Join us for Ghostbusters, the first of three Saturday morning Scary but Funny movies!
1984; Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, and Rick Moranis; Rated PG; 107 minutes
Suit up for classic comedy! When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the New York City is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge. If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
This series is hosted by Dan Kimmel, professional film critic and past president of the Boston Society of Film Critics. Dan will offer brief introductory remarks before each film, and there will also be time afterwards for comments, questions, and discussion.
Dan’s books on film include The Dream Team: The Rise and Fall of DreamWorks: Lessons from the New Hollywood; I'll Have What She's Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies; and most recently, Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations About Science Fiction Movies, which has been nominated for a 2012 Hugo Award. He lives in Somerville.
Our next two Scary but Funny films are Gremlins, on Saturday, May 5th at 10:00 a.m. and Men In Black, on Saturday, May 12th at 10:00 a.m.
This free film series is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and all are welcome. We hope you can join us!