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New this week in Myrtle Beach-area theaters

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Paper Towns | A coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears – leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. PG-13. Starring: Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne and Halston Sage.

Pixels | As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff and Eddie “The Fire Blaster” Plant saved the world thousands of times – at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. PG-13. Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Michelle Monaghan.

Southpaw | Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife, an adorable daughter and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a rundown local gym: Tick Willis, a retired fighter and trainer to the city’s toughest amateur boxers. R. Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams and Rita Ora.

Mr. Holmes | In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. PG. Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney and Milo Parker.

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Ant-Man | Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. PG-13. Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Hayley Atwell.

Trainwreck | Since she was a little girl, it’s been drilled into Amy’s head by her rascal of a dad that monogamy isn’t realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo - enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment - but in actuality, she’s kind of in a rut. R. Starring: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader and Brie Larson.

Minions | The story of Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. PG. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm and Pierre Coffin.

Self/Less | In this provocative, psychological science-fiction thriller, an extremely wealthy man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. PG-13. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley and Natalie Martinez.

Amy | Despite just two albums to her name, Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With a voice often described as a combination of Billy Holiday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan, Amy Winehouse was a pop star with soul. R. Starring: Amy Winehouse.

Magic Mike XXL | Picking up the story three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game. The remaining Kings of Tampa likewise are ready to throw in the towel. But they want to do it their way: burning down the house in one last blow-out performance in Myrtle Beach. R. Starring: Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello.

Terminator Genisys | The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance, continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John’s fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts, past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever. PG-13. Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney.

Ted 2 | In the years since we last saw John and Ted, they’re both still living the dream in Boston. Although John is now a bachelor, Ted has settled down with Tami-Lynn, the trashy woman of his dreams. R. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane and Jessica Barth.

Max | A precision-trained military dog serves on the front lines in Afghanistan alongside his handler, U.S. Marine Kyle Wincott. When things go terribly wrong on maneuvers, Kyle is mortally wounded, and Max, traumatized by the loss of his best friend, is unable to remain in service. PG. Starring: Robbie Amell, Lauren Graham and Thomas Haden Church.

Inside Out | Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. PG. Starring: Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Lewis Black.

Dope | Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews and the SAT. R. Starring: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori and Kiersey Clemons.

Jurassic World | Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series. PG-13. Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Vincent D’Onofrio.

San Andreas | After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. PG-13. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino and Alexandra Daddario.

Pitch Perfect 2 | It’s been three years since the Bellas brought their signature vocals, style and attitude to become the first all-female group to win a national title. PG-13. Starring: Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks and Brittany Snow.

Compiled by Lisa Urban, lurban@thesunnews

Theater Information

▪ Carmike Broadway 16 (Broadway at the Beach), 1175 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, 445-1616 or carmike.com

▪ Carmike Colonial 12 (Myrtle Beach mall), 10177 N. Kings Highway, North Myrtle Beach, 272-6598 or carmike.com

▪ Carmike Cinema BigD Theater, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, 445-1600 or carmike.com

▪ Cinemark at Myrtle Beach (Coastal Grand mall), 2100 Coastal Grand Circle, Myrtle Beach, 839-3225 or cinemark.com

▪ Frank Theatres-Rivertowne Stadium 12, 220 Rivertowne Blvd., Conway, 365-9000 or franktheatres.com

▪ Frank Theatres-Coastal Cinemas 10, 5200 Bridgers Road, Shallotte, N.C., 910-754-7469 or franktheatres.com

▪ Frank Theatres-Inlet 11, 10125 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, 651-9400 or franktheatres.com

▪ Grand 14 at The Market Common, 4002 Deville St., Myrtle Beach, 282-0550 or www.stonetheatres.com

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