EPL Film Series

We pick 'em, you watch 'em. The best part? It's all FREE.

Join us and other film buffs for one of our entertaining Film Series...each offering something unique.

Since 2004, Cinema at the Centre has shown a wide array of independent, foreign and classic films. Join us every Wednesday in our cozy theatre at 6:30pm for a season of exciting and diverse flicks. FREE admission!

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Stanley Milner Library Theatre (basement)

7 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Call (780) 496-7070 for more information

 

OCTOBER FILMS

 

Don't Look Now 

Wednesday, October 15  | 6:30pm

After the accidental death of the young daughter, a married couple (Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie) relocate to Venice and are haunted by foreboding visions and occurrences. Meanwhile the city attempts to deal with a series of unexplained murders, which not only act as a reminder of the couple's tragic loss, but also seem eerily connected to the past. Directed by Nicholas Roeg and based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier, this chilling and carefully paced thriller is a classic of the paranormal genre.

1973, United Kingdom/Italy, 100 minutes, 14A

 

 

 

 

 


You're Next

Wednesday, October 22  | 6:30 pm

One of the smartest and most terrifying films in years, YOU'RE NEXT reinvents the genre by putting a fresh twist on home-invasion horror. When a gang of masked, ax-wielding murderers descend upon the Davison family reunion, the hapless victims seem trapped...until an unlikely guest of the family proves to be the most talented killer of all.

(please note: This film will be shown in the Edmonton Room, Stanley Milner Library basement)

2013, USA, 95 minutes, 18A

 

 

 


Hateship Loveship

Wednesday, November 5  | 6:30 pm

Adapted from a story by Alice Munro, this comedy-drama follows Johanna, a shy-natured housekeeper (Kristen Wiig) hired by to care for a young girl whose mother just died and father (Guy Pearce) is a recovering  drug addict. Johanna becomes determined to repair this broken family, an experience which forces her to realize some hidden dreams and yearning for a home life of her own.

 

2013, USA, 102 minutes, 14A

 

 

 


Kelly's Heroes

Wednesday, November 12  | 6:30 pm

Clint Eastwood stars as Kelly, a former lieutenant whose illusions about the glory of war, if he has any, are lost when he is busted in rank for following some poorly considered orders in World War II France. After learning the whereabouts of a million dollars in gold bars, he recruits a team of fellow soldiers to retrieve the booty.

1970, USA, 144 minutes, PG

 

 

 



EPL's From Books to Film series offers free screenings of films adapted from books every Friday afternoon at 2:00pm.

For October, we’ll be featuring four chameleonic performances from Cate Blanchett—and then celebrating Hallowe’en with some chills and thrills!

PLEASE NOTE: If the Makerspace is not available due to ongoing construction, an alternate venue will be posted on that day.

 


The Talented Mr. Ripley

Friday, October 3  | 2:00pm 

Blanchett joins a powerful cast (Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Phillip Seymour Hoffman) in an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s classic thriller of the same name. When a young rogue finds himself able to take the identity of a wealthy man, how far will he go to keep this new life? Anthony Minghella (The English Patient) directs.

136 minutes (1999) 14A 

 

 

 

 

 


The Shipping News

Friday, October 10  | 2:00pm

Based on the E. Annie Proulx novel of the same name. A New York man heads to Newfoundland with his young daughter in order to heal from recent events, meeting the challenges of his new community. Lasse Hallstrӧm (Chocolat) directs Blanchett alongside Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, and Dame Judi Dench.

111 minutes (2001) 14A

 

 

 

 

 


The Good German

Friday, October 17  | 2:00pm

Blanchett, George Clooney and Tobey Maguire star in a period-thriller set at the conclusion of World War II. Director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic, the Ocean’s trilogy) shot this film using Forties’ techniques, resulting in a film that keeps the classic movie feeling intact. Based on the Joseph Kanon novel of the same name.

105 minutes (2006) 14A

 

 

 

 

 


The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Friday, October 24  | 2:00pm

F. Scott Fitzgerald provided the original short story—screenwriter Eric Roth (Forrest Gump) and director David Fincher (The Social Network) brought it further into the Twentieth century and drew out the romance, creating a modern fairytale with the result. Blanchett and Brad Pitt are star-crossed lovers, their relationship complicated by Pitt’s Benjamin aging in reverse.

166 minutes (2008) PG

 

 

 

 

 


World War Z

Friday, October 31  | 2:00pm

Because we had to mark Hallowe’en falling on a Friday this year, From Books to Film presents the recent zombie adventure movie starring Brad Pitt and based on the Max Brooks novel of the same name. Pitt plays Gerry Lane, a United Nations specialist racing against a zombie pandemic—with the fate of the world in his hands! Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace) directs.

116 minutes (2013) 14A

 

 

 

 

 


 

Call Diego Ibarra at 780-496-7086 for more information or email: dibarra@epl.ca