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 Posted: 2:00 AM May 22, 2014

Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective

May 23-29

Redwood Highway

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:30 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:30 9:00

Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years. Directed by Gary Lundgren. Starring Shirley Knight, James LeGros, Tom Skerritt, Zena Gray, Michelle Lombardo. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including a scene of menace/90m.

Locke

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 4:50 Daily showtimes: 7:05 9:20

Ivan Locke has worked diligently to craft the life he has envisioned, dedicating himself to the job that he loves and the family he adores. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his family, job, and soul. All taking place over the course of one absolutely riveting car ride, "Locke" is an exploration of how one decision can lead to the complete collapse of a life. Directed by Steven Knight. Starring Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Olivia Colman, Tom Holland, Ben Daniels, Danny Webb, Alice Lowe, Bill Milner. Rated R for language throughout/85m.

Belle

Tims: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:55 Daily showtimes: 3:30 6:00 8:30

Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as lord chief justice to end slavery in England. Directed by Amma Asante. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Penelope Wilton, Miranda Richardson, Tom Felton, Matthew Goode. Rated PG for thematic elements, some language and brief smoking images/104m.

Million Dollar Arm

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:55 Daily showtimes: 3:00 5:50 8:40

JB Bernstein, a once-successful sports agent. now finds himself edged out by bigger, slicker competitors. He and his partner, Aash, will have to close their business down for good if JB doesn't come up with something fast. One night, while watching cricket being played in India on TV, JB comes up with an idea so radical it just might work. Why not go to there and find the next baseball pitching sensation? Directed by Craig Gillespie. Starring Jon Hamm, Bill Paxton, Lake Bell, Suraj Sharma,. Rated PG/ 124m.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:40 9:10 (No 9:10 showing on May 29)

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most-trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent. Directed by Wes Anderson. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody. Rated R for language, some sexual content and violence/100m.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

May 23-29

X-Men: Days of Future Past in 3D

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:15 (2-D) 2:50 (3-D) Daily showtimes: 6:10 (2-D) 8:45 (3-D)

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The beloved characters from the original "X-Men" film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from "X-Men: First Class," in an epic battle that must change the past — to save our future. Directed by Bryan Singer. Starring Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi violence and action, some suggestive material, nudity and language/131m.

Blended

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:05 Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:35 9:20

After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren and Jim agree on only one thing: They never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week. Directed by Frank Coraci. Starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Joel McHale, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kevin Nealon, Jessica Lowe, Terry Crews. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and language/117m.

Godzilla in 3-D

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 11:55 (3-D) Daily showtimes: 3:15 (2-D) 5:50 (3-D) 9:10 (2-D)

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Directed by Gareth Edwards. Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn, Bryan Cranston. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence/123m.

Neighbors

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:15 Daily showtimes: 4:40 7:05 9:30 (No 7:05 showing on May 29)

This is a comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby. It can only go from bad to worse for everyone. Directed by Nicholas Stoller. Starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Lisa Kudrow, Jake Johnson. Rated R for pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and drug use throughout/97m.


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