Paradise News December 17, 2015


  Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas and set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983). Rated PG-13. Thursday, December 17th showtimes at 7 PM & 10 PM. Weeknights at 7 PM, Weekends at 4 PM & 7 PM.





ECRACThrough a generous grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council the Paradise Theatre will continue to bring the surrounding community a wide variety of free movies over the next year.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

The following movies are brought to you by ECRAC. 


Polar Express

Starting at 1 PM Saturday, December 19th, Polar Express.A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Rated PG.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Starting at 1 PM Sunday, December 20th, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. A creature is intent on stealing Christmas. Based on the Dr. Seuss book. Rated PG-13.

The Bells of St. Mary

Starting at 12:30 PM Monday, December 21st, The Bells of St. Mary. At a big city Catholic school, Father O’Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building. This film is not rated. 







Free Film Series committee

Anyone interested in being part of the Free Film Series committee, which is responsible for choosing all movies for each of the different series, is welcome! It’s fun to be part of this aspect of movies at the Paradise! Please leave a message for Eric Carlisle at the concession counter, or call the Paradise at 320-679-3964 with message if you are interested. 

The series are:

Kids matinee’s – once a month during school year, every Wednesday matinee all summer

Independent/foreign films – once a month the 1st. Saturday of each month

Classic Monday Matinee’s – 1st & 3rd. Monday of each month at 12:30, movies for everyone

Annual children’s Holiday movies – Between Thanksgiving & Christmas each Saturday & Sunday matinee’s

Summer Outdoor Movies – once a month on Saturday’s during summer months