Movie News for THE LAUNDROMAT

Movie News for THE LAUNDROMAT

Today Netflix released the first teaser trailer for The Laundromat, a new film starring Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas, and based on Jake Bernstein’s SECRECY WORLD: Inside the Panama Papers, Illicit Money Networks, and the Global Elite, an inside look at the world revealed by the Panama Papers–a landscape of illicit money, political […]

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BLACKkKLANSMAN Wins an Oscar!

BLACKkKLANSMAN Wins an Oscar!

The movie BlacKkKlansman, adapted from Ron Stallworth’s BLACK KLANSMAN: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime, won Best Adapted Screenplay at last night’s Oscars ceremony! Congratulations to this incredible story and the directors, writers, actors, and producers who brought it to life on the big screen. […]

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Drop-In Alert: Stephanie Patrick Thrillers & Movie

Drop-In Alert: Stephanie Patrick Thrillers & Movie

#ThrillerThursday Bonus: we just added Mark Burnell’s Stephanie Patrick thriller series to our Fall 2018 & Winter 2019 season! Stephanie Patrick’s life was destroyed by the crash of flight NEO027. Her family was on board and there were no survivors. Devastated, her life spins out of control until she learns the crash was no accident. […]

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Movie/TV Tie-Ins (July 2018 Edition)

Movie/TV Tie-Ins (July 2018 Edition)

It’s a book! It’s a movie/TV show! It’s a book and a movie/TV show! DISCUSS! BLACK KLANSMAN: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime by Ron Stallworth Also available in audio The extraordinary true story of the African American police officer who goes undercover to investigate the KKK, the basis for the forthcoming […]

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Friday Reads: MTI Edition

Friday Reads: MTI Edition

Have you already seen (and read!) all the Oscar nominees? Check out these books making the leap to the big and small screens: ANNIHILATION by Jeff VanderMeer The first book in VanderMeer’s bestselling Southern Reach trilogy is now one of the most anticipated films of 2018, starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina […]

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Libraries in the News

Libraries in the News

Woe to the person who says, “Libraries are dead.” Remember back in October when the U.K.’s New York Observer columnist Andre Walker claimed no one goes to public libraries any more? OH HELL NO! HOLD MY EARRINGS! https://t.co/s3WzpFy4cy — KCMO Public Library (@KCLibrary) October 24, 2017 (It ended with Walker conceding, “Your sheer numbers have […]

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Movie/TV Tie-Ins (Dec. 2017 Edition)

Movie/TV Tie-Ins (Dec. 2017 Edition)

Read the book before you see the movie/watch the TV show! GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh by Ann Thwaite This behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne is now a film starring […]

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Stars for “Daughters” & “Doom”

Stars for “Daughters” & “Doom”

We’re seeing stars for these new and forthcoming nonfiction titles: THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg A finalist for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction! “Ellsberg’s brilliant and unnerving account makes a convincing case for disarmament and shows that the mere existence of nuclear weapons is […]

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Coming to a Screen Near You!

Coming to a Screen Near You!

Keep an eye out for these book adaptations headed to the big and small screens: Movie Mania! SILENCE by Shusaku Endo This movie adaptation of Endo’s classic novel of enduring faith in dangerous times, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, and Adam Driver is “shaping up to be this year’s THE […]

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REVENANT Movie Trailer!

REVENANT Movie Trailer!

Leonardo DiCaprio. Tom Hardy. The guy who made Birdman (Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu). Yes, yes, and YES! We can’t wait to grab a tub of popcorn and head to the theater after seeing the movie trailer for THE REVENANT, based on the book by Michael Punke. A story of retribution on the American Frontier, DiCaprio stars […]

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