Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas

Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective

Nov. 2-8


Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:20 Daily showtimes: 5:30 8:40

In this action-packed, mystery thriller, Academy Award-winner, Denzel Washington stars as Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot, who miraculously crash-lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on that plane? Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Starring Denzel Washington, Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, John Goodman, Tamara Tunie. Rated R for drug and alcohol abuse, language, sexuality/nudity and an intense action sequence/139m.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:20 8:50

A funny and touching coming-of-age story based on the beloved best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. It's a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope — and the unforgettable friends that help us through life. Directed by Stephen Chbosky. Starring Emma Watson, Logan Ler­man, Ezra Miller, Mae Whitman, Nina Dobrev, Johnny Simmons, Dylan McDermott. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, drug and alcohol use, sexual content including references, and a fight — all involving teens/103m.

Cloud Atlas

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:50 Daily showtimes: 4:30 8:10

An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. Starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry. Rated R for violence, language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use/172m.

Searching for Sugar Man

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:10 Daily showtimes: 7:00

The incredible story of Rodriguez, the greatest '70s rock icon who never was. Discovered in a Detroit bar in the late '60s by two celebrated producers struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics, they recorded an album which they believed would secure his reputation as the greatest recording artist of his generation. In fact, the album bombed and the singer disappeared into obscurity amid rumors of a gruesome on-stage suicide. But a bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and, over the next two decades, he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero. Their investigation leads them to a story more extraordinary than any of the existing myths about the artist known as Rodriguez. Directed by Malik Bendjelloul. Starring Rodriguez. Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some drug references/86m.


Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:00 Daily showtimes: 3:35 6:10 9:00

A CIA "exfiltration" specialist comes up with a plan to get American hostages out of Iran during the 1979 crisis. Based on a true story. Starring Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin. Rated R for language and some violent images/120m.

Seven Psychopaths

Times: Daily showtimes: 4:20 9:10

A struggling screenwriter becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld. Starring Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, Tom Waits. Rated R for strong violence, bloody images, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use/110m.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

Nov. 2-8

Wreck-It Ralph in 3D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:55 (3D) 3:30 (2D) 6:05 (3D) 8:40 (2D)

Ralph is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix , the "good guy" star of their game who always gets to save the day. But after decades of seeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides he's tired of playing the role of a bad guy. He takes matters into his own hands and sets off on a game-hopping journey across the arcade through every generation of video games to prove he's got what it takes to be a hero. Directed by Rich Moore. Starring the voice talents of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Ed O'Neill. Rated PG for some rude humor and mild action/violence/101m + 7m short subject.

Fun Size

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:10 Daily showtimes: 6:45

Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. Starring Victoria Justice, Thomas Mann, Chelsea Handler. Rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive material, partying, and language/90m.

Silent Hill: Revelation in 3D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:35 (2D) 4:35 (3D) 6:10 (2D) 9:10 (3D)

Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn't fully understand. Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather discovers she's not who she thinks she is. Starring Adelaide Clemens, Sean Bean, Kit Harington, Radha Mitchell, Deborah Kara Unger, Carrie-Ann Moss, Malcolm McDowell. Rated R for violence and disturbing images, some language and brief nudity/94m.

Paranormal Activity 4

Times: 4:25 9:00

It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witnesses strange events in its neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. Directed by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman. Starring Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively, Brady Allen, Alisha Boe. Rated R for language and some violence/terror/95m.

Frankenweenie in 3D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:20 (3D) Daily showtimes: 3:55 (2D) 6:55 (3D) 8:30 (2D)

After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog, Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life — with just a few minor adjustments. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring the voice talents of Winona Ryder, Martin Short. Rated PG for thematic elements, scary images and action/88m.