At the Movies: July 17, 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.

I Love You, Beth Cooper (two screens): Comedy, show times are 12:00, 2:25, 4:55, 7:25, and 9:55, rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, some teen drinking and drug references, and brief violence. Filme stars Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust, and Jack Carpenter – A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school during his graduation speech.

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.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (new): Family/Fantasy, show times are 12:30, 3:45, 7:00, and 10:15, rated PG for scary images, some violence, language, and mild sensuality. Film stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Ron Weasley – Harry begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and discovers a mysterious old book.

Public Enemies (two screens): 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.

Up: Adventure/Animated, show times are 12:15, 2:40, 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: Adventure/Animated/Fantasy, show times are 1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40, and 9:50, 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.

Bruno: Comedy, show times are 1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40, and 9:50, rated R for pervasive strong and crude sexual content, graphic nudity and language. Film stars Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, and Clifford Banagale – Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Bruno takes his show to America.

Article by Melissa Parker

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