Movie News & Reviews

New this week in Myrtle Beach-area theaters

Shameik Moore stars as Malcolm in a scene from, “Dope,” which opens June 19 in the Myrtle Beach area.
Shameik Moore stars as Malcolm in a scene from, “Dope,” which opens June 19 in the Myrtle Beach area. The Associated Press

New this week

Love & Mercy | An unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. PG-13. Starring: John Cusack, Paul Dano and Elizabeth Banks.

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.

Entourage | Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back – and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. R. Starring: Jeremy Piven, Adrian Grenier and Jerry Ferrara.

Insidious: Chapter 3 | This chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity. PG-13. Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott and Lin Shaye.

SPY | Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep under cover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster. R. Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham and Rose Byrne.

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.

Aloha | A down-on-his-luck military contractor is given the opportunity to return to the site of his greatest career triumphs in Hawaii. While he goes in hope of professional redemption, he also seeks closure with a long-ago love and must deal with unexpected feelings for his partner on the project, a promising young Air Force pilot. PG-13. Starring: Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams and Bradley Cooper.

Tomorrowland | Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank, jaded by disillusionment, and Casey, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space. PG. Starring: George Clooney, Hugh Laurie and Raffey Cassidy.

Poltergeist | A family’s suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever. PG-13. Starring: Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris and Rosemarie DeWitt.

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.

Mad Max: Fury Road | Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the wasteland in a war rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. R. Starring: Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Hot Pursuit | An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen. PG-13. Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Sofia Vergara and John Carroll Lynch.

Avengers: Age of Ultron | When Tony Stark tries to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry, and Earth’s mightiest heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. PG-13. Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth.

The Longest Ride | This drama centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a retired champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, an art student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City. PG-13. Starring: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson and Alan Alda.

Furious 7 | Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed. PG-13. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.

Home | When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip, who is on a quest of her own. PG. Starring: Jim Parsons, Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez.

Compiled by Lisa Urban, lurban@thesunnews

Theater Information

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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