth Stood Still (August 7) – Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, & Sam Jaffe. A humanoid alien visitor named Klaatu that comes to Earth, accompanied by a powerful eight-foot tall robot, Gort, to deliver an important message that will affect the entire human race. (1951, 92 minutes, Black & White)
The Martian (August 14) – Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, & Michael Peña. After being presumed dead on a mission to Mars, an astronaut is left behind by his crew and must find a way to survive and signal to Earth that he is still alive. (2015, 142 minutes, Color)
Forbidden Planet (August 21) – Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, & Robby the Robot. Leslie Nielsen plays the commander who brings his space cruiser crew, and Robby the Robot, to the green-skied world that’s home to Dr. Morbius and his daughter, and to a mysterious terror. (1956, 98 Minutes, Color)
Interstellar (August 28) – Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain. A team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. (2015, 169 minutes, Color).