Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas

Varsity Theatre Schedule effective

Feb. 24-March 1

Wanderlust

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:00 Daily showtimes: 4:30 6:55 9:20

A Manhattan couple leaves the pressures and pace of the city and join a freewheeling community where the rule is to be who you are. Directed by David Wain. Starring Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Alda, Justin Theroux, Malin Akerman. Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, language and drug use/98m. The Secret World of Arrietty

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:00 Daily showtimes: 3:20 5:40 8:00

Residing quietly beneath the floorboards are little people who live undetected in a secret world. An animated adventure based on Mary Norton's acclaimed children's book series "The Borrowers." Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi/Gary Rydstrom. Featuring the voice talents of Bridgit Mendler, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler. Rated G/94m.



Safe House

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:15 Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:25 9:10

The most dangerous renegade from the CIA comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now the two must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead. Directed by Daniel Espinosa. Starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Vera Farmiga, Robert Patrick. Rated R for strong violence throughout and some language/115m.



The Vow

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:05 Daily showtimes: 3:40 6:10 8:40

Paige and Leo are a happy newlywed couple whose lives are changed by a car accident that puts Paige in a coma. Waking up with severe memory loss, Paige has no memory of Leo, a confusing relationship with her parents, and an ex-fiancé she may still have feelings for. Directed by Michael Sucsy. Starring Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Scott Speedman, Jessica Lange. Rated PG-13 for an accident scene, sexual content, partial nudity and some language/104m.



The Artist

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:35 9:00

Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Actor and Supporting Actress

Hollywood, 1927: The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for George Valentin, a silent movie superstar. For young extra Peppy Miller, the sky's the limit — major movie stardom awaits. "The Artist" tells the story of their interlinked destinies. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. Starring Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, James Cromwell. Rated PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture/100m.

Ashland Street CinemasSchedule effective Feb. 24-March 1

Act of Valor

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:40 Daily showtimes: 4:05 6:30 9:00

Active-duty Navy SEALs star in a powerful story of global anti-terrorism inspired by true events combining stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion. When the rescue of a CIA operative leads to the discovery of a terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As they race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home. Each new piece of intelligence reveals another shocking twist to the deadly terror plot, which stretches from Chechnya to the Philippines and from Ukraine to Somalia and the U.S. Directed by Mouse McCoy, Scott Waugh. Starring Active Duty Navy SEALs, Roselyn Sanchez, Alex Veadov. Rated R for strong violence including some torture, and for language/101m.



Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance in 3D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show 1:20 (2D) Daily showtimes: 3:45 (2D) 6:45 9:10

Johnny Blaze still struggles with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter — but he may risk everything as he teams up with the leader of a group of rebel monks to save a young boy from the devil and possibly rid himself of his curse forever. Starring Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Christopher Lambert, Ciaran Hinds, Johnny Whitworth. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images, and language/96m.



This Means War

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:30 Daily showtimes: 3:55 6:20 8:45

The world's two top covert CIA operatives are trained assassins and master spies who have saved the world on countless occasions, but these partners and best friends are about to experience the one situation way beyond their formidable skills when they realize they're in love with the same woman. Directed by McG. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy. Rated PG-13 for sexual content including references, some violence and action, and for language/98m.



Journey 2 Mysterious Island in 3D

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:55 Daily showtimes: 4:20 6:10 (2D) 8:30 (2D)

Sean receives a distress signal from a mysterious island full of strange life forms and deadly threats. Unable to stop him from going, Sean's new stepfather joins the quest along with a helicopter pilot and his strong-willed daughter. Directed by Brad Peyton. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine. Rated PG for brief mild language/94m, plus 4m Looney Tunes cartoon short "Daffy's Rhapsody."