Pier A Park in June, July, & August
Wed. June 10 – Ocean’s 11 (1960), 127 min., Unrated
In Celebration of the Sinatra Centennial, featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., & Peter Lawford. Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.
Wed. June 17 – The Theory of Everything (2014),
123 min., Rated PG-13, Nominated for 5 Academy Awards, including best picture, actor & actress. Starring Academy Award & Golden Globe winner for best actor, Eddie Redmayne. Also starring Felicity Jones & Tom Prior. The story of the most brilliant & celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, & wife Jane Wilde, the arts student he fell in love with while studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected of Hawking, who was given just 2 years to live following the diagnosis of a fatal illness at age 21. He became galvanized by the love of Jane Wilde and went on to be called the successor to Einstein.
Wed. June 24 – The Imitation Game (2014), 114 min., Rated PG-13
Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including best picture, actor & director. Winner best adapted screenplay. Nominated for 5 Golden Globes, including best picture & actor. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley & Matthew Goode. Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Wed. July 8 – Saving Mr. Banks (2013), 125 min., Rated PG-13
Starring Golden Globe nominee for Best Actress, Emma Thompson. Also starring Tom Hanks. In Walt Disney’s 20 year quest to obtain the rights to Mary Poppins, he comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling, P.L.Travers reluctantly agrees to go to L.A. to hear Disney’s plans, but the prickly author doesn’t budge. It is only when he reaches into his own childhood that Walt discovers the truth about the ghosts that haunt her, and together they set Mary Poppins free to ultimately make one of the most endearing films in cinematic history.
Wed. July 15 – Birdman (2014), 119 min., Rated R
Winner of 4 Oscars, including Best Picture. Starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, & Edward Norton. Micheal Keaton plays former “Birdman” Riggen Thompson, who is trying to shake the association of himself with the Birdman, by branching out artisticly and directing starring in and co producing his very own Broadway show. Throughout the film Riggen battles the voice of the Birdman to make sure that he can pull of this play despite the many troubles encountered during the preview showings. With an an eccentric cast of characters including a pretentious actor and Riggen’s fresh out of rehab daughter, he is able to confront his demons and put on a show no one will forget.
Wed. July 22 – To Be Announced
Wed. July 29 – Big Hero 6 (2014), 102 min., Rated PG
Academy Award Winner for Best Animated Feature Film.
From Walt Disney Animation Studios, an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada. When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called “Big Hero 6.”
Wed. August 5 – Cinderella (2015), 105 min., Rated PG
Stars Lily James, Cate Blanchett & Richard Madden. When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.