Thanks to everybody who participated in the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema Movie survey! Join us this summer for FREE FAMILY FUN!
Season 8 STARTS on June 15, 2012! Six showings are scheduled for the summer. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and friends and family for a memorable evening on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse. All summer movies start on Friday at 9:30 p.m. just after South Padre Island’s Fireworks display over the Laguna Madre Bay. COST: FREE! For more information call 956/943-7602. firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUNE 15>>>9:30 p.m.
JOURNEY 2: MYSTERIOUS ISLAND – The new journey begins when Sean Anderson receives a coded distress signal from a mysterious island where no island should exist — a place of strange life forms, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes, and more than one astonishing secret. The secret is rumored to involve Sean’s missing grandfather, Alexander Anderson. Unable to stop him from going, Sean’s new stepfather joins the quest. Together with a helicopter pilot and his beautiful, strong-willed daughter, they set out to find the island, rescue its lone inhabitant and escape before seismic shockwaves force the island under the sea and bury its treasures forever.
Dwayne Johnson, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens
New Line Cinema; Directed by Brad Peyton
Rated PG; 94 minutes; 2012
JUNE 29>>>9:30 p.m.
COWBOYS AND ALIENS – 1873. Arizona Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past, stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don’t welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde. It’s a town that lives in fear. But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend as the desolate city is attacked by marauders from the sky. These monsters challenge everything the residents have ever known. Now, the stranger they rejected, is their only hope for salvation. As this gunslinger slowly starts to remember who he is and where he’s been…
Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Jon Favreau
Universal Pictures; Directed by Jon Favreau
Rated PG-13; 118 minutes; 2011
JULY 6>>>9:30 p.m.
KUNG FU PANDA 2– Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five – Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.
Voices by: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan
Paramount Pictures/DreamWorks Animation;
Directed by Jennifer Yu
Rated PG; 90 minutes; 2011
JULY 20>>>9:30 p.m.
PUSS IN BOOTS – Way before he ever met Shrek, the legendary Puss in Boots goes on a heroic journey, teaming up with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty Softpaws to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs. It’s the adventure of nine lifetimes!
Voices by: Antonio Banderas, Zach Galifianakis, Salma Hayek
Paramount Pictures; Directed by Chris Miller
Rated PG; 90 minutes; 2011
AUGUST 3>>>9:30 p.m.
DOLPHIN TALE – Based on true events, this family film is about Winter, a young dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap, and Sawyer, the introverted 11-year-old boy who befriends her. Sawyer meets the rescued dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, a marine rehabilitation center where she lives. Sawyer rallies friends and family alike to save Winter by convincing a pioneering doctor to create a unique prosthetic appendage to restore the dolphin’s ability to swim.
Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick, Jr. Ashley Judd
Warner Bros.; Directed by Charles Martin Smith
Rated PG; 119 minutes; 2012
AUGUST 17>>>9:30 p.m.
CAPTAIN AMERICA – A brave, yet mild-mannered young soldier, Steve Rogers, volunteers to undergo a series of experiments for a US Army Super Soldier program. The military succeeds in transforming him into a human weapon, but quickly decides that their Super Soldier is far too expensive a creation to risk in combat. They want to use him as an Army celebrity but when a Nazi plot reveals itself, Rogers must rise up and become the First Avenger in order to save his country. Steve Rogers becomes Captain America and he earns his way into the hearts and souls of every American, bringing hope and justice to a war-weary nation.
Chris Evans, Stanley Tucci, Tommy Lee Jones
Paramount Pictures/Marvel Entertainment;
Directed by Joe Johnston
Rated PG-13; 124 minutes; 2011
Sponsored by: Museums of Port Isabel, City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, Port Isabel Merchants Committee, Quik Stop.
(Schedule subject to change.)