Academy Awards® Mini-Fest at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center!
Feb. 1 (Tickets $6)
6:00 A Royal Affair (Best Foreign Film)
9:30 Ted (Best Song) Screening this film with Tweet Seats, meaning audience members can Tweet comments on the movie from their seats, and they will pop up live on the screen. Definitely for Mature audiences.
11:45 Wreck it Ralph (Best Animated Film) Tickets $6
2:30 The Avengers (Best Visual Effects) Tickets $6 (OR, $1 off your ticket when you bring a non-perishable food item, benefitting Center for Compassion and Justice.)
6:00 Anna Karenina (Cinematography, Production, Original Score, Costume) Tickets $6
9:00pm; something VERY different - The Avengers with RiffTrax: The Avengers will screen a second time with the added bonus of comedians Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy (formerly of Mystery Science Theatre 3000) making hilarious comments throughout the film. Could sometimes before more mature audiences, tickets $10)
Feb. 8 (Tickets $6)
7:00pm Skyfall (Best Song, Score, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Cinematography) Screens with award-winning short film, Pigeon Impossible.
Tickets: 928-776-2000 or https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=8618b292a761a28349c8351413143bef
The following movies are showing at Harkins Prescott Valley Cinemas, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 775-7444; www.harkins.com.
BULLET TO THE HEAD - A New Orleans hitman and a DC cop team up to bring down the killers of their respective partners. Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Sung Kang, Christian Slater. Rated R for strong violence, bloody images, language, some nudity and brief drug use. Action/Thriller.
BROKEN CITY - An ex-cop-turned-private eye gets more than he bargained for when a mayor hires him to investigate his cheating wife. Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Russell, Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones. Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content and violence. Drama.
DJANGO UNCHAINED - A former slave in search of his wife teams up with a bounty hunter on the trail of a murderous duo. Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson. Rated R for strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity. Action/Drama.
GANGSTER SQUAD - A mob king in 1949 Los Angeles thinks he's got the police in his pocket, but a small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders aim to take him down. Cast: Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Emma Stone, Anthony Mackie, Bryan Cranston. Rated R for strong violence and language. Drama/Thriller.
HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS - Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now they must face an evil far greater than witches: their past. Cast: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare. Rated PG-13 for some violence. Action.
THE HOBBIT - In this first of three "Lord of the Rings" prequels, Bilbo Baggins is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, during which he meets the creature that will change his life forever: Gollum. Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis. Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images. Fantasy/Adventure.
THE LAST STAND - A sheriff in sleepy border town must take on the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin before he slips across the border forever. Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Peter Stormare, Forest Whitaker. Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, and language. Action.
LES MISERABLES - An ex-prisoner for a minor crime of desperation is hunted for decades by a ruthless policeman in this musical drama set in 19th-century France. Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfreid. Rated PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements. Musical drama.
LINCOLN - In this revealing Steven Spielberg-directed biopic, the 16th president pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices will change the fate of generations to come. Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader. Rated PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language. Drama.
MAMA - Two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day their mother was murdered are rescued years later and begin a new life with their uncle and his family - but they're accompanied by an unseen entity. Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jessica Chastain, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse. Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, some disturbing images and thematic elements. Horror/Thriller.
MOVIE 43 - Three kids search the depths of the Internet to find the most banned movie in the world in this star-packed Farrelly Brothers comedy comprised of interconnected short films. Cast: Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Emma Stone. Rated R for strong pervasive crude and sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity, language, some violence and drug use. Comedy.
PARENTAL GUIDANCE - An older couple takes in their grandkids for an extended period, only to find their child-rearing methods are out of date. Cast: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler. Rated PG for some rude humor. Comedy.
PARKER - An unlikely pair teams up for a heist in this adaptation of Donald E. Westlake books about a master criminal. Cast: Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez. Rated R for strong violence, language throughout and brief sexual content/nudity. Action.
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK - Two people with complex problems make a pact to help each other get what they want - only to have their goals change when an unexpected bond form between them. Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence. Rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity. Comedy.
STAND-UP GUYS - Past-their-prime criminals reunite and reminisce, but one of them is keeping a dangerous secret. Cast: Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin. Rated R for language, sexual content, violence and brief drug use. Comedy/Drama.
WARM BODIES - A zombie proves he's still part-human when he rescues a girl from others of his kind. Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich. Rated PG-13 for zombie violence and some language. Comedy/Drama/Romance.
ZERO DARK THIRTY - An elite team of intelligence and military operatives hunt the world's most dangerous man: Osama bin Laden. Cast: Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke, Jessica Chastain. Rated R for strong violence including brutal disturbing images, and for language. Action/Thriller/Drama.