What’s hitting the big screen this Spring

Deadpool (R)  

Wade Wilson enlists in a government program to become a super soldier to save his life. He is given the power of accelerated healing, but also is left scarred and psychotic. He becomes a mercenary under the alter ego Deadpool, to hunt down the man who almost destroyed his life. Deadpool looks like it will be as hilarious as it is full of action.

Release date: February 12, 2016

Race (PG-13)

This dramatic sports film tells the story of Jesse Owens preparing for the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. This biographical film should appeal to a wide range of movie-goers with its themes of determination and tolerance.

Release date: February 19, 2016

Gods of Egypt (PG-13)

When Set, the god of darkness, seizes control of Egypt and throws it into chaos, a mortal named Bek teams up with another god, Horus. Their journey to save the world leads them across the heavens and into the afterlife. The trailer suggests it will be an action/fantasy film, so if you are willing to put aside any inaccuracies in regards to the movie’s representation of Ancient Egypt, you may find Gods of Egypt very entertaining.

Release date: February 26, 2016

Zootopia (PG)

When Judy Hopps joins the Zootopia Police Department as the first rabbit officer, she jumps at the chance to prove herself and takes on a mysterious case. In order to solve it, she has to team up with Nick Wilde, a sly, scam-artist fox. This upcoming film by Walt Disney Animation Studios should be a highly entertaining and comedic adventure for the whole family.

Release date: March 4, 2016

The Divergent Series: Allegiant (PG-13)

In the third installment of the Divergent series, based on the books by Veronica Roth, Tris and Four go beyond the walls of Chicago. They must find a solution to end the battles that threaten all of humanity. Fans of The Hunger Games or other dystopian fiction will likely enjoy this movie – just be sure to watch Divergent and Insurgent to catch up on the plot.

Release date: March 18, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (PG-13)

After the events of Man of Steel, Superman is seen as a hero by many people. Batman

doesn’t trust such a powerful alien from another planet, however, and takes on Superman in this upcoming superhero film. As this conflict between the heroes develops, other threats to mankind emerge. With the additional appearances of (*spoiler*) Wonder Woman and Aquaman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is shaping up to be an exciting, action-packed film.
Release date: March 25, 2016

The Jungle Book (Not yet rated)

If you remember the animated Disney movie The Jungle Book, then you may be interested in seeing this live-action adaptation. It features Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, and other familiar characters: Baloo, Bagheera, and the menacing tiger, Shere Khan, but the trailer makes it look like more of an action/adventure film than the animated version. If you would like to see a well-known Disney movie from a different angle, then The Jungle Book should be worth the watch.

Release date: April 15, 2016

Captain America: Civil War (PG-13)

In this new Marvel film, superheroes will not be fighting villains, but other heroes. When an international incident results in regulations that force superheroes to register with the government, Captain America leads the opposition, and Iron Man supports the registration. This conflict threatens the unity of the Avengers. Captain America: Civil War should not be missed by fans of previous Marvel films.

Release date: May 6, 2016