Print this ArticlePrint this Article Email this ArticleEmail this Article
Text Size: A | A | A

Now Playing: movie theaters

 Posted: 8:20 AM May 09, 2013

Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective

May 10-15

Disconnect

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:40 9:20

A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cellphone, can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world. Directed by Henry-Alex Rubin. Starring Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Skarsgard, Max Thieriot, Colin Ford, Jonah Bobo, Haley Ramm. Rated R for sexual content, some graphic nudity, language, violence and drug use — some involving teens/115m.

Iron Man 3 2-D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:45 Daily showtimes: 4:50 7:55

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: 1:55 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:25 8:40

Winner 2013 American Documentary Film Festival Audience Favorite

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 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: Daily showtimes: 3:45 9:00

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.

Mud

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:40 Daily showtimes: 3:25 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.

42

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:50 Daily showtimes: 6:00

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. But the deal also put both Robinson and Rickey in the firing line of the public, the press and even other players. 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

Schedule effective

May 10-15

The Great Gatsby 2-D / 3-D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:00 (2-D) 2:00 (3-D) Daily showtimes: 5:20 (2-D) 8:30 (3-D) 9:00 (2-D)

Would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest for New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her philandering, blue-blooded husband. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits, penning a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and high-octane tragedy, holding a mirror to our own modern times and struggles. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Amitabh Bachchan. Rated PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language/142m.

Iron Man 3 3-D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 11:50 Daily showtimes: 2:45 5:45

Iron Man 3 2-D

Times: Daily showtimes: 3:10 6:10 8:45

Pain & Gain

Times: Daily showtimes: 9:10

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. Rated R for bloody violence, crude sexual content, nudity, language throughout and drug use/129m.

Oblivion

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:40 Daily showtimes: 3:30 6:20

Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. 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. 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.


Reader Reaction
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Rules. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form. New comments are only accepted for two weeks from the date of publication.
COUPON OF THE WEEK