At the Movies: July 24, 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, 3:45, 7:00, 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.

Orphan (new): Horror/Thriller, show times are 1:30, 4:20, 7:10, and 10:00, rated R for disturbing violent content, some sexuality and language. Film stars Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, and Isabelle Fuhrman – A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a nine-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Family/Fantasy, show times are 12:30, 1:30, 3:45, 4:45, 7:00, 8:00, 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.

G-Force in 3D (new): Adventure/Family/Fantasy, show times are 12:20, 2:35, 4:50, 7:05, and 9:20, rated PG for some mild action and rude humor. Film stars Nicholas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Penelope Cruz, Steve Buscemi, and Tracy Morgan – A group of highly trained guinea pigs are on a mission to prevent an evil billionaire from taking over the world.

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 12:4-, 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.

The Ugly Truth (new): Romantic Comedy, show ties are 12:25, 2:40, 4:55, 7:10, and 9:25, rated R for sexual content and language. Film stars Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Cheryl Hines, Bree Turner, and Yvette Nicole Brown – A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent.

Article by Melissa Parker

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