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Sensory Friendly Screenings

Our Sensory Friendly Screenings offer a more inclusive atmosphere because we believe that everyone should enjoy their time at the movies. During Sensory Friendly Screenings the theatre lights will remain on, the volume will be turned down, and our “no talking during the film” rule will not be enforced. To accommodate any dietary needs and restrictions, individuals may bring their own snacks to enjoy during the film. The Colonial welcomes movie lovers of all ages and abilities. We hope you and your family will join us and enjoy the show!

Flushed Away

Sat., March 10, 2018

Directed by David Bowers. UK. 2006. 5+. 1 hour 25 minutes. Fox. Digital.

From the makers of Wallace & Gromit, comes this delightful animated adventure! When he’s accidentally flushed into the sewer, rich rat Roddy (voiced by Hugh Jackman) is thrust out of his posh lifestyle and into the rough-and-tumble world of Ratropolis. Now, Roddy must make his way back home with the help of Rita (voiced by Kate Winslet), a street smart scavenger rat. This fun and funny film . . .

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

Sat., March 31, 2018

Directed by Steven Spielberg. US. 1982. 6+. 1 hour 55 minutes. Universal. Digital.

What can we say about this blockbuster family favorite that hasn’t already been said? Thirty-five years after its original release, Steven Spielberg’s heartwarming and awe-inspiring tale of a lonely boy (Henry Thomas) who befriends an alien stranded on Earth continues to make audiences laugh, cry and be full of wonder. Bring the whole family and experience E.T. the way it was meant to be seen . . .

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Sat., April 7, 2018

Directed by Steven Spielberg. US. 1981. Ages 8+. 1 hour 55 minutes. Paramount. Digital.

“From the first moments, when the star-circled mountain in the Paramount Pictures logo fades into a similarly shaped, fog-shrouded Andean peak, where who knows what awful things are about to happen, Raiders of the Lost Ark is off and running at a breakneck pace that simply won’t stop until the final shot, an ironic epilogue that recalls nothing less than Citizen Kane. That, however, is the only . . .

The Princess Bride

Sat., April 21, 2018

Directed by Rob Reiner. US. 1987. Ages 8+. 1 hour 38 minutes. Fox. DCP.

“Both a send-up and a salute to the storybook adventure, The Princess Bride mixes in all the essential ingredients—a beautiful heroine (Robin Wright), a simple farmhand who is much more than he seems (Cary Elwes), a friendly giant (Andre the Giant, who else?), a Spaniard out for revenge (Mandy Patinkin), an evil prince (Chris Sarandon), rodents of unusual size, a decrepit miracle worker (Billy Crystal) and much else . . .