Now Showing: Week of Jan. 12
Originally published Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 06:43p.m.
Originally published Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 06:43p.m.
Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.
(NEW) PADDINGTON 2 – Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop -- the perfect present for his beloved aunt's 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration. Stars Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, and Sally Hawkins. Rated PG – Fantasy, Adventure
(NEW) THE POST – Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper -- The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers -- and very freedom -- to help bring long-buried truths to light. Stars Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Alison Brie, Sarah Paulson, and Carrie Coon. Rated PG-13 – Drama, Thriller
(NEW) THE COMMUTER – Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train. Stars Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, and Sam Neill. Rated PG-13 – Drama, Mystery
(NEW) PROUD MARY – Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Stars Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Margaret Avery, and Neal McDonough. Rated R – Thriller, Drama
(NEW) I, TONYA – Tonya Harding rises through the ranks of competitive figure skating only to find disgrace when her husband tries to eliminate her rival. Stars Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Caitlin Carver, and Paul Walter Hauser. Rated R – Sport, Drama
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI – Rey (Daisy Ridley) develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order. Also stars Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, and Adam Driver. Rated PG-13 – Fantasy, Science fiction
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE – Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they'll be stuck in the game forever. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Nick Jonas. Rated PG-13 – Fantasy, Action
INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY - Brilliant parapsychologist Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) receives a disturbing phone call from a man who claims that his house is haunted. Even more disturbing is the address – 413 Apple Tree Lane in Five Keys, N.M. – the home where Elise grew up as a child. Accompanied by her two investigative partners, Rainier travels to Five Keys to confront and destroy her greatest fear – the demon that she accidentally set free years earlier. Also stars Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Spencer Locke, and Josh Stewart. Rated PG-13 – Mystery, Thriller
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Michelle Williams, and Rebecca Ferguson. Rated PG – Drama, Biography
PITCH PERFECT 3 – After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time. Stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, and Hailee Steinfeld. Rated PG-13 – Musical, Comedy
FERDINAND – Ferdinand is a young bull who escapes from a training camp in rural Spain after his father never returns from a showdown with a matador. Adopted by a girl who lives on a farm, Ferdinand's peaceful existence comes crashing down when the authorities return him to his former captors. With help from a wisecracking goat and three hedgehogs, the giant but gentle bovine must find a way to break free before he squares off against El Primero, the famous bullfighter who never loses. Stars voices of John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Daveed Diggs, Miguel Angel Silvestre, and Gina Rodriguez. Rated PG – Fantasy, Adventure
DARKEST HOUR – A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history. Rated PG-13 – Drama, History
MOLLY’S GAME – The true story of Molly Bloom, a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknown to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led people to believe. Stars Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner and Michael Cera. Rated R – Drama, Crime film
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD – ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money. Rated R – Drama, Mystery
THE SHAPE OF WATER – Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab's classified secret -- a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist. Stars Doug Jones, Michael Shannon, Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Stuhlbarg. Rated R – Drama, Fantasy
DOWNSIZING – When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to overpopulation, Paul (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures. Also stars Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis, and Neil Patrick Harris. Rated R – Science Fiction, Comedy-drama