This Week at the Reel Deal

By JIM O’DONNELL
Reel Deal Theater

“Summer at the Movies,” sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank, continues at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. so be sure to come early, as these free movies have filled to capacity in the past. Film titles are listed at the bottom of this column.

New Reduced ticket prices:

  • Matinees before 6 p.m. for everyone $7.50
  • Evenings after 6 p.m.
    • Adults: $8.75
    • Seniors 60 and over: $7.50
    • Students (ID may be required) $7.50
    • Children 12 and under: $7.50
  • 3D surcharge: $2

This Friday, the Reel Deal is opening Minons (7.5 out of 10 favorable reviews). Inside Out, Jurassic World, and Terminator Genisys will hold for one more week. Ted 2 and Max will end this Thursday.

Movie poster for ‘Minions.’ Courtesy/Reel Deal Theater

Minions: The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters ─ from T. Rex to Napoleon ─ the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he, alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob, ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award (R) winner Sandra Bullock), the world’s first-ever female super-villain. They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in mod London, where they must face their biggest challenge to date: saving all of Minionkind…from annihilation. (c) Universal   PG/ Runtime1:31

Movie poster for ‘Inside Out.’ Courtesy/Reel Deal Theater

Inside Out: Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. — (C) Pixar. PG/ Runtime 1:35

Movie poster for ‘Jurassic World.’ Courtesy/Reel Deal Theater

Jurassic World: Twenty-­two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. After 10 years of operation and visitor rates declining, in order to fulfill a corporate mandate, a new attraction is created to re-­spark visitor’s interest, which backfires horribly. Director: Colin Trevorrow Writers: Rick Jaffa (screenplay), Amanda Silver (screenplay), Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins. PG-13/ Runtime 2:05~ IMDB

Movie poster for ‘Terminator Genisys.’ Courtesy/Reel Deal Theater

Terminator Genisys: John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to protect Sarah Connor, but when he arrives in 1984, nothing is as he expected it to be. IMDB. PG-13/ Runtime: 2:00

Summer at the Movies schedule:

  • The Lego Movie: July 6, 8, 10
  • Book of Life: July 13, 15, 17
  • Minions: July 20, 22, 24
  • Rise of the Guardians: July 27, 29, 31

Coming attractions include: Trainwreck, Southpaw, Ricki and the Flash, Pixels, Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation, and Fantastic Four.

Note: Do not trust other websites for Reel Deal Theater movie times as they are often incorrect and we’ve been getting a lot of confused patrons who use these random sites including Google. For correct show times, visit www.reeldealtheater.com or use the Los Alamos Daily Post listings for show times. If you have any requests, email me at odonnell455@gmail.com and I will respond when I know something.

Don’t forget, if it’s your birthday, the movie of your choice is free!

You can see our full schedule, show times and trailers at www.reeldealtheater.com.

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