Posted Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Seating is Limited
Come out to the Morris County library’s free screenings of recent blockbusters films and independent movies for adults on Fridays at 2 p.m. Films are free and on a first-come, first-served basis. All showings are in the public meeting room.
Shazam, Oct. 4: We all have a superhero inside of us — it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson’s case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. Still a kid at heart, Shazam revels in the new version of himself by doing what any other teen would do — have fun while testing out his newfound powers. But he’ll need to master them quickly before the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana can get his hands on Shazam’s magical abilities. Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel. Action, adventure, comedy. (PG-13, 2 hrs & 12 mins., 2019)
Tolkien, Oct. 11: The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. Their brotherhood soon strengthens as Tolkien weathers the storm of a tumultuous courtship with Edith Bratt and the outbreak of World War I. These early life experiences later inspire the budding author to write the classic fantasy novels “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings.” Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney. Biography, drama, war. (PG-13, 1 hr & 52 mins, 2019)
Glass, Oct. 18: David Dunn tries to stay one step ahead of the law while delivering vigilante justice on the streets of Philadelphia. His special talents soon put him on a collision course with the Beast — the psychotic madman who has superhuman strength and 23 distinct personalities. Their epic showdown leads them to an encounter with the mysterious Elijah Price, the criminal mastermind who holds critical secrets for both men. James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson. Drama, sci-fi, thriller. (PG-13, 2 hrs & 9 mins, 2018)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Oct. 25: Members of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species-thought to be mere myths-rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance. Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown. Action, adventure, fantasy. (PG-13, 2 hrs & 12 mins, 2019)