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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, July 18, 2012 13B ARTS and E NTEKTAINSI EI',IT The masked web-slinger returns in "The Amazing Spider-Man." What secrets did President Abraham Lincoln hide? "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" takes viewers on a wildly imaginative ride. "Moonrise Kingdom" follows a pair of runaways in a small New England community in the '60s. Summer films show at Town Hall Theatre The following movies are coming up at the Town Hall Theatre on Main Street in Quincy. For more informa- tion, visit quincytown hall.corn, call Plumas Arts at 283-3402 or call the pre-record- ed movie line at 283-1140. "The Amazing Spider- Man" plays five days, July 20 - 24, at 7 p.m. Friday -' Tues- day and 4 p.m. Sunday. Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), an outcast high- schooler, was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) and Aunt May (Sally Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to fig- ure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commit- ment and secrets. As Peter discovers a: mysterious brief- case that belonged to his fa- ther, he begins a quest to un- derstand his parents' disap- pearance -- leading him di- rectly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), his father's former partner. As,Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-al- tering choices to use his pow-' ers and shape his destiny to become a hero. This la6-minute action film is rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence. Website: theamazingspider "Abraham Lincoln: Vam- pire Hunter" plays three days, July 27 - 29, at 7 p.m. Friday - Sunday. Visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmam- betov bring a fresh and vis- ceral voice to the dark and bloodthirsty lore of the vam- pire, imagining the secret life of our nation's favorite presi- dent -- as history's greatest hunter of the undead. Honest Abe: he was the 16th presi- dent, the Great Emancipator ... and a righteous slayer of the undead spurred to action by his mother's vampiric murder. History and legend are both turned upside down as Lincoln tracks the crea- tures of the night. This 105-minute action thriller is rated R for violence throughout and brief sexuali- ty. Website: vampirehunter. "Moonrise Kingdom" plays three days, July 29 - 31, at 4 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. This film has been holding its place all summer as the best reviewed film of the sea- son. Sei on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, this is the story of two 12-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact and run away together into the wilderness. As various au- thorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brew- ing offshore -- and the peace- ful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle. Bruce Willis plays the local sheriff. Edward Norton is a Khaki Scout troop leader. In the impressiVe ensemble cast Bill Murray and Frances Mc- Dormand portray the young girl's parents. Other stars: Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman and Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward as the boy and girl. This 94-minute drama is rated PG-13 for sexual content and smoking. Website: focus features.corn/moonrise_ kingdom. "Prometheus" plays three days, Aug. 3 - 5, at 7 p.m. Fri- day - Sunday. Ridley Scott, director of "Alien" and "Blade Runner," returns to the genre he helped define. With "Prometheus," he creates a groundbreaking mythology in which explorers unearth an artifact that points to the origins of hu- mankind and they're pulled into the unexpected adven. ture of a lifetime. But if they falter, the very future of their species is at stake. This 124-minute suspense- ful sci-fi film is rated R:for sci-- fi violence including some in- tense images, and brief lan- guage. Website: facebook. com/prometheus. "Brave" plays three days, Aug. 5 - 7, at 4 p,m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the generations across the rugged and myste- rious highlands of Scotland. In "Brave," a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida, a'skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor, us- es her archery skills to estab- lish her independence. Merida's actions inadver- tently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old witch for help, she is granted an ill- fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in or- der to undo a beastly curse be - fore it's too late. Featuring vo- cal talents of Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Con- nolly, Julie Walters, Craig Fer- guson and Robbie Coltrane. This 101-minute animated family film is rated PG for scary action and rude humor. Website: Disney.corn/Brave. "Ice Age: Continental Drift" plays five days, Aug. 10 - 14, at 7 p.m. Friday - Tues- day and 4 p.m. Sunday. Scrat's nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn, which he's been after since the dawn of time, has world-changing conse- quences -- a continental cata- clysm that triggers the greatest adventure of all for Manny, Diego and Sid. In the wake ot these upheavals, Sid reunites with cantankerous Granny, and the herd encounters a rag- tag menagerie of seafaring pi- rates determined to stop them from returning home. This 94-minute animated adventure is rated PG for mild rude humor and ac- tion/peril. Website: iceage "The Dark Knight Rises" plays five days, Aug. 17 - 21, at 7 p.m. Friday - Tuesday and 4 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that in- stant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of DA Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed every- thing for what he and Com- missioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as crimi- nal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act. But everything will change with the arrival of a cunning cat burglar with a mysterious agenda. Far more dangerous, however, is the emergence of Bane, a masked terrorist whose ruthless plans for Gotham drive Bruce out of his Great American Craft Fairs . presents in Graeagle Town Park . Graeagle Arts & Crafts Fair July 21 & 22, 2012 Saturday 10 a,m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. y'% Live Bluegrass music Quality arts and crafts exhibitors FREE TO THE P1JBLIC w E IP.u S 775-825-3679 i i ilii00 i:!i;,!: : iii  !i, : i; ".ii iii:: : :..:. :ii. and Plumas Arts Presents july 2 1 st 10-4 Director Ridley Scott returns to the sci-fi thriller genre with "Prometheus." self-imposed exile. But even if andstars Channing Tatum he dons the cape and cowl ("Dea/ John," "Step Up") in a again, Batman may be no story inspired by his real life. match for Bane. The film follows Mike This 165-minute action ad- (Tatum) as he takes a young venture is rated PG-13 for in- dancer called The Kid (Pet- tense sequences of violence tyler) under his wing and and action, some sensuality and language. Website: "Magic Mike" plays three days, Aug. 24 - 26, at 7 p.m. Friday - Sunday. Set in the world of male strippers, "Magic Mike" is di- rected by Steven Soderbergh schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women and making easy money. This ll0-minute dramatic comedy is rated R for perva- sive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use. Website: magic TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Fri., July 20 - Tues., July 24 7 pm showing, 4pm matinee on Sunday Rated PG-13 136 min. Action Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance--leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero. ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Fri., July 27 - Sun., July 29 7pm showing Rated R 105 min. Action/Thriller At the age of 9, Abraham Lincoln witnesses his mother being killed by a vampire, Jack Harts. Some 10 years later, he unsuccessfully tries to eliminate Harts but in' the process makes the aquaintance of Henry Sturgess who teaches him how to fight and what is required to kill a vampire. The quid pro quo is that Abe will kill only those vampires that Henry directs him to. Abe relocates to Springfield where he gets a job as a store clerk while he studies the law and kills vampires by night. He alo meets and eventually marries the pretty Mary Todd. Many years later as President of the United States, he comes to realize that vampires are fighting with the Confederate forces. As a result he mounts his own cam to defeat them. i ilixosH HALL THEATRE 283-1140 '469 Main St., Qui,ncy, CA Visit us at Adults .................. 7.:7 Students & Seniors ................. =6.00 Children ................ =5.00 ! t