‘La La Land,’ 'Karate Kid,' Fantastic Beasts,' more playing for free this week

Thursday , July 13, 2017 - 5:00 AM

CARMEN LOPEZ, Standard-Examiner staff

‘HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS’ (2002, PG)

Time: 3 p.m. Friday, July 14

Location: Pleasant Valley branch, 5568 Adams Ave. Parkway, Washington Terrace

Description: According to IMDb, “Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.”

‘HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE’ (2009, PG)

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15

Location: Ogden Valley branch, 131 S. 7400 East, Huntsville

Description: “As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as “the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past,” IMDb says.

‘THE KARATE KID’ (2010, PG)

Time: 3 p.m. Saturday, July 15

Location: Pleasant Valley branch

Description: “Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master,” according to IMDb.

‘DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS’ (2012, PG)

Time: 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 17

Location: Southwest branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy

Description: “School’s out. Summer vacation is on. However, Greg may not have the best summer vacation ever. What could go wrong?” IMDb says.

‘CARS’ (2006, G)

Time: Dusk, Monday, July 17

Location: Barker Park, 2375 Fruitland Drive, North Ogden (Blankets and lawn chairs welcome)

Description: “A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family,” according to IMDb.

‘FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM’ (2016, PG-13)

Time: Dusk, Monday, July 17

Location: Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville (Blankets and chairs welcome; food and dinner specials available at Earl’s Lodge from 6 p.m. to dusk)

Description: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards 70 years before Harry Potter reads his book in school,” IMDb says.

‘ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE: TRUTH, DECEPTION, AND THE SPIRIT OF I.F. STONE’ (2016, Documentary)

Time: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19

Location: Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Description: According to IMDb, the movie features “a look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.”

‘LA LA LAND’ (2016, PG-13)

Time: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19

Location: Pleasant Valley branch

Description: “Two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely charming soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant vivacious playwright, while waiting for their big break, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance,” IMDb says.

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