Monday, June 21, 2010

Summer Movie Series

"Make a Splash" with these Wednesday night movies in the air-conditioned Weston Theater:

July 7 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 5:30 p.m.
Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightly
Buena Vista Pictures; Directed by Gore Verbinski
Rated PG-13; 2003
Charming rogue pirate Jack Sparrow (Depp) loves his life of adventure on the Caribbean Sea. All of his pleasure is brought to an end, however, when his nemesis Captain Barbossa (Rush) steals his ship. When Elizabeth Swann, the daughter of the governor, is captured by Barbossa aboard the Black Pearl Elizabeth’s childhood friend Will Turner joins with Jack to rescue the girl and get his ship back in this rollicking adventure.

July 14 Into the Blue 5:45 p.m.
Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Scott Caan
MGM/UA; Directed by John Stockwell
Rated PG-13; 2005
A group of friends is scuba diving off the coast of Florida and comes across the sunken wreckage of an airplane. Unfortunately for them, it is the illegal cargo of a drug lord who will do anything to get it back.

July 21 Splash 5:45 p.m.
Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Eugene Levy
Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Ron Howard
Rated PG; 111 minutes; 1984
A successful businessman (Tom Hanks) feels like life and love have passed him by. Until—SPLASH—he falls into the ocean and in love with the mysterious beauty (Daryl Hannah) that rescues him and then disappears. However, they are soul mates irresistibly drawn to each other and they meet again. But their romance is threatened by his hero’s secret . . . she’s a mermaid.

July 28 Jaws 5:30 p.m.
Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss
Universal Pictures; Directed by Steven Spielberg
Rated PG; 124 minutes; 1975
There has never been a movie or a phenomenon like JAWS, the terrifying motion picture from the horrific best seller and one of the most popular films of all time. Directed by Steven Spielberg and acclaimed by critics worldwide, JAWS continues to shock moviegoers with its riveting tale of three men who become allied in a life-and-death hunt to destroy a killer embodying nearly three tons of instant white death.

August 11 Blue Crush 5:45 p.m.
Kate Bosworth, Matthew Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Sanoe Lake
Universal Pictures; Directed by John Stockwell
Rated PG-13; 2002
Anne Marie gets up every morning to attack the surf and practice for the Rip Masters surf competition. She has moved to Hawaii on her own and lives her life only for the surf scene. When she meets pro quarterback Matt Tollman she falls for him and loses her balance in and out of the waves.

August 18 Beaches 5:30 p.m.
Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey
Touchstone Pictures; Directed by Garry Marshall
Rated PG; 123 minutes; 1988
A warm and compelling drama about two strikingly different women (Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey) who meet as children under the boardwalk in Atlantic City and whose one-day encounter is the beginning of a lifelong friendship.

August 25 Fool’s Gold 5:45 p.m.
Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson
Warner Bros.; Directed by Andy Tennant
Rated PG-13; 113 minutes; 2008
Ben and Tess Finnegan are a couple on the verge of a divorce. Ben is a surf bum-turned-treasure hunter who is obsessed with finding the legendary 18th century Queens Dowry and he has risked everything including his marriage to find the treasure. The two find themselves on an adventure together that just might rekindle their romance.

September 1 The Perfect Storm 5:30 p.m.
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg,
John C. Reilly, Diane Lane
Warner Bros; Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Rated PG-13; 130 minutes; 2000
Set in 1991, THE PERFECT STORM, depicts the plight of one sword-fishing ship, the ill-fated Andrea Gail, and her crew during the greatest storm in modern history. While friends and family on shore could only worry and hope to rescue them, a brave crew, played by George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg and others, fight nature and struggled for survival against hurricane force winds and hundred foot waves.

Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

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