Welcome the world of movies at the Scala Prestatyn Cinema, live shows and arts, we are proud to bring you the weekly listings of what the Scala are showing. We are also proud to announce that Blazing Minds award-winning blogger, Karen Woodham, has been taken on as the Scala’s Official Movie Blogger/Reviewer.

The Scala has been kitted out with a new 4K projector system for an even better cinema experience that before, so check out what’s showing and pay a visit to Prestatyn.

Scala Prestatyn Movies and Live Events

The Emoji Movie (U) – Aug 16 – Aug 23

Hidden inside a smartphone, the bustling city of Textopolis is home to all emojis. Each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene, an exuberant emoji with multiple expressions. Determined to become “normal” like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. During their travels through the other apps, the three emojis discover a great danger that could threaten their phone’s very existence.

Dunkirk (12A) – Aug 16 – Aug 24

Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in. Check out our review of Dunkirk.

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature – (U) – Aug 16 & Aug 24

 

In animated The Nut Job is an action-packed comedy in fictional Oakton that follows the travails of Surly (voiced by Will Arnett), a mischievous squirrel, and his rat friend Buddy, who plan a nut store heist of outrageous proportions and unwittingly find themselves embroiled in a much more complicated and hilarious adventure. Quick we have some Nut Job 2 merchandise to win!

Despicable Me 3 (U) – Aug 16 – Aug 17

The team who brought you Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, returns to continue the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions. Despicable Me 3, directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, co-directed by Eric Guillon, and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio, will be released in theatres in summer 2017.

The animated film is produced by Illumination’s Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and executive produced by Chris Renaud. Check out the Blazing Minds review of Despicable Me 3.

Atomic Blonde (15) – Aug 16 – Aug 24

Agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on an impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to retrieve a priceless dossier from within the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through a deadly game of spies. Check out our review of Atomic Blonde.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (U) – Aug 18 – Aug 24

Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE. This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotise their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Valerian And The City of A Thousand Planets (12A) – Aug 16 – Aug 17

Rooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and Laureline – Visionary Writer/Director Luc Besson advances this iconic source material into a contemporary, unique and epic science fiction saga. Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe.Valerian has more in mind than a professional relationship with his partner, blatantly chasing after her with propositions of romance. But his extensive history with women, and her traditional

Valerian has more in mind than a professional relationship with his partner, blatantly chasing after her with propositions of romance. But his extensive history with women, and her traditional values drive Laureline to continuously rebuff him. Under the directive from their commander (Clive Owen), Valerian and Laureline embark on a mission to the breathtaking intergalactic city of Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis comprised of thousands of different species from all four corners of the universe. Alpha’s seventeen million inhabitants have converged over time – uniting their talents, technology and resources for the betterment of all. Unfortunately, not everyone on Alpha shares in these same objectives; In fact, unseen forces are at work, placing our race in great danger.

Annabelle: Creation (15) – Aug 18 – Aug 24

From New Line Cinema comes “Annabelle 2,” with David F. Sandberg (“Lights Out”) helming the follow up to 2014’s hugely successful “Annabelle,” which scared up nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its run in theatres. The new film is once again being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who also partnered so effectively on “The Conjuring” movies. Check out our Annabelle: Creation Giveaway.

The Dark Tower (12A) – Aug 18 – Aug 24

The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, roams an Old West-like landscape where “the world has moved on” in pursuit of the man in black. Also searching for the fabled Dark Tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.

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