Archive for October, 2006

Books to film…

Friday, October 27th, 2006

What is your favorite book to film? My favorite book to film is A Room with a View by E. M. Forster.

Running with Scissors…

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Have you read the book? The movie hits theaters this weekend. Running with Scissors is the author’s is bizarre coming-of-age years after his adoption by his mother’s psychiatrist, during which he witnessed many misadventures. Check your local theaters for the release.

Documentaries, anyone?

Friday, October 20th, 2006

Documentaries are all the rage right now, bringing current issues and past histories right to your local movie or home TV screen. Did you know that HCPL even has some documentaries from other countries (with subtitles, of course)? View a few and tell us what you think.

Blossoms of Fire (In Spanish and Zapotec with English subtitles)
The people of Juchitan, Mexico, live in a matriarchy, where women are the heads of the families and of society. Business thrives and harmony reigns in this nontraditional society.

Bus 174 (In Portuguese with English subtitles)
This is the harrowing account of the tragic events surrounding a bus hijacking gone wrong in Rio de Janeiro in the year 2000.