Now Showing: Week of June 3
Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 775-7444; www.harkins.com.
(NEW) – ME BEFORE YOU – The story of the unexpected relationship that blossoms between a contented small town Englishwoman and the wealthy, paralyzed Londoner who hires her as his caretaker. Cast: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Vanessa Kirby, Charles Dance, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Matthew Lewis. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some suggestive material. Drama
(NEW) – POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING - The comedy goes behind the scenes as singer/rapper Conner4Real (Samberg) faces a crisis of popularity after his sophomore album flops, leaving his fans, sycophants and rivals all wondering what to do when he's no longer the dopest star of all. Cast: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Maya Rudolph. Rated R for some graphic nudity, language throughout, sexual content and drug use. Comedy
(NEW) – TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS – Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo, and Raphael return to theaters this summer to battle bigger, badder villains, alongside April O'Neil, Vern Fenwick and a newcomer: the hockey-masked vigilante Casey Jones. After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang. Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Stephen Amell, Laura Linney, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Brad Garrett, Brian Tee, Stephen Farrelly, Tony Shalhoub, Fred Armisen. Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence. Action/Adventure, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Comedy
(NEW) – MEET THE BLACKS – After obtaining a great deal of money, the patriarch of a black family decides they should move from Chicago to a posh neighborhood in Beverly Hills. However, they are soon terrorized by home intruders who want them out of the affluent community in this comedic spoof of the Purge films. Cast: Mike Epps, Charlie Murphy, Andrew Bachelor, Bresha Webb, George Lopez, Lil Duval. Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual material, violence and drug use. Comedy
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS – Alice Kingsleigh has spent the past few years following in her father's footsteps and sailing the high seas. Upon her return to London, she comes across a magical looking glass and returns to the fantastical realm of Underland and her friends the White Rabbit, Absolem, the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter, who is not himself. The Hatter has lost his Muchness, so Mirana sends Alice on a quest to borrow the Chronosphere, a metallic globe inside the chamber of the Grand Clock, which powers all time. Returning to the past, she comes across friends - and enemies - at different points in their lives, and embarks on a perilous race to save the Hatter before time runs out. Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas, Michael Sheen, Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Timothy Spall. Rated PG for fantasy action/peril and some language. Action/Adventure, Kids/Family, Science Fiction/Fantasy.
THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE - Find out why the birds are so angry. The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds--or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to. Cast: voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Peter Dinklage. Rated PG for rude humor and action. Animation/Kids and Family.
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE – Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction. Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief strong language and some suggestive images. Action/Adventure, Science Fiction/Fantasy.
LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP – Beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits to the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter, Frederica. In doing so, she attracts the simultaneous attentions of the young, handsome Reginald DeCourcy, the rich and silly Sir James Martin and the divinely handsome, but married, Lord Manwaring, complicating matters severely. Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Stephen Fry, Emma Greenwell, James Fleet, Jemma Redgrave, Jenn Murray, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Morfydd Clark. Rated PG for some thematic elements. Drama/Romance
NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING – Young parents Mac and Kelly Radner find their troubles are far from over in this sequel. Cast: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Kiersey Clemons, Selena Gomez. Rated R for crude sexual content including brief graphic nudity, language throughout, drug use and teen partying. Comedy.
THE NICE GUYS – A police drama set in Los Angeles during the 1970s and centering on a pair of detectives who stumble into a sprawling conspiracy while investigating the alleged suicide of a once-prominent female porn star. Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Yaya DeCosta. Rated R for violence, sexuality, nudity, language and brief drug use. Drama.
MONEY MONSTER - Lee Gates is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made him the money wiz of Wall Street. But after he hawks a high tech stock that mysteriously crashes, an irate investor takes Gates, his crew, and his ace producer Patty Fenn hostage live on air. Unfolding in real time, Gates and Fenn must find a way to keep themselves alive while simultaneously uncovering the truth behind a tangle of big money lies. Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe, Giancarlo Esposito. Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality and brief violence. Drama.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – We find Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps - one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability. Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle. Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem. Action and Adventure/Science Fiction and Fantasy.