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MINDEN, Nev. — This week’s movie schedule for Ironwood 8 Cinemas appears below.
Opening this week: “Dunkirk,” and “Valerian.”
Run Time: 1:47
Show Times: 1:00-4:00-7:00 (9:10 Fri/Sat)
In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.
VALERIAN & THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS
Run Time: 2:17
Show Times: 12:40-3:40-6:40 (9:15 Fri/Sat)
In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha – an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (PG-13)
Run Time: 2:20
12:50-3:50-6:50 (9:30 Fri/Sat)
In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
WISH UPON (PG-13)
Run Time: 1:30
Show Times: 12:40-3:40-6:40 (9:00 Fri/Sat)
Twelve years after discovering her mother’s suicide, 17-year-old CLARE SHANNON is bullied in high school, embarrassed by her manic, hoarder father JONATHAN and ignored by her longtime crush. All that changes when her father comes home with an old music box whose inscription promises to grant its owner seven wishes. While Clare is initially skeptical of this magic box, she can’t help but be seduced by its dark powers, and is thrilled as her life radically improves with each wish. Clare finally has the life she’s always wanted and everything seems perfect – until the people closest to her begin dying in violent and elaborate ways after each wish. Clare realizes that she must get rid of the box, but finds herself unable and unwilling to part with her new-and-improved life – leading her down a dark and dangerous path.
THE BIG SICK (R)
Run Time: 1:59
Show Times: 12:50-3:50-6:50 (9:15 Fri/Sat)
Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who connects with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (PG-13)
Run Time: 2:13
Show Times: 12:50-3:50-6:50 (9:20 Fri/Sat)
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark. Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
BABY DRIVER (R)
Run Time: 1:53
Show Times: 12:40-3:40-7:10 (9:20 Fri/Sat)
A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams, Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.
DESPICABLE ME 3 (PG)
Run Time: 1:30
12:50-3:50-6:50 (9:15 Fri/Sat)
The team who brought you Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, returns to continue the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters – Margo, Edith and Agnes – and the Minions. Villain Balthazar Bratt is a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ‘80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date.