At the Movies
MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES
This new thriller is based on the worldwide best-selling book series.
Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother (Lena Headey), Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures.
"Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" is now showing at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 130 minutes. It's rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence and action, and some suggestive content.
KICK A-- 2
Kick A--, Hit Girl and Red Mist return for the new follow-up to their irreverent global surprise hit from 2010.
When our amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist, only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can fight back. But when Mindy is caught sneaking out as Hit Girl, she is forced to retire. With no one left to lead, Kick A-- joins forces with Justice Forever, an ex-mobster turned good guy. Just as they start to make a difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, Red Mist, assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick A-- and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But if you mess with one of our heroes, you mess with them all. The film is based on the action comic by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.
The movie stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey and John Leguizamo.
"Kick A-- 2" is held over through Aug. 29. 107 minutes. It's rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content and brief nudity.
This new horror suspense film is based on the true case files of Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal investigators.
This is the horrifying true story of the Warrens, world-renowned paranormal investigators who were called to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
The film stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor.
"Conjuring" is held over through Aug. 29. 112 minutes. It's rated R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror.
Walt Disney's new animated comedy adventure is set in the exciting world of airplane racing.
Dusty is a big-hearted, fast-flying crop duster plane who dreams of competing in the biggest around-the-world air race in history. There's just one problem: Dusty's afraid of heights. Despite his fear and with the help of a naval aviator named Skipper, he narrowly qualifies for the race. Dusty's sportsmanship and speed begin to rattle the defending champ, Ripslinger, who will stop at nothing to see Dusty fail. Dusty's courage is put to the ultimate test in the movie's exciting climax.
The movie stars the voices of: Stacy Keach, Jon Cryer, Dave Cook, Val Kilmer, Teri Hatcher, John Cleese, Sinbad, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brent Musburger.
"Planes" is held over through Aug. 29. The film will be shown in 3-D and 2-D at alternate showtimes. It's rated PG for some mild action and rude humor.
WE'RE THE MILLERS
Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis and Emma Roberts star in this new comedy.
David Burke (Sudeikis) is a small-time pot dealer whose clientele includes chefs and soccer moms -- but no kids. After all, he has his scruples. So what could go wrong? Plenty.
He learns the hard way that no good deed goes unpunished when he tries to help out some local teens and winds up getting jumped by a trio of gutter punks. Stealing his stash and his cash, they leave him in major debt to his supplier, Brad (Ed Helms). In order to wipe his slate clean and stay alive, David must now become a big-time drug smuggler by bringing Brad's latest shipment in from Mexico. He devises a foolproof plan -- pose as an average American family on vacation. The problem is, he has no family. So he twists the arms of his neighbors, a cynical stripper (Aniston) to be his fake wife, plus a wannabe customer (Will Poulter) and a tatted-and-pierced streetwise teen (Roberts) to pose as kids. They head south of the border in a shiny RV for a Fourth of July weekend that is sure to end with a bang.
"We're the Millers" is held over. 109 minutes. It's rated R for crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and brief graphic nudity.
Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg star in this new action comedy.
They play undercover agents from two competing bureaus. Both are working undercover in a Mexican drug cartel, but neither knows the other is actually a cop. When things go haywire, they not only find out about each other, but are disavowed by corrupt officials in their respective agencies. Luckily, while they've been undercover, these good guys picked up some bad tricks they'll need to stay alive.
The film co-stars Paula Patton, Bill Paxton, James Marsden, Fred Ward and Edward James Olmos.
"2 Guns" is showing as the first feature Friday and Saturday at the Starlite Drive-in. 109 minutes. It's rated R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity.
Hugh Jackman stars as Wolverine in this action thriller.
For over a century, Logan has fought an endless war against his own nature. His formidable gifts have also been his greatest curse, and have turned him into something more and something less than human. Now, in a distant and unfamiliar land, Logan comes to terms with the true cost of living a life without end. To do so, he must finally embrace who he is, and always will be: The Wolverine.
"The Wolverine" is showing as the second feature Friday and Saturday at the Starlite Drive-in. 129 minutes. It's rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some sexuality and language.