Movie listings March 11-17

Varsity Theatre

March 11-17

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 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:20

Daily showtimes: 4:00, 6:40, 9:20 

When reporter Kim Baker’s life needs something more, she decides to 'shake it all up" by taking an assignment in a war zone. There, in the midst of chaos, she finds the strength she never knew she had. Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa; Starring Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, Billy Bob Thornton. Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content, drug use and violent war images/111m/.   

Son of Saul

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:55

Daily showtimes: 3:35, 6:15, 8:50

Academy Award winner: Best Foreign Language Film     

In Hungarian, German, Yiddish with English subtitles.     

October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child's body from the flames, find a rabbi to recite the mourner's Kaddish and offer the boy a proper burial. Directed by Laszlo Nemes; Starring Geza Rohrig, Levente Molnar, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Sandor Zsoter, Marcin Czarnik. Rated R for disturbing violent content, and some graphic nudity/107m.

Lady in the Van

Sat.-Sun early show: 1:10

Daily showtimes: 3:45, 6:25, 9:00

Alan Bennett's story is based on the true story of Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who "temporarily" parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favor becomes a relationship that will change both their lives. Filmed on the street and in the house where Bennett and Miss Shepherd lived all those years. Directed by Nicholas Hytner; starring Maggie Smith, Jim Broadbent, James Corden, Alex Jennings, Frances De La Tour, Alan Bennett, Dominic Cooper. Rated PG-13 for a brief unsettling image/104m.

Race

Sat.-Sun early show: 12:20

Daily showtimes: 6:00

Based on the true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. Directed by Stephen Hopkins. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, Carice van Houten, Shanice Banton, William Hurt. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and language/134m.

Where to Invade Next

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:10

Daily showtimes: 3:00, 5:50, 8:40

An expansive, hilarious, and subversive comedy in which Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore confronts the most pressing issues facing America today and finds solutions in the most unlikely places. An eye-opening call to arms to capture the American Dream and restore it in, of all places, America. Rated R for language, some violent images, drug use and brief graphic nudity/119m.

Hail, Caesar!

Daily showtimes: 3:20, 9:10

A Hollywood fixer (Josh Brolin) springs into action when a movie star (George Clooney) gets kidnapped and an actress becomes pregnant. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen; also starring Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum. Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content and smoking/106m.

 

Ashland Street Cinemas

March 11-15

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The Brothers Grimsby

NEW

Sat.-Sun. early shows: 12:25, 2:40

Daily showtimes: 4:55, 7:15, 9:30

Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want — 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There’s only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. Directed by Louis Leterrier; Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson, Gabourey Sidibe, Penelope Cruz. Rated R for strong crude sexual content, graphic nudity, violence, language, and some drug use/83m.

10 Cloverfield Lane

NEW

Sat.-Sun. early shows: 1:10

Daily showtimes: 3:50, 6:25, 9:00

A young woman wakes up after a terrible accident to find that she's locked in a cellar with a doomsday prepper, who insists that he saved her life and that the world outside is uninhabitable following an apocalyptic catastrophe. Uncertain what to believe, the woman soon determines that she must escape at any cost. Directed by Dan Trachtenberg; Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr. Rated PG-13 for thematic material including frightening sequences of threat with some violence, and brief language/105m.

Zootopia             

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:30, 1:20

Daily showtimes: 3:20, 3:40 (3-D), 5:25, 6:30, 8:40 (3-D)

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot  where animals from every environment live together — a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove  herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery. Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush. Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, J.K. Simmons, Idris Elba, Alan Tudyk, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer. Rated PG for some thematic elements, rude humor and action/108m.

London Has Fallen

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:00

Daily showtimes: 4:00, 6:15, 9:10

The story begins in London, where the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances. His funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the Western world. However, what starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, devastate every known landmark in the British capital, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Directed by Babak Najafi; Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Alon Moni Aboutboul, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Jackie Earle Haley, Melissa Leo. Rated R for strong violence and language throughout/100m.

Gods of Egypt

Daily showtimes: 6:00, 8:50

The survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation. Directed by Alex Proyas. Rated PG-13 for fantasy violence and action, and some sexuality/127m.

Deadpool

Sat.-Sun. early shows: 1:35

Daily showtimes: 4:10, 6:45, 9:20

Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Directed by Tim Miller; starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano, Ed Skrein, Brianna Hildebrand. Rated R for strong violence and language throughout, sexual content and graphic nudity/107m.

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