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Current Movies With Audio Description

The following list of audio described movies now playing in local cinemas is compiled by Vicki Vogt of the Perkins School for the Blind in Newton, Massachusetts.  It is generally updated on FRIDAYS (but may be delayed occasionally).  Please Note:  Technically, this is a list of described movies playing in the Boston, MA, area; however, most of them should be playing in YOUR area also.

AUDIO DESCRIBED MOVIES IN MA
FOR THE WEEKS OF June 23-July 13, 2017

Produced by Vicki Vogt and the Bay State Council of the Blind


NOTICE:  There will be a two week hiatus as I am going to the ACB Convention on Thursday, June 29 and will not return until Sunday, July 9, 2017, so the next movie listing will be for July 14 - 20, 2017. - Vicki

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NEW MOVIES

TRANSFORMERS, THE LAST KNIGHT (RATED PG 13) (ALSO IN 3D)
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MOVIE DESCRIPTIONS

47 METERS DOWN
Rated PG 13 for Sequences of Intense Peril, Brief Strong Language and Bloody Images
Running time 1 Hour, 29 Min.
Synopsis
Two sisters vacationing in Mexico become trapped in a shark cage on the ocean floor. As their oxygen starts to run out and with great white sharks circling them, the sisters must find a way to get to the surface alive.
Genre Action/Adventure

ALL EYEZ ON ME
Rated R For Language Throughout, Drug Use, Some Nudity and Sexuality and Violence
Running time 2 Hours, 20 Min.
Synopsis
This biopic of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur (played here by Demetrius Shipp Jr.) chronicles his rise to fame and untimely death at the age of 25. Directed by Benny Boom
Genre Drama


BEATRIZ AT DINNER
Rated R For Language and A Scene of Violence
Running time 1 Hour, 23 Min.
Synopsis
A medical caregiver (Salma Hayek) is invited to have dinner at the home of a wealthy client, and she soon interrogates a fellow guest over the morality of how he's earned his money. John Lithgow, Chloë Sevigny, Connie Britton, and Jay Duplass co-star. Directed by Miguel Arteta, Beatriz at Dinner made its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival
Genre Black Comedy



THE BOOK OF HENRY
Rated PG 13 For Thematic Elements and Brief Strong Language.
Running time 1 Hour, 45 Min.
Synopsis
A young boy (Jaeden Lieberher) learns that his next door neighbor (Maddie Ziegler) is being abused by her father, and starts writing a book about how to rescue her. When his mother (Naomi Watts) discovers his plans, she decides to enact them herself. Jacob Tremblay, Lee Pace, Sarah Silverman, and Dean Norris costar. Directed by Colin Trevorrow.
Genre Drama


CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS (ALSO IN 3D)
Rated PG.
Running time 1 Hour, 28 Min.
Synopsis
This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking hes a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.
Cast Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele
Genre Animation



CARS 3
Rated G
Running time 1 Hour, 49 Min.
Synopsis
Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) returns to the racetrack to take on a younger rival in this animated sequel from Pixar and Disney.
Genre Animation/Family

DEAN
Rated PG 13 for language and some suggestive material.
Running time 1 Hour, 27 Min.
Synopsis
Dean is an artist who is facing the prospect of adulthood along with all of the uncertainties that can be expected. Recently out of a serious relationship and coming to terms with his family home being sold, Dean watches as his friends move forward in life whilst he confronts stagnation. During an impromptu trip to Los Angeles, he meets Nicky, and finds that he is able to be himself in her presence. Meanwhile his father is also following a similar trajectory, just at a different stage in life. After meeting a real estate agent he finds himself opening up again, since the death of his wife. This quirky and comedic coming of adult age story serves as a love note to both the East and West Coast.
Cast Gillian Jacobs, Briga Heelan, Mary Steenburgen, Ginger Gonzaga, Kevin Kline.
Genre Drama


EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING
Rated PG 13 for thematic elements and brief sensuality.
Running time 1 Hour, 36 Min.
Synopsis
Maddy is desperate to experience the much more stimulating outside world, and the promise of her first romance. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, she and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together, even if it means losing everything.
Cast Ana de la Reguera, Taylor Hickson, Nick Robinson, Amandla Stenberg, Anika Noni Rose.
Genre Drama


GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2
Rated PG 13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content.
Running time 2 Hours, 17 Min.
Synopsis
Set to the all new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" continues the teams adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quills true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.
Cast Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper.
Genre Science Fiction/Action/Adventure


IT COMES AT NIGHT
Rated R
Running time 1 Hour, 37 Min.
Synopsis
A married couple (Joel Edgerton and Carmen Ejogo) and their teenage son (Kelvin Harrison) isolate themselves from the rest of humanity when a mysterious plague throws civilization into chaos, but their secluded existence is threatened when a young family seek shelter with them. Christopher Abbott and Riley Keough costar. Written and directed by Trey Edward Shults (Krisha).
Genre Horror


MEGAN LEAVEY
Rated PG 13
Running time 1 Hour, 56 Min.
Synopsis
MEGAN LEAVEY is based on the true life story of a young marine corporal (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.
Genre Drama


THE MUMMY
Rated PG 13
Running time 1 Hour, 50 Min.
Synopsis
A cruel princess of ancient Egypt (Sofia Boutella) wreaks havoc on humanity after she is accidentally resurrected. This action/horror reboot stars Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe, and was directed by Alex Kurtzman.
Genre Action/Horror


MY COUSIN RACHEL
Rated PG 13
Running time
Synopsis
A young Englishman (Sam Claflin) in the late 1800s seeks revenge against his beautiful cousin (Rachel Weisz), who he believes murdered his guardian. However, his feelings for her begin to change after he eventually falls for her unavoidable charms. This dark romantic film is based on the 1951 novel by Daphne du Maurier and is written and directed by Roger Michell.
Genre Drama, Romance



PARIS CAN WAIT
Rated PG
Running time 1 Hour, 32 Min.
Synopsis
Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer, she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband. What should be a seven hour drive turns into a carefree two day adventure replete with diversions involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humor, wisdom and romance, reawakening Annes senses and giving her a new lust for life.
Cast Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin, Arnaud Viard, Cédric Monnet.
Genre Comedy


PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
(Also in 3D)
Rated PG 13 for sequences of adventure violence, and some suggestive content.
Running time 2 Hours, 15 Min.
Synopsis
The rip roaring adventure finds down on his luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devils Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea, notably Jack. Jacks only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth, a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry, a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy. At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifully small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has ever faced.
Cast Johnny Depp, Kaya Scodelario, Orlando Bloom, Brenton Thwaites, Javier Bardem.
Genre Action/Adventure


ROUGH NIGHT
Rated R For Crude Sexual Content, Brief Bloody Images, Drug Use and Language Throughout.
Running time 1 Hour, 41 Min.
Synopsis
A bachelorette party gets progressively more out of control for four reunited college pals when their drug fueled good time suddenly includes a dead male stripper.
Genre Comedy


(NEW) TRANSFORMERS, THE LAST KNIGHT (ALSO IN 3D)
Rated PG 13 For Language, Intense Sci-Fi Action, Some Innuendo and Violence
Running time 2 Hours, 29 Min.
Synopsis
The giant robots explore the history of Transformers on Earth in order to combat a new threat. Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, and Josh Duhamel star in this action sequel from director Michael Bay.
Genre Science Fiction/Fantasy/Action Adventure


WONDER WOMAN (ALSO IN 3D)
Rated PG 13 for sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive content.
Running time 2 Hours, 21 Min.
Synopsis
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers, and her true destiny.
Cast Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, David Thewlis.
Genre Fantasy, Action/Adventure