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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 December 14 - 20

 


Smallfoot


Family Matinees Saturday & Sunday

10:45am


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Animation, Comedy, Family

Running Time: 96 min.

Director: Karey Kirkpatrick


In this spin on the classic legend of Bigfoot, Migo (Channing Tatum) is a Yeti who happily lives with his tribe in snowy seclusion atop a Himalayan mountain, far away from modern society and all its inhabitants. One day he has a chance encounter with the elusive “Smallfoot” (also known as a human) after a plane crashes on the mountain. When Migo tries to convince his community of this, no one believes him and his story is rebuffed.

Determined to prove the Smallfoot’s existence, Migo joins the secret Smallfoot Evidentiary Society, made up of a group of Yetis who also believe the creature is real. In order to gather substantial evidence, Migo journeys down the mountain to a local village. There he meets a Smallfoot TV personality Percy Patterson (James Corden), who realizes Migo is just what he needs to save his struggling career.

 




The Old Man and the Gun


Family Matinees Saturday & Sunday

12:30pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Comedy, Drama

Running Time: 93 min.

Director: David Lowery


Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), a bank robber and escape artist who famously managed to escape from San Quentin State Prison at the age of 70 in a homemade kayak.

Following his great escape, Tucker embarks on a four-year crime spree, eluding local police detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who passionately pursues the convict in a desperate game of cat and mouse. Meanwhile, Tucker finds himself drawn to a woman named Jewel (Sissy Spacek), whom he meets on the side of the road during a police chase after one of his bank heists. Now he must work to hide his true identity from Jewel and outrun the police, all while continuing his impressive high profile capers.

 




Can You Ever Forgive Me?


Family Matinees Saturday & Sunday

2:15pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Comedy, Drama

Running Time: 107 min.

Director: Marielle Heller


Best-selling author Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy), who wrote biographies of celebrities such as Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and Dorothy Kilgallen in the 1970s and '80s, and profiles of other stars such as Katharine Hepburn, has fallen on hard times.

Turning to criminal life, she begins a lucrative scam with her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant) by forging hundreds of letters purportedly written by luminaries as Dorothy Parker, Noël Coward, and Lillian Hellman, then selling her "memorabilia" to dealers across the country.

Based on the memoir by Lee Israel.

 




A Star Is Born


Nightly EXCEPT Monday & Thursday for special events

4:15pm


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.


 




Instant Family


Nightly EXCEPT Monday & Thursday for special events

6:45pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Comedy

Running Time: 118 min.

Director: Sean Anders


Ellie (Rose Byrne) and her husband Pete (Mark Wahlberg) are in the business of renovating and flipping houses. When they find a five bedroom home for Ellie's sister, she doesn't like it and when she and her husband comment that Pete and Ellie should keep it even though they're never going to have kids, Ellie wonders if maybe she should start thinking about being a parent.

She looks online with the idea in mind that it might be good to start by being foster parents. Pete likes the idea of having an older child, so they attend a foster fair where they meet a sassy teenager named Lizzy (Isabela Moner). They take an instant liking to the girl but find out she has two younger siblings, Juan (Gustavo Quiroz) and Lita (Julianna Gamiz), who would have to come with her.

At first reluctant, Pete and Ellie agree to take all three, but quickly find their hands full with the rambunctious kids.

 




Creed II


Nightly EXCEPT Monday & Thursday for special events

8:45pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Drama

Running Time: 130 min.

Director: Steven Caple Jr.


Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) is up against the challenge of his life. In 1985, he lost his father, Apollo Creed, who was killed by Russian boxer Ivan Drago during a boxing match that ended tragically. Against the wishes of his trainer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), Adonis accepts a challenge from Drago's son Viktor (Florian Munteanu), who's also a boxer.

With Rocky's help, Adonis now has to train for the showdown of his life — which soon becomes his obsession. Now, Creed and Balboa must confront their shared legacy, question what's worth fighting for, and discover that nothing's more important than family.