Landmark Cinemas 8 Grant Park (Empire)
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Box Office - Weekend Top 10
- 1 Fifty Shades of Grey $22,259,030
- 2 Kingsman: The Secret Service $18,346,023
- 3 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Ou... $16,573,682
- 4 McFarland $11,020,798
- 5 The DUFF $10,809,149
- 6 American Sniper $10,052,447
- 7 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 $5,963,324
- 8 Jupiter Ascending $3,805,317
- 9 The Imitation Game $2,527,637
- 10 Paddington $2,444,684
Landmark Cinemas 8 Grant Park (Empire) Movie Listings
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
14A | Comedy | 119 minutes
Movie star Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), who became famous for playing iconic superhero Birdman in three successful installments but turned down a fourth one, has decided to stage a comeback by writing, directing and starring in a Broadway play.
Pressures mount leading up to the play's opening night. The day before the first preview of the play, he realizes he has to replace one of the actors, who is not up to the job. However, his replacement (Edward Norton), though famous and talented, comes with troubles of his own. Meanwhile, Riggan feels guilt about being a neglectful father to his daughter (Emma Stone), who's now working as his assistant. He also desperately wants the top critic in New York, who could make or break his play, to write a positive review, but he's worried the entire production will be a bust.Trailer Reviews
Fri: 3:30 7:15 10:05
Sat - Sun: 12:40 3:30 7:15 10:05
Mon - Thu: 3:30 7:15 10:05
14A | Drama | 104 minutes
Seasoned con man Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) takes a young woman named Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie) under his wing and becomes romantically involved with her. When she gets too close, he abruptly breaks up with her.
Three years later, Jess, now an accomplished con artist herself, shows up in Buenos Aires posing as a billionaire international race car owner and throws a loop into Nicky's latest, very dangerous scheme.Trailer Reviews
Fri: 4:10 7:00 10:00
Sat - Sun: 1:15 4:10 7:00 10:00
Mon - Thu: 4:10 7:00 10:00
The Imitation Game
PG | Drama | 113 minutes
Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), a brilliant Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst and computer scientist, is enlisted by his country during World War II to break the Nazi Enigma code, and is later persecuted by the government in 1952 for being homosexual.
Based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges.Trailer Reviews
Fri - Sat: 4:05 7:05 9:55
Sun: 1:05 4:05 7:05 9:55
Mon - Tue: 4:05 7:05 9:55
Wed: 4:05 9:55
Thu: 4:05 7:05 9:55
Kingsman: The Secret Service
14A | Action | 129 minutes
Gary 'Eggsy' Unwin (Taron Egerton), a delinquent street kid, is recruited into a secret spy organization's ultra-competitive training program by Harry Hart, a veteran agent (Colin Firth) who knew his father.
Although at first reluctant, when Eggsy sees Harry single-handedly take on a gang of thugs using high-tech weapons, he launches himself into the rigorous training program, hoping to secure a position as an agent.
Based on the comic book "The Secret Service" by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons.Trailer Reviews
Fri: 4:00 7:10 10:10
Sat - Sun: 1:00 4:00 7:10 10:10
Mon - Thu: 4:00 7:10 10:10
G | Drama | 128 minutes
During the 1980s, coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), who has taught at a number of high schools, winds up at McFarland High School in California, where the students are predominantly Latino.
The coach soon discovers that not only are the boys on his team exceptional athletes, but he also takes note of their work ethic, their commitment to one another and their strong family relationships. Despite the economic challenges his team faces, he takes them to compete at the cross-country championships.Trailer Reviews
Fri: 3:50 6:55 9:45
Sat - Sun: 12:30 3:50 6:55 9:45
Mon - Thu: 3:50 6:55 9:45
PG | Drama | 149 minutes
British artist J.M.W. Turner (Timothy Spall) has recently returned from a painting expedition in Belgium. He lives with his elderly father (Paul Jesson) and their housekeeper (Dorothy Atkinson), who doubles as Turner’s lover.
Although he has two grown daughters, family life is not for Mr. Turner. His art is all-consuming and he travels wherever he believes he'll find inspiration for his next works. He finds himself in the coastal town of Margate, where he rents a small seaside apartment from widow Sophia Booth (Marion Bailey), who goes on to become his last mistress.Trailer Reviews
Fri: 3:20 6:40 9:50
Sat - Sun: 12:15 3:20 6:40 9:50
Mon - Wed: 3:20 6:40 9:50
Royal Opera House: Andrea Chénier
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
PG | Comedy
Now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancyposing a predicament for fresh arrivals)Sonny (Dev Patel) has his eye on a promising property for expansion.Trailer
Thu: 7:30 10:15
PG | Drama | 101 minutes
Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), a successful and renowned Columbia University linguistics professor, is happily married with three grown children. However, when she receives a devastating diagnosis from her doctor, she and her family struggle to cope with the reality of what their future holds.Trailer Reviews
Fri: 3:15 6:50 9:40
Sat - Sun: 12:20 3:15 6:50 9:40
Mon - Thu: 3:15 6:50 9:40
The Theory of Everything
G | Drama | 123 minutes
As a young man at school, it was already clear that Stephen Hawking had an exceptional mind. Having won a scholarship to the University of Oxford, his future looked extremely bright. Going on to Cambridge, he meets and falls in love with Jane Wilde, and the two become engaged.
Stephen begins to have health problems and discovers he has a debilitating motor neuron disease known as ALS. Given two years to live, he's understandably devastated. As Stephen's health problems become apparent to all, Jane insists they get married anyway. She helps him in every way possible, becoming his fulltime caregiver.
Stephen, who authors the bestselling book A Brief History of Time, becomes a renowned astrophysicist. Overwhelmed by her role of mother to two small children as well as being Stephen's only caregiver, when her husband falls ill and the doctor recommends that he be taken off life support, Jane doesn't hesitate when making her decision.
Based on Jane Hawking's memoir, Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.Trailer Reviews
Fri: 3:40 6:45 10:00
Sat - Sun: 12:50 3:40 6:45 10:00
Mon: 3:40 6:45 10:00
Tue: 3:40 6:45 10:00
Wed - Thu: 3:40 6:45 10:00
The Valley Below
14A | Drama | 87 minutes
This drama about life in the badlands of Alberta tracks the intersecting lives of four strangers – Kate (Mikaela Cochrane), a 19-year-old who's about ready to leave for college and is about to break up with her boyfriend, Henry (Joe Perry) when she finds out she’s pregnant; Warren (Kris Demeanor), a Zamboni driver whose alcohol addiction gets in the way of his music dreams; Gordon (Stephen Bogaert), a taxidermist trying to rebuild a failed marriage and Barry (Alejandro Rae), the town constable who tries to help the towns residents through each crisis.
Though their stories start out separately, they slowly intertwine and affect each other in ways they would never expect.