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Free action movies at Collinsville Library in January

By   /  December 11, 2014  /  Living, Movies  /  No Comments

The Collinsville Library, Jan. 7, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville Library invites the community to beat the winter doldrums with free action-packed movies in January. Two movies will be shown at 2 p.m. each Saturday in January. The Children’s Floor will feature rated PG movies. The Community Room titles are rated PG-13. The schedule of January movies is: January 3 – Teenage Mutant […]

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Free holiday movies coming to the Collinsville Library

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Living, Movies  /  No Comments

The Collinsville Library, Jan. 7, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

Submitted content Families are invited to watch free movies at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center this December. On Fridays in December, starting at 3 p.m., get cozy with some hot chocolate, compliments of the library, and enjoy these classics: Dec. 5 – White Christmas (Community Room) and Arthur Christmas (Children’s Floor) Dec. 12 –  Miracle on 34th Street (Community Room) […]

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Free screening Thursday of “Honor Flight” movie at SWIC Granite City campus

By   /  November 11, 2014  /  Living, Movies  /  No Comments

A World War II veteran brings along a photo of himself as a soldier in his youth. His volunteer travel companion, or “guardian,” holds the picture up for him on their flight to Washington, DC. / Photo courtesy of Freethink Media

The movie that holds the Guinness World Record for largest screening ever will be shown for free in a more humble setting Thursday. “Honor Flight” is the story of World War II veterans traveling to Washington DC to see the National World War II Memorial. The Honor Flight Network (http://www.honorflight.org/) transports veterans to Washington DC […]

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See four award-winning films for free at McKendree’s Hett Center

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Living, Movies  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content The Hettenhausen Center for the Arts’ free Film Art Series presents four award-winning, critically acclaimed films this season. The 2014-2015 Film Art Series explores the art of communication, which is the theme of the academic year at McKendree University. Each will begin at 7 p.m. in the Hett auditorium on the Lebanon, Ill., […]

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See one of Italy’s top films of 2013 Thursday at the Collinsville Library, for free

By   /  September 16, 2014  /  Living, Movies  /  No Comments

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The award-winning Italian comedy, Buongiorno papà (titled Out of the Blue in English) debuts Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Collinsville Public Library. Italian Film Night at the Italian Fest features one of Italy’s most popular movies last year. The film, shown in Italian with English subtitles, is a sentimental comedy about parenthood. The lead […]

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Movie filming brings Hollywood stars to the Metro East

By   /  June 24, 2014  /  Living, Movies  /  No Comments

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The dog days of summer have come early to the Metro East this year, and they brought some Hollywood stars with them. A movie based on the children’s book “Marshall: The Miracle Dog” has been filming in various locations around Edwardsville and Troy for most of the month of June. The original plan called for […]

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Blockbusters coming to “Movies on Main”

By   /  April 22, 2014  /  Events, Living, Movies  /  No Comments

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The two most popular movies in the world since November will be played under the stars, for free, in uptown Collinsville this summer. “Frozen” and “The Lego Movie” highlight a four-movie series, playing every other Saturday evening from May 31 to July 12. “Movies on Main” starts at dusk in the public parking lot at […]

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