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Varsity Theatre

Following schedule effective March 26-April 1


Sat.-Sun. early shows: 1:00

Daily showtimes: 3:25 5:45 8:10

A married woman hires a prostitute to find out whether or not her husband is cheating on her. Based on the French thriller "Nathalie." Directed by Atom Egoyan; Starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Max Thieriot. Rating: R for strong sexual content including graphic dialogue, nudity and language/96m/F/Sony Pictures Classics

The Ghost Writer

Sat.-Sun. early shows: 12:25

Daily showtimes: 3:15 6:05 9:00

See review, Page 9

Directed by Roman Polanski. Starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Hutton, Eli Wallach. Rated PG-13 for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference/128m/S/Summit

The Bounty Hunter

Sat-Sun. early show: 1:35

Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:45 9:20

Milo Boyd, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly. But when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Milo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole. The exes continually one-up each other — until they find themselves on a run for their lives. Directed by Andy Tennant. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler, Jason Sudeikis, Peter Greene, Cathy Moriarty, Christine Baranski, Jeff Garlin. Rated PG-13 for sexual content including suggestive comments, language and some violence/111m/S/Sony

The Last Station

Sat.-Sun early shows: 1:10

Daily showtime: 6:15


After almost 50 years of marriage, the Countess Sofya, Leo Tolstoy's devoted wife, passionate lover, muse and secretary suddenly finds her world turned upside down. In the name of his newly created religion, the great Russian novelist has renounced his noble title, his property and even his family in favor of poverty, vegetarianism and celibacy. Directed by Michael Hoffman; Starring Christopher Plummer, Helen Mirren, James McAvoy, Paul Giamatti, Anne-Marie Duff. Rated R for a scene of sexuality/nudity/112m/S/Sony

The Green Zone

Sat,-Sun. early shows: 1:25

Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:35 9:10

During the U.S. led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed stockpiled in the Iraqui desert. Going from one booby-trapped site to the next, they search for deadly chemical agents but instead stumble upon an elaborate cover-up spun by operatives with intersecting agendas. Miller must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil that will either "clear" a rogue regime or escalate a war in an unstable region. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Starring Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear. Rated R for violence and language/115m/S/Universal Pictures Classics

Crazy Heart

Sat-Sun. early shows: 3:40Daily showtime: 8:45


Bad Blake, a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times, learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man's crazy heart. Directed by Scott Cooper. Starring Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal. Rated R for language and brief sexuality/112m/S/Fox Searchlight

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective March 26-April 1

How to Train Your Dragon

(in conventional 2D)

Daily showtimes: 12:40 3:10 5:40 8:10

Set in a mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, this animated action comedy tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. Hiccup encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view. Based on the book by Cressida Cowell. Starring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrara, Jonah Hill, Craig Ferguson, Kristen Wiig. Rated PG for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild language/98m/S/Paramount

Shutter Island

Daily showtimes: 2:20 5:25 8:30

Two U.S. marshals are summoned to a remote and barren island off the coast of Massachusetts to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a murderess from the island's fortress-like hospital for the criminally insane. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow. Rated R for disturbing violent content, language and some nudity/138m/S/Paramount

Hot Tub Time Machine

Daily showtimes: 2:00 4:30 6:55 9:20

After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, a group of best friends who've become bored with their adult lives wake up, heads pounding, in the year 1986. This is their chance to confront their past and change their futures — one will find a new love life, one will learn to stand up for himself with the ladies, one will find his mojo, and one will make sure he still exists! Directed by Steve Pink; Starring John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Chevy Chase, Crispin Glover. Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use and pervasive language/99m/F/MGM

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Daily showtimes: 12:50 3:20 5:50 8:20

See review, Page 9

Directed by Thor Freudenthal. Starring Steve Zahn, Zachary Gordon, Chloe Moretz, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick. Rated PG for some rude humor and language/101m/F/Fox

Repo Men

Daily showtimes: 1:10 3:50 6:30 9:10

In the future, lives have been improved and extended through highly sophisticated and expensive mechanical organs created by a company called The Union. But if you don't pay your bill, The Union sends its repo men to take back its property ... with no concern for your comfort or survival. Directed by Miguel Sapochnik. Starring Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber, RZA. Rated R for for strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and some sexuality/nudity/113m/S/Universal

Alice in Wonderland

(in conventional 2D)

Daily showtimes: 1:00 3:35 6:10 8:45

Alice returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, and the Mad Hatter. Directed by Tim Burton; Starring Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover. Rated PG for fantasy action/violence involving scary images and situations, and for a smoking caterpillar/109m/F/Disney

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