The Town Hall Theatre, located at 469 Main St. in Quincy, is pleased to bring residents and visitors some of the must-see movies of the season, reports Aeron Christensen, theatre manager. Starting Sept. 1, tickets will be $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $7 for children. Christensen thanks all theatre patrons for their continued support.
“Sound of Freedom” plays Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. This film, based on an incredible true story, shines a light on even the darkest of places. After rescuing a young boy from ruthless child traffickers, a federal agent learns the boy’s sister is still captive and decides to embark on a dangerous mission to save her. With time running out, he quits his job and journeys deep into the Colombian jungle, putting his life on the line to free her from a fate worse than death. This 135-minute biographical action/drama is rated PG-13 for thematic content involving sex trafficking, violence, language, sexual references, some drug references, and smoking throughout. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/UwSBQWI-bek.
“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” plays Aug. 11–14, 7 p.m. Friday–Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Harrison Ford returns to the role of the legendary hero archaeologist for this highly anticipated final installment of the iconic franchise — a big, globe-trotting, rip-roaring cinematic adventure. This 154-minute action/adventure film is rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, language and smoking. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/eQfMbSe7F2g.
“Barbie” plays Aug. 18–21, 7 p.m. Friday–Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. To live in Barbieland is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken. The film centers on a doll living in Barbieland who’s forced to leave due to her so-called imperfections — setting off on an adventure in the real world and discovering along the way that perfection can only truly be found within. This 114-minute family adventure/comedy is rated PG-13 for suggestive references and brief language. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/8zIf0XvoL9Y.
“Asteroid City” plays Aug. 25–28, 7 p.m. Friday–Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. The film takes place in a fictional American desert town circa 1955. The itinerary of a junior stargazer/space cadet convention (organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events. This 105-minute romantic comedy is rated PG-13 for brief graphic nudity, smoking, and some suggestive material. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/9FXCSXuGTF4.
“Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part One” plays Sept. 1–4, 7 p.m. Friday–Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team embark on their most dangerous mission yet: to track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity before it falls into the wrong hands. With control of the future and the fate of the world at stake, and dark forces from Ethan’s past closing in, a deadly race around the globe begins. Confronted by a mysterious, all-powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to consider that nothing can matter more than his mission — not even the lives of those he cares about most. This 163-minute action/adventure is rated PG-13 for intense action violence, some language, and suggestive material. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/2m1drlOZSDw.
“Oppenheimer” plays Sept. 8–11, 7 p.m. Friday–Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. (Matt Damon) appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy) to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work comes to fruition July 16, 1945, as they witness the world’s first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history. This 180-minute historical drama/biography is rated R for nudity, language, and some sexuality. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/bK6ldnjE3Y0.
Information submitted by Town Hall Theatre