Show information for the week of January 11 - 17
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Running Time: 134 min.
Director: David Yates
While dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) is being transferred from prison in the United States to one in England in order to stand trial for his crimes, he escapes and heads to Paris, where he begins to put a plan in motion to raise pure blood wizards who will rule over all non-magical beings.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Running Time: 104 min.
Director: Peter Segal
Maya (Jennifer Lopez) is disappointed at where her life has taken her. She works in a low-paying job at Value Shop, where she's insulted regularly by the boss and passed over for promotions in favor of men. She begins to get bitter, hating people who've done more with their lives and who've had the chance to experience amazing adventures such as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.
She's astounded when out of the blue, she gets a job interview for a consultant position with private finance firm Franklin & Clarke. The man conducting the interview is impressed with Maya's resumé, which to her surprise says she has a business school degree. There's also a link to her Facebook page, with photos of her climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and posing for photo with the Obamas. It turns out that a friend of hers set up a number of online pages, including a fancy resumé, in order to make her life look more exciting.
She gets the consultant position, which comes with a corner office with gorgeous views of the city, company credit cards and a swanky new apartment. She's good at the job and her life is suddenly amazing, but when she's told that in order to close a new deal, the company has chosen her, because she's the only employee who speaks Mandarin, she has to think quickly in order to not be found out.
A Star Is Born
Nominated for 5 golden globes including Best Motion Picture
Genre: Drama, Musical
Running Time: 135 min.
Director: Bradley Cooper
When country music star Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) stops at a bar for a drink after a concert, he's both entertained and mesmerized by young nightclub singer Ally (Lady Gaga). He discovers that she writes songs as well as being a talented singer, but because of her looks, hasn't had a break.
The next day, he invites her to attend his concert, where he has a surprise for her. She reluctantly falls for him, despite his obvious drinking problem, while Jackson is head over heels for Ally and wants her to join him onstage in his concert tour. She gains recognition by his side, as he offers her more and more opportunities to take center stage. However, Jackson faces demons from his childhood and when he combines drugs with alcohol, his future is threatened.
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