Stephen King Film Series in March
Library Meeting Room
Wednesday, March 10, 7 PM, Cat's Eye
with Drew Barrymore and James Woods
Rated PG-13; 92 minutes; 1985
Stephen King, author of such frightening horror tales as The Shining, Creepshow, Carrie, and Cujo, uses the adventures of a stray cat to adapt three of his classic short stories for this exciting thriller.
Wednesday, March 17, 7 PM Hearts In Atlantis
with Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, and David Morse, Rated PG-13; 101 minutes; 2001
When photographer Robert Garfield (Morse) comes back to his hometown of Harwich CT to attend the funeral of his childhood friend killed in combat during the Vietnam War. This trip back home also causes a trip back in time as he thinks back to the summer of 1960. He was 11 years old and living a difficult life with an angry mother (Davis) in a run-down boarding house. A mysterious stranger, Ted Brautigan (Hopkins), moves in upstairs and immediately strikes up a relationship with Robert. He hires Robert to keep an eye out for the "low men", who are pursuing him for reasons he won't reveal. This beautifully acted and poignant film is adapted from Stephen King's best selling series of five vignettes.
Wednesday, March 24, 7 PM. Secret Window
with Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro, and Timothy Hutton, Rated PG-13; 96 minutes; 2004
Adapted from Stephen King's 1990 novel "Two Past Midnight: Secret Window, Secret Garden" this thriller stars Johnny Depp as a just-divorced writer whose retreat to a secluded lake house is disturbed by a psychotic who claims that the writer has stolen an idea from him. John Turturro co-stars as the intruder
Wednesday, March 31, 7 PM Thinner
with Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, Michael Constantine, and Kari Wuhrer. Rated R; 92 minutes; 1996
From the imaginative mind of masterful author Stephen King comes a haunting story of an extremely overweight, happy-go-lucky defense attorney with the perfect family who suddenly finds himself rapidly becoming thinner and thinner. Starring Robert John Burke as the melting man that must unravel the supernatural mystery before he wastes away to nothing, THINNER is a chilling tale of horror, curses, and paranormal activity.