Critics Choice Movies

Join us for our Critic’s Choice Film Series once a month. The FREE movie is presented the second Friday of each month at 1:00 pm in the Community Room. Snacks are provided. Plan on calling the Merrill-Go-Round early for a ride to and from the library on the day of the event.  If you have any questions, please call the library at (715) 536-7191.

May 12, 2017 - FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF (1986):  Dug fresh out of the 1986 classic movie vault, we present a PG-13 film about a Chicago high school slacker determined to take off a day from school, despite what the principal thinks or does. Featuring an all-star cast such as Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Ben Stein, Jennifer Jones and Mia Sara this adventure, comedy will have everyone skipping school and work to enjoy a day away from it all. Running time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

June 9, 2017 - BRIDGE OF SPIES (2015):  Directed by Steven Spielberg and winner of the Oscar Award for Best Motion Picture of the Year, this 2015 Historical drama centers on the 1960 U-2 incident during the Cold War and an American lawyer recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court. Following the court hearing, the lawyer then needs to help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U-2 spy plane pilot. Starring Tom Hanks, Alan Alda, Victor Verhaeghe and Brian Hutchison to name a few, this thriller is rated PG-13 and is 2 hours and 22 minutes long.