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 Posted: 8:30 AM November 08, 2012

Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective

Nov. 9-15

The Other Son

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:40 9:10

As he prepares to join the Israeli army for his national service, Joseph discovers he is not his parents' biological son, but that he was inadvertently switched at birth with Yassin, the son of a Palestinian family from the West Bank. This revelation turns the lives of these two families upside down, forcing them to reassess their respective identities, their values and their beliefs. Directed by Lorraine Lévy. Starring Emmanuelle Devos, Pascal Elbé, Jules Sitruk, Mehdi Dehbi, Areen Omari, Khalifa Natour, Mahmood Shalabi. Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence, brief language and drug use/105m.

Flight

Times: Sat.-Mon. 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.-Mon. 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.-Mon. 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.

Argo

Times: Sat.-Mon. 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.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

Nov. 9-14

Skyfall

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:00 Daily showtimes: 5:20 8:40

Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. In Skyfall, Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Directed by Sam Mendes. Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Dame Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney. Rated PG-13 for intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking/143m.

Wreck-It Ralph in 3D

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:55 (2D) 3:30 (3D) 6:05 (2D) 8:45 (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 plus 7m short subject.

Silent Hill: Revelation in 3D

Times: Daily showtimes: 4:35 (3D) 9:10 (2D)

Plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather Mason discovers she's not who she thinks she is. Rated R for violence and disturbing images, some language and brief nudity/94m.

Frankenweenie in 3D

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

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.

Searching for Sugar Man

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:10 Daily showtimes: 7:05

The incredible story of Rodriguez. Discovered in a Detroit bar in the late '60s by two celebrated producers, 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. Directed by Malik Bendjelloul. Starring Rodriguez. Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some drug references/86m.

Seven Psychopaths

Times: Daily showtimes: 4:25 9:20

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


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