August Movies

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Thursdays at 2 & 8 PM

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Directed by Wes Anderson
2014, Rated R, 100 Minutes
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, F. Murray Abraham, Bill Murray
Thursday, August 7th at 2:00 & 8:00 PM
 
The Grand Budapest Hotel PosterThe film recounts the comic adventures of Gustave H. (Fiennes), the legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, between the two world wars. Along with Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy, who becomes his most trusted friend, the story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune- all against the backdrop of a dramatically changing Europe. Based on the writings of Austrian author Stefan Zweig. 
 
  

Network

Directed by Sidney Lumet
1976, Rated R, 121 Minutes
Cast: Peter Finch, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall
Thursday, August 21st at 2:00 & 8:00 PM
 
networkThirty-eight years ago, this trenchant satire of "trash TV" was released to great acclaim and seems to grow only more relevant every year. To highlight the newly published book entitled Mad As Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies, SRPL presents a revival of the "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore" movie classic. The film was written by one of America's most inspired and opiniionated screen writers, Paddy Chayefsky. 
 

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