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Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective Nov. 19-23

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:50

Daily showtimes: 5:10 8:25

In Swedish with English subtitles

See review, Page 9

Directed by Daniel Alfredson. Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Anders Ahlbom. Rated R for strong violence, some sexual material and brief violence/148m/F/Music Box Films.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1

Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:00

Daily showtimes: 4:20 7:40

Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction — the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three must now rely on one another. But Dark Forces in their midst threaten to tear them apart. Directed by David Yates. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, John Hurt, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman. Rated PG-13 for some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images/148m/S/Warner Bros.

Inside Job

Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:10

Daily showtimes: 3:40 6:10 8:45

The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, "Inside Job" traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia. Made on location in the U.S., Iceland, England, France, Singapore, and China. Directed by Charles Ferguson ("No End in Sight"). Narrated by Matt Damon. Rated PG-13 for some drug and sex-related material/108m/S/Sony Pictures Classics.

The Tillman Story

Fri.- Sun. early show: 1:20

Daily showtimes: 6:20

Pat Tillman gave up his professional football career to join the Army Rangers in 2002 and became an instant symbol of patriotic fervor and unflinching duty. But the truth about Pat Tillman is far more complex, and ultimately more heroic, than the caricature created by the media. And when the government tried to turn his death into war propaganda, they took on the wrong family. Directed by Amir Bar Lev. Rated R for language/94m/F/Weinstein Company.

Morning Glory

Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:30

Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:30 9:00

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Directed by Roger Michell. Starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton. Rated PG-13 for some sexual content including dialogue, language and brief drug references/107m/S/Paramount.


Daily showtimes: 3:30 8:35

Three people are touched by death in different ways. George is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie, a French journalist, has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus, a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of the truth, their lives will intersect, forever changed by what they believe might or must exist in the hereafter. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Starring Matt Damon, Cecile De France, Bryce Dallas Howard. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements including disturbing disaster and accident images, and for brief strong language/129m/S/Warner Bros.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective Nov. 19-23

The Next Three Days

Fri.-Sun. early show: 12:20

Daily showtimes: 3:10 5:55 8:40

Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a gruesome murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence. With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara becomes suicidal and John decides there is only one possible solution: break his wife out of prison. Directed by Paul Haggis. Starring Liam Neeson, Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Jonathan Tucker, Brian Dennehy. Rated PG-13 for violence, drug material, language, some sexuality and thematic elements/122m/S/Lionsgate.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1

Fri.-Sun. early shows: 10:55 2:10

Daily showtimes: 5:30 8:50

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Fri.-Sun. early shows: 11:15 1:40

Daily showtimes: 4:10 6:40 9:10

Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Directed by Greg Strause. Colin Strause; Starring Eric Balfour, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some language, and brief sexual content/108m/S/Universal.


Fri.-Sun. early shows: 11:05 1:30

Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:30 9:00

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Directed by Tony Scott. Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Chapman. Rated PG-13 for sequences of action and peril, and some language/98m/S/Fox.


(in 2D)

Fri.-Sun. early show: 1:00

Daily showtimes: 3:20 5:45 8:10

Megamind is the most brilliant super-villain the world has ever known ... and the least successful. Over the years, he has tried to conquer Metro City in every imaginable way. Each attempt is a colossal failure thanks to the caped superhero known as "Metro Man," until the day Megamind actually defeats him in the throes of one of his botched evil plans. Suddenly, the fate of Metro City is threatened when a new villain arrives and chaos runs rampant, leaving everyone to wonder: Can the world's biggest "mind" actually be the one to save the day? Directed by Tom McGrath; Starring Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill. Rated PG for for action and some language/96m/S/Paramount.

Due Date

Fri.-Sun. early shows: 12:10 2:25

Daily showtimes: 4:45 7:05 9:20

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Peter is an expectant first-time father whose wife's due date is five days away. As he hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta, his best intentions go awry when a chance encounter with aspiring actor Ethan forces Peter to hitch a ride with him — on what turns out to be a cross-country road trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, friendships and Peter's last nerve. Directed by Todd Phillips. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx, Juliet Lewis. Rated R for language, drug use and sexual content/95m/S/Warner Bros.

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