Monthly Archives: June 2014

Movie Reviews: Rampart

Rampart 2011, 108 min., directed by Oren Moverman.   Co-written by the director and James Ellroy, this is an uncompromising character study of a rogue cop, “Date Rape Dave” Brown (played by Woody Harrelson in a tour de force performance),

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Summer Movie Screenings News!

Do you want to learn more about our upcoming FREE movie screenings?? The John M. Pfau Library will present free movie screenings on the Cal State San Bernardino library lawn when it kicks off its Free Summer Movies series with

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Movie Reviews: The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines 2012, 141 min., written and directed by Derek Cianfrance. Luke (played by Ryan Gosling) works the carnival circuit in New York as a motorcycle stunt rider, and on a visit to occasional lover, Romina (played

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2014 Free Summer Movie Screenings

Summer movie screenings! On the CSUSB Library Lawn All Screenings stat at 8:30 p.m. Join us for a series of free movie screenings on the CSUSB Library Lawn! Bring a blanket and a friend, and enjoy some of these great

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Movie Reviews: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012, 103 min., written and directed by Stephen Chbosky. Based on the best selling book by Chbosky, this film stars Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller, and Emma Watson, in a sensitive coming of age story

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Movie Reviews: Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect   2012, 112 mins., directed by Jason Moore.   Hilarious story about a cappella vocal singing competitions between colleges. Beca (portrayed by an excellent Anna Kendrick) is an alt-girl new to campus and looking to find her niche,

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Now available: VAST Academic Video Online

Now available from Pfau Library: the VAST Academic Video Online database of streaming video! VAST greatly expands the library’s existing collection of streaming video, with more than 22,000 videos and 9,000 hours of content. Coverage is multidisciplinary, including arts &

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Clean up for the summer–Give to the Pfau Library

The summer will be upon us soon. That’s a good time to make space and a great time to donate CDs, DVDs, gently-used paperbacks, and textbooks (any books!) to the library. You will receive a letter to support the tax

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Movie Reviews: Bling Ring

Bling Ring 2013, 90 mins., written and directed by Sofia Coppola. Based on actual events, this film follows five Southern California teens–four girls and one boy–who are obsessed with celebrity and luxury brand goods. Rebecca (played by Katie Chang) and

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