Movie Watch: Your Amarillo film options through Dec. 20, with 'Spider-Verse,' 'Mary Poppins,' 'Green Book,' more

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"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" opens Thursday.
Courtesy Sony Pictures

By Chip Chandler — Producer

In Amarillo theaters this week: Mary Poppins floats back in, Spider-Man hops dimensions and more.


New in theaters

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in "The Mule," which tells the story of a nonagenarian drug runner.
Courtesy Warner Bros.


Opening Wednesday

It's a jolly holiday with "Mary Poppins Returns," opening Dec. 19.
Courtesy Disney


Special engagements

"They Shall Not Grow Old" uses restored and colorized archival footage to take a new look at World War I.
Courtesy Fathom

  • Dec. 15 and 19: The Met: Live in HD series continues with Verdi's La Traviata, starring soprano Diana Damrau and tenor Juan Diego Flórez. It'll screen live at 11:55 a.m. Dec. 15 and encore at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Hollywood 16.
  • Dec. 17: Director Peter Jackson uses restored and colorized archival footage in They Shall Not Grow Old, which explores the soldiers and events of World War I. It'll screen at 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at Amarillo Star 14 and Hollywood 16.



Amy Adams and Christian Bale star as Lynne and Dick Cheney in "Vice," scheduled to open Dec. 25.
Courtesy Annapurna Pictures


Listings at a glance

"Bohemian Rhapsody" stars Rami Malek.
Courtesy 20th Century Fox

Click on titles for my reviews and on theaters for showtimes. (AS-14 = Amarillo Star 14; CA = Cinergy Amarillo; H-16 = Hollywood 16, WM-6 = Westgate Mall 6)



Chip Chandler is a producer for Panhandle PBS and a member of GALECA. He can be contacted at, at @chipchandler1 on Twitter and on Facebook.

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