WEDNESDAY, JULY 8TH
Academy Award® winner Angelina Jolie directs and produces this epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) who, along with two other crewmen, survived on a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII – only to be caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Adapted from Laura Hillebrand’s (Seabiscuit: An American Legend) enormously popular book, it’s the inspiring true story about the resilient power if the human spirit.
RATED PG – lViolence, disturbing content, coarse language
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15TH
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON (2008)
“I was born under unusual circumstances…”
Thus begins The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the Academy Award® winning film starring Brad Pitt as a man who is born in his eighties and ages backward, and Cate Blanchett as the woman he is destined to love forever. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a monumental journey – as unusual as it is epic – that follows Benjamin’s remarkable adventure of romance and redemption from the end of World War I through the 21st Century. Winner of three Academy Awards®, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is “one of the best movies of the decade!” (Karen Durbin, Elle)
RATED PG – NOT RECOMMENDED FOR YOUNG CHILDREN Mature theme, coarse language
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22ND
Jamie Foxx (Collateral) stars as the one-of-a-kind innovator of soul who overcame impossible odds to become a music legend. Ray is the triumphant and remarkable story of one of America’s true musical geniuses, Ray Charles. From his humble beginnings in the South through his meteoric rise to the top of American music charts, Ray’s inspirational journey is a tale of hope, redemption and the power of the human spirit. “Ray is Electrifying” hails Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. Witness the incredible true story of a musician who fought harder and went further than anyone could imagine.
RATED 14A Coarse language, substance abuse
WEDNESDAY, JULY 29TH
Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher star in The Guardian, the powerful, action-packed drama that takes you inside the never-before-seen world of the elite Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers. Reeling with grief in the wake of a mission gone tragically wrong, legendary Rescue Swimmer Ben Randall (Costner) is given a mission he doesn’t want – training raw recruits. Once there, he knocks heads with cocky Jake Fischer (Kutcher), a swimming champ driven by a painful secret, who’s more interested in breaking Ben’s records than saving lives. But Ben also sees Jake has what it takes to be the best of the best. Filled with spectacular rescues in the lethal waters of the Bering Sea, The Guardian is a riveting and compelling story that dives straight into the heart and soul of real heroes, the unsung guardians of the sea.
RATED PG – NOT RECOMMENDED FOR YOUNG CHILDREN