Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas
Iron Man 3 2-D
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:45 Daily showtimes: 4:50 7:55 9:00
Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Directed by Shane Black. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content/130m.
Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:30 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:30
Winner 2013 American Documentary Film Festival Audience Favorite
See review, Page 10
For more than 1,200 years, millions of world travelers have embarked on an historic, 500-mile pilgrimage across northern Spain that is known to be extremely spiritually, emotionally and physically challenging. Called "a brilliant documentary" by Oscar-winning actor Martin Sheen, "Walking the Camino" embarks on a journey with six strangers from around the world as they attempt to cross an entire country on foot — with only a backpack, a pair of boots and an open mind. Driven by an inexplicable calling and a grand sense of adventure, each pilgrim throws themselves heart-and-soul into their physical trek to Santiago and, most importantly, their personal journey to themselves. Directed by Lydia Smith. Not rated/85m.
The Big Wedding
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:20 2:30 Daily showtimes: 4:40 7:00 9:20
A romantic comedy about a charmingly modern family trying to survive a weekend wedding celebration that has the potential to become a full-blown family fiasco. To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long-divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultraconservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. Directed by Justin Zackham. Starring Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace, Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams. Rated R for language, sexual content and brief nudity/90m.
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:30 Daily showtimes: 3:20 6:15 9:10
An adventure about two boys, Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and his friend, Neckbone (Jacob Lofland), who find a man named Mud (Matthew McConaughey) hiding out on an island in Mississippi. Mud describes fantastic scenarios — he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper (Reese Witherspoon), who is waiting for him in town. Skeptical but intrigued, Ellis and Neckbone agree to help him. It isn't long until Mud's visions come true and their small town is besieged by a beautiful girl with a line of bounty hunters in tow. Directed by Jeff Nichols. Also starring Sam Shepard, Michael Shannon. Rated Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual references, language, thematic elements and smoking/130m.
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:10 Daily showtimes: 3:10 6:00 8:50
In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to the team, breaking major league baseball's infamous color line. Directed by Brian Helgeland. Starring Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, Andre Holland, Lucas Black, Hamish Linklater. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including language/128m.
Ashland Street Cinemas
Iron Man 3 3-D
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 11:45 Daily showtimes: 2:45 5:45 8:45
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Iron Man 3 2-D
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:05 Daily showtimes: 3:10 6:10 9:10
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Pain & Gain
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:35 Daily showtimes: 3:30 6:25 9:20
Bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. A murder-comedy based on a true story. Directed by Michael Bay. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry, Tony Shalhoub, Ken Jeong. Rated R for bloody violence, crude sexual content, nudity, language throughout and drug use/129m.
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:00 Daily showtimes: 2:55 5:55 8:55
Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack's mission is nearly complete. Living in and patrolling the breathtaking skies from thousands of feet above, his soaring existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Melissa Leo. Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language and some sensuality/nudity/125m.