Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

Oct. 21-27

The Big Year

Times: Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:25

See review, Page 11

Starring Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, Jack Black, Jim Parsons, Rashida Jones, Anjelica Huston. Rated PG for language and sensuality /100m.



50/50

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:25 Daily showtimes: 4:45 7:05 9:25

Based on real experiences from the life of writer and cancer survivor Will Reiser, "50/50" is a poignant, funny movie that deals with a serious subject. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen. Rated R for language throughout, sexual content and some drug use/100m.



The Ides of March

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:50 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:35 9:00

In the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, an up-and-coming campaign press secretary finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate's shot at the presidency. Directed by George Clooney. Starring Ryan Gosling, George Clooney. Rated R for pervasive language/101m.



Moneyball

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:40 Daily showtimes: 5:40 8:40

Forced to reinvent his team on a tight budget, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane partners with an Ivy League grad and recruits bargain players that the scouts call flawed. Rated PG-13 for some strong language/133m.



Midnight in Paris

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 8:50

Owen Wilson plays Gil, a successful screenwriter but full of doubt novelist, who joins his forceful fiancee, Inez, and her parents in the City of Lights. Written and directed by Woody Allen. Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates. Rated PG-13/94m.

Schedule effective Oct. 21-27

The Three Musketeers (in 2D)

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 3:40 Daily showtimes: 6:20 9:00

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan joins forces with three rogue Musketeers in this reboot of Alexandre Dumas' story. They must stop the evil Richelieu, facing off with Buckingham and the treacherous Milady. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. Starring Logan Lerman, Milla Jovovich, Matthew Macfadyen, Orlando Bloom, Christoph Waltz. Rated PG-13 for sequences of adventure action violence/111m.



Paranormal Activity 3

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:30 2:40 Daily showtimes: 4:55 7:15 9:30

In 1988, sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity in their home. Directed by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman. Starring Katie Featherston, Sprague Grayden, Lauren Bittner. Rated R for some violence, language, brief sexuality and drug use/84m.

Footloose

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:05 Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:30 9:10

See review, Page 11

Rated PG-13 for some teen drug and alcohol use, sexual content, violence and language /113m.



The Thing

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 4:15 6:45 9:20

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to disaster. Directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen. Rated R for strong creature violence and gore, disturbing images, and language/103m.



Real Steel

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:40 Daily showtimes: 3:25 6:10 8:55

In the near future, where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 200-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. He reluctantly teams up with his estranged son, Max, to build and train a championship contender and, against all odds, gets one last shot at a comeback. Starring Hugh Jackman, Kevin Durand, Evangeline Lilly. Rated PG-13 for some violence, intense action and brief language/127m.



The Help

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:30 Daily showtimes: 4:55 8:00

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. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed. Starring Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Sissy Spacek, Allison Janney. Rated PG-13 for thematic material/146m.