Now Showing: April 5 -11
Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads), as of press time. 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.
(NEW) SHAZAM! - We all have a superhero inside of us -- it just
takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson's case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. Still a kid at heart, Shazam revels in the new version of himself by doing what any other teen would do -- have fun while testing out his newfound powers. But he'll need to master them quickly before the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana can get his hands on Shazam's magical abilities. Stars Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Djimon Hounsou. PG-13 – science fiction, fantasy
(NEW) PET SEMATARY - Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his neighbour Jud Crandall, setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unspeakable evil with horrific consequences. Stars Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow. R – thriller, horror
(NEW) THE BEST OF ENEMIES - The true story of the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P.
Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader. During the racially charged summer of 1971, Atwater and Ellis come together to co-chair a community summit on the desegregation of schools in Durham, N.C. The ensuing debate and battle soon lead to surprising revelations that change both of their lives forever. Stars Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell. PG-13 – drama, history
(NEW) THE PUBLIC - An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold. Stars Alec Baldwin, Emilio Estevez, Jena Malone, Taylor Schilling, Christian Slater, Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Gabrielle Union, Jacob Vargas, Michael K. Williams, Jeffrey Wright. PG-13 - drama
DUMBO - Struggling circus owner Max Medici enlists a former star and his two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears. When the family discovers that the animal can fly, it soon becomes the main attraction -- bringing in huge audiences and revitalizing the run-down circus. The elephant's magical ability also draws the attention of V.A. Vandevere, an entrepreneur who wants to showcase Dumbo in his latest, larger-than-life entertainment venture. Stars Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin. PG – fantasy, adventure
THE MUSTANG - A violent convict is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program centered around the training of wild mustangs. Stars Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Gideon Adlon, Connie Britton, Bruce Dern. R – drama
THE AFTERMATH - In 1946 Rachael Morgan arrives in the ruins of Hamburg to be reunited with her husband, Lewis, who is a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. As they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: They will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower and his troubled daughter. In this charged atmosphere, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal. Stars Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke. R – drama, romance
HOTEL MUMBAI - Terror strikes in the heart of Mumbai, India, as members of Lashkar-e-Taiba storm the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in a series of coordinated attacks throughout the city. Amid the gunfire and mayhem, a brave chef and kitchen worker decide to risk their own lives to try and protect the frightened guests. As the militants continue their assault on the hotel, a desperate couple must do whatever they can to protect their newborn baby. Stars Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Bonaidi, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Anupam Kher, Jason Isaccs. R – drama, thriller
UNPLANNED - Abby Johnson becomes the youngest clinic director in the history of Planned Parenthood, then a life-changing experience turns her into an anti-abortion activist. Stars Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, Robia Scott, Jared Lotz, Emma Elle Roberts. R - drama
US - Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic
experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival. When the masks come off, the family is horrified to learn that each attacker takes the appearance of one of them. Stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker. R – mystery, thriller.
WONDER PARK - Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive. Stars Brianna Denski, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, John Oliver, Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick. PG – fantasy.
GLORIA BELL - A free-spirited divorcee spends her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. She soon finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with the joys of budding love and the complications of dating. Stars Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera, Caren Pistorius, Brad Garrett, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Rita Wilson, Chris Mulkey, Sean Astin, Holland Taylor. R – drama, romance.
FIVE FEET APART - Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness. There's an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction. Stars Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse. PG-13 – drama, romance.
CAPTAIN MARVEL - Captain Marvel gets caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Benning, Clark Gregg, Jude Law. PG-13 – fantasy, science fiction.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD - From DreamWorks Animation comes a surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown…and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. Welcome to the most astonishing chapter of one of the most beloved animated franchises in film history: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they’ve known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together—to the very ends of the Earth—to protect everything they’ve grown to treasure. Stars Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Fraig Ferguson, F. Murray Abraham. PG – fantasy, action.