Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

Jan. 13-19

Carnage

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:45 2:50 Daily showtimes: 4:55 7:05 9:15

Golden Globe nomination, Best Actress in a Comedy — Kate Winslet

After two boys have a fight at a playground, the parents of the "victim" invite the parents of the "bully" over to work out their issues. A polite discussion of child-rearing between the working class parents and the upper class parents soon escalates to verbal warfare. Directed by Roman Polanski. Starring Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly, Elvis Polanski, Eliot Berger. Rated R for language/80m.



Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Time: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:10 Daily showtimes: 3:05 6:00 9:00

Retired career spy George Smiley is brought back in to track down the identity of a suspected mole, or double agent, in MI6 during the Cold War. Directed by Tomas Alfredson. Based on John le Carre's classic best-selling novel. Starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Ciaran Hinds, Mark Strong, Toby Jones. Rated R for violence, some sexuality/nudity and language/128m.

My Week with Marilyn

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:00 2:20 Daily showtimes: 4:40 7:00 9:20

See review, Page 11

Directed by Simon Curtis. Starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagnh. Rated R for some language/99m.



The Descendants

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

With his wife Elizabeth on life support after an accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King takes his daughters to Kauai from Oahu to confront the man who was having an affair with her. Meanwhile, Matt wrestles with a decision whether or not to sell the family's land, handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries. Directed by Alexander Payne. Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Patricia Hastie. Rated R for language including some sexual references/115m.

Schedule effective Jan. 13-19

Contraband

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:35 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:45 9:20

A security guard with financial problems considers a return to his smuggling ways when an associate offers a potentially lucrative opportunity. Directed by Baltasar Kormakur. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Stephen Levinson. Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief drug use/110m.



Beauty and the Beast (in 3D)

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:00 3:20 (2D) 5:40 8:00

With stunning new 3D imagery, the film captures the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright and beautiful young woman taken prisoner by a hideous beast in his castle. Starring the voice talents of Robby Benson, Paige O'Hara, Jerry Orbach, Angela Lansbury, David Ogden Stiers. Rated G/84m + 6m short film "Tangled Ever After"

War Horse

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 2:00 Daily showtimes: 5:10 8:20

See review, Page 11

Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, Tom Hiddleston. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of war violence/146m.



Hugo (in 3D)

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:35 Daily showtimes: 3:25 6:15 9:00

With the help of an eccentric girl, an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station searches for the answer to a mystery linking the father he recently lost, the ill-tempered toy shop owner living below him and a heart-shaped lock, seemingly without a key. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starring Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jude Law, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen. Rated PG for mild thematic material, some action/peril and smoking/126m.



Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

Times: Sat.-Mon. early show: 12:00 Daily showtimes: 2:55 5:50 8:50

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ghost Protocol is initiated and Ethan and his rogue team must go undercover to clear their organization's name. Directed by Brad Bird. Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Tom Wilkinson, Simon Pegg. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence/133m.



Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:10 Daily showtimes: 3:10 6:10 9:05

Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room…until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large — Professor Moriarty — and not only is he Holmes' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective. Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some drug material/129m.