April 27-May 3
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Lean on Pete
Sat-Sun early show: 12:30 Daily showtimes: 3:20, 6:10, 9:00
As the son of a single father working in warehouses across the Pacific Northwest, stability is hard to find. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland, where Charley takes a summer job, with a washed-up horse trainer, and befriends a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete. Directed by Andrew Haigh; Starring Steve Buscemi, Chloë Sevigny, Charlie Plummer, Travis Fimmel, Thomas Mann, Steve Zahn, Rachael Perrell-Fosket. Rated R for language and brief violence/121m.
You Were Never Really Here
Sat-Sun early show: 2:20 Daily showtimes: 4:40, 7:00, 9:20
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe’s nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening. Directed by Lynne Ramsay; Starring Joaquin Phoenix, John Doman, Judith Roberts, Alex Manette, Ekaterina Samsonov, Dante Pereira-Olsen. Rated R for strong violence, disturbing and grisly images, language, and brief nudity/89m.
Sat-Sun early show: 12:00 Daily showtimes: 4:30, 6:40
Alison Chernick’s enchanting documentary looks beyond the sublime musician to see the polio survivor whose parents emigrated from Poland to Israel, and the young man who struggled to be taken seriously as a music student when schools saw only his disability. Directed by Alison Chernick; Starring Itzhak Perlman, Toby Perlman, Alan Alda, Billy Joel, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Evgeny Kissin. Not Rated/82m.
Daily showtimes: 4:10
This is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, as seen through Lord’s eyes and revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Directed by Stanley Tucci; Starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clémence Poésy, Tony Shalhoub, Sylvie Testud, James Faulkner, Kerry Shale. Rated R for language, some sexual references and nudity/90m.
Sat-Sun early show: 1:30 Daily showtimes: 6:30
A U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) flees Lebanon in 1972 after a tragic incident at his home. Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn Beirut by CIA a operative (Rosamund Pike) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind. Directed by Brad Anderson; Starring Hamm, Pike, Dean Norris, Larry Pine, Shea Whigham, Mark Pellegrino, Douglas Hodge, Leïla Bekhti. Rated R for language, some violence and a brief nude image/110m.
Sat-Sun early show: 1:55 Daily showtimes: 8:50
Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne. Directed by John Curran; Starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern, Jim Gaffigan, Clancy Brown, Olivia Thirlby, Andria Blackman. Rated PG-13 for thematic material, disturbing images, some strong language, and historical smoking/106m.
The Leisure Seeker
Daily showtimes: 8:30
A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in a faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, travelling from Boston to the Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end. Directed by Paolo Virzì; Starring Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Kirsty Mitchell, Joshua Mikel, Christian McKay, Janel Moloney, Dana Ivey. Rated R for some sexual material/112m.
The Death of Stalin
Daily showtimes: 9:10
In Moscow, 1953, when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Directed by Armando Iannucci; Starring Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Olga Kurylenko. Rated R for language throughout, violence and some sexual references/107m.
Isle of Dogs
Sat-Sun early show: 1:10 Daily showtimes: 3:35, 6:00
An outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. Directed by Wes Anderson; Starring Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Jeff Goldblum. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some violent images/101m.
Ashland Street Cinemas
April 27-May 3
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Avengers: Infinity War
Sat-Sun early show: 12:00, (3-D) 1:05, 2:15 Daily showtimes: 3:25, (3-D) 4:30, 5:40, 6:50, (3-D) 7:55, 9:00
The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe. Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo; Starring Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Scarlett Johansson, Vin Diese, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude references/149m.
I Feel Pretty
Sat-Sun early show: 1:15 Daily showtimes: 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
A woman who struggles with feelings of deep insecurity and low self-esteem, that hold her back everyday, wakes from a brutal fall in an exercise class believing she is suddenly a supermodel. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed? Directed by Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein; Starring Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Rory Scovel, Emily Ratajkowski, Aidy Bryant, Busy Philipps, Tom Hopper. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some partial nudity, and language/110m.
Daily showtimes: 3:40, 9:15
Primatologist Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson), a man who keeps people at a distance, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. Directed by Brad Peyton; Starring Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Joe Manganiello, Marley Shelton, Will Yun Lee. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief language, and crude gestures/107.
A Quiet Place
Sat-Sun early show: 12:25, 2:40 Daily showtimes: 4:55, 7:15, 9:30
A family lives an isolated existence in utter silence, for fear of an unknown threat that follows and attacks at any sound. Directed by John Krasinski; Starring Emily Blunt, Krasinski, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds. Rated PG-13 for terror and some bloody images/90m.
Ready Player One
Sat-Sun early show: 12:35 Daily showtimes: 6:10
In the near future, gamers compete inside a massive video game universe to find an “Easter egg” hidden by the network’s recently deceased creator that promises real life riches. Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) becomes the first player to successfully navigate the first level of the test, sparking a high-stakes international race to crack the game’s code. Steven Spielberg directs this dystopian adventure based on the 2011 sci-fi novel by Ernest Cline. Directed by Spielberg; Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg. Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, nudity and language/140m.
At the Movies: April 27-May 3