Fans are in for another treat on New Year’s Eve Saturday, December 31, 2016 with a Half Off Special, all day at Palace Amusement cinemas in Kingston and Montego Bay. As New Year’s Day is being celebrated on Monday, January 2, 2017, the Half Off special will only be available on Tuesday, January 3 at the usual time.
Holiday Movies for one and all- Movies are a perfect fit with the magic and festivities of the holiday season and as patrons have come to expect, Palace Amusement is once again rolling out the ultimate in flicks for the entire family.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. Directed by Gareth Edwards and written by Academy Award® nominee Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, this epic space opera is from a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta. It is the first Star Wars Anthology film, a standalone story set shortly before the events of the original Star Wars. The film stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen, and Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker.
Sing – The world’s greatest singing competition: Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey), a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Five lead contestants emerge: A mouse (Seth MacFarlane) who croons as smoothly as he cons, a timid teenage elephant (Tori Kelly) with an enormous case of stage fright, an overtaxed mother (Academy Award® winner Reese Witherspoon) run ragged tending a litter of 25 piglets, a young gangster gorilla (Taron Egerton) looking to break free of his family’s felonies, and a punk-rock porcupine (Scarlett Johansson) struggling to shed her arrogant boyfriend and go solo.
Why Him?- A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter’s Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend boyfriend is about to pop the question.This romantic comedy film directed by John Hamburg and co-written with Ian Helfer, stars Academy Award® nominee James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck, and Keegan-Michael Key.
Assasin”s Creed 3D- Assassin’s Creed is an action adventure based on the video game franchise of the same name. The film is directed by Justin Kurzel, written by Michael Lesslie, Adam Cooper, and Bill Collage, and features a star studded cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Academy Award® winner, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling, and Michael K. Williams.
Collateral Beauty- This drama directed by David Frankel and written by Allan Leob, stars an ensemble cast of Academy Award® nominee Will Smith, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Michael Peña and Naomie Harris. It follows a man who copes with his daughter’s death by writing letters to time, death and love.