06/05/16 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | 'Mr. North' with Angelica Huston, Anthony Edwards and Robert Mitchum, 1988.

COURTESY PHOTO | ‘Mr. North’ with Angelica Huston, Anthony Edwards and Robert Mitchum, 1988.

Occasionally, movie making is a family affair. Think Kirk and Michael Douglas, the Coppolas, the Fondas, the Mankiewicz and Richardson-Redgrave clans, the Goldwyns. All Hollywood royalty. Then there are the Hustons — Walter, John, Anjelica, Tony and Danny. (more…)

03/20/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The lavishly atmospheric great sea adventure “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” will kick off the spring season of Movies at the Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29.

Based on the wonderful Patrick O’Brian novels and directed by Peter Weir, who also co-authored the screenplay with John Collee, the film stars Russell Crowe as Captain Jack Aubrey and Paul Bettany as Dr. Stephen Maturin. This story pits the HMS Surprise against a dangerous enemy during the Napoleonic era. (more…)