Seeing as how I'm a chick, I love chick flicks! I can quote Sweet Home Alabama, "What do you want to marry me for anyhow? So, I can kiss you anytime I want." My niece and I can carry on complete conversations using nothing but our two favorite movies: Miss Congeniality, "I am in a dress, I have gel in my hair, I haven't slept all night, I'm starved, AND I'm armed!
Antioch Branch, December 13 at 6:30. Fantasy, adventure, and mystery. Come and be a part of our Anime Movie Night for teens. In September, we began the original Naruto anime series. Join us in December as we follow the continuing adventures of Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura.
The library is a fabulous resource for movies in a variety of genres: drama, comedy, adventure, science fiction, mystery, and musicals. Although musicals aren't as popular as they once were, they are still a delightful form of entertainment. Musicals lift your spirits and evoke pleasant memories.
Hollywood seems to have exhausted their resources. As far as blockbusters go, there doesn’t appear to be very many original concepts. Now, I understand that the screenwriting industry is brutal. More often than not, people are hired to write screenplays for adaptations of other, already-published works, such as novels or plays, and not deliver their own original content. Surely, the world isn’t completely out of original ideas. Hollywood, however, has begun production on films based on books that haven’t even been published yet.
Here at the Lee's Summit Branch, every 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., I host an Anime movie night just for teens. We sit back, have some popcorn and lemonade, and watch some anime. We have been known to break away from watching the movie and just sit back at a table just to chat. Sometimes, it’s about anime, sometimes it’s about life, and sometimes it jumps from one subject to another. As I told my regulars, "I'm not gonna teach you anything or even make you sit and watch.