Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2hr 15min
PG-13 for some fantasy action violence
Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrel
There are growing dangers in the wizarding world of 1926 New York. Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets, threatening to expose the wizarding community to the Second Salemers, a fanatical faction of No-Majs (American for Muggles) bent on eradicating them. And the powerful, dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald, after wreaking havoc in Europe, has slipped away...and is now nowhere to be found. Unaware of the rising tensions, Newt Scamander arrives in the city nearing the end of a global excursion to research and rescue magical creatures, some of which are safeguarded in the hidden dimensions of his deceptively nondescript leather case. But potential disaster strikes when unsuspecting No-Maj Jacob Kowalski inadvertently lets some of Newt's beasts loose in a city already on edge-a serious breach of the Statute of Secrecy that former Auror Tina Goldstein jumps on, seeing her chance to regain her post. However, things take an ominous turn when Percival Graves, the enigmatic Director of Magical Security at MACUSA (Magical Congress of the USA), casts his suspicions on both Newt...and Tina. Now allied, Newt and Tina, together with Tina's sister, Queenie, and their new No-Maj friend, Jacob, form a band of unlikely heroes, who must recover Newt's missing beasts before they come to harm. But the stakes are higher than these four outsiders-now branded fugitives-ever imagined, as their mission puts them on a collision course with dark forces that could push the wizarding and No-Maj worlds to the brink of war.
Hacksaw Ridge 2hr 20min Starts Friday Dec. 9th
R for intense prolonged realistically graphic
Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to win the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Elf FREE!! FREE!! Sat. December 10th 1:00pm
PG for some mild rude humor
Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart
To help put everyone in the Holiday Mood, we are offering a FREE Matinee of ELF at 1pm, Doors Open at 12:30, from the staff here at the Strand Theatre. Bring the whole family and ENJOY!