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VES SCREENING SERIES
For Spark CG Society Volunteers Only
November 1 - December 31, 2014

REGISTRATION FOR SCREENING IS NOW CLOSED

Vancouver VES Members are inviting SPARK CG Volunteers to a private screening of 20th Century Fox' THE MAZE RUNNER.

The screening will be followed by a live interactive Q&A session with Animation Supervisor Erik de Boer, VFX Supervisor Sue Rowe, and Creature Designer James Jacob from Method Studios.

See info below for times and movie descriptions.

ATTENTION: NEW VENUE!!!

This screening will take place at the Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway at 12 PM (noon).

Please arrive early. Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


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Sunday

Sunday - May 4, 12:00 PM
FILM - The Amazing Spider Man 2 (3D)
2014 // USA // Dir.: Marc Webb // 142 min // PG

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We've always known that Spider-Man's most important conflict has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there's no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.

Directed by Marc Webb. Produced by Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. Screenplay by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner. Screen Story by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner and James Vanderbilt. Based on the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.

Advisory: Violence

2014 · Columbia Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

© 2014 · Columbia Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - June 8, 12:00 PM
FILM - Maleficent (3D)
2014 // USA · UK // Dir.: Robert Stromberg // 97 min // PG

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From Disney comes Maleficent—the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army of humans threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal—an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom—and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well.

Advisory: Violence

2014 · Walt Disney Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

© 2014 · Walt Disney Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - June 15, 12:00 PM
FILM - How to Train Your Dragon 2 (3D)
2014 // USA // Dir.: Dean DeBlois // 102 min // G

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It's been five years since Hiccup and Toothless successfully united dragons and vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snoutlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Now, Hiccup and Toothless must unite to stand up for what they believe while recognizing that only together do they have the power to change the future of both men and dragons.

Advisory: Violence

2014 · DreamWorks Animation. All Rights Reserved.

© 2014 · DreamWorks Animation. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - June 15, 3:00 PM
FILM - Edge of Tomorrow (3D)
2014 // USA · Australia // Dir.: Doug Liman // 113 min // PG

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The story unfolds in a near future in which a hive-like alien race, called Mimics, have hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, shredding great cities to rubble and leaving millions of human casualties in their wake. No army in the world can match the speed, brutality or seeming prescience of the weaponized Mimic fighters or their telepathic commanders. But now the world's armies have joined forces for a last stand offensive against the alien horde, with no second chances. Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and then dropped,untrained and ill-equippedinto what amounts to little more than a suicide mission. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an Alpha down with him. But, impossibly, he awakens back at the beginning of the same hellish day, and is forced to fight and die again and again. Direct physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop dooming him to live out the same brutal combat over and over. But with each pass, Cage becomes tougher, smarter, and able to engage the Mimics with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt), who has lain waste to more Mimics than anyone on Earth. As Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated battle becomes an opportunity to find the key to annihilating the alien invaders and saving the Earth.

Advisory: Violence; Coarse Language

2014 · Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

© 2014 · Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - July 13, 10:30 AM
FILM - Transformers: Age of Extinction (3D)
2014 // USA // Dir.: Michael Bay // 165 min // PG

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"Transformers: Age of Extinction" begins after an epic battle left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history... while an ancient, prowerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs.

With help from a new cast of humans (led by Mark Wahlberg), Optimus Prime and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenge yet. In an incredible adventure, they are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic battle across the world.

Advisory: Violence; Coarse Language

2014 · Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

© 2014 · Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - July 13, 2:00 PM
FILM - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (3D)
2014 // USA // Dir.: Matt Reeves // 130 min // Not yet rated
Followed by a live behind-the-scene Q&A with Weta Digital

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A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.

2014 · Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

© 2014 · Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.


Saturday

Saturday - September 20, 12:00 PM
FILM - The Maze Runner
2014 // USA // Dir.: Wes Ball // 113 min // PG
Followed by a live behind-the-scene Q&A with Animation Supervisor Erik de Boer, VFX Supervisor Sue Rowe, and Creature Designer James Jacob from Method Studios.

This event has already happened.

VENUE: Rio Theatre, 1160 East Broadway

When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape. Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

2014 · Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

© 2014 · Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.


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