Flick Picks 6/4/13: A Good Day to Die Hard, Identity Thief, Breaking Bad Season 5

New This Week!

ENTERTAINMENT: New York Cop John McClane travels to Russia to help his son who is imprisoned in Moscow in the latest installment of the Bruce Willis Die Hard saga, A Good Day to Die Hard. They must overcome their differences and work together to foil a nuclear weapons heist. Also, lots of things get blown up. Also this week, Jason Bateman tries to clear his name after con-woman Melissa McCarthy steals his identity in the road movie comedy Identity Thief. If you're looking for a unique, funny take on horror along the lines of Shaun of the Dead, then give Warm Bodies a try. It's a take on Romeo and Juliet, except that Romeo is a zombie and Juliet is a human. It received rave reviews based on its originality and sweetness. Finally, we've got the animated kids' tale Escape From Planet Earth, about an alien trapped on a scary planet - that happens to be ours!

SERIES: What mischief will meth dealers Walt and Jesse get into in season 5 of Breaking Bad? And just how involved will Skyler become with the family business? Find out this week! We've also got new seasons of Falling Skies (season 2), The Big C (season 3) and the English cop buddy drama Vexed (season 2).

Monday Night at the Movies Schedule
We've announced the titles in the next three months of Monday Night at the Movies and there's something for everyone. The films are as follows:

Brooklyn Castle (June 17) - Documentary about a chess program at a public school in Brooklyn
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (July 15) - Werner Herzog co-directs this documentary about indigenous people living in the heart of the Siberian Taiga.
No (August 19) - Gael Garcia Bernal stars in the story of the attempt to remove Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet from his position through a plebiscite.

All Monday Night at the Movies showings take place at 1:00 and 7:00 at the Women's Library Club, located at 325 Tudor Ct. There is no charge.

Movies on the Green Schedule

Summer also brings us a new batch of movies for Summer on the Green. Films will be shown on Wyman Green at dusk one Friday each month (with screenings moved to the council chamber in Village Hall in the event of rain). The Glencoe Chamber of Commerce, Glencoe Youth Services, Glencoe Public Library, Friends of the Glencoe Public Library, Glencoe Park District, and the Village of Glencoe work together to present outdoor entertainment for the whole family to enjoy together. Dates and movie titles for this summer’s lineup:

Despicable Me (June 7)
The Lorax (July 12)
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (August 9)

 
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