Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas
Schedule effective June 23-July 1
Knight and Day
Daily showtimes: 1:10 3:45 6:20 9:00
A chance encounter thrusts a woman and a charming but lethal operative into a series of adventures across the globe. As if dodging assassins and uncovering world-changing secrets weren't enough, she must now figure out if he is a good guy, a traitor, or just plain crazy. Directed by James Mangold. Starring Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Viola Davis, Paul Dano. Rated PG-13 for sequences of action violence throughout, and brief strong language/110m/S/Fox.
Daily showtimes: 1:50 6:45
Set in modern day Britain, "Harry Brown" follows one man's journey through a chaotic world where teenage violence runs rampant. As a modest, law-abiding citizen, Brown lives alone. When his best friend is killed, Brown reaches his breaking point. Directed by Daniel Barber. Starring Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Charlie Creed-Miles, Iain Glen. R for strong violence and language throughout, drug use and sexual content/103m/S/IDP.
Get Him to the Greek
Daily showtimes: 4:15 9:10
An ambitious 23-year-old record company intern has exaggerated his way into a dream job: Fly to London and escort a rock god to L.A.'s Greek Theater for the first-stop on a $100-million tour. But British rocker Aldous Snow (the character from "Forgetting Sarah Marshall") is both a brilliant musician and walking sex magnet. The intern may have to coax, lie to, enable and party with Aldous, but he'll get him to the Greek. Starring Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Rose Byrne. R for strong sexual content and drug use throughout, and pervasive language/109m/F/Universal.
City of Your Final Destination
Daily showtimes: 1:00 3:35 6:10 8:50
A young American academic, Omar, attempts to persuade the reluctant heirs of a celebrated Uruguayan novelist to allow him to write an authorized biography of the recently deceased novelist. Directed by James Ivory. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney. PG-13 for a brief sexual situation with partial nudity/118m/F/Screen Media Films.
Daily showtimes: 2:10 4:30 7:00 9:20
A charming and insightful tale about a family living on an island off the Bronx in New York City. Starring Andy Garcia, Alan Arkin, Julianna Marguilies. PG-13 for sexual content, smoking and language/100m/F/Anchor Bay.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Daily showtimes: 1:30 4:45 8:00
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.
Ashland Street Cinemas
Schedule effective June 25-29
Daily showtimes: 1:25 4:00 6:35 9:10
Five friends and former teammates reunite years later to honor the passing of their childhood basketball coach. With their wives and kids in tow, they spend the Fourth of July holiday weekend together at a lake house, discovering why growing older doesn't necessarily mean growing up. Directed by Dennis Dugan. Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, Steve Buscemi. Rated PG-13 for crude material including suggestive references, language and some male rear nudity/103m/F/Sony
Toy Story 3 (in 2D)
Daily showtimes: 12:40 3:20 5:55 8:30
See review, Page 9
Directed by Lee Unkrich. With the voice talents of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Michael Keaton, Don Rickles, John Ratzenberger. G/108m (including Pixar short)/S/Disney.
Daily showtimes: 1:00 3:00 5:05 7:15 9:25
Jonah Hex is a scarred drifter and bounty hunter of last resort, a tough and stoic gunslinger who can track down anyone ... and anything. Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend, and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the "other side." In exchange for his freedom from the warrants on his head, he must track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull, who is gathering an army and preparing to unleash Hell. He also is Jonah's oldest enemy and will stop at nothing until Jonah is dead. Based on the graphic novel. Directed by Jimmy Hayward. Starring Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox, Michael Fassbender, Will Arnett, Wes Bentley. PG-13 for disturbing images, sexual content, intense sequences of violence and intense sequences of action/85m/S/Warner Bros.
Daily showtimes: 2:25 5:35 8:40
Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre falls for his classmate Mei Ying, and the feeling is mutual, but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully and kung fu prodigy, Cheng. Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a master of kung fu. Directed by Harald Zwart. Starring Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson. PG for bullying, martial arts action violence and some mild language/140m/S/Sony.
Daily showtime: 12:50 3:30 6:10 8:50
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Starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel. PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence throughout, language and smoking/117m/S/Fox.
Daily showtimes: 4:10 9:00
Assassin Spencer becomes the target of a multi-million-dollar hit. Now Spencer and his lovely wife, Jen, are on the run, trying to save their marriage. Directed by Robert Luketick; Starring Ashton Kutcher, Katherine Heigl, Tom Selleck, Catherine O'Hara, Katheryn Winnick. PG-13 for violent action, sexual material and language/100m/S/Lionsgate.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Daily showtimes: 1:35 6:45
A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess, racing against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands Of Time — a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Alfred Molina, Gemma Arterton. PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action/116m/S/Disney.