Varsity Theatre and Ashland Street Cinemas

Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective

Aug. 3-7

Your Sister's Sister

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:50 4:15 6:35 8:55

Iris invites her friend, Jack, to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At the remote cabin, the bereft and confused man's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days. Directed by Lynn Shelton. Starring Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt. Rated R for language and some sexual content/90m.



Safety Not Guaranteed

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:40 Daily showtimes: 4:55 7:10 9:20

"WANTED: Someone to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. You get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED. I have only done this once before." An unusual classified ad inspires three cynical Seattle magazine employees to go looking for the story behind it. They discover its author is a mysterious eccentric named Kenneth, a likable but paranoid supermarket clerk, who believes he's solved the riddle of time travel and intends to depart soon. Together, they embark on a hilarious, smart, and unexpectedly heartfelt journey. Directed by Colin Trevorrow. Starring Kristen Bell, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Mark Duplass, Aubrey Plaza, Jake M. Johnson. Rated R for language including some sexual references/86m.



Bernie

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtimes: 3:50 6:25 9:05

In a small town in Texas, the local mortician strikes up an unlikely friendship with a wealthy widow that takes a surprising turn. Directed by Richard Linklater. Starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Shirley MacLaine, Rick Dial, Veronica Orosco. Rated PG-13 for some violent images and brief strong language/104m.



To Rome With Love

Times: Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:00 Daily showtimes: 4:30 7:00 9:30

A story about a number of people in Italy, some American, some Italian, some residents, some visitors, and the romances and adventures and predicaments they get into. Directed by Woody Allen; Starring Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penelope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page. Rated R for some sexual references/95m.



Moonrise Kingdom

Times: Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:35 Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:15 8:40

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, "Moonrise Kingdom" tells the story of two 12-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing offshore — and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle. Rated PG-13 for sexual content and smoking/94m.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective

Aug. 3-9

Total Recall

Times: Daily showtimes: 1:00 3:40 6:20 9:00

A factory worker in the future visits Rekall — a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. When something goes wrong, he finds himself on the run. Directed by Len Wiseman. Starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief nudity, and language/118m.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Times: Daily showtimes: 1:10 3:30 5:55 8:15

During his summer vacation, Greg hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club, which fails to save him from embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong. Directed by David Bowers. Starring Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Robert Caproni, Steve Zahn, Rachel Harris. Rated PG for some rude humor/94m.



The Watch

Times: Daily showtimes: 6:55 9:20

Four everyday suburban guys form a neighborhood watch group as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. When they discover that their town has become overrun with aliens, they have no choice but to save their neighborhood — and the world — from total extermination. Directed by Akiva Schaffer. Starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Will Forte, Billy Crudup. Rated R for some strong sexual content including references, pervasive language and violent images/102m.



The Dark Knight Rises

Times: Daily showtimes: 1:40 5:10 8:40

Eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, the terrorist leader Bane arrives in Gotham City, pushing it and its police force to their limits, forcing its former hero Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent's crimes. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Liam Neeson. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language/165m.



Ice Age: Continental Drift

Times: Daily showtimes: 2:10 4:35

In the wake of earth-shattering upheavals, Sid reunites with his long-lost family, and the gang encounters a ragtag menagerie of colorful new characters determined to stop them from returning home. Directed by Steve Martino, Michael Thurmeier. Starring Ray Romano, Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo. Rated PG for for mild rude humor and action/peril/94m.