Following the worldwide hit "Paddington," one of the most successful family films of all time, this much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington (Ben Whishaw) happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.
Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter's feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door (Rose Byrne). James Corden voices the character of Peter with playful spirit and wild charm, with Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, and Daisy Ridley performing the voice roles of the triplets, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail.
In Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 3, Mavis surprises Dracula with a family voyage on a luxury monster cruise ship so he can take a summer vacation from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel, and the rest of Drac's Pack cannot resist tagging along. The monsters are all having a great time, indulging in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from monster volleyball to colossus sized buffets and exotic excursions, but then the unexpected happens as Drac falls for the intriguing-yet-dangerous captain of the ship. Balancing family, friends, and a budding romance might just be too much, even for the most powerful vampire.
An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn't exist - a human. News of this Smallfoot throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all new story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery.
The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl's generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it's a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.
In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett star in THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, from Amblin Entertainment. The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.
It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the LEGO universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.
A Dog's Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Fane Productions and BY Experience will present the iconic author, Margaret Atwood, captured live on stage from London, on the worldwide release of her new book, the Testaments, the thrilling sequel to her 1985 classic, The Handmaid's Tale. The event will feature conversation with Ms. Atwood about the book which will include exclusive readings and special guests - September 10 only.
.“Sunset” is Hungarian filmmaker László Nemes’s first film since his heartrending debut feature “Son of Saul,” which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2016. It’s 1913, Budapest. The young, enigmatic Írisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. She discovers that, not only does she have a brother, but also he’s said to have murdered a count five years earlier and gone into hiding. She searches for her brother, her only link to a lost past. Her quest brings her through the dark streets of Budapest, into the turmoil of a civilization on the eve of its downfall.“Astonishingly beautiful. As harrowing as it is breathtaking.”–Michael Nordine, Indiewire.
NOTE: TONIGHT’S FILM STARTS AT 8:00PM TO ALLOW FOR STREET CLOSURES FOR THE BIKE RACE. One of the most popular films we showed in 2017 was Loving Vincent, an awe-inspiring portrait of the great artist Vincent van Gogh. That film was unique because each one of the nearly 65,000 frames was painted by hand following a style intended to mimic that of van Gogh himself. Now comes this new documentary, narrated in part by Saoirse Ronan,which recalls the 10-year journey that brought Loving Vincent, the world’s first fully painted feature film to the cinema screen. Loving Viincent was a huge success, setting records as one of the top grossing independent, adult-skewing animated films of all time. Fans of the feature film will not want to miss this behind the scenes look at the groundbreaking production-techniques and the incredible 10-year labor of love it took to create Loving Vincent.
In the mid-19th century, Emily Dickinson is writing prolifically, baking gingerbread, and enjoying a passionate, lifelong romantic relationship with another woman, her friend and sister-in-law Susan...yes this is the iconic American poet, popularly thought to have been a recluse. Beloved comic Molly Shannon plays Emily in this humorous yet bold reappraisal of Dickinson, informed by her private letters. While seeking publication of some of the 1,775 poems written during her lifetime, Emily finds herself facing a troupe of male literary gatekeepers too confused by her genius to take her work seriously. Instead her work attracts the attention of an ambitious woman editor, who also sees Emily as a convenient cover for her own role in buttoned-up Amherst's most bizarre love triangle.“Silly yet deceptively smart, Wild Nights with Emily approaches its oft-investigated subject from a unique -- and utterly entertaining -- vantage point.” –Critics Consensus.
Winner Jury Award 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival.Academy Award-winning Passion Pictures and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios present one of the most important but untold science stories of our time. Beginning in the 1960s, a small band of young scientists headed out into the wilderness, driven by an insatiable curiosity about how nature works. Exploring some of the most remote and spectacular places on Earth-from the majestic Serengeti to the Amazon jungle; from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools-they discovered a single set of rules that govern all life. Now in the twilight of their eminent careers, these five unsung heroes of modern ecology share the stories of their adventures, reveal how their pioneering work flipped our view of nature on its head, and give us a chance to reimagine the world as it could and should be. Today is Father’s Day. Bring your father and he gets in free!
Cheated by her stealing, polygamist husband of 17 years, once high-flying corporate exec Christine Meeusen fled penniless with her three young children as her American dream began to unravel. Determined to make a living for her family, she discovered the lucrative business of cannabis farming and met her calling as founder of medicinal-marijuana empire Sisters of the Valley. Shedding her former life, Christine became Sister Kate; on a mission to provide her products to those in need. Fighting off the county sheriff, and protecting her crop from deadly black market thieves, BREAKING HABITS is a quirky documentary of rebellion, hope and revival.
A beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele's classic Australian tale. 'Storm Boy' features Geoffrey Rush asMichael Kingley,a successful retired businessman and grandfather. Kingley starts to see images from his past and he recounts to his granddaughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives. Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship. “At once uplifting and melancholic, it's the right ‘Storm Boy’ for our turbulent times.” –Michael Rechtshaffen, L.A.Times.
Famed environmental artist Christo sets out to realize The Floating Piers, his first project in many years. Walking on Water is an unprecedented look at Christo's process, from the inception through to the completion of his latest large-scale art installation, a dahlia-yellow floating walkway atop Italy's Lake Iseo that was eventually experienced by over 1.2 million people. The film takes the viewer on an intimate journey into Christo's world amid mounting madness -- from complex dealings between art and state politics to engineering challenges, logistical nightmares, and the sheer force of mother nature. Captured through breathtaking aerial views and fly on the wall camerawork, we watch the artist's vision unfold, and get to know the man chasing it."The artist's forceful character does battle with technology, bureaucracy, corruption and the elements, resulting in an installation of stunning beauty and a documentary that delights in capturing the act of creation." - Jay Weissberg, Variety
Captured live the same day from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Carmen Suite / Petrushka comes to U.S. Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one-act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.