GREAT NEW MOVIES FOR THE TOWN HALL THEATRE


After so many months of not being able to get movies on film the newly installed digital system has brought the Town Hall Theatre back to the level of choices that have not been available for more than a year.   “We will be playing catch up for a while getting some of the movies we have wanted over the last few months that were not released on film,” explains Roxanne Valladao who books films for the Town Hall Theatre. “We are also getting access to some new titles within a month after their release.” This month’s schedule is jammed-packed with many of the films that are getting lots of buzz during awards season and family friendly films. Plumas Arts is getting many positive comments on how great everything looks on the new screen. If you have not had a chance to see the big differene maybe some of these tiltles will entice you into .

For the most current information on movie bookings call the movie line at 283-1140, become a fan of the Town Hall Theatre on Facebook, check the website at quincytownhall.com or the ad in the Feather River Bulletin entertainment pages. Help to keep the doors of your hometown movie theatre open by attending a good show often! When you come to see a movie you can make a donation at the concessions stand. You may also make a tax-deductible contribution by dropping off a check at the concession stand or mail it to the Town Hall Theatre, P.O. Box 600, Quincy, CA 95971.

Help keep YOUR independent hometown movie theatre thriving by enjoying a good show often. Join Plumas Arts as a Fan of the Town Hall Theatre… www.plumasarts.org

NIGHT at the MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: Jan 30 to Feb 2

Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. The all-star cast includes: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams (in his last film role), Owen Wilson, Ben Kingsley, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais and Rebel Wilson. •

This 97 minute Comedy is Rated: PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language.
Web Site: www.nightatthemuseum.com
INTO THE WOODS plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: February 6-9

Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them. See the film before you see it Live when Feather River College presents it as their May Spring musical. •

This 124 minute Family Musical is Rated: PG for thematic elements, fantasy action and peril, and some suggestive material.
Web Site: www.disney.com/intothewoods

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: February 13-16

The presentation of this film is, in part, Plumas Arts’ response to Plumas Unified School District’s Ice Buck Challenge to help raise awareness about ALS… Academy Award® winner James Marsh (Man on Wire) helms the romantic drama starring Eddie Redmayne (of the blockbuster Les Misérables—in a much applauded Oscar-worthy role) as theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, world-famous as the author of A Brief History of Time, opposite Gotham Independent Film Award winner Felicity Jones. The movie explores the excitement of the 1960s for Stephen as he studies at Cambridge University. At the dawn of a brilliant life’s work, he falls passionately in love with arts student Jane Wilde. Their relationship leads him through personal and scientific challenges and breakthroughs, and as his world opens up he opens up the entire world to new ways of seeing. Based on Jane’s memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen. •
This 123 minute Dramatic Biography is Rated: PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive material.

Web Site: www.thetheoryofeverythingmovie.com

BIRDMAN plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: February 20 to 23

Garnering awards for Best Actor Michael Keaton and Director Alejandro González Iñárritu with commendations for its stellar cast (Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts) and its unique vision and structure this film is also a contender for Best Picture. Birdman, or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself
• This 119 minute Dramatic Comedy is Rated: R for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence.
Web Site: foxsearchlight.com/birdman/

Special Screening… SELMA plays 2 days, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: February 25 & 26

This special mid-week Black History Month screening is sponsored by the Plumas National Forest and Feather River College. Selma is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernay’s Selma tells the real story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history. Selma won praise for Director and Best Actor and Best Picture Nominations.
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This 128 minute Historical Drama is Rated: PG-13 for disturbing thematic material including violence, a suggestive moment, and brief strong language. Web Site: www.selmamovie.com

PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: February 27 to March 2
Discover the secrets of the most entertaining and mysterious birds in the global espionage game: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then… you know), voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch, to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, voiced by John Malkovich, from taking over the world.

• This 92 minute Animated Comedy Adventure is Rated: PG for mild action and some rude humor.

Web Site: www.dreamworks.com/penguins/

THE IMITATION GAME plays 4 days, FRIDAY to MONDAY: March 6 to 9

During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of ‘gross indecency’, an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality—little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing. Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, he was credited with cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, The Imitation Game follows a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives.

• This 114 minute Drama is Rated: PG-13 for some sexual references, mature thematic material and historical smoking.
Web Site: www.theimitationgamemovie.com

 

Since this is all new to us and there are still some uncertainties involved we encourage patron to call the movie line at 283-1140 or become a friend on the Town Hall Theatre to get the most current information about films. 

The Town Hall Theatre is loved and managed by Plumas Arts. To keep up on what’s playing you can pick up a monthly schedule at the box office, call the movie line at 283-1140 or go on line to quincytownhall.com You can also become a member of Plumas Arts and have a monthly email of upcoming attractions sent to you. Call 283-3402 or go online to plumasarts.org Find out how you can become a Town Hall Theatre Fan: for $100 or more per month you can help Plumas Arts to keep the Town Tall Theatre thriving.
The Town Hall Theatre operates under the management of Plumas Arts. Members of Plumas Arts receive a monthly emailing of upcoming movies. Call 283-3402 for more to find out how to become a member of Plumas Arts.
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