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At The Towne Cinema we run a Friday to Thursday show week. This means that new shows will start Friday nights and carry on until the following Thursday.

 


Showtimes for the week of January 18 - 24

 


Dr. Seuss' The Grinch


Family Matinees Saturday & Sunday

10:15am


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Animation, Comedy, Family

Running Time: 90 min.

Director: Scott Mosier, Yarrow Cheney


The Grinch (voice of Benedict Cumberbatch) is a cynical grump who likes to bring misery to people's lives. He routinely goes into Whoville to do mean things, spreading ill will wherever he goes.

When the inhabitants of Whoville decide to make their Christmas celebration three times bigger than it's ever been before, the grumpy Grinch decides to dress up as Santa, with his faithful dog Max posing as a reindeer, to steal Christmas right out from under their noses.

 


Bumblebee


Family Matinees Saturday & Sunday

4:30pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Action/Adventure

Running Time: 114 min.

Director: Travis Knight


California, 1987. While on the run, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), a young girl who's just about to turn 18 and is trying to find her place in the world, discovers the battle-scarred and broken Bumblebee. When she tries to revive him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.

 


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald


Family Matinees Saturday & Sunday

2:00pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Sci-Fi/Fantasy

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.


In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.

 


A Star Is Born

Nominated for 5 golden globes including Best Motion Picture


Nightly EXCEPT Monday and Thursday

4:30pm


Rated:   

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.


 


Bumblebee


Nightly EXCEPT Monday and Thursday

4:30pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Action/Adventure

Running Time: 114 min.

Director: Travis Knight


California, 1987. While on the run, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), a young girl who's just about to turn 18 and is trying to find her place in the world, discovers the battle-scarred and broken Bumblebee. When she tries to revive him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.

 


Second Act


Nightly EXCEPT Monday and Thursday

9:00pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

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.