Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas
The Big Uneasy
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:15
Daily showtimes: 3:40 6:05 8:30
The first documentary by long-time "mockumentarian" Harry Shearer, "The Big Uneasy" follows three remarkable people — the leaders of two scientific investigation teams, and one whistleblower — as they reveal the true story of why New Orleans flooded and why it could happen again. Digital/Not Rated/99m/F/Double Exposure LLC.
The Lincoln Lawyer
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:45
Daily showtimes: 3:30 6:15 8:55
Mickey Haller is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental sedan. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of a lifetime: defending a Beverly Hills playboy accused of murder. But the case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller. Directed by Brad Furman. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, John Leguizamo, William H. Macy. Rated R for some violence, sexual content and language/119m/S/Lionsgate.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:30
Daily showtimes: 3:15 6:00 8:45
Based on Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, Jane works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester in his isolated and imposing residence. Directed by Cary Fukunaga. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench, Sophie Ward. Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements including a nude image and brief violent content/121m/F/Focus.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:45
Daily showtimes: 4:15 6:45 9:15
Aspiring author Eddie Morra is suffering from chronic writer's block, but his life changes when an old friend introduces him to NZT, a revolutionary new pharmaceutical that allows him to tap his full potential. With every synapse crackling, Eddie can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard, learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations and beguile anyone he meet — as long as he keeps taking the untested drug. Directed by Neil Burger. Starring Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish, Anna Friel. Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving a drug, violence including disturbing images, sexuality and language /106m/S/Relativity.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:30
Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:30 9:05
Two sci-fi geeks are on a pilgrimage that takes them to America's UFO heartland. There they accidentally meet an alien — a space-traveling smart-mouth, who brings them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever. Directed by Greg Mottola. Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Seth Rogan as the voice of Paul. Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug use/116m/S/Universal.
Ashland Street Cinemas
Schedule effective April 15-21
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:00
Daily showtimes: 3:35 6:10 8:45
Sidney Prescott returns to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour, reconnecting with Sheriff Dewey and Gale. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting everyone in danger. Directed by Wes Craven. Written by Kevin Williamson. Starring David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox Arquette, Emma Roberts. Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some teen drinking/112m/S/The Weinstein Co.
Rio (in 2D)
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:50
Daily showtimes: 3:20 5:45 8:10
Blu is a domesticated Macaw who never learned to fly, living a comfortable life with his owner and best friend Linda in a small town in Minnesota. Blu and Linda think he's the last of his kind, but when they learn about another Macaw who lives in Rio de Janeiro, they head to the faraway and exotic land to find Jewel, Blu's female counterpart. Shortly after they meet, Blu and Jewel are kidnapped by a group of bungling animal smugglers. Directed by Carlos Saldanha. Starring the voice talents of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Wanda Sykes, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez. Rated G/99m/S/Fox.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:15
Daily showtimes: 3:45 6:25 9:00
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Starring Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner, Luis Guzman. Rated PG-13 for alcohol use throughout, sexual content, language and some drug references/110m/F/Warner Bros.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:05
Daily showtimes: 4:30 6:55 9:20
Tales are told of handsome knights who rescue fair damsels, slay dragons and conquer evil. But behind many a hero is a good-for-nothing younger brother trying to stay out of the way of those dragons, evil and trouble in general. If Thadeous can find his inner hero, he can help his brave brother prevent the destruction of their land. Stay a slacker, and not only does he die a coward, he gets front row seats to the dawn of an all-new Dark Ages. Directed by David Gordon Green. Starring James Franco, Danny McBride, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Charles Dance. Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, pervasive language, nudity, violence and some drug use/102m/S/Universal.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:35
Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:40 9:10
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Hanna is a teenage girl with the strength, stamina, and smarts of a soldier, taught by her ex-CIA father, in the wilds of Finland. Her upbringing and training have been geared to making her the perfect assassin. Sent by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys across Europe, eluding agents dispatched by a ruthless operative with secrets of her own. Directed by Joe Wright. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Jason Flemyng, Olivia Williams. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexual material and language/111m/S/Focus.
Sat-Sun. early show: 1:45
Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:15 8:30
A soldier wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's on a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. But when he becomes determined to save a woman he meets on the train, he jeopardizes the mission. Directed by Duncan Jones. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga, Michelle Monaghan, Jeffrey Wright. Rated PG-13 for some violence including disturbing images, and for language/94m/F/Summit.