At the Movies: June 26, 2009

Carmike 12 marquee - Photo by Melissa Parker
Carmike 12 marquee - Photo by Melissa Parker

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (two screens): Adventure/Comedy, show times are 1:45, 4:30, and 9:40, 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.

Land of the Lost: Comedy, show times are 12:30, 2:55, 5:20, 7:45, and 10:10, rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and for language including a drug reference. Film stars Will Ferrell, Anna Friel, and Danny McBride – On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time cortex with two friends and end up in an alternate universe.

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 forcer her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her VISA status in the U. S. and avoid deportation..

Drag me to Hell: Horror/Thriller, show times are 2:00, 4:30, and 7:20, rated PG-13 for sequences of horror violence, terror, disturbing images, and language. Film stars Alison Lohman, Justin Long, and Lorna Raver – A loan officer ordered to evict an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse.

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.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (new, two screens): Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi, show times are 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:15, 10:45, 11:15, 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.

Up: Adventure/Animated, show times are 12:15, 2:40, 3:10, 5:05, 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.

My Sister’s Keeper (new): 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.

The Taking of Pelham 123: Action/Crime Drama/Thriller, show times are 1:45, 4:30, 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.

Article by Melissa Parker

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