Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:50
Daily showtimes: 4:15 6:45 9:15
In French and Italian with English subtitles
Cannes Best Actress Juliette Binoche plays a gallery owner living in a Tuscan village who attends a lecture by a British author on authenticity and fakery in art. Afterwards, she invites him on a tour of the countryside during which he is mistaken for her husband. They keep up the pretense and continue on their afternoon out, discussing love, life and art, increasingly behaving like a long-married couple. But are they play-acting on a whim or is there more to their seemingly new relationship than meets the eye? Directed by Abbas Kiarostami. Starring Juliette Binoche, William Shimell, Jean-Claude Carriere, Agathe Natanson. Not Rated/106m/F/IFC.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:40
Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:00 8:00
A prismatic and probing exploration of our world, what's wrong with it, and what we can do to make it better. "I AM" recounts what happened to a successful filmmaker after a cycling accident left him incapacitated, possibly for good. Though he ultimately recovered, he emerged a changed man. Disillusioned with life on the A-list, he sold his house, moved to a mobile home community, and decided to start life anew. Directed by Tom Shadyac. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including a disturbing image/80m/F/Paladin.
Sat-Sun. early show: 2:00
Daily showtimes: 6:50
A soldier wakes up in the body of an unknown man and things get weird. Directed by Duncan Jones. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga. Rated PG-13 for some violence including disturbing images, and for language/94m/F/Summit.
Daily showtimes: 3:30 9:00
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Directed by Robert Redford. Starring James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Kevin Kline. Rated PG-13 for some violent content/122m/S/Roadside.
Water for Elephants
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:15
Daily showtimes: 3:00 5:45 8:35
A love story under the Big Top. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Hal Holbrook. Rated PG-13 for moments of intense violence and sexual content/121m/S/Fox.
Daily showtimes: 4:20 9:10
Story of a high school wrestling coach that explores the allegiances and bonds between unlikely characters. Starring Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Melanie Lynskey, Bobby Cannavale, Jeffrey Tambor. Rated R for language/106m/F/Fox Searchlight.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:45
Daily showtimes: 6:15
Based on Charlotte Bronte's classic novel. 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.
Ashland Street Cinemas
Schedule effective May 6-12
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:15
Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:40 9:20
Friendships are tested and secrets surface when terminally single Rachel lands in bed with her best friend's fiance. Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, Colin Egglesfield, John Krasinski, Steve Howey. Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, and some drug material/113m/F/WB.
Thor (in 2D)
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:55
Daily showtimes: 3:40 6:25 9:10
Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war, is cast down to Earth by his father Odin to live among humans. Thor learns about love, and what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgard. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence/115m/S/Paramount.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:25
Daily showtimes: 3:15 6:05 9:00
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Starring Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, sexual content and language/130m/S/Univeral.
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil
Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:35 2:40
Daily showtimes: 4:45
An animated feature fracturing fairy tales and pop culture with good-natured glee. Directed by Mike Disa. Starring the voice talents of Glenn Close, Joan Cusack, Hayden Panettiere. Rated PG for some mild rude humor, language and action/85m/F/Weinstein.
Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:15
At "Prom," every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As the big dance approaches, some relationships unravel and others ignite. Directed by Joe Nussbaum. Starring Danielle Campbell, Nicholas Braun, Kylie Bunbury, Yin Chang.
Rated PG for mild language and a brief fight/103m/F/Disney.
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:25
Daily showtimes: 8:45
The inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again through the love of her family, her sheer determination, and her unwavering faith. Directed by Sean McNamara. Starring Annasophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Kevin Sorbo, Carrie Underwood. Rated PG for an intense accident sequence and some thematic material/106m/S/Sony.
Rio (in 2D)
Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:05
Daily showtimes: 3:25 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. Starring the voice talents of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez. Rated G/99m/S/Fox.
Daily showtimes: 6:55 9:30
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. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexual material and language/111m/S/Focus.