Peoria Theater Update

Now Playing & Coming Soon @ Peoria Theater

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold – Starts June 3 – A documentary with Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement. Fri: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15 Sat & Sun: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15 Tue – Thu: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15
Super – After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.Fri – Sun: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 Tue & Wed: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 Thu: 1:45, 4:00

The Big Uneasy – Starts June 10 – Written and directed by Harry Shearer (Simpsons and Spinal Tap) and featuring John Goodman and Brad Pitt moderating local residents and authorities as to what really happened when Hurricane Katrina leveled New Orleans in 2005.

Earthwork – Starts June 17 EARTHWORK is the story of real-life crop artist Stan Herd. In 1994, Stan traveled from Kansas to New York City and risked everything to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre piece was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an underground railway tunnel. Stan recruited a number of homeless individuals living in the tunnel as his crew. Over the months it took to complete the earthwork, Stan dealt with the difficulties of bringing his unique, rural art form to an urban canvas and the many costs exacted upon his life. In an effort to show his unique perspective to a larger audience, Stan unexpectedly encountered the true meaning of his art and its ultimate lasting rewards.

Forks Over Knives – Starts June 17 – With two out of every three of us are overweight, cases of diabetes are exploding, and about half of us are taking at least one prescription drug, major medical operations have become routine, helping to drive health care costs to astronomical levels. Heart disease, cancer and stroke are the country’s three leading causes of death, even though billions are spent each year to “battle” these very conditions. Millions suffer from a host of other degenerative diseases. FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. The major storyline in the film traces the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering yet under-appreciated researchers, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn.

Miss Representation – Writer/Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom brings together some of America’s most influential women in politics, news, and entertainment to give us an inside look at the media’s message. Miss Representation explores women’s under-representation in positions of power and influence and challenges the limited and often disparaging portrayal of women in the media. As one of the most persuasive and pervasive forces in our culture, media is educating yet another generation that a woman’s primary value lay in her youth, beauty and sexuality—not in her capacity as a leader, making it difficult for women to obtain leadership positions and for the average girl to feel confident herself. Stories from teenage girls and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, academics, and activists like Condoleezza Rice, Lisa Ling, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Rosario Dawson, Jackson Katz, Jean Kilbourne, and Gloria Steinem build momentum as Miss Representation accumulates startling facts and statistics that will leave audiences shaken and armed with a new perspective.

Special Events, Coming Soon & Live Music!!

Live Music – June 11 – Chrash feat. Chris Bernat June 18 Comedy & Magic Night
Monthly Concert Film – Second Friday of each Month – June 10 ‘Springsteen’

‘Great Movie Night’ – 2nd Sat. of ea. Month – June 11 – ‘Natural Born Killers’Horror Double Feature – last Sat. of each month – June 25 – ‘Cave Women on Mars’ &‘Wild Women on Wongo’ Also: July 30 etc…
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