At the Movies
Melissa McCarthy, Dan Aykroyd, Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates star in this new comedy.
Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a bad day. She’s totaled her clunker car, gotten fi red 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 boombox and book it. The bad news is she’s broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma (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 shotgun, it may be just what Tammy needs. “Tammy” is now showing at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 97 minutes. It’s rated R for language including sexual references.
EARTH TO ECHO
This new family adventure has been called “E.T.” for a new generation.
Tuck, Munch and Alex are a 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 fi nd 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 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 their lives forever.
“Earth to Echo” is now showing 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 and a priest who performs exorcisms.
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. The film is based upon the book, which details Sarchie’s bone-chilling real-life cases.
“Deliver Us From Evil” is now showing at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 118 minutes. It’s rated R for bloody violence, grisly images, terror throughout and language.
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” is held over.
It’s rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and brief innuendo.
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 master and his army.
“How to Train Your Dragon 2” is held over through Thursday, July 10. 101 minutes. It’s rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor.
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 through Thursday, July 10. 134 minutes. It’s rated R for language throughout.