VES SCREENING SERIES 2015
January 1 - December 31, 2015



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VES SCREENING SERIES 2015
For Spark CG Society volunteers only. Not open to general public.
January 1 - December 31, 2015

REGISTRATION FOR CURRENT VOLUNTEERS ONLY

We love our volunteers and whenever possible, we want to thank you for all the help and support you provide Spark CG. Throughout the year, Vancouver VES hosts a series of private screenings and they are kind enough to extend an invitation to our volunteers.

Below are the times and movie descriptions for the current screenings. Please register online before midnight the day before of the screening. You may bring up to 2 guests (unless specified otherwise). One registration per volunteer.

Do not register if you're not sure you can go! Space is limited and we want everyone to have an opportunity to attend. If you have to make changes to your reservation, please contact your volunteer coordinator.

Please arrive early and check in with a volunteer coordinator who will have the guest list. Doors are closed once the screening begins and late comers will not be admitted. Seating is limited and available on a first come first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating. Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows.



Sunday

Sunday - May 17, 12:00 PM
FILM
Avengers: Age of Ultron
2015 // US // Dir.: Joss Whedon // 141 min // PG
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., etc.
VFX: ILM, Double Negative, Method Studios, Animal Logic, etc.

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

Marvel Studios presents "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision.

Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige, Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series "The Avengers," first published in 1963.

2015 Walt Disney Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Walt Disney Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - May 24, 1:00 PM
FILM
Mad Max: Fury Road
2015 // Australia · US // Dir.: George Miller // 120 min // 14A
Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Joshua Helman, etc.
VFX: Illoura, Method Studios

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary "Mad Max" franchise, comes "Mad Max: Fury Road," a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max (Tom Hardy) believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa (Charlize Theron). They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne), from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.

2015 Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - May 31, 12:00 PM
FILM
Tomorrowland
2015 // US // Dir.: Brad Bird // 130 min // PG
Cast: George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, etc.
VFX: ILM, Hybride, Rodeo FX

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

Tomorrowland stars George Clooney (Gravity, Ocean's 11), Hugh Laurie (House, Blackadder) and Britt Robertson (Scream 4, Life Unexpected) in an epic science fiction movie from Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as Tomorrowland.

What they must do there changes the world—and them—forever. Featuring a screenplay by Brad Bird and Lost writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof, from a story by Lindelof and Jeff Jensen and Bird, Tomorrowland promises to take audiences on a thrill ride of nonstop adventures through new dimensions that have only been dreamed of.

2015 Walt Disney Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Walt Disney Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - May 31, 3:00 PM
FILM
San Andreas
2015 // US // Dir.: Brad Peyton // 114 min // PG
Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Carla Gugino, Dwayne Johnson, Colton Hayes, etc.
VFX: Image Engine, Hydraulx, Scanline VFX, Method Studios, Cinesite

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search-and-rescue helicopter pilot (Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning, and when they think the worst may be over... it's just getting started.

2015 Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - June 28, 12:00 PM
FILM
Inside Out
2015 // US // Dir.: Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen // 95 min // G
Cast: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, etc.
Studio: Pixar Animation Studios

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions — Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

2015 Disney•Pixar

© 2015 Disney•Pixar


Sunday - June 28, 3:00 PM
FILM
Jurassic World
2015 // US · CN // Dir.: Colin Trevorrow // 124 min // PG
Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Irrfan Khan, etc.
VFX: ILM, Image Engine, Legacy Effects, Tippett Studio

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

Twenty-two years after the original Jurassic Park failed, the new park (also known as Jurassic World) is open for business. After years of studying genetics the scientists on the park genetically engineer a new breed of dinosaur. When everything goes horribly wrong, will our heroes make it off the island?

2015 Universal Pictures

© 2015 Universal Pictures


Sunday - July 12, 12:00 PM
FILM
Terminator Genisys 3D
2015 // US // Dir.: Alan Taylor // 126 min // PG
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Matt Smith, Jason Clarke, Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons, Dayo Okeniyi, Byung Hun Lee, etc.
VFX: Double Negative, MPC, ILM, Method Studios, Prime Focus Wo

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future.

2015 Paramount Pictures

© 2015 Paramount Pictures


Sunday - July 12, 3:00 PM
FILM
Ted 2
2015 // US // Dir.: Seth MacFarlane // 115 min // 14A
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, etc.
VFX: Iloura, Tippett Studio

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital's follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined once again by star Mark Wahlberg and fellow Ted writers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild, MacFarlane produces the live action/CG-animated comedy alongside Bluegrass Films' Scott Stuber, as well as John Jacobs and Jason Clark.

2015 Universal Pictures

© 2015 Universal Pictures


Sunday - July 19, 12:00 PM
FILM
Minions 3D
2015 // US // Dir.: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin // 91 min // G
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan, Jennifer Saunders, Geoffrey Rush, Steve Carell
Studios: Illumination Mac Guff

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award® winner Sandra Bullock), the world's first-ever female super-villain. They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in mod London, where they must face their biggest challenge to date: saving all of Minionkind... from annihilation.

2015 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday - July 19, 3:00 PM
FILM
Ant-Man 3D
2015 // US // Dir.: Peyton Reed // 117 min // PG
Cast: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer
Studios: ILM, Method Studios, Cinesite, Double Negative, Prime Focus World

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios' Ant-Man. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. Marvel's Ant-Man stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne, Corey Stoll as Darren Cross aka Yellowjacket, Bobby Cannavale as Paxton, Michael Peña as Luis and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym.

2015 Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios. All Rights Reserved.


Saturday

Saturday - August 29, 1:00 PM
FILM
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
2015 // US · UK // Dir.: Guy Ritchie // 116 min // PG
Cast: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki, Hugh Grant
Studios: Cinesite, BlueBolt, RISE FX Studios

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

U.N.C.L.E. Agents Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuriakan must fabricate an elaborate ruse to throw the Soviets off the trail of a missing hydrogen bomb, plus save the “Hungarian Mathematician” who professes to be able to locate the lost nuclear device.

2015 Warner Bros. Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Warner Bros. Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Saturday - November 14, 1:00 PM
FILM
The Peanuts Movie 3D
2015 // US // Dir.: Steve Martino // 116 min // G
Cast: Noah Schnapp, Noah Johnston, Francesca Capaldi, Mar Mar, Madisyn Shipman, Troy Andrews, Kristin Chenoweth, Bill Melendez, Micah Revelli
Studios: Blue Sky Studios

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state of the art 3D animation. Charlie Brown, the world’s most beloved underdog, embarks upon an epic and heroic quest, while his best pal, the lovable beagle Snoopy, takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron. From the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of the ICE AGE films, THE PEANUTS MOVIE will prove that every underdog has his day.

2015 20th Century Fox. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 20th Century Fox. All Rights Reserved.


Saturday - November 14, 4:00 PM
FILM
Spectre
2015 // UK · US // Dir.: Sam Mendes // 148 min // PG
Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott, Rory Kinnear, Jesper Christensen, Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes
Studios: Double Negative, MPC, ILM, Cinesite, etc.

VENUE:
Capilano University
Bosa Centre Theatre
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh (Andrew Scott), the new head of the Centre for National Security, questions Bond’s actions and challenges the relevance of MI6, led by M (Ralph Fiennes). Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Q (Ben Whishaw) to help him seek out Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux), the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White (Jesper Christensen), who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of an assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot. As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns of a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks, played by Christoph Waltz.

2015 Danjaq, LLC, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

© 2015 Danjaq, LLC, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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