Movie listings: April 14-20

Varsity Theatre

April 14-20

See for additional non-festival days not listed, and ticket prices

The Zookeeper's Wife


Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:00 Daily showtimes: 2:55, 5:50, 8:45

In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are stunned — and forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance — and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk. Directed by Niki Caro; Starring Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Iddo Goldberg, Michael McElhatton, Shira Haas, Efrat Dor, Timothy Radford. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking/126m.

T2 Trainspotting


Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:05 Daily showtimes: 3:50, 6:35, 9:20

First there was an opportunity ... then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie. Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance. Directed by Danny Boyle; Starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, Shirley Henderson, Steven Robertson. Rated R for drug use, language throughout, strong sexual content, graphic nudity and some violence/117m.

Personal Shopper


Sat.-Sun. early show: 3:30 Daily showtime: 8:20

This ethereal and mysterious ghost story stars Kristen Stewart as a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him. Directed by Olivier Assayas; Starring Lars Eidinger, Anders Danielsen Lie, Sigrid Bouaziz, Ty Olwin, Kristen Stewart, Hammou Graïa, Benjamin Biolay. Rated R for some language, sexuality, nudity and a bloody violent image/105m.

Land of Mine


Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:45 Daily showtimes: 4:15, 6:45, 9:10

In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs is forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight. Directed by Martin Zandvliet; Starring Roland Møller, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Emil Belton, Osakar Belton, Laura Bro. Rated R for violence, some grisly images, and language/101m.



Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:50 Daily showtimes: 3:40, 6:20, 9:00

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers. Directed by François Ozon; Starring Pierre Niney, Ernst Stötzner, Paula Beer, Marie Gruber, Johann von Bülow, Anton von Lucke, Cyrielle Claire. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including brief war violence/114m.


Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtime: 6:10

A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat. Directed by Ceyda Torun; Starring Bülent Üstün. Not Rated/80m.

Ashland Street Cinemas

April 14-20

Editor's note: See for additional days not listed, and ticket prices

The Fate of the Furious


Fri.-Sun. early show: 11:55, 1:30 Daily showtimes: 2:55, 4:35, 5:55, 7:40, 8:55

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. Directed by F. Gary Gray; Starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlize Theron, Scott Eastwood, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson. Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of violence and destruction, suggestive content, and language/136m.

Going in Style

Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:55 Daily showtimes: 4:20, 6:45, 9:10

Three seniors, who are living social security check to check and even reduced to eating dog food at times, decide they have had enough. So, they plan to rob a bank. The problem is, they don't even know how to handle a gun. A social commentary on growing old in America and what we are sometimes driven to, due to circumstances. Directed by Zach Braff; Starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret, Peter Serafinowicz, John Ortiz, Joey King, Christopher Lloyd. Rated PG-13 for drug content, language and some suggestive material/96m.

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:20 Daily showtimes: 3:45, 6:05; 8:20

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history! Directed by Kelly Asbury; Starring Mandy Patinkin, Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello, Jack McBrayer, Danny Pudi. Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor/89m.

The Boss Baby

Fri.-Sun. early show: 12:40 Daily showtimes: 3:05, 5:30, 8:00

DreamWorks Animation and the director of "Madagascar" invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit and speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin. "The Boss Baby" is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. Directed by Tom McGrath; Starring Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire, Miles Christopher Bakshi, ViviAnn Yee. Rated PG for some mild rude humor/97m.

Beauty and the Beast

Fri.-Sun. early show: 11:50 Daily showtimes: 2:45, 5:40, 8:45

The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and indep3ndent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within. Directed by Bill Condon; Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Rated PG for some action violence, peril and frightening images/129m.

Share This Story