MAY 4 and 5 at 7pm, and Monday May 7 @ 1:30pm (matinee with captions)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A science fiction monster film loosely based on the video game series of the same name by Midway Games. It follows a primatologist named Davis Okoye, who struggles to help a George, a white gentle ape turned raging gorilla of enormous size, following a rogue experiment gone awry. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams up with a discredited geneticist to secure an antidote, fighting their way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once Okoye’s friend.

Director: Brad Peyton
Screenplay written by: Ryan Engle, Carlton Cuse
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 1hr 47min

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ISLE OF DOGS

Fri-Sat April 27-28 @ 7pm & Mon April 30 @ 1:30pm (matinee with open captioning)

Genre: Fantasy/Animation

ISLE OF DOGS tells the story of ATARI KOBAYASHI, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.

Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 1hr 41min

Monday matinees with open captions!

https://www.imdb.com/videoplayer/vi2651502617?ref_=ttvi_vi_imdb_2

APR 20-21 @ 7pm & Monday 23 @ 1:30pm (Matinee with captions!)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Director: Steven S. DeKnight
Writers: Steven S. DeKnight, Emily Carmichael | 3 more credits »
Stars: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny

Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 1h 51min

APR 13-14 & Monday 16 @ 1:30pm

READY PLAYER ONE

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe

Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 2hr 20min

 

MARCH 30-31 @ 7pm & APRIL 2 @ 1:30pm

Meg Murry is a typical middle school student struggling with issues of self-worth who just wants to fit in. Travelling via a Wrinkling of Time, she is transported to worlds beyond imagination where she must confront a powerful evil force. To make it back home to Earth, Meg must face the darkness within herself in order to harness the strength necessary to defeat the darkness rapidly enveloping the Universe.

Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Director: Ava DuVernay
Writers: Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell
Stars: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon

Rated: PG
Runtime: 1hr 49min

BLACK PANTHER – HELD OVER – SEE IT AGAIN!

March 23 & 24 @ 7PM (no Matinee)

“Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

Director: Ryan Coogler
Writers: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o

Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 2h 14min

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Mar 16-17 @ 7pm & Monday 19 @ 1:30pm (matinee with captions)

Black Panther

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

“Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

Director: Ryan Coogler
Writers: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o

Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 2h 14min

MAR 09-10 @ 7 pm & Monday 12 @ 1:30pm (matinee with captions)

http://www.peterrabbit-movie.com/

Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Directed: Will Gluck
Writers: Rob Lieber, Will Gluck
Stars: James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, Domhnall Gleeson

Rated: PG
Runtime: 1h 35min

Fri.-Sat. March 02-03 @ 7pm & Mon. March 05 @ 1:30pm (matinee with captions)

DARKEST HOUR

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Joe Wright
Writer: Anthony McCarten
Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 2h 5min

Feb 23-24 @ 7pm & 26 @ 1:30pm (Monday matinee with captions)

Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Genre: Drama/Romance

Nominations: Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

Director: Michael Gracey
Writers: Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Anne Wheeler

Rated: PG
Runtime: 1hr 45min

See you at the movies!