At the MoviesNow playing at the Luxury 5 Cinemas in Mitchell: Lincoln, Monsters, Inc., Parental Guidance, This is 40, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and Playing for Keeps.
Daniel Day-Lewis stars as the president in this critically acclaimed movie about Lincoln’s fight with Congress during the Civil War to outlaw slavery forever. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg.
The film focuses on the last four months of the president’s life and the political strategizing he had to undertake at the close of the Civil War to ram the Emancipation Proclamation through a divided Congress. The film is based on the bestselling book “A Team of Rivals.”
Spielberg said “Our movie is really about a working leader who must make tough decisions and get things done in the face of overwhelming opposition.”
The film also stars Sally Fields, Tommy Lee Jones, Hal Holbrook, James Spader and David Strathairn .
“Lincoln” is held over. 150 minutes. It is rated PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language.
Walt Disney and Pixar have re-rendered this favorite animated hit into 3D for this re-release.
The monsters under your bed when you were a child are real and actually work for “Monsters, Inc.” But the secret is they’re as afraid of humans as we are of them. When a little girl goes where no human as gone before and enters their world, everything is in an uproar!
“Monsters, Inc” is held over. 95 minutes. It is presented in 3D and 2D at alternating showtimes. It is rated G for all ages.
Generations and child-rearing styles clash in this new comedy starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei .
Comedy legends Billy Crystal and Bette Midler play the grandparents who are called in by their daughter (Marisa Tomei ) to help care for their three grandkids. When their old-school parenting methods collide with their daughter’s new-school ways, the once-orderly household hilariously spins out of control.
“Parental Guidance” is held over. 105 minutes. It is rated PG for some rude humor.
THIS IS 40
Judd Apatow, the writer/director/producer of “Knocked Up” brings this comedy follow-up to his earlier hit.
This outrageous new comedy expands upon the story of Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) from “Knocked Up.” We see first-hand how they are dealing with their new life of relationships, marriage, children, jobs and old friends.
“This is 40” is held over. 134 minutes. It is rated R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material.
THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY
This new prequel to the “Lord of The Rings” movies follows Bilbo Baggins, as he is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor
Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is held over. 169 minutes. It is rated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images.
PLAYING FOR KEEPS
Gerard Butler and Jessica Beil score in this new romantic comedy.
George (Gerard Butler) is a retired soccer pro whose glory days are behind him. Burnt out on his playboy lifestyle and bankrupted by a string of bad investments, he moves back to Virginia to reconnect with his estranged ex-wife (Jessica Biel) and neglected son (Noah Lomax). Making up for lost time, George starts to coach the boys’ soccer team. But can he keep his eyes on the goal when the bleachers are stacked with sexy soccer moms and desperate housewives?
“Playing for Keeps” is held over. 106 minutes. It is rated PG-13 for some sexual situations, language and a brief intense image.