At the Movies: July 1, 2009

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

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (two screens): Action/Sci-Fi, show times are 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, and 10:15, rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence, language, some crude and sexual material, and brief drug material. Film stars Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, and Josh DuHamel – Deception forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers.

The Hangover: Comedy, show times are 12:40, 3:05, 5:30, 7:50, and 10:15, rated R for pervasive language, sexual content including nudity, and some drug material. Film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis – A Law Vegas-set comedy centered around three groomsmen who lose their about-to-be wed buddy during drunken misadventures.

The Taking of Pelham 123: Action/Crime Drama/Thriller, show times are 7:15 and 9:40, rated R for violence and pervasive language. Film stars Denzel Washington, John Travolta, and Luis Guzman – Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom.

My Sister’s Keeper: Drama, show times are 1:45, 4:20, 7:10, and 9:45, raged PG-13 for mature thematic content, some disturbing images, sensuality, language, and brief teen drinking. Film stars – Abigail Breslin, Walter Raney, and Cameron Diaz – Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents, who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive.

Year One: Adventure/Comedy, show times are 12:00, 2:30, 5:00 7:30, and 10:00, rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, brief strong language and comic violence. Film stars Jack black, Michael Cera, and Oliver Platt – Two men wander through early civilization in biblical times.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (two screens): Adventure/Comedy/Fantasy, show times are 1:45 and 4:30, rated PG for mild action and brief language. Film stars Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, and Owen Wilson – Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institute in order to rescue Jebediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Up: Adventure/Animated, show times are 12:15, 2:40, 3:10, 5:05, and 7:30, rated PG for some peril and action. Film stars Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, and Jordan Nagai – 78 year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America, but realizes soon after he takes off he realizes he’s not alone.

The Proposal: Romantic Comedy, show times are 1:30, 4:15, 7:00, and 9:30, rated PG-13 for sexual content, nudity, and language. Film stars Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, and Betty White – A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her VISA status in the U. S. and avoid deportation..

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 3D (new): Adventure/Animated/Fantasy, show times are 12:40, 2:50, 5:00, 7:10, and 9:30, rated PG for some mild rude humor and peril. Film stars Eunice Cho, Karen Disher, Harrison Fahn, Bill Hader, Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, and John Leguizamo – After the events of Ice Age: The Meltdown, life begins to change for Manny and his friends.

Public Enemies (new): Crime Drama, show times are 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, and 10:00, rated R for gangster violence and some language. Film stars Johnny Depp, Walter Dietrich, David Wenham, and Christian Stolte – The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

Article by Melissa Parker

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