In July, the University Branch Library’s “Monday Night Movies at the Library” series looks to the stars. Each week’s movie night features a different film with a galactic connection. The movies begin at 6:00 pm every Monday in July, and will be shown in the Small Meeting Room of the University Branch Library, located at 14010 University Blvd. in Sugar Land, on the UH campus.
The first movie of the month will be shown on Monday, July 2. This movie combines action, adventure and science-fiction. When they learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, the Autobots and the evil Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the U.S. and Russia to reach the hidden spacecraft and learn its secrets. This movie is rated PG-13.
On Monday, July 9, the Academy Award-winning movie to be shown chronicles the true-life story of one of NASA’s finest – and darkest – hours in space flight. When pilot Jim Lovell uttered the simple, heart-stopping words, “Houston, we’ve got a problem,” mission control and the rest of the world would learn that something had gone terribly wrong. The film stars Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Kevin Bacon, and Tom Hanks. This movie is rated PG-13.
On Monday, July 16, movie-goers will be treated to an adaptation of a Young Adult novel written by Douglas Adams. In this science-fiction tale, the greatest adventure in the universe begins when the world ends. This movie is rated PG.
On Monday, July 23, travel back in time to 1873 — to the Arizona Territory — in this sci-fi thriller starring Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford. A gunslinger, with no memory of his past, stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution, where strangers are far from welcome and the townspeople live in fear. This movie is rated PG-13.
The movie on Monday, July 30, is a sci-fi adventure about a classic comic-book hero. In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries as protectors of peace and justice. This movie is rated PG-13.
The “Monday Night Movies at the Library” are free and open to the public. For more information, call the branch library at 281-633-5100 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.