Movie News & Reviews

New this week in Myrtle Beach-area theaters

New this week

Green Room | Down on their luck punk rockers The Ain't Rights are finishing up a long and unsuccessful tour when they get an unexpected booking at an isolated, run-down club deep in the backwoods of Oregon. R. Starring: Patrick Stewart, Anton Yelchin, and Imogen Poots.

Eye in the Sky | Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. R. Starring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, and Alan Rickman.

Money Monster | Lee Gates is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made him the money wiz of Wall Street. R. Starring: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Jack O'Connell.

The Darkness | As a family returns home from vacation at the Grand Canyon, they innocently bring home a supernatural force that preys off their own fears and vulnerabilities, threatening to destroy them from within, while consuming their lives with terrifying consequences. PG-13. Starring | Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, and David Mazouz.


Captain America: Civil War | We find Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. PG-13. Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., and Scarlett Johansson.

A Hologram for the King | Cultures collide when an American businessman is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. R. Starring: Tom Hanks, Ben Whishaw, and Tom Skerritt.

Keanu | Clarence and Rell, two cousins who live in the city but are far from streetwise. When Rell’s beloved kitten, Keanu, is catnapped, the hopelessly straight-laced pair must impersonate ruthless killers in order to infiltrate a street gang and retrieve the purloined feline. R. Starring: Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, and Tiffany Haddish.

Mother’s Day | A celebration of mothers everywhere, this big-hearted comedy invites us all to enjoy the laughter, tears and love as three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother’s Day. PG-13. Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, and Julia Roberts.

Ratchet and Clank | This is an animated movie based on the iconic PlayStation video game. PG. Starring: Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, and Bella Thorne.

The Huntsman: Winter’s War | Long before the evil Queen Ravenna was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya, suffered a heartbreaking betrayal and fled their kingdom. PG-13. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, and Jessica Chastain.

Barbershop: The Next Cut | It’s been more than 10 years since our last appointment at Calvin’s Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew, including Eddie, are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. PG-13. Starring: Ice Cube, Common, Queen Latifah, and Nicki Minaj.

The Jungle Book | An epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger ShereKhan, who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. PG. Starring: Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, and Idris Elba.

Criminal | This is the story of the right man in the wrong body. In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into an unpredictable and dangerous death-row inmate in hopes the he will complete the operative’s mission. R. Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, and Tommy Lee Jones.

God’s Not Dead 2 | Welcome back to Hope Springs - home not only of Hadleigh University, but also Martin Luther King Jr. High School, where beloved teacher Grace Wesley helps students understand and enjoy history. PG. Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, and Ernie Hudson.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 | Toula finds her extended family rocked by the revelation that her mother and father were never really married, which, requires an even bigger Greek wedding so they can officially tie the knot. PG-13. Starring: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, and Lainie Kazan.

Zootopia | The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together. PG. Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, and Shakira.

Deadpool | The former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. R. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, and Ed Skrein.

The Boss | A titan of industry is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget. R. Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, and Kathy Bates.

Compiled by Lisa Urban, lurban@thesunnews

Theater Information

▪ Carmike Broadway 16 (Broadway at the Beach), 1175 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, 843-445-1616 or

▪ Carmike Colonial 12 (Myrtle Beach mall), 10177 N. Kings Highway, North Myrtle Beach, 843-272-6598 or

▪ Carmike Cinema BigD Theater, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, 843-445-1600 or

▪ Cinemark at Myrtle Beach (Coastal Grand mall), 2100 Coastal Grand Circle, Myrtle Beach, 843-839-3225 or

▪ Frank Theatres-Rivertowne Stadium 12, 220 Rivertowne Blvd., Conway, 843-365-9000 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, 843-651-9400 or

▪ Grand 14 at The Market Common, 4002 Deville St., Myrtle Beach, 843-282-0550 or