Movies

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Movies ~ El Prado Room

March

  • March 15: Trolls (PG)
  • March 22: The Jungle Book (1967) (G)
  • March 29: Pete’s Dragon (PG)

April

  • April 5: Pixels (PG-13)
  • April 12: Jason Bourne (PG-13)
  • April 19: The Sandlot (PG)
  • April 26: Doctor Strange (PG-13)
  • May

    • May 3: La La Land (PG-13)
    • May 10: Planes (PG)
    • May 17: Mother’s Day (PG-13)
    • May 24: Toy Story (G)
    • May 31: Aloha (PG-13)

    June

    • June 7: The Box Trolls (PG)
    • June 14: The Book Of Life (PG)
    • June 21: The Odd Life Of Timothy Green (G)
    • June 28: Pirates! Band of Misfits (PG-13)

    SYNOPSIS


    Trolls (PG) 92 Min, Fantasy/Adventure. After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest troll ever born, and the overly cautious Branch, set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Their mission is full of adventure and mishaps, as they try to tolerate each other.
    Starring Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake


    The Jungle Book (1967) (G) 79 Min, Drama/Adventure. Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves, has his peaceful existence threatened by the return of the man eating Tiger Shere Khan. Mowgli must overcome his reluctance to leave his wolf family and return to the man village, aided by Bagheera and Balloo.
    Starring George Sanders, Phil Harris


    Pete’s Dragon (PG) 103 Min, Family/Fantasy. Mr. Meacham delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace believes they’re all tall tales until she meets Pete, who says he lives in the woods with a friendly dragon.
    Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford


    Pixels (PG-13) 100 min, Fantasy/SCIFI. Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant all played classic arcade video games as teenagers. But now they have to use their skills to try to save the world from aliens. The aliens watched video feeds that they thought was a declaration of war. So they send down the classic arcade games to destroy earth. They also get help from a military specialist. They have three lives and if all three get used then earth will be destroyed, and every time they lose a live the aliens take someone's life. Who will win, us or the aliens? It's an all-out battle to save our planet and everyone on it.
    Starring: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm


    Jason Bourne (PG-13) 123 min, Action/Thriller. Jason Bourne is again being hunted by the CIA. It begins when Nicky Parson a former CIA operative who helped Bourne who then went under and now works with a man who's a whistle blower and is out to expose the CIA's black ops. So Nicky hacks into the CIA and downloads everything on all their Black Ops including Treadstone which Bourne was a part of. And Heather Lee, a CIA agent discovers the hack and brings it to the attention of CIA Director Dewey, the man behind the Black Ops. He then orders Parsons be found and hopefully Bourne too.
    Starring: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander


    The Sandlot (PG) 126 min, Comedy/Drama/Sport. Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing, and soon he's part of the local baseball buddies. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the desirous lifeguard at the local pool, the snooty rival ball team, and the travelling fair. Beyond the fence at the back of the sandlot menaces a legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast, and the kids inevitably must deal with him.
    Starring: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland


    Doctor Strange (PG-13) 115 min, Action/Adventure/SCIFI. Marvel's "Doctor Strange" follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
    Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey


    La La Land (PG) 128 min, Drama/Romance. The story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, struggling to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams in a city known for destroying hopes and breaking hearts. With modern day Los Angeles as the backdrop, this musical about everyday life explores what is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight.
    Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt


    Planes (PG) 92 min, Adventure/Comedy. Dusty (Dane Cook), the famous racing airplane, learns that his engine is damaged, so he must shift gears and find a new career. He joins an elite corps of firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park. When a massive wildfire threatens the park, Dusty – with the help of his fearless colleagues Blade Ranger. Lil’ Dipper (Julie Bowen), Windlifter, Cabbie and the Smokejumpers –learns what it takes to become a real hero.
    Starring: Carlos Alazraqui, Dane Cook, Stacy Keach


    Mother’s Day (PG-13) 118 min, Drama/Comedy. Follows the lives of different mothers on Mother’s Day. Sandy (Aniston) is happily divorced, until she finds out her ex-husband eloped with a much younger woman. Now she must learn to deal with big changes in her life as her two boys now have a step-mom. Sisters Jesse (Hudson) and Gabi (Chalke) get an unexpected surprise from their mother, who is not happy to find out Gabi is a lesbian and Jesse is married to a man of color. Miranda (Roberts) doesn't have any kids and is focusing on her career. Kristin (Robertson) is enjoying life as a new mother but is feeling pressure from her boyfriend to get married. Bradley (Sudeikis) is trying hard to be the best parent for his two girls since their mom passed away last year, however his idea of Mother’s Day is pretending it doesn't exist at all.
    Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts


    Toy Story (G) 81 min, Fantasy/Adventure. A little boy named Andy loves to be in his room, playing with his toys, especially his doll named "Woody". But, what do the toys do when Andy is not with them, they come to life. Woody believes that he has life (as a toy) good. However, he must worry about Andy's family moving, and what Woody does not know is about Andy's birthday party. Woody does not realize that Andy's mother gave him an action figure known as Buzz Lightyear, who does not believe that he is a toy, and quickly becomes Andy's new favorite toy. Woody, who is now consumed with jealousy, tries to get rid of Buzz. Then, both Woody and Buzz are now lost. They must find a way to get back to Andy before he moves without them, but they will have to pass through a ruthless toy killer, Sid Phillips.
    Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles


    Aloha (PG-13) 105 min, Comedy/Drama/Romance. A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs - the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii - and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him..
    Starring: Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone


    The BoxTrolls (PG) 96 min, Animation/Adventure/Comedy. THE BOXTROLLS are a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of a city called Cheesebridge. The story is about a young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors who tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator, the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher. When Snatcher comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls. Eggs decides to venture above ground and "into the light," where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnie. Together, they devise a daring plan to save The BoxTrolls family. The film is based upon the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow.
    Starring: Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost


    The Book Of Life (PG) 85 min, Animation/Adventure/Comedy. The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, THE BOOK OF LIFE encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future.
    Starring: Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum


    The Odd Life Of Timothy Green (PG) 105 min, Comedy/Drama/Family. After receiving bad news from a fertility doctor, Cindy and Jim Green try to bury their dreams of having a child by writing out all the great traits their child would have and putting them in a box in the garden. During a freak storm in the middle of the night, they awake to find a boy named Timothy, with leaves growing from his ankles, standing in their kitchen calling them mom and dad. Cindy and Jim are thrown into the midst of parenthood and over the coming months, Timothy will teach them more than they could have imagined about being parents and raising a child, no matter how he comes into their lives.
    Starring: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams


    Pirates! Band Of Misfits (PG-13) 88 min, Animation/Adventure/Comedy. After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the coveted Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew take on the cream of the pirating crop - Black Bellamy, Peg Leg Hastings and Cutlass Liz - in a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with lovelorn scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's prized 'parrot', Polly, could be the answer to the 'untold riches' they are searching for. Their adventure takes them to Victorian London where they meet Darwin's sidekick 'man-panzee' Mister Bobo, and the notorious pirate-hating Queen Victoria herself. It soon unfolds that Darwin's motives for helping the crew are not what they seem, and the Queen has an evil hidden agenda of her own. The Pirate Captain must choose between basking in the glory of being crowned Pirate of the Year, or staying faithful to his trusted crew.
    Starring: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven

    Movie Ratings
    G - General Audience. All ages admitted. PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
    PG 13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. R - Restricted. Under 17 requires an accompanying parent or adult guardian.