Birdman Premieres on Friday, January 30, 2015 for a Limited Engagement at Elwood Cinemas!

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Birdman Premieres on Friday, January 30, 2015 for a Limited Engagement at Elwood Cinemas!

The Birdman movie is rated R, and stars Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton and Emma Stone.

New Regency Pictures, Fox Searchlight Entertainment and director Alejandro González Iñárritu, present Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance.

In this critically acclaimed dark comedy, Riggan Thomas thinks he is set for life, as the actor who played Birdman in a series of block buster super hero action movies.  He turns down a fourth movie in the franchise, but realizes that he has been type cast. Washed up and down on his luck, he tries to use his acting celebrity to put on a Broadway play.

With the help of a rag tag team of friends and associates, the staging and eventual premiere of ...

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The Boy Next Door Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

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The Boy Next Door Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

The Boy Next Door is rated R and stars Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman and Kristin Chenoweth.

Smart Entertainment, Blumhouse Pictures, Universal Studios and director Rob Cohen present The Boy Next Door, written by Barbara Curry.

Claire, played by Jennifer Lopez, is a young woman, in the midst of a divorce. Her work as a high school teacher keeps her busy during the day, so she does not have to focus on the difficulties in her life. At night, her mind will not let go of her heartbreaking situation.  When a handsome young neighbor moves in, she is taken by his obvious attraction to her. He makes her feel desirable and so she spends one torrid night with him.

As day breaks, and she returns to the world of high school, she is confronted with the s...

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Strange Magic Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

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Strange Magic Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

Strange Magic is rated PG, and stars the voice talent of Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelley and Kristin Chenoweth.

Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm Animation and director Gary Rydstrom present Strange Magic. The movie is based on a story written by George Lucas that was inspired by William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Inspired by the pop music of the past six decades, Strange Magic shares the fantastic capers of mystical creatures that live in the land of make-believe. The kingdoms of magic and mystery have long existed side by side, but a magical potion changes all that. Now goblins, elves, fairies and imps try to gain its power, and protect those that they love.

For more information on Strange Magic, and to view the trailer, pleas...

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Paddington, Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

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Paddington, Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

Paddington is rated PG, and stars Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington.

StudioCanal, Anton Capital Entertainment, and director Paul King present Paddington, based on the beloved children’s’ book character Paddington Bear. Paddington came to life in 1958, through the stories of Michael Bond, with illustrations by Peggy Fortnum.

In the deepest jungle of Peru, explorer Montgomery Clyde discovers a group of intelligent bears. He befriends them, and begins to teach them English. He introduces them to marmalade sandwiches, and all things British. Before he leaves, he tells them that they will always have a friend in London.

Disaster befalls this group of bears, and they encourage the...

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American Sniper, Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

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American Sniper, Now Playing at Elwood Cinemas!

American Sniper is rated R, and stars Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller and Kyle Gallner.

Warner Brothers, Village Roadshow Films and director Clint Eastwood present American Sniper, based on the autobiography of Chris Kyle, entitled, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History.

The movie is based on the real life trials of a US Navy Seal, in the wake of 9/11. Kyle is sent to Iraq to become a sniper, but his experiences set him apart from those he loves, and he has a difficult time coming to terms with his experiences. His time in war creates a great emotional distance between him and his expectant wife, which they struggle to overcome...

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Last Chance to see Taken 3, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

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Last Chance to see Taken 3, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

Taken 3 is rated PG-13, and stars Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace and Forest Whitaker.

Twentieth Century Fox Films, EuropaCorp and director Olivier Megaton present Taken 3. Bryan Mills is a retired covert operations specialist. His family has been through the ringer, but he is hoping to be reconciled with his ex-wife and get on with his life.

Tragedy strikes when she is brutally murdered. He and his daughter are grief stricken, and the situation is compounded when Mills is accused of the murder. Mills goes on the run with the CIA, FBI and police on his tail...

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Last Chance to see Into the Woods, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

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Last Chance to see Into the Woods, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

This movie is rated PG and stars Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Johnny Depp.

Lucamar Productions, Walt Disney Pictures, and director Rob Marshall present Into the Woods, based on the fantasy novel by James Lapine and the Tony-award winning Broadway musical, featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim.

Living in the middle of a Grimm’s fairytale fantasy world, a baker and his wife want desperately to have a child. Unfortunately they have been cursed by an evil witch, and her spell renders them childless.

She gives them one chance to reverse the curse, by sending them on a wild goose chase through different fairytale timelines to bring back magical objects. They visit the lands of Little...

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LAST CHANCE for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

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LAST CHANCE for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

This movie is rated PG and stars Ben Stiller, the late Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Rebel Wilson and Steve Coogan.

Twentieth Century Fox, 21 Laps Entertainment, and director Shawn Levy present Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.  Ultimate night watchman Larry is on the lookout again, in the continuing saga of museum exhibits that come to life after hours.

The Tablet of Ahkmenrah, a miraculous and magical Egyptian artifact, is what brings the exhibits to life, but its power is fading. Since Larry is very devoted to the wonderful characters he has come to know, since first getting his job as watchman many years ago, he decides to do everything he can to keep the power alive.

He must ...

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LAST CHANCE for Annie, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

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LAST CHANCE for Annie, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Elwood Cinemas!

This movie is rated PG and stars Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx and Rose Byrne.

Sony Pictures Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures, and director Will Gluck present Annie.  This contemporary musical comedy is based upon the 1924 comic strip Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray.

Annie is a happy kid, but tough enough to make it on the streets of New York City.  Her parents left her in foster care, with the promise that they would return one day. Her foster mother, Miss Hannigan seems sweet to the outside world, but she is anything but nice to Annie.

Millionaire businessman Willie Stacks is planning to run for mayor of New York, and his publicity team think it would boost his appeal if he took in an orphan...

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LAST CHANCE for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Elwood Cinemas!

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LAST CHANCE for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Elwood Cinemas!  This movie is rated PG-13 and stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom and Richard Armitage. It will be offered in both 2D and 3D formats.

New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and director Peter Jackson present The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.  This is the third and final movie in the trilogy, based on the classic book, the Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien.

The movie portrays the epic conclusion of the journeys of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield, and the company of dwarves to reclaim the wealth of their nation. In the process of discovering the wealth, they had to take drastic action against the ferocious dragon Smaug, who has held Lake-town captive.

Unfortunately...

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