This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library's collection development librarians.
These books have recently been adapted into movies or are coming soon.
Here are some of my favorite disaster movies where lack of planning and idiocy reign—and I love that about t… More
It's been 75 years since Dorothy stepped into the technicolor world of munchkins and flying monkeys in The… More
Next week marks what would have been the 116th birthday of the director, playwright and screenwriter Pre… More
Hollywood seems less bright today, with the passing of one of its guiding stars. Lauren Bacall was one o… More
A tribute to Robin Williams from Greg at Little Village Branch.
This time, on GenreList: It might be mild in Chicago, but in Hollywood summer is always a searing season… More
A record-tying six honorees will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 27th. T… More
Merriam-Webster just added a new definition to the word "catfish" - because of this movie. Seen it?
Use your library card to access streaming movies, television, music and audiobook titles, or download them t… More
Celebrate Eli Wallach's career through his autobiography or many movies.
Have you heard? Daniel ("Harry Potter") Radcliffe will star in the movie adaptation of the beloved… More
Dive into movies with a good book
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is coming to Chicago. Celebrate with a Star Wars book or movie!
Based on the book by the recently deceased Doris Pilkington Garimara
In honor of National Letter Writing month we've put together a list of movies that remind us of the… More
Celebrate Earth Day with some recent notable documentaries on environmental issues.
April 10, 2014 is National Siblings Day, and there have been a number of these sticky relationships depicted… More
April 2, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Alec Guinness (1914-2000). In his career of … More
Tired of It's a Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street? Here are some lesser known movies about the Chris… More
Tough guys and seductive women are at the heart of these crime films from the 1940s and on. Film noir brough… More
Our guide to some of the best movies of the classic screwball era.