What’s playing at the Town Hall Theatre in August

THE MINIONS ARE COMING! AND SO IS THOR, WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, BRAD PITT AND MORE…

MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU plays August 5-8, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm Sunday at 4pm

MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU

Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru (Oscar® nominee Steve Carell) is just a 12-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement. It’s not going particularly well. When Gru crosses paths with the Minions, including Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto—a new Minion sporting braces and a desperate need to please—this unexpected family joins forces. Together, they build their first lair, design their first weapons, and strive to execute their first missions.

  • This 87 minute Animated Comedy Adventure is Rated PG for some action/violence and rude humor.

Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Zibb6lVCRw

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THOR LOVE & THUNDER* plays August 12-15, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm Sunday at 4pm

(L-R): Natalie Portman as Mighty Thor and Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Marvel Studios’ THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER. Photo by Jasin Boland. ©Marvel Studios 2022. All Rights Reserved.

The film finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced – a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who – to Thor’s surprise – inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher’s vengeance and stop him before it’s too late. Directed by Waititi (“Thor: Ragnarok,” “Jojo Rabbit”) who also wrote the screenplay infused with his signature comic wit.

  • This 120 minute edition to the Marvel Comic Universe is Rated PG-13 intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language, some suggestive material and partial nudity.

Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go8nTmfrQd8

WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING plays August 19-22, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm Sunday at 4pm

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From the best-selling novel by Delia Owens of the same name comes a big screen captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh.

  • This 125 minute Dramatic Mystery Thriller is Rated PG-13 for sexual content and some violence including a sexual assault.

Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY3808Iq0Tg

NOPE August 26-29, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm Sunday at 4pm

L to R: Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and Brandon Perea in NOPE, written, produced, and directed by Jordan Peele.

Oscar® winner Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us. Now, he reimagines the summer movie with a new pop nightmare: the expansive horror epic, Nope wherein the residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery. After random objects falling from the sky result in the death of their father, ranch-owning siblings OJ and Emerald Haywood attempt to capture video evidence of an unidentified flying object with the help of tech salesman Angel Torres and documentarian Antlers Holst. The film reunites Peele with Oscar® winner Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Judas and the Black Messiah), who is joined by Keke Palmer and Oscar® nominee Steven Yeun (Minari, Okja) and co-stars Michael Wincott and Brandon Perea. It is written and directed by Jordan Peele.

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  • This 131 minute Horror film is Rated R for language throughout and some violence/bloody images.

Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In8fuzj3gck

DC LEAGUE OF SUPER PETS plays September 2-5, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm Sunday at 4pm

In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes. Featuring the vocal talents of Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, John Krasinski, Diego Luna, Keanu Reeves and others.

  • This 105 minute Animated Comedy Adventure is Rated PG for action, mild violence, language and rude humor.

Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jkw2JPCl18

BULLET TRAIN plays September 9-12, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm Sunday at 4pm

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Ladybug (Brad Pitt) is an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug’s latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal collection of eclectic, diverse assassin adversaries from around the globe-all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives-on the world’s fastest train. The end of the line is just the beginning in this non-stop thrill-ride through modern-day Japan. This fun, delirious action-thriller is from the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch.

  • This 126 minute Action Thriller is Rated R for strong and bloody violence, pervasive language, and brief sexuality.

Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IOsk2Vlc4o

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JAZZ FEST: A NEW ORLEANS STORY plays August 23-23, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm Sunday at 4pm

Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival, featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry, along with a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century. This film not only captures the Festival in all of its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of “The Big Easy.”

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, aka “Jazz Fest,” is the signature annual music and cultural event of the city and has been called America’s greatest festival. Celebrating the music, food, and arts and crafts of all of Louisiana since 1970, Jazz Fest is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region, and hundreds of thousands attend the event each year. Local music heroes are joined on 14 stages by some of the most important figures in entertainment, highlighting the connections between Louisiana culture and the world.

  • This 107 Musical Documentary Musical is Rated PG-13

Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTVAoZEoWnw