Friday, September 6th at 7:30 PM - Despicable Me
Voices by: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Kristin Wiig
Directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud
Rated PG; 95 minutes; 2010
In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by an army of tireless, little yellow minions, we discover Gru planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon. Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad.
Friday, September 20th at 7:00 PM - Karate Kid (2010)
Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith
Columbia Pictures; Directed by Harald Zwart
Rated PG; 140 minutes; 2010
Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying, but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully and kung fu prodigy, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a master of kung fu. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.
Friday, October 4th at 7:00 PM - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson
Warner Bros.; Directed by Mel Stuart
Rated G; 100 minutes; 1971
Pure of heart Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum) along with four grossly gluttonous girls and boys win the opportunity to tour eccentric recluse Willy Wonka's (Gene Wilder) magical candy factory and the chance to win a lifetime supply of chocolate in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic. One-by-one, the children are undone by their own greed as the group sails down chocolate rivers and becomes part of Wonkavision until only Charlie is left to claim a prize even more grand than a lifetime of chocolate.
All movies will be shown at Heurich Park, at the intersection of Nicholson Street and Ager Road. Free and open to the public.
BYOB - Bring Your Own Blanket (or chair)!