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Varsity Theatre

Schedule effective Jan. 21-27

Made in Dagenham

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:25

Daily showtimes: 4:00 6:35 9:15

Although far from the Swinging Sixties of Carnaby Street, life for the women of Dagenham, England, was tinged with the sounds and sights of the optimistic era. Rita O'Grady reflects that upbeat era, along with her friends and co-workers at the city's Ford Motor Factory — who laugh in the face of their poor work conditions. Rita, who primarily sees herself as a wife and mother, is coerced into attending a meeting with the shop steward, a sympathetic union representative and Ford's Head of Industrial Relations. Rita and her colleagues become outraged by the lack of respect shown in the meeting to the women employees. With liberal doses of humor, common sense and courage they take on their disrespectful bosses, an increasingly belligerent local community and finally the government. Directed by Nigel Cole. Starring Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Rosamund Pike, Rupert Graves. Rated R for language and brief sexuality/113m/S/Sony Pictures Classics

The King's Speech

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:25

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

Golden Globe Winner Best Actor Colin Firth

See review, Page 9

Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter. Rated R for some language/119m/F/Weinstein.

True Grit

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:20

Daily showtimes: 3:00 5:40 8:20

Fourteen-year-old Mattie Ross' father is shot in cold blood by the coward Tom Chaney, who she is determined to bring to justice. Hiring a trigger-happy, drunken U.S. Marshal, Rooster Cogburn, she sets out with him — over his objections — to hunt down Chaney. Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld. Rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of western violence including disturbing images/110m/S/Paramount.

Black Swan

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:00

Daily showtimes: 3:40 6:20 9:00

Four Golden Globe nominations, including Best Motion Picture Drama, Director, Actress and Supporting Actress

When a New York City's ballet company's artistic director decides to replace their prima ballerina for the opening production of their new season, Nina is his first choice. But a new dancer, Lily, impresses Leroy as well. "Swan Lake" requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis. Rated R for strong sexual content, disturbing violent images, language and some drug use/109m/S/Fox Searchlight.

The Fighter

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:35

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

Golden Globe Winner Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale and Best Supporting Actress Melissa Leo

The true story of two brothers who, against all the odds, come together to train for a historic title bout that will unite their fractured family and redeem their pasts. Directed by David O. Russell. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Amy Adams, Christian Bale. Rated R for language throughout, drug content, some violence and sexuality/116m/S/Paramount.

Ashland Street Cinemas

Schedule effective Jan. 21-27

No Strings Attached

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:25

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

Emma and Adam are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. In order to protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly "no strings attached." "No strings" means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, Kevin Kline, Greta Gerwig, Ophelia Lovibond. Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug material/108m/S/Paramount.

The Way Back

Sat.-Sun. early show: 2:30

Daily showtimes: 5:30 8:30

A fact-based story centered on soldiers who escaped from a Siberian gulag in 1940 Directed by Peter Weir; Starring Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, Saorise Ronan. Rated PG-13 for violent content, depiction of physical hardships, a nude image and brief strong language/133m/S/Newmarket Casino Jack

Sat.-Sun. early show: 1:35

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

Inspired by true events that are too over-the-top for even the wildest imaginations to conjure, "Casino Jack" lays bare the wild excesses and escapades of Jack Abramoff. Aided by his business partner Michael Scanlon, Jack parlays his clout over some of the world's most powerful men with the goal of creating a personal empire of wealth and influence. When the two enlist a mob connected buddy to help with one of their illegal schemes, they find themselves in over their heads in a world of mafia assassins, murder and a scandal that spins so out of control that it makes worldwide headlines. Directed by George Hickenlooper. Starring Kevin Spacey, Kelly Preston, Barry Pepper. Rated R for pervasive language, some violence and brief nudity/108m/S/IDP.

The Green Hornet

(in 2D)

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:25

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

After his media magnate father's mysterious death, directionless Britt Reid forms a friendship with his father's inventive employee, Kato. Using the opportunity to do something meaningful for the first time in their lives, Britt becomes the vigilante. The Green Hornet, and the two of them use ingenuity and gadgets to fight crime. Directed by Michel Gondry. Starring Seth Rogen, Stephen Chow, Cameron Diaz, Edward James Olmos. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action, language, sensuality and drug content/119m/S/Sony.

The Dilemma

Sat.-Sun. early show: 12:40

Daily showtimes: 3:20 6:05 8:45

See review, Page 9

Directed by Ron Howard. Starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements involving sexual content/118m/S/Universal.

TRON: Legacy

(in 2D)

Daily showtimes: 3:40 8:55

Sam Flynn, a rebellious 27-year-old, is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his father, a man once known as the world's leading video-game developer. Sam investigates a signal sent from the old Flynn's Arcade — a signal that could only come from his father — and is pulled into a digital world where his father has been trapped for 20 years. Starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund. Rated PG for sequences of sci-fi action violence and brief mild language/125m/S/Disney.

Little Fockers

Sat.-Mon. early show: 1:15

Daily showtimes: 6:30

It has taken 10 years and two little Fockers for Greg to finally get "in" with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped Greg takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, however, Jack's suspicions about his male nurse son-in-law come roaring back. Directed by Paul Weitz. Starring Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman. Rated PG-13 for mature sexual humor throughout, language and some drug content/98m/F/Universal.

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