When the kingdom’s most wanted — and most charming — bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he’s taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn’s curious captor is looking for her ticket out of the tower where she’s been locked away for years. They strike a deal and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade.
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Ali is a small-town girl with a big voice who follows her dreams to LA. She lands a job as a cocktail waitress at The Burlesque Lounge, a majestic but ailing theater that is home to an inspired musical revue. Burlesque’s costumes and choreography enrapture the young ingenue, who vows to perform there one day. With the help of a sharp-witted stage manager and gender-bending host, Ali makes her way from the bar to the stage. Enter a charismatic entrepreneur. Rated PG-13.
Dwayne Johnson stars as Driver, an ex-con who sets out to avenge his brother’s death after they were double-crossed during a heist years earlier. On the day of his release, he is determined to reap vengeance upon the four men responsible for his brother’s murder.
With a list of names and addresses in hand, he sprints out of the prison gates and is immediately on his mission. Rated R.
At the IMAX:
Polar Express in IMAX 3-D
A young boy lies awake in his room one snowy Christmas Eve, excited and alert. The boy is startled by a thunderous roar. A gleaming black train rumbles to a stop right in front of his house. The boy rushes outside, clad only in his pajamas and slippers, and is met by the train’s conductor. “Well, are you coming?” the conductor inquires. “Where?” the boy asks. “Why, to the North Pole — of course. This is the Polar Express!” Rated G.