Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:00 Daily showtimes: 5:10 8:20
In the ruins of what was once North America, 12 remaining districts are forced by the Capitol to send one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 to participate in the annual Hunger Games, televised for all to see. Katniss, 16, becomes a contender in the Games in order to save her little sister from having to compete. Only one of the 24 contenders can survive. Based on the first novel of Suzanne Collins' best-selling trilogy. Directed by Gary Ross. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci. Rated PG-13/142m.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:45 Daily showtimes: 3:25 6:05 8:45
A beguiling tale of fly-fishing and political spinning, of unexpected heroism and late-blooming love, and of an attempt to prove the impossible, possible. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom ("Chocolat") and written by Simon Beaufoy ("Slumdog Millionaire"), this film is based on Paul Torday's acclaimed novel about a scientist who looks to fulfill a sheikh's dream of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to his homeland in Yemen. Starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked, Catherine Steadman, Tom Mison. Rated PG-13 for some violence and sexual content, and brief language/108m.
Jeff Who Lives at Home
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:35 2:45 Daily showtimes: 4:55 7:10 9:20
On his way to the store to buy wood glue, Jeff looks for signs from the universe to determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and circumstances. Jeff just may find the meaning of his life ... and if he's lucky, pick up the wood glue as well. Directed by Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass. Starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer, Susan Sarandon, Evan Ross. Rated R for language including sexual references and some drug use/83m.
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:10 Daily showtimes: 4:30 6:50 9:10
Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director, Actor
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. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. Starring Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, James Cromwell. Rated PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture/100m.
Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:50 Daily showtimes: 3:40 6:25 9:05
In Farsi with English subtitles
Academy Award Winner Best Foreign Language Film
A compelling drama set in Iran about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband, Nader, and daughter, Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave his Alzheimer's-suffering father. Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. After Nader hires a maid to help care for his father, his life becomes further complicated. Directed by Asghar Farhadi. Starring Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material/123m.
Ashland Street Cinemas
March 30-April 3
Wrath of the Titans in 3D
Times: Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtimes: 3:50 (2D) 6:20 8:50
Weakened by humanity's lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades and Poseidon who originally overthrew and condemned him. Hades, along with Zeus' godly son, Ares, switch loyalties and make a deal with Kronos to capture Zeus. The Titans' strength grows stronger, and hell is unleashed on Earth. Enlisting help, Perseus embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus, overthrow the Titans and save mankind. Starring Sam Worthington, Rosamund Pike, Liam Neeson. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence and action/101m.
Times: Fri.-Sun. early show: 11:40 Daily showtimes: 2:50 6:00 9:10
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci, Lenny Kravitz. Rated PG-13/142m.
21 Jump Street
Times: Fri.-Sun. early show: Daily showtimes: 1:30 4:05 6:40 9:20
After police recruits Schmidt and Jenko botch catching a drug ring, they're forced into a program where police officers go undercover at high schools, and are sent to infiltrate a high school where a dangerous designer drug has been killing students. Starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Ice Cube. Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, teen drinking and some violence/110m.