Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas

Varsity Theatre

Following schedule effective March 12-18

The Hurt Locker

Sat-Sun. early show: 12:10

Daily showtimes:3:00 5:55 8:50

WINNER OF SIX ACADEMY AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST PICTURE, DIRECTOR, ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

A riveting, suspenseful portrait of the courage under fire of the military's unrecognized heroes: the technicians of a bomb squad who volunteer to challenge the odds and save lives doing one of the world's most dangerous jobs. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Ralph Fiennes, Guy Pearce. Rated R for war violence and language/131m/F/Summit

The Last Station

Sat.-Sun early shows: 1:10

Daily showtimes: 3:45 6:20 9:00

TWO ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING BEST ACTRESS, BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

After almost 50 years of marriage, the Countess Sofya, Leo Tolstoy's devoted wife, passionate lover, muse and secretary suddenly finds her world turned upside down. In the name of his newly created religion, the great Russian novelist has renounced his noble title, his property and even his family in favor of poverty, vegetarianism and celibacy. Directed by Michael Hoffman; Starring Christopher Plummer, Helen Mirren, James McAvoy, Paul Giamatti, Anne-Marie Duff. Rated R for a scene of sexuality/nudity/112m/S/Sony Pictures Classics

The White Ribbon

Sat-Sun early show: 2:00

Daily showtimes: 5:15 8:30

In German, Italian, Polish and Latin with English Subtitles

TWO ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM, CINEMATOGRAPHY

A meticulously constructed, precisely modulated tapestry of malice and intrigue in a rural village in pre-World War I northern Germany. Directed by Michael Haneke; Starring Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Tukur, Theo Trebs, Michael Schenk. Rated R for some disturbing content involving violence and sexuality/144m/F/Sony Pictures Classics

Crazy Heart

Sat-Sun. early shows: 1:25Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:35 9:10

WINNER OF TWO ACADEMY AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST ACTOR (JEFF BRIDGES), BEST ORIGINAL SONG

Bad Blake, a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times, learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man's crazy heart. Directed by Scott Cooper. Starring Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell, Sarah Jane Morris. Rated R for language and brief sexuality/112m/S/Fox Searchlight

The Young Victoria

Sat-Sun early shows: 12:55

Daily showtimes: 5:45

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER BEST COSTUME DESIGN

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. Rated PG for some mild sensuality, a scene of violence, and brief incidental language and smoking/105m/S/Apparition An Education

Sat.-Sun. early show: 3:35

Daily showtimes: 8:20

THREE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING BEST PICTURE, ACTRESS, ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Jenny's school friends are thrilled with her newfound sophistication, but her English teacher is concerned that her prize pupil seems determined to throw away her evident gifts and certain chance of higher education. Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Dominic Cooper, Emma Thompson. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving sexual content, and for smoking/95m/S/Sony Pictures Classics

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective March 12-18

She's Out of My League

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:40

Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:40 9:10

Kirk, an average Joe, meets Molly, a successful, outrageously gorgeous babe, who falls for him. Starring Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve. Rated R for language and sexual content/105m/F/Paramount Green Zone

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:45

Daily showtimes: 3:30 6:15 9:00

During the U.S. led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Going from one booby-trapped site to the next, they search for deadly chemical agents but instead stumble upon an elaborate cover-up spun by operatives with intersecting agendas. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Starring Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear. Rated R for violence and language/115m/S/Universal

Alice in Wonderland

(in conventional 2D)

Sat-Sun. early show: 12:25

Daily showtimes: 3:10 5:50 8:30

Alice returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, and the Mad Hatter. Directed by Tim Burton; Starring Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover. Rated PG for fantasy action/violence involving scary images and situations, and for a smoking caterpillar/109m/F/Disney

Brooklyn's Finest

Sat-Sun. early show: 12:10

Daily showtimes: 3:00 6:00 8:50

See review, Page 9

Directed by Antoine Fuqua ("Training Day"). Starring Ethan Hawke, Richard Gere, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin, Don Cheadle. Rated R for bloody violence throughout, strong sexuality, nudity, drug content and pervasive language/133m/S/Overture

Cop Out

See review, Page 9

Directed by Kevin Smith. Starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan. Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, violence and brief sexuality/107m/S/WB

Shutter Island

Sat-Sun. early show: 2:10

Daily showtimes: 5:15 8:20

Two U.S. marshals are summoned to a remote and barren island off the coast of Massachusetts to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a murderess from the island's fortress-like hospital for the criminally insane. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow. Rated R for disturbing violent content, language and some nudity/138m/S/Paramount

The Crazies

Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:00

Daily showtimes: 4:30 6:55 9:20

Anarchy reigns in a small town as townsfolk succumb to an unknown toxin and turn sadistically violent. In an effort to keep the madness contained, the government uses deadly force to close off all access and won't let anyone in or out — even those uninfected. Directed by Breck Eisner. Starring Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Danielle Panabaker, Joe Anderson. Rated R for for bloody violence and language/101m/S/Overture