Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas
Following schedule effective May 14-20
Letters to Juliet
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:15
Daily showtimes: 3:45 6:15 8:45
An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" — one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" — and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter. Starring Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Egan. PG for brief rude behavior, some language and incidental smoking/105m/S/Summit.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Sat.-Sun. early shows: 1:45
Daily showtimes: 5:05 8:20
In Swedish with English subtitles
A disgraced financial journalist and the tattooed, ruthless computer hacker Lisbeth Salander are hired to investigate a 40-year-old murder. Starring Michael Nyqvis, Noomi Rapace. Not Rated, but graphic violence and misogynistic and sexually violent themes/152m/S/Music Box Films.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:40
Daily showtimes: 5:35 8:30
In Italian and French with English subtitles
A cinematic tour-de-force from Italian master Marco Bellocchio, "Vincere" is a portrait of Benito Mussolini and the fiery woman who was his secret wife and the mother of his abandoned child. When he disappears during World War I and later resurfaces with a new wife, the scorned woman and her son are locked away in separate asylums for more than a decade. But Ida will not disappear without a fight. Directed by Marco Bellocchio. Starring Filippo Timi. NR (contains nudity, sexual situations and adult themes)/128m/F/IFC.
Sat.-Sun. early shows: 2:30
Daily showtimes: 4:40 6:45 8:55
See review, Page 10
A documentary from Thomas Balmes. PG for cultural and maternal nudity throughout/79m/F/Focus.
The Ghost Writer
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:30
Daily showtimes: 6:25
Roman Polanski's atmospheric and suspenseful political thriller — a story of deceit and betrayal on every level: sexual, political and literary. Starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan. Rated PG-13 for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference/128m/S/Summit.
Daily showtimes: 4:15 9:10
The Joneses are rich, beautiful and seem to be the perfect family. Try to keep up. Directed by Derrick Borte; Starring Demi Moore, David Duchovny, Amber Heard, Lauren Hutton, Gary Cole, Glenne Headly. R for language, some sexual content, teen drinking and drug use/95m/S/Roadside Attractions. Ashland Street Cinemas
Schedule effective May 14-20
Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:05
Daily showtimes: 4:20 6:30 8:40
Directors Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud dive deep into the very waters that sustain all of mankind, exploring the playful splendor and the harsh reality of the weird and wonderful creatures that live within. Featuring spectacular never-before-seen imagery captured by the latest underwater technologies. Directed by Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud. Starring Pierce Brosnan. G/84m/S/Disney.
Sat.Sun. early show: 12:00
Daily showtimes: 3:00 6:00 9:05
In 13th-century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, William Hurt. PG-13 for violence including intense sequences of warfare, and some sexual content/140m/S/Universal.
Iron Man 2
Sat. Sun. early shows: 12:25 2:15
Daily showtimes: 3:25 5:15 6:20 8:15 9:15
See review, Page 10
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow. PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence and some language/124m/S/Paramount.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20
Daily showtimes: 3:40 5:50 8:00
An ambitious young real estate developer faces off with a band of angry animals when his new housing subdivision pushes too far into the wilderness. Starring Brendan Fraser, Rated PG for some rude humor, mild language and brief smoking/90m/F/Summit.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:45 2:45
Daily showtimes: 4:55 7:10 9:20
A case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more dangerous and thrilling. Starring Steve Carrell, Tina Fey,. Rated PG-13 for sexual and crude content throughout, language, some violence and drug reference/88m/S/Fox.