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  • Varsity Theatre Schedule effective
    May 17-22
    (Note times for May 16)
    Star Trek Into Darkness 2-D
    Times: Sat.-Sun early show: 12:00 Daily showtimes (including May 16) 3:00 6:00 9:00
    After a shocking act of terror from within their own organization, the crew of The Enterprise is called back home to Earth. In defiance of regulations, and with a personal score to settle, Capt.Kirk leads his crew on a manhunt to capture an unstoppable force of destruction and bring those responsible to justice. Propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships torn apart and sacrifices made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Starring John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Peter Weller, Anton Yelchin. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence/132m/S/Paramount.
    Disconnect
    Times: May 16 only: 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: 12:15 Daily showtimes: 3:10 (May 16 only, 4:50) 6:10 (May 16 only, 7:55) 9:10
    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.
    Mud
    Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:25 Daily showtimes: (May 16 only, 3:25 6:15 9:10) 3:20 6:15 9:15
    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. 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.
    Ashland Street Cinemas
    Schedule effective
    May 17-23
    (Note times for May 16)
    Star Trek Into Darkness 2-D / 3-D
    Times: Sat.-Sun early show: 11:45 (2-D) Daily showtimes 3:00 (3-D) 5:45 (2-D) 9:00 (3-D)
    After a shocking act of terror from within their own organization, the crew of The Enterprise is called back home to Earth. In defiance of regulations, and with a personal score to settle, Capt.Kirk leads his crew on a manhunt to capture an unstoppable force of destruction and bring those responsible to justice. Propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships torn apart and sacrifices made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Starring John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Peter Weller, Anton Yelchin. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence/132m/S/Paramount.
    The Great Gatsby 2-D / 3-D
    Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 11:55 (2-D) Daily showtimes: 2:40 (2-D) 5:55 (3-D) 8:45 (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. 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. 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: 12:30 Daily showtimes: 6:20
    Iron Man 3 2-D
    Times: Daily showtimes: 3:25 9:15
    Disconnect
    Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:40 9:20
    See review, Page 10
    Pain & Gain
    Times: (May 16 only, 8:20)
    Bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. Rated R.
    Oblivion
    Times: (May 16 only, 2:50 5:35)
    Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Then he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language and some sensuality/nudity/125m.
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