ABOUT THE RIALTO THEATRE
The Arnold Theatre was first started in 1924. Sadly, in 1979 it was closed down for 18 years. In 1997, Sue Beshaler organized a group of community volunteers who started the current restoration project that is still actively going on today. The Rialto is a living testament to what a lot of love and hard work can do to a place…transform.
Today we have seats for 80 people, lighting, a new bathroom and an active board of volunteers who continue work on the building while developing plans and support for the theatre. A recent anonymous donor has purchased an HD projector, a top-of-the-line retractable screen, and a Dolby Surround Sound system. The purchase of the new projector will allow the theatre to show the latest movies.
The Rialto Theatre is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your tax-deductible donation is greatly appreciated. You may reach us at Arnold Community Theatre/Rialto, PO Box 222, Arnold, NE 69120.
Movies are shown every weekend at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays. Student tickets are $6, adult tickets are $7, and senior tickets on Sundays are $6. Concessions range from $2-$3, a greatly discounted rate from most theaters!
Make plans to attend an upcoming movie now! See movie trailers and more below.
JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL
FEBRUARY 14, 15, 16
FEBRUARY 21, 22, 23
Sponsored by Bill & Carolyn Watkins
RATED PG-13 • “Just Mercy” is based on the powerful and thought-provoking true story of young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or who were not afforded proper representation, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley. One of his first, and most incendiary, cases is that of Walter McMillian, who, in 1987, was sentenced to die for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a preponderance of evidence proving his innocence and the fact that the main testimony against him came from a criminal with a motive to lie. In the years that follow, Bryan becomes embroiled in a labyrinth of legal and political maneuverings, as well as overt and unabashed racism as he fights for Walter, and others like him, with the odds—and the system—stacked against them.
FEBRUARY 28, 29, MARCH 1
FEB. 29 AT 3 P.M.—SPECIAL SHOWING
MARCH 6, 7, 8
Sponsored by Arnold Education Association
RATED PG • After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures. The doctor is joined on his quest by a young, self-appointed apprentice and a raucous coterie of animal friends, including an anxious gorilla, an enthusiastic but bird-brained duck, a bickering duo of a cynical ostrich, and an upbeat polar bear and a headstrong parrot, who serves as Dolittle’s most trusted advisor and confidante.
MARCH 13, 14, 15
MARCH 20, 21, 22
Sponsored by Pinnacle Bank
RATED R • At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.
THE CALL OF THE WILD
MARCH 27, 28, 29
MARCH 28 AT 3 P.M.—SPECIAL SHOWING
APRIL 3, 4, 5
Sponsored by Harvey & Barb Foran and Aurora Meat Block
RATED PG • Adapted from the beloved literary classic, THE CALL OF THE WILD vividly brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team–and later its leader–Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.