At the Movies
"TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION"
Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci star in this new action hit.
As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists attempt to learn from past Transformer incursions and push the boundaries of technology beyond what they can control all while an ancient, powerful Transformer menace sets Earth in his cross-hairs. The epic adventure and battle between good and evil, freedom and enslavement ensues.
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" starts Friday nationally including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. There will be a special advance showing at 9:40 p.m. Thursday, June 26.
It's rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and brief innuendo.
Clint Eastwood directs this new drama based on the hit Broadway musical.
The film tells the story of four tough young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of the trials and triumphs of Frankie Valli and the other band members are accompanied by the songs that influenced a generation, including "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Walk Like a Man," "Dawn," "Rag Doll," "Bye Bye Baby," "Who Loves You," "Silence is Golden" and many more.
"Jersey Boys" is held over. 134 minutes. It's rated R for language throughout.
"HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2"
This new animated family comedy-adventure features the voices of: Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Kristin Wiig and Cate Blanchett.
The thrilling second chapter of the epic "How to Train Your Dragon" trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful flying dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace — and save the future of men and dragons from an evil, power-hungry Dragon and his army.
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" is held over through Tuesday, July 1. 101 minutes. It's rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor.
"22 JUMP STREET"
Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum star in this outrageous comedy.
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for unlikely police officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the Bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case — they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them.
"22 Jump Street" is held over through Tuesday, July 1. 112 minutes. It's rated R for language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity and some violence.
Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon star in this hilarious new comedy.
Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a bad day. She's totaled her clunker car, gotten fired from her thankless job at a greasy burger joint, and instead of finding comfort at home, finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl (Susan Sarandon), is her only option — with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs.
"Tammy" starts Wednesday, July 2 nationally including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 97 minutes. It's rated R for language including sexual references.
"EARTH TO ECHO"
The new family adventure hit.
Tuck, Munch and Alex are a closely bonded trio of inseparable friends, but their time together is coming to an end. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys find a cryptic signal has infected their phones. Convinced something bigger is going on and looking for one final adventure together, they set off to trace the messages to their source and discover something beyond their wildest imaginations: hiding in the darkness is a mysterious being, stranded on Earth, and wanted by the government. This launches the boys on an epic journey full of danger and wonder, one that will test the limits of their friendship and change all of their lives forever.
"Earth to Echo" starts Wednesday, July 2 nationally including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 91 minutes. It's rated PG for some action and peril, and mild language.
"DELIVER US FROM EVIL"
Eric Bana and Olivia Munn star in this new horror thriller based on real accounts of an NYPD Sergeant.
New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city. Based upon the book, which details Sarchie's bone-chilling real-life cases.
"Deliver Us From Evil" starts Wednesday, July 2 nationally including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 118 minutes. It's rated R for bloody violence, grisly images, terror throughout and language.