That's comedy, part 2
Join me and film historian Raymond Benson as Dann & Raymond's Movie Club presents Part 2 of its Greatest Comedy Movies of All Time. It's at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. Included will be clips from such classics as "There's Something About Mary," "Ghostbusters," "Groundhog Day," "The Graduate" plus many others. Go to stdl.org or call (847) 985-4000. No whoopie cushions allowed. Free admission!
'River of No Return'
The Chicago Film Critics Association presents a special showing of Otto Preminger's 1954 western "River of No Return" starring Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe. It starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at the Elk Grove Cinema, 1050 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. CFCA board member Peter Sobczynski, a Cary resident, will introduce the movie and conduct a brief Q&A following the screening. $5. Go to chicagofilmcritics.org or to classiccinemas.com/elkgrove.
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