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See Ant-Man and the Wasp at the Drive-in Theater in Lubbock

July 17th, 2018
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See Ant-Man and the Wasp at the Drive-in Theater in Lubbock

Catch one of the most anticipated summer movies, Ant-Man and the Wasp, at Stars and Stripes Drive-in movie theater in Lubbock.  This 2018 superhero flick continues the ongoing series from Marvel Comics following blockbuster hits like Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity Wars. 

The story continues when Scott Lang, played by Paul Rudd is confronted by Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and given a new mission.  Lang is drawn back into the life of a superhero to fight along side The Wasp.  Together the team will work together to uncover secrets from the past.

Ant-Man and the Wasp opens July 6th at Stars and Stripes Drive-in Theater in Lubbock.  The movie is rated PG-13 and will make for an unforgettable family experience under the stars.  Arrive early to make memories with us.  Our rockin’ eats and tasty treats will  be a hit for your whole family while you play and enjoy the summer evening.

Directed by Peyton Reed, Ant-Man and the Wasp was produced by Walt Disney Pictures in conjunction with Marvel Studios and Twentieth Century Pictures.  The cast is pack with super stars including:

  • Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man
  • Evangeline Lilly as Hope van Dyne / The Wasp 
  • Michael Peña as Luis 
  • Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch 
  • Bobby Cannavale as Jim Paxton 
  • Judy Greer as Maggie
  • T.I. as Dave 
  • David Dastmalchian as Kurt 
  • Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost  Abby
  • Ryder Fortson as Cassie 
  • Randall Park as Jimmy Woo 
  • Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet van Dyne 
  • Laurence Fishburne as Bill Foster 
  • Michael Douglas as Hank Pym

So, plan a date night or load up the family, and head out to Stars and Stipes Drive-in Theater in Lubbock this week to see Ant-Man and the Wasp.  Bring your lawn chairs, pack a portable radio, and come make memories with us.  Get ahead of the game by purchasing your tickets online today. We can’t wait to see you!

Watch Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation at the Drive-in Movie Theater in Lubbock

July 17th, 2018
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Watch Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation at the Drive-in Movie Theater in Lubbock

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation continues the story of our favorite monster family as they take a family vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship.  Drac and his monsters are enjoying all the fun the monster cruise has to offer from wild excursions to moon tans, but the movie shortly takes a turn for the worst.  Drac falls in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka, who has a dark past that could destroy all of monsterkind.

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is rated PG and sure to be a hit with your family this summer. Make it a memory with a stop in our café for some rockin’ eats and tasty treats.  Come early and enjoy the playground and our relaxing patio. 

Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation was produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation.  The all-star cast includes:

·    Adam Sandler as Dracula 

·    Andy Samberg as Johnny 

·    Selena Gomez as Mavis 

·    Kevin James as Frank 

·    David Spade as Griffin

·    Steve Buscemi as Wayne 

·    Keegan-Michael Key as Murray 

·    Molly Shannon as Wanda 

·    Fran Drescher as Eunice 

·    Mel Brooks as Vlad

Order your tickets online and bring the entire family out this week to see Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation and the Drive-in Movie Theater in Lubbock.  You are sure to have an unforgettable night watching this animated comedy under the stars.  The Stars and Stripes Drive-in team looks forward to seeing you soon.  Come make memories with us!

Wait!  You can’t make it?  Send a friend with a gift card to Stars and Stripes Drive-in Theater!

 

 

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM IN LUBBOCK

June 5th, 2018
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JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM IN LUBBOCK

Watching a great movie can be an escape, almost a mini-vacation where the stress of your day melts away.  When you catch a movie under the night sky at Stars and Stripes Drive-in Theater the experience is unforgettable.

One movie you should watch out for is the Jurassic world: Fallen Kingdom

The sensation of watching dinosaurs devour people does not get old, hence the sequel to the 2015 classical action – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The movie has several dinosaur actions and an erupting volcano.

Two years after the daring dinosaurs were set free and caused the lavish resort park to shut down, a volcano endangered the island, including the primordial creatures living there.

Owen, the Raptor trainer, played by Chris Pratt and Claire, the previous park manager played by Bryce Dallas Howard journeyed to the island in order to save the dinosaurs from extinction. However, they found out that the menace is bigger than they imagined

Jurassic World movie was more intense and scarier than the original films, and Jurassic World: fallen kingdom will pick up from where it stopped. There will be scenes of dangers, romance, as well as strong language.

In the movie, Owen began his journey in search of his raptor and uncovered a plot that will disrupt the planet's natural order.

Off the island

The movies show dinosaurs in different places including a kid's bedroom, on a roof, and in direct confrontation with a lion. The movie will also feature the return of Jeff Goldblum to the movie franchise.

The message

The movie will entertain and educate simultaneously. The sequel (Fallen kingdom) will include a message. According to Trevorrow (the director), the dinosaurs will represent the treatment most animals receive the medical experimentation, the abuse, and the use of animals.

While these themes are not completely new to the movie franchise, Jurassic World will explore other new avenues.

Don't expect to see many dinosaurs running after people on an island. Jurassic World: fallen kingdom will move from Isla Nublar to the world of Jurassic Park.

Ending

At the end of the movie, the audience will want more. Earlier Jurassic Park films had a clear conclusive ending, which was quite episodic.

There are diverse interesting possibilities; hence, the inventive minds behind Jurassic World have explored them.

Whatever reason that drives us to the theater in Lubbock; this movie will leave you happier and merrier.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opens June 21st 2018. Click here for tickets.

 

THE INCREDIBLES 2 IN LUBBOCK

June 5th, 2018
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THE INCREDIBLES 2 IN LUBBOCK

For a movie experience your family will not forget, come to Stars and Stripes Drive-in Theater in Lubbock and see The Incredibles 2 on June 14th.  Arrive early to enjoy dinner and snacks from our 50's Cafe.  Indoor and outdoor seating is a family-friendly option while you let the kids play on the playground before the movie.

Following Walt Disney’s announcement of ticket sales for “The Incredibles 2” with a gripping 60-second teaser to induce animated movie enthusiasts of the soon-to-hit the movie blast, all seems set for the well anticipated “The incredible 2”.

This animated follow-on is one of the out-of-the-ordinary creative animated movies to quench the raging thirst of cartoon lovers who have had to wait a little while now.

Anticipation

Anticipation is high.  For both movie lovers who crave a creative animated series and the producers, whose creative wits would stir a dual benefit of satisfying hundreds of millions of movie lovers while at same returning good investment for the stakeholders.

For the movie lovers, “The Incredibles 2” bridges the over 6 month’s draught within the major animated segments while for the producers, they have not only quenched the longing but have created a veritable product that would remain indelible in the hearts of happy movie lovers.

The beginning

Incredibles 2 picked off from where the previous movie ended. You remember that part where undermine (the villain) comes up and you meet a family dressed as superheroes. That’s exactly where it starts from.

New cast

Early this year, Disney announced that new cast members that will be included in the movie. The new cast members include:

Catherine Keener – she will play a new character known as Evelyn Deavor.

Bob Odenkirk – he is known as bad Saul Goodman, he will play the role of Winston Deavor, who is related to Catherine.

Trailers have been released since February 2018 and there are two full movie trailers and two teasers. In the trailers, the fortunes of the family changed as the elastic girl is called back into action, while Mr. incredible is more like a stay at home dad (which is unusual).

 

Projections

There are projections that the movie would rank and compete among the like of Jurassic World 2, which is believed to have raked in over $500m, and among other animated series that have graced our screens. “The Incredibles 2” has the potential to outperform those within its contemporaries

When you choose to watch The Incredibles 2 at the Drive-In, the movie it is sure to be a good treat for both the young folks and the older populace.

By the way, some believe seeing a movie alone in the closet is not as much fun as seeing it in a theater under the stars.  They believe it gets better when a good movie is savored together with friends in a gripping atmosphere. We welcome you and your friends to see this one in an unforgettable experience at Stars and Stripes Drive-in. 

Presale tickets are currently being sold online. Come to the Drive-In June 14th to see the opening of Incredibles 2 in Lubbock.

 

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

May 16th, 2018
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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY IN LUBBOCK

Yes, another standalone Star Wars movie will hit the theatre soon! The story focuses on an infamous smuggler, Han Solo, and features how he met Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca during his criminal activities and his time at the Imperial Academy.

The movie brings a classic twist to the main story of a rogue in the Star Wars cosmos, channeling a western style and fun to a far away galaxy.

Before going to the movie theaters in Lubbock to see Solo: A Star Wars Story, here are some things you must know.

Solo is set 4 years before the happenings of Star Wars: Episode IV and it will include the early years of Han Solo. The movie will indicate why Han is an unkempt-looking herder. Also, Solo's backstory shows that he was nurtured by space nomads and he doesn't know his real family.

•    Popular faces in Star Wars movies are not going away anytime soon

Apart from the popular British actors, the first Star Wars trilogy made use of virtual unknowns in major roles. However, we have seen actors like Laura Dern, Forest Whitaker, Benicio Del Toro, thrown abruptly into an imperial entanglement, even though the prequels had Liam Neeson and Samuel L Jackson wearing the Jedi garb.

The latest popular character to appear in the movie for the first time is Han Solo’s devious mentor (Beckett) played by Woody Harrelson.

•    Emilia Clarke’s Imperial looks

The lavish, imposing cloak worn by Emilia Clarke in the movie is what high-ranking empire members in Star Wars movies wear. Emilia Clarke might be a spy who wants to infiltrate the forces of Emperor Palpatine with Han's help.

•    Han's home planet

Han lost his family at an early age and resulted to stealing in order survive. He doesn't talk about his home planet of Corellia, however, we will get to see more of his home planet in this movie.

•    Millennium Falcon

From the Solo trailers, you may see that the Millennium Falcon is quite different. In the previous movies, Rey and Luke saw the Falcon as a piece of garbage. In a game of Corellian Spike, Han won the Falcon, making things more accidental. After Hans won, he placed the dice in gold — you may have seen them in the Last Jedi when Luke gave them to Leia in honor to his departed friend.

Solo is the 10th Star Wars movie, which gives a backstory to roles that were presented elsewhere.

You will not find any cliffhangers in the Solo movie and you don't have to watch the previous films to understand what Solo is all about.

Solo: A Star Wars Story opens at Stars and Stripes Drive In Theater in Lubbock May 25th, 2018.  Get your advanced tickets online today!  Click here. 

Dead Pool 2

May 10th, 2018
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Dead Pool 2

Celine Deon and Deadpool have a lot more in common than we ever thought. The Canadian star and the infamous superhero team up for the soundtrack for the upcoming movie, Deadpool 2. The ballad features a Celine Deon in her element of big ballads and bright, angel lighting as Deadpool pursues a dancing career. Need we say more? It’s the perfect prep for the highly anticipated movie that hits theaters May 18th

Where did we leave off?

Deadpool was a massive hit, smashing world-wide box office numbers. With $738 million at the box office around the globe, Deadpool was an immediate fan favorite. With his irreverent humor, he is the perfect anti-hero. Deadpool 2 hits theaters soon and it is anticipated to do just as well as its predecessor.

In the first movie, Wade Wilson is a formal Special Forces operative who works as a mercenary. When an evil scientist decides to torture him, he is transformed into Deadpool. He develops an accelerated power of healing, a disfigured face, and a dark sense of humor.

Deadpool 2

Dead Pool 2 picks up with Deadpool as he joins forces with three other mutants to protect a young boy from an evil villain.

Let’s Meet the Characters

1. Deadpool – He’s the star of the show obviously. His powers include extended longevity, healing powers, skilled marksmanship, and hand-to-hand combat.

2. Bedlam is a mutant super hero that can temporarily disable powered technology near him. He can also scan his surroundings for other preexisting energy sources and scrambles the human brains neural chemistry.

3. Domino uses subconscious telekinetic manipulation to overpower enemies. She is also a master-marksman and an expert martial artist.

4.Shatterstar has superhuman physical attributes and accelerated healing, enhanced cognition, and the ability to generate shockwaves. He can also create teleportation portals through his sword.

5. Cable is the featured evil villain who has technopathy, telepathy, telekinesis, is an expert marksman, and has cybernetic enhancement. The four mutant super heroes team to up to defeat Cable in Deadpool 2.

Deadpool 2 comes to theaters May 18th. Buy tickets at Stars and Stripes Movie Theatre here.