Alexander brings family along for ‘Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital
Alexander brings family along for ‘Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

The following movies will be playing Friday through Thursday at Movies Stadium 8, located in the Washington Park Mall in Bartlesville. For show times, call 918-335-3633.

• Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day — Alexander’s day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Stars Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner. Rated PG.

• The Judge — Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. Stars Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga. Rated R.

• Dracula Untold — Facing threats to his kingdom and his family, Vlad Tepes makes a deal with dangerous supernatural forces - whilst trying to avoid succumbing to the darkness himself. Stars Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper. Rated PG-13.

• Gone Girl — With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. Stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris. Rated R.

• The Good Lie — Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives. Stars Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng. Rated PG-13.

• Annabelle — A couple begin to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists. Stars Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis. Rated R.

• The Equalizer — A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by — he has to help her. Stars Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace. Rated R.

• The Maze Runner — Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape. Stars Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter. Rated PG-13.

The following movies will be playing Friday through Thursday at the Eastland Four discount movies. For show times, call 918-333-3222.

• Dawn of the Planet of the Apes — 10 years after a disease that spread around the globe, Apes who have survived the disease go head-to-head with a group of human survivors and a traitor who is hell bent on destroying humans and apes, triggering the unbalanced war for peace. Stars Gary Oldman, Keri Russell. Rated PG-13.

• Planes: Fire and Rescue — When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter. Voices of Dane Cook, Ed Harris, Julie Bowen. Rated PG.

• Hercules — Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord. Stars Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane. Rated PG-13.

• How to Train Your Dragon 2 — When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler. Rated PG.

• Maleficent — A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. Stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning. Rated PG.