|NOW SHOWING JAN 18 – JAN 24
7:00 PM: MARY POPPINS RETURNS
MARY POPPINS RETURNS, set in 1930s depression-era London (the time period of the original novels), is drawn from the wealth of material in PL Travers’ additional seven books. In the story, Michael (Ben Whishaw) & Jane (Emily Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children & their housekeeper, Ellen (Julie Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane. After Michael suffers a personal loss, the enigmatic nanny Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) re-enters the lives of the Banks family &, along with the optimistic street lamplighter Jack, uses her unique magical skills to help the family rediscover the joy & wonder missing in their lives. Mary Poppins also introduces the children to a new assortment of colorful & whimsical characters, including her eccentric cousin, Topsy (Meryl Streep). Dick Van Dyke also appears in the movie! Don’t miss the magical family fun of MARY POPPINS RETURNS this week at the Center Theatre!
Stars Emily Blunt, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep & Dick Van Dyke, Family/Sequel, PG, 130 Minutes
|7:30 PM: CLint Eastwood’s THE MULE (Based on a True Story)|
|In THE MULE, based on a true story, Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone & facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does well – so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially & Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates (Bradley Cooper). Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him & it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him. THE MULE is the exceptional work of Clint Eastwood, starring his daughter Alison Eastwood & Bradley Cooper, giving a glimpse into America’s war on drugs, as well as a portrait of a flawed man running out of second chances.
Stars Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Alison Eastwood, True Story, R (Language), 115 Minutes