At the Movies: March 12, 2010

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

Brooklyn’s Finest: Crime Drama, show times are 7:05 and 10:10, rated R for bloody violence throughout, strong sexuality, nudity, drug content, and pervasive language. Film stars Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, and Wesley Snipes – Three unconnected Brooklyn cops wind up at the same deadly location after enduring vastly different career paths.

Remember Me (new): 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.

Green Zone (new): Action/War/Thriller, show times are 7:05 and 10:00, rated R for violence and language. Film stars Yigal Naor, Said Faraj, Matt Damon, and Nicoye Banks – Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

She’s Out of My League (new): Romance/Comedy, show times are 7:20 and 9:50, rated R for language and sexual content. Film stars Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, and T. J. Miller – An average Joe meets the perfect woman, but his lack of confidence and the influence of his friends and family begin to pick away at the relationship.

Cop Out: Comedy, show times are 7:00 and 9:40, rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, violence, and brief sexuality. Film stars Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, and Juan Carlos Hernandez – A comedy about a veteran NYPD cop whose rare baseball card is stolen – since it’s his only hope to pay for his daughter’s upcoming wedding, he recruits his partner to track down the thief who is a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.

Dear John: Drama/Romance, show times are 7:05 and 10:00, rated PG-13 for some sensuality and violence. Film stars Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, and Henry Thomas – A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he’s home on leave.

Alice in Wonderland: 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.

Avatar: Action/Adventure/Fantasy, show time is 8:15 rated PG-13 for intense epic battle sequences and warfare, sensuality, language, and some smoking. Film stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver – A paraplegic marine, dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Shutter Island: Drama, show times are 7:00 and 10:05, rated R for disturbing violent content, language, and some nudity. Film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, and Ben Kingsley – Drama is set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding on the remote Shutter Island.

Our Family Wedding (new): Comedy, show times are 7:10 and 10:05, 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.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief: Comedy/Fantasy, show time is 4:00, rated PG for action violence and peril, some scary images and suggestive material, and mild language. Film stars Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, and Pierce Brosnan – A teenager discovers he’s the descendant of a Greek God and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.

The Crazies: Horror/Thriller, show times are 7:20 and 10:00, rated R for bloody violence and language. Film stars Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, and Joe Anderson – about the inhabitants of a small town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.

Article by Melissa Parker

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