Free local screenings in Northern Utah: 'The BFG,' 'The Legend of Tarzan'

Thursday , February 16, 2017 - 12:00 AM2 comments

CARMEN LOPEZ, Standard-Examiner

“The BFG” (1989, not rated) — 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. A young orphan girl is taken to a distant land inhabited by giants and dreams. The animated made-for-television film based on Roald Dahl’s novel will screen at the Ogden Valley branch, 131 S. 7400 East, Huntsville.

“The BFG” — (2016, PG) 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. A young girl comes across a Big Friendly Giant who is considered an outcast by his fellow giants because he is not willing to eat children. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the new version will be featured at the Southwest branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy.

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” (2014, PG) — 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Hiccup and Toothless stumble upon a cave where hundreds of new wild dragons live, and they find themselves at the center of a battle to ensure the peace. Dragon enthusiasts can catch the animated film playing at the Pleasant Valley branch, 5568 Adams Ave. Parkway, Washington Terrace.

“The Legend of Tarzan” (2016, PG-13) — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. After getting used to his new home in London, Tarzan returns to his former home in the jungle to check out the activities at a mining encampment. Based on the fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the Tarzan film can be enjoyed at the Ogden Valley branch.

“Pretty Woman” (1990, R) — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. A businessman hires a prostitute as his escort for social events, and ends up falling in love with her. Produced by Garry Marshall, the talents of Richard Gere and Julia Roberts will be featured in the film showcasing at the Pleasant Valley branch.

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