On the Reel
Rated PG-13, running time 106 minutes. Starts Friday, Feb. 5 at Sutton Cinemas. Four-time Oscar (R)-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo) write and direct Hail, Caesar!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and Channing Tatum, Hail, Caesar! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.
Rated PG-13, running time 111 minutes. Starts Friday, Feb. 5 at Sierra Cinemas. When feisty medical student Gabby Holland moves in next door to perennial ladies’ man Travis Shaw, it sends them both on a romantic journey neither ever dreamed possible. Travis has always believed a serious relationship with a woman would cramp his easygoing lifestyle, while Gabby is all set to settle down her long-term boyfriend-until an irresistible attraction between the unlikely couple upends both of their well-planned lives. After a whirlwind courtship, Gabby and Travis wed and build a family together, making every decision hand-in-hand until one of them is forced to make the most important choice of their life alone. A poignant and life-affirming celebration of love, marriage and family that explores the most heart-wrenching question of all: how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Rated PG-13, running time 107 minutes. Starts Friday, Feb. 5 at Sierra Cinemas.
A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Reilly) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield.
The 2016 Oscar Nominees for Best Animated Short
Shows Sunday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at The Nevada Theatre.
HISTORIA DE UN OSO (Bear Story) — 11 min. An old, lonesome bear tells the story of his life through a mechanical diorama. PROLOGUE – 6 min. “Prologue” describes an incident in the Spartan-Athenian wars of 2,400 years ago. In it, a small girl bears witness as warriors battle to death. The dialog-free project utilizes natural sounds to complement the intense animation entirely animated by Richard Williams himself. Williams – who is best known for his work as animation director on “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, his unfinished feature “The Thief and the Cobbler” and Academy Award-winning “A Christmas Carol “adaptation – has worked on the film for many years in between other projects. It was finally completed this year at the Aardman Studios in Bristol, U.K.
SANJAY’S SUPER TEAM — 7 min. In Sanjay’s Super Team, the new short film from Pixar Animation Studios, accomplished artist Sanjay Patel uses his own experience to tell the story of a young, first-generation Indian-American boy whose love for western pop-culture comes into conflict with his father’s traditions. Sanjay is absorbed in the world of cartoons and comics, while his father tries to draw him into the traditions of his Hindu practice. Tedium and reluctance quickly turn into an awe-inspiring adventure as the boy embarks on a journey he never imagined, returning with a new perspective that they can both embrace.
WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS — 16 MIN. Two cosmonauts, two friends, try to do their best in their everyday training life to make their common dream a reality. But this story is not only about the dream. WORLD OF TOMORROW – 17 min. A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future. Plus 5 more runners up to make the whole program 91 minutes.
Where to Invade Next
Rated R, Running time minutes. Special Benefit Screening for KVMR and The Nevada Theatre Bridge Street Project, Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at Del Oro Theatre. This is an expansive, rib-tickling, and subversive comedy in which Moore, playing the role of “invader,” visits a host of nations to learn how the U.S. could improve its own prospects. The creator of Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine is back with this hilarious and eye-opening call to arms. Turns out the solutions to America’s most entrenched problems already existed in the world — they’re just waiting to be co-opted.
Kenneth Branagh’s The Winter’s Tale
Shows Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7:15 p.m. at Del Oro Theatre. Experience the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s production of William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, starring Sir Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, captured live from the Garrick Theatre in London when Fathom Events and Picturehouse Entertainment bring the timeless production to cinemas nationwide.
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