Easter Theater Guide: Movie Picks
Happy Good Friday Everyone! It's the time of year when we recognize the sacrifice our Lord made as well as celebrate His resurrection. Some of you are preparing by dyeing eggs for the Easter egg hunt, prepping food for Easter dinner or getting packed to make the trip to visit family or friends. But regardless of how you choose to celebrate I have a few Easter movie picks now playing in a theater near you.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: The Winter Soldier
This action-adventure film starring Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie, is said to be "suspenseful and politically astute." Captain America tries to live a quiet normal life but leaped into action to save the world and expose a conspiracy while fighting off assassins sent to silence him.
Rio 2 starring Jaime Fox, Bruno Mars, Anne Hathaway and Will.I.Am, is a family friendly animation-comedy. Blu learns its a jungle out there when he and his family finds themselves in the wilds of the Amazon and tries to fit in.
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL
This dramatic film staring Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly and Connor Corum is based on real life couple Todd and Sonja Burpo. This film is about a 4 year old boy who encountered a Heavenly experience which his father (a preacher) on a journey that threatened his family and parish.
This epic story of hope and sacrifice, starring Russell Crowe, is a action-adventure-drama. It's a story about a man given a mission to build an Ark and save creation from an apocalyptic flood set to cleanse a world ravaged by human sin.
This mystery-drama described by The Guardian as a "sleek but insubstantial thriller," is a tale of artificial intelligence. The film starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman is about a doctor who is set to create a sentient machine that combines intelligence with a full range of human emotions.
If you're still not sure which you want to go see, then check out the trailers below.
Which are you going to see?