Thursday, March 28, 2013

G.I. Joe: Retaliation in 3D at Digiplex

G.I. Joe: Retaliation 3D
at Digiplex Theaters

Framed for a crime they did not commit, the G.I. Joes must not only fight Cobra but also vindicate themselves to a government that condemned them.  A follow-up to the 2009 blockbuster G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, the team in G.I. Joe: Retaliation is forced to contend with treats from within the government that jeopardize their existence.

Following a deadly terrorist attack which leaves U.S. defenses scattered and vulnerable, the few remaining Joes rely on the help of the original Joe, the “Real American Hero,” Joe Colton, played by Bruce Willis, to hatch a plan to win back the White House and defeat an evil terrorist group’s ruthless leader.

This gritty action adventure film features a star-studded cast including Bruce Willis, Dwayne Johnson and Channing Tatum.  Director Jon Chu pairs returning characters Duke (Channing Tatum) and Snake Eyes (Ray Park) with a slew of new heros; Lady Jaye (Adrianne Palicki), Roadblock (Dwayne Johnson), as well as Firefly (Ray Stevenson).

G.I. Joe: Retaliation at Digiplex Theaters
Long time G.I. Joe fans will enjoy the fight sequences between fan-favorite characters and new weapons of mass destruction. The 3D film takes the movie to a whole new level and brings the audience even closer to the non-stop action with gravity-defying acrobatics and impressive visual and special effects.  G.I. Joe Retaliation delivers a powerful punch.  Playing at Digiplex Theaters.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" at Digiplex Theaters March 24 & 25

Charles Dickens’“Great Expectations”

Digiplex Theaters

March 24 & 25

“Great Expectations,” one of the most popular Charles Dickens classics comes to life on the big screen making theater history from London’s Vaudeville Theater.  Since its original publication 150 years ago, “Great Expectations,” has been portrayed in film, TV and musicals, but this is the first full-length play from London’s West End. 

Written by one of the greatest and most prolific writers, this top-notch performance of “Great Expectations” celebrates Dickens’ epic storytelling and larger than life characters in the first ever stage adaptation in London.

The lavish and spectacular theatrical show brings some of the most memorable characters ever created to life.  Pip, the orphan and the film’s protagonist, the beautiful, chilling Estella, the terrifying convict Magwitch, who changes Pip’s life, the manipulative lawyer Jaggers, and the tragic, mysterious Miss Havisham, the wealthy spinster who lives a life of seclusion following the loss of her love.
"Great Expectations" at Digiplex Theaters 

This top-notch performance of “Great Expectations” provides a dramatic portrayal of Pip’s growth and personal development.  Pip, with his ‘great expectations,’ feels guilt for a crime he committed at an early age and lives in fear of being arrested.  In addition to crime, the film also depicts ambition, social class and the importance of social advancement in the class system of Victorian England.

Audiences will become completely immersed in the intensity of the characters’ affection, loyalty and conscience.  Although Pip is an idealist, his desire for self-improvement and his ambitions for advancement in life motivate him to have “great expectations” about his future.  In true Dickens’s style, Great Expectations’ classic characters reflect the events of the time in this outstanding and evocative production.  See it at Digiplex Theaters March 24 and 25th!

Digiplex Theaters
March 24 & 25

Thursday, March 7, 2013

"Running the Sahara" March 15 - 21 at Digiplex Theaters


March 15 – 21

Digiplex Theaters

Most people cannot imagine running a marathon, not to mention two …. in one day.  Running the Saharabreaks all records when three ultra marathoners set a goal to run across six African countries, anticipating two marathons per day, for eighty days ... without a day off.

This powerful and inspirational film captures the unprecedented quest and incredible journey as Charlie Engle, Kevin Lin and Ray Zahab run over 4,300 miles in 111 consecutive days through 6 countries in Africa.  Running the Sahara” chronicles the runners’ journey as they tackle not only the elements, but also unimaginable physical and emotional obstacles.

Charlie Engle, Kevin Lin and Ray Zahab in "Running the Sahara"
Charlie Engle from the United States, Kevin Lin from Taiwan, and Ray Zahab from Canada, have run together in marathons before. But this time is different. This isn't a race. It's a grueling test of will and a chance to accomplish something that no known person has ever achieved. Their perseverance fighting through injury and extreme fatigue to reach their goal changed them forever.

"Running the Sahara" Executive Producer
 and Narrator Matt Damon (center)
The newest in the DigiNext Film series, the feature documentary Running the Sahara” is narrated and executive produced by Academy Award winner Matt Damon and directed by Academy Award winner James Moll.  Audiences will marvel watching the life changing experiences and impact of the runners’ tremendous test of strength and determination as they brave the elements in one
of the most extreme physical environments.

Encounters with the Tuaregs of Niger, the Pyramids of Giza and the solitude of the Tenere Desert abound as they run through Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, and Egypt.  In addition to the expedition’s incredible achievement, the film also chronicles the attention and support that they are bringing to the water crisis in Africa through H2O Africa.

Watch the amazing journey of the runners on their quest, toward the finish line building in great anticipation as to whether this amazing human feat is possible.  Watch their journey become legend in “Running the Sahara” at Digiplex Theaters on March 15 – 21.

March 15 - 21