The Town Hall Theatre, located at 469 Main St. in Quincy, announces its September lineup, which includes some of the “must-see” movies of the season, along with a concert and a film festival. Movie tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $7 for children. For more information , visit https://www.plumasarts.org/town-hall-theatre.html.
“Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part 1” 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.
The Wild and Scenic Film Festival plays Wednesday, Sept. 13, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Plumas Arts presents the 16th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival on tour in Quincy at the Town Hall Theatre. Tickets are now on sale to see the 12 inspiring films from this year’s Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival. Doors open at 6 p.m. More information is available at http://www.plumasarts.org/wild-and-scenic-film-festival.html.
“Haunted Mansion” plays Sept. 15 – 18, 7 p.m. Friday – Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. In this mysterious adventure based on the beloved Disney attraction, a doctor and her 9-year-old son, looking to start a new life, move into a strangely affordable mansion in New Orleans, only to discover that the place is much more than they bargained for. Desperate for help, they contact a priest, who, in turn, enlists the aid of a widowed scientist turned failed paranormal expert, a French Quarter psychic, and a crotchety historian. This 122-minute spooky action/comedy is rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and scary action. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/AjLKTz81bj8.
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem” plays Sept. 22 – 25, 7 p.m. Friday – Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts. Their new friend April O’Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them. This 99-minute animated adventure is rated PG for animated action and violence. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/ooZdaF2zMlM.
Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas play in concert Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. Plumas Arts welcomes back to the stage the musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling,” and brilliant California cellist Natalie Haas. Their partnership spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. Tickets and more information are available at https://www.plumasarts.org/alasdair–natalie.html.
“Blue Beetle” plays Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Friday – Monday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Recent college grad Jaime Reyes returns home full of aspirations for his future, only to find that home is not quite as he left it. As he searches to find his purpose in the world, fate intervenes when Jaime unexpectedly finds himself in possession of an ancient relic of alien biotechnology: the Scarab. When the Scarab suddenly chooses Jaime to be its symbiotic host, he is bestowed with an incredible suit of armor capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle. This 127-minute action/adventure is rated PG-13 for action and violence, language, and some suggestive references. Watch the preview at https://youtu.be/vS3_72Gb-bI.
Information submitted by Town Hall Theatre