Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

Sept. 1-8

The Debt

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:10 Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:30 9:10

Mossad agents tracked down a Nazi war criminal in East Berlin in 1966. At great risk, and at considerable personal cost, the team's mission was accomplished — or was it? Directed by John Madden. Starring Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington. Rated R for some violence and language/113m.

Another Earth

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:20 Daily showtimes: 7:05

On the eve of the discovery of a duplicate Earth, tragedy strikes and the lives of strangers become irrevocably intertwined. Directed by Mike Cahill. Starring William Mapother. Rated PG-13/93m.


Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:45 Daily showtimes: 4:20 6:55 9:30

A young woman grows up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Working for her uncle, her ultimate goal is to hunt down and exact revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents' deaths. Directed by Olivier Megaton. Starring Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Jordi Molla, Lennie James, Sam Wainwright Douglas. Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, intense sequences of action, sexuality and brief strong language/108m.

One Day

Times: Daily showtimes: 4:40 9:20

Emma and Dexter meet on the night of their college graduation. She is a working-class girl of principle who dreams of making the world a better place. He's a wealthy charmer who sees the world as his playground. Over the next two decades, their friendship ebbs and flows, through love and loss, heartbreak and success, hopes fulfilled and dreams shattered. Starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Ken Stott. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, partial nudity, language, some violence and substance abuse/107m.

The Help

Times: Sat.-Mon early show: 2:00 Daily showtimes: 5:20 8:35

Based on the best-selling book, three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. Directed by Tate Taylor. Starring Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Emma Stone, Sissy Spacek, Allison Janney. Rated PG-13 for thematic material/146m.

Midnight in Paris

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:10 Daily showtimes: 4:25 6:45 9:00

Owen Wilson plays Gil, a successful screenwriter who loves Paris, particularly Paris in the 1920s. And so it is that Gil moves back and forth between past and present. Written and directed by Woody Allen. Rated PG-13 for some sexual references and smoking/94m.

Schedule effective Sept. 2-8

Apollo 18

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:30 Daily showtimes: 4:45 7:00 9:10

American astronauts are sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. This is the actual footage that the astronauts captured on that mission. And while NASA denies its authenticity, others say it's the real reason we've never gone back to the moon. Directed by Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego. Rated PG-13 for some disturbing sequences and language/90m.

Shark Night (in 2D)

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:00 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:20 8:35

A sexy summer weekend turns into a blood-soaked nightmare. Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, disturbing images, sexual references, partial nudity, language and thematic material/91m.

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:50 Daily showtimes: 4:20 6:50 9:20

A scary mansion has a hidden basement. Rated R for violence and terror/103m/F/FilmDistrict.

Our Idiot Brother

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:40 Daily showtimes: 4:45 7:10 9:30

See review, Page 10

Directed by Jesse Peretz. Starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer. Rated R for sexual content including nudity, and for language throughout/90m/F/Weinstein.

Conan the Barbarian (in 2D)

Times: Daily showtimes: 6:10 8:45

Conan is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil. Directed by Marcus Nispel. Starring Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang, Rose McGowan, Ron Perlman. Rated R for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity/112m.

Fright Night (in 2D)

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:15

Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:25 9:00

Charlie Brewster can't get anyone to believe that his new next-door neighbor is a vampire, so he must find a way to get rid of him or risk losing those he loves. Starring Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell. Rated R for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references/106m.

Spy Kids 2D: All the Time in the World

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 3:50

A retired secret agent and her stepchildren do battle with the maniacal Timekeeper. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. Starring Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven. Rated PG for mild action and rude humor/89m.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:30 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:30 9:00

In present day San Francisco, a scientist looks for a cure for Alzheimer's by experimenting on a chimpanzee. But an act of both compassion and arrogance, and the development of animal intelligence, brings about a war for supremacy between humans and apes. Starring James Franco, Freida Pinto. Rated PG-13 for violence, terror, some sexuality and brief strong language/110m.