Now Playing Synopsis: A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken). Will Arnett co-stars as the voice of Batman, who along with Superman, make appearances in the Warner Bros. picture. Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, and Alison Brie head up the rest of the voice cast. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
EVENTS & MUSIC THURSDAY, OCT. 17 Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267. Author talk with Susi and Jim Fowler, 5:30-7 p.m., Valley Library. The Fowlers have authored and illustrated of many books for children. All-ages.
EVENTS & MUSIC THURSDAY, OCT. 10 Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267. Author talk with Ernestine Hayes, 5:30-7 p.m., Downtown Public Library.
EVENTS AND MUSICTHURSDAY, OCT. 3Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.JWAC film showing: "Not My Life," 5 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. A panel discussion will follow the film, with Robin Bronen, Executive Director of Immigration Justice, Commissioner Joseph Masters, Dept of Public Safety and Task Force on Human Trafficking, and Matt Judy of the Juneau FBI. Free. Hosted by Juneau World Affairs Council.
EVENTS & MUSIC THURSDAY, SEPT. 26 Storytime , 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267. Juneau Emblem Club No. 90 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. All are welcome. Fourth Thursday TEDx Talk: Education, 6 p.m., downtown library.
As a teenager, Jenko (Channing Tatum) was a popular jock prone to slamming kids into lockers and doling out titty-twisters. Schmidt (Jonah Hill) was a hapless nerd with a bleached-blond Eminem bowl cut and braces large enough for Iron Man to envy.
ART, EVENTS &PERFORMANCE
A nimated films just don't have the built-in appeal any longer, do they? Not like they used to. It used to be practically a holiday when the yearly Disney film came out. It was an event! "The Lion King," "The Little Mermaid," shoot, I have vague recollections of "Bambi" changing my life when it was released. Nowadays, though, animated films are about as rare as rom-coms (romantic comedies for those unfamiliar with that term I claim to have coined).
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