TOP GUN: MAVERICK - OPENS MAY 27TH (w/ early screenings 5/26)
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of TOP GUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”
Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.
Directed By: Joseph Kosinski
Written By: Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Lewis Pullman, Val Kilmer, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris
Rated PG-13; Runtime 2 hr 11 min
RRR - ONE NIGHT ONLY EVENT COMING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1ST @ 7:00PM
Back on the big screen where it belongs for a one night only #encoRRRe, RRR is an exhilarating, action-packed spectacular mythologizing two real-life freedom fighters who helped lead India’s fight for independence from the British Raj, Komaram Bheem (N.T Rama Rao Jr., aka Jr NTR) and Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan). Set in the 1920s before their fight for India’s independence began, RRR imagines a fictional meeting between the two, set into motion when a young Gond girl is stolen from her village by British soldiers.
With a powerful message, staggeringly choreographed action sequences, and an all-timer of a musical number, RRR is sheer big-screen joy from start to finish, and audiences have one last chance to see it big and loud as intended.
Directed By: S. S. Rajamouli
Starring: N. T. Rama Rao Jr. (Jr. NTR), Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia BhattDirected By: S. S. Rajamouli
Rated NR; Runtime 3 hr 1 min
JAZZ FEST: A NEW ORLEANS STORY - OPENS JUNE 10TH
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell, aka “Jazz Fest,” is the signature annual music and cultural event of the city and has been called America’s greatest festival. Celebrating the music, food, and arts and crafts of all of Louisiana since 1970, Jazz Fest is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region, and hundreds of thousands attend the event each year. Local music heroes are joined on 14 stages by some of the most important figures in entertainment, highlighting the connections between Louisiana culture and the world.
JAZZ FEST: A NEW ORLEANS STORY weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival, featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry, along with a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century. This film not only captures the Festival in all of its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy.
Directed By: Frank Marshall and Ryan Suffern
Starring: Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Buffett, Katy Perry, Earth, Wind & Fire, and many others.
Rated PG-13; Runtime 1 hr 34 min
ELVIS - OPENS JUNE 24TH
ELVIS is an epic, big-screen spectacle from Warner Bros. Pictures and visionary, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, starring Austin Butler and Oscar winner Tom Hanks.
A thoroughly cinematic drama, Elvis’s (Butler) story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).
Directed By: Baz Luhrmann
Written By: Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, and Jeremy Doner
Starring: Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, Olivia DeJonge
Rated PG-13; Runtime 2 hr 39 min
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN - OPENS JUNE 24TH
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN follows Maurice Flitcroft (Mark Rylance), a dreamer and unrelenting optimist who managed to gain entry to The British Open Golf Championship Qualifying in 1976 and subsequently shot the worst round in Open history, becoming a folk hero in the process.
Directed By: Craig Roberts
Written By: Simon Farnaby from his own book The Phantom of the Open, co-authored by Scott Murray
Starring: Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins, Rhys Ifans
Rated PG-13; Runtime 1 hr 46 min