At the Movies: April 2, 2010

Carmike 12 marquee - Photo by Marc Parker
Carmike 12 marquee - Photo by Marc Parker

How to Train Your Dragon: Animated/Comedy, show times are 7:15 and 9:40, rated PG for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild language. Film stars Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, and America Ferrera – A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely owner of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Remember Me: Romance/Drama, show times are 7:15 and 9:55, rated PG-13 for violence, sexual content, language, and smoking. Film stars Caitlyn Rund, Moises Acevedo, Chris Cooper, and Robert Pattinson – A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother’s suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother’s murder.

Clash of the Titans (new, two screens): Action/Fantasy, show times are 7:00, 8:40, 9:30, and 11:45, rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief sensuality. Film stars Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, and Ralph Fiennes – The mortal son of the god Zeus embarks on a perilous journey to stop the underworld and its minions from spreading their evil to Earth as well as the heavens.

The Last Song (new): Drama, show times are 7:05 and 9:50, rated PG for thematic material, some violence, sensuality and mild language. Film stars Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear, and Bobby Coleman – A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father, and through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Comedy, show times are 7:00 and 9:20, rated PG for some rude humor and language. Film stars Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, and Grayson Russell – Live-action adaptation of Jeff Kinney’s illustrated novel about a wise-cracking junior high school student.

Alice in Wonderland (two screens): Adventure/Fantasy, show times are 7:45, and 9:35, rated PG for fantasy action/violence involving scary images and situations, and for a smoking caterpillar. Film stars Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, and Crispin Glover – Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen’s reign of terror.

The Bounty Hunter: Romantic Comedy, show times are 7:00 and 9:40, rated PG-13 for sexual content including suggestive comments, language, and some violence. Film stars Jennifer Anniston, Gerard Butler, and Gio Perez – A bounty hunter learns that his next target is his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up.

Our Family Wedding: Comedy, show times are 7:10 and 9:25, rated PG-13 for some sexual content and brief strong language. Film stars Forest Whitaker, America Ferrera, and Carlos Mencia – The weeks leading up to a young couple’s wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.

Why Did I Get Married Too (new): Comedy/Drama, show times are 6:30, 7:15, 9:20, and 10:00, rated PG-13 for thematic material including sexuality, language, drug references, and some domestic violence. Film stars Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, and Jill Scott – Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages.

Hot Tub Time Machine: Comedy/Fantasy, show times are 7:30 and 9:50, rated R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use and pervasive language. Film stars John Cusack, Clark Duke, and Craig Robinson – Four guy friends, all of them bored with their adult lives, travel back to their respective 80s heydays thanks to a time-bending hot tub.

Article by Melissa Parker

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